Sevatec Inc.

  • Security Specialist

    Job Locations US-VA-Alexandria
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/23/2018 12:57 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    Sevatec is hiring Mid-Level Security Specialist to support a large Federal Government Agency. The Client is increasingly reliant on a broad range of information systems with varying degrees of sensitivity and criticality. At the same time, the threats to these information systems are on the rise. Protection of information assets, especially sensitive information, and maintaining the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the information and information systems is vital in meeting our government customer’s information technology (IT) security program delivery requirements.


    • Continuous Monitoring; performs continuous monitoring activities, evaluate and document system changes; author existing and new security artifacts to achieve or maintain system Authorization to Operate (ATO). After obtaining ATO, all documents (Systems Security Plan, Risk Assessment Report, etc. must be updated at the minimum monthly and/or as changes occur as part of the continuous monitoring program.
    • Security Assessments; application of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53A current revision “Assessing Security and Privacy Controls in Federal Information Systems and Organizations”,
    • conduct independent assessment of security controls in support of FISMA;
    • conduct security assessment on security controls after system updates or changes;
    • analyze scans, and update status as required in Cyber Security Assessment and Management tool.
    • Security risk management and assessment support, produce and deliver System Security Plans, Risk Assessment Report (RAR), Security Assessment Reports, and POAM documents in support of new information system being developed in order to achieve system ATO.


    • At least 3 years of experience of system(s) functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures.
    • Thorough understanding of Windows and Linux based Operating Systems, networking (TCP/IP, Ports, Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP), Switch / Router configuration, and Security.
    • Thorough understanding of NIST 800 series standards and guidelines, related Federal Laws, policies, memoranda and current best practices for Information Assurance and System Security
    • Certification: Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)


    Security Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and able to obtain a Public Trust 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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