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Cyber Security Engineer III
Human Resources Research Organization Monterey, CA

Cyber Security Engineer III

Human Resources Research Organization
Monterey, CA
  • $95,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

The Human Resources Research Organization (HumRRO) is a non-profit leader in applied research, evaluation, and analytics in the arenas of employment, student, and military testing, and professional credentialing and licensing. We work with federal and state government agencies, private sector organizations, and professional associations.

About the Organization

As a non-profit, HumRRO is dedicated to work that contributes to science and society. Our employees enjoy a highly collaborative and supportive environment that fosters innovation, ethical practice, and outstanding customer service. Our core operational staff includes Behavioral Science and Educational Research professionals. We are committed to supporting a diverse workforce and to practicing equity and inclusion for all staff.

About the Job

Individual experienced in Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Security to be part of a DevOps team supporting computerized testing projects. Your role will consist of performing Risk Management Framework (RMF) support for DoD IT systems by conducting risk assessments and developing RMF package components and test plans, providing guidance and documentation on cyber security technologies, best practices, policies and procedures. Other tasks include maintenance and technical reviews of IA security processes assuring DoD and DISA requirements for attaining ATO, IATT, and IATO, continuous RMF activities, annual control assessments, monitoring POA&Ms, MFRs, and IA artifacts, creating and updating security documentation, and developing mitigations for maintaining compliance.

Minimum Technical Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or equivalent IT work experience.
  • CCSP, CISSP, Security+ certification, DOD clearance eligible.
  • Familiarity with DISA standards, enterprise level work with security policies, network administration and support within AWS GovCloud.
  • In depth operational knowledge of IA controls and secure configurations with proficiency using ACAS, HBSS, and IAVM reporting.
  • Analyzing system configuration per DISA STIG using STIGviewer and SCAP to mitigate security vulnerabilities.
  • Exceptional skills responding to IAVAs as necessary to address systems vulnerabilities and remediating findings in FISMA and DIACAP audit reports.
  • Review proposed new systems, networks, and software designs and concepts for potential security risks, recommend mitigations or countermeasures and resolve integration issues.
  • Proficient with eMASS package development.
  • Detailed knowledge of Federal and DoD directives including RMF and DIACAP and ensuring these security policies, standards, and procedures are enforced.
  • Strong knowledge of RMF/NIST and Assessment Authorization processes.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years experience working with IA, Cyber Security, network operations, and detailed knowledge of DoD operations, divisions and personnel.
  • Active DOD Clearance preferred.
  • Understanding IA security requirements in obtaining ATOs, IATTs, and IATOs.
  • Assist in writing and updating of IA documentation supporting RMF accreditation through eMASS.
  • Evaluating risks associated with extended network boundaries and data migrations to a cloud environment.
  • Must be able to work independently taking high level directions and putting solutions in place.
  • Fast learner, ability in researching and picking up new technologies and skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability working with cross-functional teams including systems owners, government managers, and other stakeholders to manage cyber security requirements.
  • Some onsite travel to client locations.
  • Familiarity with Atlassian Confluence and Jira.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills establishing and maintaining effective relationships with employees, clients and partners.

HumRRO, a nonprofit organization headquartered in Old Town Alexandria, VA, offers exciting challenges and opportunities in a variety of program areas. We are a national leader in providing customized solutions to issues related to strategic human capital management, program evaluation, educational research, program policy and analysis, and other areas that have broad impact. The position will be located in any of our four offices (e.g., Alexandria, VA; Minneapolis, MN; Louisville, KY, or Monterey, CA).

U.S. citizenship is required for this position based on government contract requirements.

All qualified applications will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, medical condition, or disability. EEO/AA Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Named one of "50 Great Places to Work" by Washingtonian magazine, 2019, and one of the "Top Workplaces" by The Washington Post for 2020 and 2021.


Human Resources Research Organization

Monterey, CA
93940 USA



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