Cyber Security Manager in Kwajalein, Marshall Islands at KaiHonua

Date Posted: 8/31/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Location: Kwajalein Atoll

Job Summary:

We have an immediate opening for an Information Security Specialist to join our rapidly growing team. The position requires an understanding of security related system controls and an understanding of the various Government security policies including NIST SP 800-53A and DoD 8570. Under general direction, performs and leads support of Certification and Accreditation (C&A) or other IA/CND Compliance and Auditing processes and inspections for all enterprise systems and networks; ensures validity and accuracy review of all associated documentation. Leads and performs compliance reviews of computer security plans, performs risk assessments, and validates and performs security test evaluations and audits. Analyzes and defines security requirements for information protection for enterprise systems and networks. Assists in the development of security policies. Analyzes the sensitivity of information and performs vulnerability and risk assessments on the basis of defined sensitivity and information flow. Professionally certified as Technical Level III as defined by DODI 8570 is a requirement.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Not listed in order of importance; other duties may be assigned) and must be able to perform the following with minimal guidance:

  • Provide vulnerability assessment support, to include risk analysis of vulnerabilities, threats, and the impact of losing systems' capabilities on the mission objective; recommend decisions to implement security countermeasures or mitigate risk; implement approved countermeasures; and perform periodic reviews
  • Utilize DOD applications and tools, such as Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS), to record such RMF activities as control implementation of all applicable Security Controls, as identified via information system security categorization IAW NIST SP 800-53 and CNSSI 1253. Security controls are broken down into individual, measurable, statements called “assessment procedures” or “Control Correlation Indicators” IAW DoDI 8510.01.
  • Support the Government Capability Manager/Information System Owner (ISO) in ensuring that the information systems are configured IAW DISA STIGs, applicable patches, and other cybersecurity requirements.
  • Collect required artifacts for review and provide recommendations for Assess Only Packet or Certificate of Networthiness (CoN) requests for all installation activities.
  • Monitor and report Approval to Connect (ATC) and Authority to Operate (ATO) expiration dates quarterly, ensuring authorization milestones meet all DOD published regulations and policies to avoid disconnection
  • Operate and maintain a Defense in Depth for the network and/or enclaves within the network IAW all DOD published regulations and policies.
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education / Experience / Certifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Cybersecurity, Computer Engineering, or related discipline
  • 5+ years of experience performing Information Assurance functions and using RMF IT security controls and policies
  • Must possess and maintain an IAM - III level certification IAW AR 25-2 and IAM I certifications IAW DoD 8570.01-M and BBP 05-PR-M- 0002
  • GSLC, CISM or CISSP certifications

Abilities:

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Capable of conveying complex information in a simplistic manner
  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Able to take proactive measures to prevent problems rather than reactive by nature
  • Strong verbal and written communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposals
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Security Clearance:

DoD security clearance may be required

Physical Requirements:

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require typing and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. May include lifting weight up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary.

Company Summary:

Headquartered in Hawaii, KaiHonua, LLC is an SBA Certified NHO 8(a) Small Business specializing in global information technology and offering professional solutions in IT Design & Installation, Cybersecurity Engineering & Support, Application Integration & Development, Software & Hardware Engineering, Network & Systems Management, Information Systems Security, and Business Management Services.

Leveraging over 30 years of providing IT services to the federal & commercial market with projects located around the world, our team possesses innovative expertise in the development of a wide range of technology solutions. KaiHonua, LLC is an equal opportunity employer.

Our service commitment is simple - "Quality IT Solutions... On Time & On Budget."

KaiHonua LLC reserves the right to change or modify job duties and assignments at any time.  The above job description is not all encompassing.  Positions functions and qualifications may vary depending on business needs.

KaiHonua LLC is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against applicants based on race, color, creed, religion, medical condition, legally protected genetic information, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition), sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status or legally protected characteristics.