PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a Cyber Assessment & Authorization (A&A) Engineer/Analyst in North Charleston,South Carolina

Position Description:
Primary responsibility is to perform tasks related to Assessment & Authorization (A&A) within the Defense Health Agency to ensure assigned DoD systems/Enclaves/Networks can obtain and maintain Authorization to Operate (ATO) and Authorization to Connect (ATC) certifications. Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs.
This position will be a part of a team developing recommended courses of action needed to transition current policies and procedures to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) approved processes.
Provide solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of expertise and creativity. Problems are broadly defined and solutions require the continuation of specialized theories and knowledge. Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on one or more technologies.


Experience: BS degree and ten (10) years of experience with Information Technology/Information Assurance
or fifteen (15) years of hands-on experience with Information Technology/Information Assurance.

Additional Qualifications:
• Experience with RMF in DHA a plus
• Experience with Accreditation package management in eMASS a plus
• Excellent customer service and organization skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills

Familiarity with Guidance:
• Risk Management Framework
• NIST 800 series policies & Guidance
• NIST Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS)
• Department of Defense Instructions (DoDI)
• Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)

Familiarity with Toolsets/Technologies:
• STIGViewer,
• Vulnerator,
• Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)

Knowledge in at least one in the following OS/Technologies
• Medical Device configurations
• Windows
• Linux/Unix
• Network Devices
• Databases – MS SQL , Oracle
• VMWare – Virtualization
• Web Services

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation’s premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

Health insurance
Paid holidays
Weekly payroll
Immediate 401(k) eligibility
Completion Bonuses
Please note availability of benefits may vary by position
PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit [ Link removed ] – Click here to apply to DoD Secret – Cyber Assessment & Authorization (A&A) Engineer/Analyst

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