Job Description

Kirtland AFB,NM,US
Remote Work:
Job Number:
Information Security Risk Specialist

Key Role:  

Design, implement, and manage procedures to ensure cloud security. Conduct security assessments on DoD cloud environments using the Risk Management Framework (RMF). Provide guidance on procedures to ensure compliance within an accreditation boundary. Implement security strategies to control and manage organizational information risks. Assess information systems to determine risk exposures and develop documentation addressing system security requirements. Enhance information security education within the organization and team. Monitor the latest security technology to ensure that project personnel remain in the know. Direct investigations on security violations, provide analysis, and update methods of control. Consult on highly technical and complex tasks while providing direction to security analysts and other members of the larger team. Monitor and govern daily sensitive activities and security issues to ensure the efficiency, effectiveness, and policy compliance on the execution of security operations and controls.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in a Cybersecurity role

  • 2+ years of experience with the DoD RMF accreditation processes

  • Experience with RMF, STIGs, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-37, AWS, and XACTA

  • Experience with implementing and maintaining security controls across Cloud-based environments

  • Ability to work through challenging security requirements and maintain compliance

  • Ability to develop technical documentation to support accreditation efforts

  • Security+ Certification or Higher

  • Top Secret clearance

  • Bachelor's degree in IT related field


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.  


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Work Model
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