Position Description

Delegated Authorizing Offical Representative (DAO-R)
Location Chantilly, VA
Job Code 2019-069
# of Openings 1
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Apogee Integration is seeking a Delegated Authorizing Official Representative (DAO-R) to work in Chantilly, VA.

Description:

The program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts support functions are:

  • IA Managment
  • Federal Information Security Management ACT (FISMA) coordination and reporting
  • Risk Management Framework (RMF) application
  • IA compliance measurements and metrics
  • Assessment and Authorization (A&A)
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Cyber Defense support


The Successful Candidate Will:

The DAO-R provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure adherence to ICD-503 and customer specific directivees/policies through the lifecycle (RMF 1-6) of customer sponsored assets
  • Provide risk recommendations to the customer after reviewing sponsored asset overall risk posture as part of Authority to Operate (ATO) RMF process
  • Manage/track customer sponsored assets' plan of action and milestones (POAMs) by working with various security stakeholders (ISSO/ISSE/ISSM/SCA) post authorization
  • Screen new asset requests to ensure sponsorship and information system owner identification
  • Facilitate System Review Team to ensure that new/existing customer sponsored assets have the correct project regulation, data types/C I A impact assignements, and overlay assignments as well (with customer signoff)
  • Assign asset security controls and levy asset specific liens on controls for which the program did not meet during accreditor reviews
  • Ensure customer sponsored assets maintain their security postures in accordance with customer identified Continuous Monitoring (RMF step 6) directives and policies
  • Provide continuous adhoc authorization-related daily support to both customers and programs

Required Qualifications:

  • Current U.S. Government Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Favorably adjudicated Polygraph
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification
  • DoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAM
  • Experience implementing RMF Process and NIST 800-53 technical controls, as well as developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation

Desired Qualifications:

  • Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision
  • Experience briefing senior customer personnel
  • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast pace deadline driven environment
  • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Familiarity with customer's IA process
  • Experience with Xacta
  • Familiarity with Cross Domain Systems (CDS)
  • Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain

Live It!

  • Challenging work in support of US Intel Community - a Mission that Matters!
  • Access to our cool ApogeePlex facility. 
  • Wicked smart and collaborative coworkers. 
  • Regular interfacing with company leadership
  • Support for new ideas & encouragement to take risks
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability (Short and Long Term)
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment (AD&D)
  • Professional Development Assistance (PDA)
  • Health Savings Accounts / Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) with huge company match
  • Paid Time Off / Floating Holidays
  • Apogee is a M/F Disabled and Vet EEO/AA Employer

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