Sevatec Inc.

  • IT Security Specialist

    Job Locations US-DC
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Sevatec, Inc. is looking for a talented Information Security Specialist to add to their dynamic team supporting a federal contract in Washington, DC. The position will work in an exciting and dynamic environment that combines knowledge of cyber security with business consulting skills to deliver high-value IT security compliance solutions to the federal client.


    • Collaborate with Information System Security Officers (ISSOs) and the TSA Information Assurance Division (IAD) regarding application security requirements and compliance with technical standards.  
    • Develop resolution of security vulnerabilities.  
    • Develop and maintain System Security Plans (SSP); ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with SSPs; ensure configuration management is maintained and documented.  
    • Manage access to the systems and ensure users are aware of their security responsibilities; conduct periodic reviews to ensure compliance with the SSPs.  
    • Develop procedures and templates associated with the Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) process and activities to ensure compliance with federal guidelines, and policies.  
    • Plan, coordinate, and execute SA&A’s and annual security assessment activities, including scheduling, tracking, and updating the activities in Microsoft (MS) Project, and providing project status updates to management.  
    • Develop security test plans and conduct security testing in accordance with NIST SP 800-53, Revision 4; NIST SP 800-53A, Revision 1; and departmental policies and requirements.  
    • Develop Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) for identified vulnerabilities.  
    • Participate in FISMA Audits. 
    • Manage and track POA&Ms and their remediation using the FISMA reporting tool, Cyber Security Assessment and Management (CSAM), and provide federal management with weekly status. Will assist in compliance inspections and reviews and conduct audits as required. Training/briefing experience is desired.  
    • Must be able to respond to off-hour emergencies as needed. Must have demonstrated ability to follow-up and solve problems. 



    • 10 or more years of information assurance experience  
    • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or related field. 
    • At least five (5) years of IT experience with three (3) years concentrated in IT Security 
    • Thorough knowledge of NIST 800-53 security controls and required documentation.  
    • Experience preparing System Security Plans, Risk Assessment.  
    • Excellent technical communication skills with a strong desire to achieve customer satisfaction 
    • Experience mitigating security risks and documenting plans of action and milestones (POAMs). Demonstrated capabilities in presenting ideas written and orally within a cross-functional environment required. 
    • Prior experience in working in a collaborative team environment required. 
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)  


    Security Clearance:  Must be a US Citizen and capable of obtaining a Government Agency Suitability clearance.  




    EEO Statement:  Sevatec is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."


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