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Cybersecurity Specialist

KMS Solutions, LLC
Middletown, RI
Expired: over a month ago Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time
Job Description


KMS Solutions is seeking a highly motivated individual to join a team of engineers and technicians providing engineering and technical support to the Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC) in Newport RI. This select team is responsible for providing systems engineering and cyber security services to NUWC. Our multi-disciplinary team is heavily involved assisting the U.S. Navy in development of new undersea weapons systems.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for Risk Management Framework (RMF) package development
  • Oversee, evaluate, and support the documentation, validation, and accreditation processes necessary to ensure new and existing information technology (IT) systems meet information assurance (IA) and security requirements.
  • Ensure appropriate treatment of risk, compliance, and monitoring assurance in support of the development and acquisition of undersea warfare systems.
  • Use RMF assessment and authorization processes, generate new and maintain existing RMF packages as well as transition current DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) packages to RMF.

Required Education and Experience:

At least four years of the following criteria must be satisfied for an applicant to be considered for the position:

  • Validation experience in cyber security and/or IT systems
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) knowledge and/or experience
  • Degree in an engineering discipline, mathematics, science, or related technical area or any of CNSSI 4012, 4o13, 4014, 4016 or Certificate or equivalent military training
  • DoD 8570.01M IAT/IAM Level II Certification (such as Security +)
  • Operating Systems Certification (Windows or Linux)
  • A SECRET clearance is required for this position; candidates must be eligible to obtain a SECRET clearance.

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • Current secret clearance, with eligibility to obtain a Top-Secret Clearance
  • Degree in information technology or cybersecurity
  • Familiarity with US Naval systems (submarine systems preferred)
  • 6 or more years’ experience in Cybersecurity or IT Systems
  • Experience using the NIST Risk Management Framework
  • Navy Qualified Validator
  • Systems Engineering experience


  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, to all levels of the customer and company leadership.
  • Capable of effectively working and problem solving in both independent and team environments.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office applications, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project.
  • Thoroughness and attention to detail

Other Duties:

Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Supervisory Responsibility:

Supervisory and non-supervisory available

Work Environment:

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. Excellent listening skills are essential. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel, and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:

The typical workday is eight hours in length. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, with concurrence from the supervisor. The employee must be available during the “core” work hours of 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and must account for the hours in a pay period to maintain full-time status.


Up to 10% travel may be required.

AAP/EEO Statement:

KMS Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.




KMS Solutions, LLC

Middletown, RI
02842 USA



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