Security Controls Assessor Representative (SCAR)

Job Description

BAE Systems is seeking a Security Controls Assessor Representative (SCAR) to support the Air Force Solutions (AFS) Strategic Systems Information Systems team. The selected applicant will join the IS team as we seek to deliver world-class capabilities for our client and its associated contractors, drive productivity and innovate new solutions. This position works with SCARs, SCAs, Information System Security Managers (ISSM), Program Managers (PM), and Authorizing Official (AO) representatives to obtain and maintain Authority to Operate (ATO) approvals for various AFNWC weapon subsystems and supporting IT systems by adhering to the Risk Management Framework (RMF). This position is responsible for reviewing, assessing, and providing advice/recommendations to the SCA/AO throughout the RMF process for one or more assigned programs(s).

This position provides the opportunity to exercise, develop, and hone communication, customer relationship, and leadership skills.

The successful candidate will be energetic, self-motivated, and have the ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment with the desire to make a difference. Knowledge and experience working with the DoD's Cybersecurity processes and the Risk Management Framework (RMF) is required.

A DoD 8570 IAM Level III certification (CISSP or equivalent) is required.

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Required Skills and Education

• 2+ years previous experience as an ISSO or ISSM using the RMF
• IAM Level III certification (CISSP or equivalent)
• Bachelor's Degree (typically Cybersecurity, Computer Science, Information Technologies, etc.) and 10 or more years cybersecurity or IT work experience
• Experience or knowledge of cybersecurity, networks, system components, system protocols, COTS technology, and software development
• Experience developing external customer relationships and ability to communicate cybersecurity concepts and
requirements with senior leaders
• Effective organizational, time management, and communications skills (written and verbal)
• This position requires an active final Secret clearance upon hire date. The clearance "investigation close date"
must be within the last 6 calendar years from the hire date. The applicant must also be able to maintain their
security clearance for the position.

Preferred Skills and Education

• 2+ years experience as an ISSM, performing cybersecurity/risk assessments, and experience with eMASS
• Bachelor's degree (or equivalent combination of education and experience) in Cybersecurity or Information
Technology related fields
• Although a Secret clearance is required, a Top Secret clearance is preferred.
• General understanding of computer networks, hardware, databases, applications, security components, computer operations, and operating system maintenance
• Understanding of the DoD environment and familiarity with the DoD Acquisition System
• The ability to mediate differing perspectives and develop consensus relating to cybersecurity principles and
regulations; ability to build bridges across organizational boundaries, and the ability to communicate with
technical and non-technical leaders across large complex organizations
• An individual with high integrity, strong work ethic and initiative, and capable of building strong, trusting

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook: