Cybersecurity Certification and Accreditation Analyst for Amyx Inc. in Reston, VA (salary not disclosed)

February 9, 2022 | Job Postings

Amyx, Inc. is seeking to hire an Information Assurance C&A Analyst, to be located within 100 miles of DLA site.The candidate will ultimately serve as a cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) with regards to Authorization of information systems and all associated cybersecurity policies and procedures. Supported technologies: Stigviewer


The Information Assurance C&A Analyst's primary job responsibilities will include:

  • Fully versed in the general tenets supporting the overall DOD implementation of its authorization process, to include supporting cybersecurity policy, procedures and processes.
  • Performs a DOD cybersecurity process while either authorizing an information system or serving as a SME for an information system undergoing authorization.
  • Possess an understanding of how the security controls identified in the NIST 800-53 apply to the process of assessing and authorizing a large organization's IT infrastructure, in which there is a compilation of large and small enclaves, AIS applications and outsourced IT processes.
  • Determines the applicable severity value for an identified vulnerability (e.g., non-compliant security control), and determines the possible ramifications on the system's current or future authorization. Required to brief senior management on the progress or results of an information system undergoing the authorization process.

Supported Technologies:

  • Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Microsoft Office suite, to include Word, PowerPoint and SharePoint
  • eMASS
  • ArcSight
  • Stigviewer
  • SCAP
  • Cloud Computing
  • Mobility
  • RSA Archer

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • Five (5) years of relevant C&A experience; Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST C&A experience; DOD cybersecurity experience
  • DOD Secret Clearance.
  • Must be eligible for IT-II
  • Relevant certification meeting DOD 8570.01 IAM level III (for non-CERT personnel), or IAT level II (for CERT personnel).
  • Experience in assessing security controls and conducting authorization reviews for large, complex organizations.
  • Computing Environment: AC & PHY SEC, CompTIA Security +, CE, CISSP, MCDST, MCITP EDST, MCITP EDA, MCITP SA, MCITP EA, MCM, MCA: MS Windows Server: Directory, Windows 10, MCSA, MCSE

Physical Demands

Employee needs to be able to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Most positions require ability to work on desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time reading, reviewing/analyzing information, and providing recommendations, summaries and/or reports in written format. Must be able to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

To apply: