CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Certification and Accreditation Certification Consultant - Polygraph Required in Reston, Virginia

Certification and Accreditation Certification Consultant - Polygraph Required

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Certification and Accreditation Certification Consultant - Polygraph Required

Category: Cyber Security Consulting

City: Reston, Virginia, United States

Position ID: J1018-0946

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

Certification and Accreditation Certification Officer (CACOs) advise and assist the Sponsor's customer with the lifecycle Certification and Accreditation (C&A process and developing a Systems Security Plan (SSP). They Monitor and track projects in the C&A test queue. CACOs read and analyze SSPs and develop an understanding of the customer systems and applications. They coordinate C&A actions and system testing with the appropriate security personnel. They develop risk assessment, recommend mitigating countermeasures, and write short, succinct risk assessment and certification reports for submission to the Chief Information Officer and Executive Director.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

-Act as C&A project register, managing the C&A registration process

-Monitor and track projects in the C&A test Queue

-Maintain a document repository where C&A project documentation is stored

-Work closely with Agency Information Systems (AIS) developers to identify the appropriate certification/approval processes and authorities

-Record/register IPC actions concerning project approvals to operate in the C&A database

-Read and analyze SSPs and develop understanding of systems and applications

-Coordinate C&A actions and system testing with appropriate security personnel

-Assemble and submit C&A packages to Principal Accreditation Authority/ Designated Accreditation Authority

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

-Active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance

Working Knowledge of Certification Testing protocol for TS/SCI information Systems and applications

-Knowledge of risk management methodology

-Strong technical skills and analytic ability

-Demonstrated ability to act independently when making technical and business judgments

-Thorough knowledge of the sponsor's standard project cycle

-Working knowledge of Intelligence community information assurance policies and regulations and how they relate to the certification and accreditation process

-Good communication skills, written and oral

-Capability to quickly assimilate the concept of new applications and relate them to the overall sponsor computing and communications environments.

-Knowledge with managing document repositories in databases

-Knowledge with the use of process tracking and document control software

  • Experience with managing document repositories in database and lotus notes

-Experience with the use of process tracking and document control software

  • Certifies Information system Security Professional (CISSP)

  • Government Security Engineer Certification (GSEC)




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