KBRwyle Assessment & Authorization RMF Liaison/Analyst in North Charleston, South Carolina

Assessment & Authorization RMF Liaison/Analyst


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This position acts as a primary liaison with DHA Military Treatment Facilities (MTFs) for assessment and authorization (A&A) efforts. Conducts cybersecurity analysis in preparation for A&A. Covers technical information security aspects including, but not limited to, identifying risks, providing mitigation plan of action, analyzing system designs, assisting with A&A issues that may be preventing a system from receiving authorization, and developing custom mitigation solutions for information system vulnerabilities.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Assessment and Authorization

  • Identifies key stakeholders in the A&A effort for medical systems and networks and works with them to confirm that the system documentation reflects the current security configuration of the system, in terms of hardware and software components, data flow, interconnections, and ports, protocols, and services

  • Identifies potential risks associated with the configuration of the system and appropriate mitigation strategies

  • Conducts status meetings and determines next steps in moving the systems toward a successful accreditation effort

  • Works with the cybersecurity team to develop and implement the detailed test plan and review findings from self-assessment to determine readiness for independent assessment

  • Conducts manual checks of the systems during independent testing and reports them in a plan of action and milestones (POA&M) document

  • Uses the automated tools HIAT and eMASS to capture and report test results

  • Assists the system owners and system SAs in interpreting and applying mitigation strategies

Independent Validation and Verification

  • Conducts in-depth analysis of Independent Validation and Verification (IV&V) and functional/operational test results for accuracy, compliance, and adherence to DoD and Federal cybersecurity technical and operational security requirements

  • Documents residual risks by conducting a thorough review of all the vulnerabilities, architecture, and defense in depth and provides the cybersecurity risk analysis and mitigation determination results for the Test Report

  • Assists the Validator with producing the risk assessment artifacts describing residual risks identified during A&A testing

  • Schedules and conducts eMASS training for DHA and Program Office personnel

  • Develops/maintains agency level cybersecurity policy and processes that implement DoD Cybersecurity program

  • Has an expert knowledge of NIST publications and is able to work strategically on transition of DIACAP to RMF

  • Has knowledge of DISA STIGs/FDCC requirements, defense-in-depth, and other information security and assurance principles and associated supporting technologies

Risk Assessment

  • Communicates the security posture of systems up the chain of command via CSTAR and eMASS so that accreditation decisions can be made based on a thorough understanding of the risks associated with the particular configuration of systems and networks

  • Identifies strategies for improving the A&A processes and procedures to meet increasingly tight timelines and budgets


  • BA/BS in Information Systems Management, Computer Science or related discipline plus 5 years of experience. In lieu of formal education, at least 13 years of related experience. Specific contract requirements regarding education and experience will prevail.

  • Must have CompTIA Security to start work

  • OS Certification/Approved Training completed within 180 days of hire

  • Active Secret clearance

  • Travel: 25-35%

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with DIACAP and 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


An inclusive, flexible and supportive culture, with merit based pay for performance, along with ongoing training and development opportunities for those that have the desire to succeed.

For questions about this position, please contact jessica.cook-nesbitt@kbrwyle.com

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.

Job: Information Technology

Primary Location: US-US-SC-North Charleston

Req ID: 1051295