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KBR DoD Secret – Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework Analyst/SME 2 in Charleston, South Carolina


DoD Secret – Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework Analyst/SME 2

PIPELINE - Ongoing

KBR is looking to hire a Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework Analyst/SME 2 to join the team located in North Charleston, SC. Employee will serve in an support role and perform tasks related to Assessment & Authorization (A&A) and cybersecurity under DHA to obtain and maintain Authorizations to Operate (ATOs) for assigned DoD Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs). This position will be part of a team developing or updating policies and procedures to meet the requirements of NIST 800-53 rev4 controls as part of the DHA RMF process. The individual must also be able to assess STIG compliance across various technologies. Position can be 100% remote work.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • 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/skills related to A&A activities

  • Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs using DISA SCAP Compliance Checker and ACAS in conjunction with hands on manual STIG assessment as necessary

  • Actively lead and participate in regular A&A status meetings with government and contract personnel to facilitate progress and address potential issues of RMF system efforts

  • Participate in sessions aimed at identifying, planning, and executing strategies in response to emerging cybersecurity/RMF policies

  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of evolving security and risk management standards and communicate and apply relevant changes to existing processes

Day-to-day tasks may include the following:

  • Develop, update, and/or review RMF documentation to include Security Plans, Implementation Plans, Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), and Risk Assessment Reports

  • Assess system compliance against NIST, DoD, and DHA security requirements to include the NIST 800-53 controls and DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Requirements Guides (SRGs)

  • Produce evidence as necessary to support compliance status of NIST, DoD, and DHA security requirements

  • Work with system administrators, engineers, and ISSM to create or update system/site policies, procedures, and process guides

  • Coordinate with other system SMEs to identify and develop authorization boundary diagrams, architecture diagrams, and hardware and software inventories

  • Analyze vulnerability scans of information systems and assist in remediation tasks

  • Lead or attend meetings with stakeholders to discuss statuses of efforts

  • Submit weekly reports to DHA leadership regarding system/program status

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree and three (3) years of experience with Cybersecurity / Information Technology, or ten (10) years of hands-on experience with Cybersecurity / Information Technology

  • Demonstrated experience with Risk Management Framework (experience under DHA a plus)

  • Demonstrated efficiency and experience in RMF package development, including POA&Ms (mitigation statements), Security Plans, Risk Assessments, system/site policies, procedures, and processes, architecture diagrams, and hardware/software inventories

  • Experience in assessing systems using NIST 800-53 and/or DISA STIGs and SRGs

  • Excellent customer service and organization skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Familiarity with NIST publications

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance

  • DoD 8570-compliant (CompTIA Security+ certified)

  • Ability to obtain OS certification or complete approved related training within 180 days of hire

  • Ability to travel up to 25-35%

Additional Qualifications a Plus:

  • Experience with eMASS

  • Experience with Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and Host Based Security System (HBSS)

  • Experience in RMF policy development and strategy implementation

  • Knowledge in Continuous Monitoring and Risk Scoring (CMRS)

  • Knowledge in one or more of the following technologies:

  • Medical devices

  • Windows

  • Linux/Unix

  • Network Devices

  • Databases – MS SQL, Oracle

  • VMWare – Virtualization

Basic Compensation:

Pay range: $61,200.-- - $91,800.00

The offered rate will be based on the selected candidate’s knowledge, skills, abilities and/or experience and in consideration of internal parity.

Additional Compensation:

KBR may offer bonuses, commissions, or other forms of compensation to certain job titles or levels, per internal policy or contractual designation. Additional compensation may be in the form of sign on bonus, relocation benefits, short term incentives, long term incentives, or discretionary payments for exceptional performance.


KBR offers a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits which could include a 401K plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, flexible spending account, disability, paid time off, or flexible work schedule. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

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KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and solutions across the asset and program life cycle within the government services and technology sectors. KBR employs approximately 28,000 people worldwide with customers in more than 80 countries and operations in 40 countries. ​

KBR is proud to work with customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, and long- term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver.

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