Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Arlington, VA, San Antonio, TX, St. Louis, MO, or San Diego, CA
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company with offices in Arlington, VA, San Antonio, TX, and St. Louis, MO. Accenture's federal business has served every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Accenture Federal Services transforms bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes for clients at defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and military health organizations.
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A risk-savvy and compliance-smart Information System Security Manager (ISSM) with expertise in U.S. federal government system security certification and accreditation requirements and processes. You have proven success in leading a team-oriented environment, advising project teams and senior executives in managing system accreditation processes, and can work creatively and analytically to solve complex information security problems.
Oversee the development, implementation, and evaluation of AFS client delivery teams' implementation of federal and non-federal information system accreditation activities
Develop, document, and monitor compliance with and reporting of AFS system security plans (SSPs) in accordance with federal requirements (i.e., NISPOM, DAAPM, etc.) and client-provided guidelines for management, operational, and technical controls
Lead self-inspections of AFS SSPs, and verify corrective actions are taken for all identified findings and vulnerabilities
Advise client delivery teams and AFS leadership on managing risks associated with federal information system accreditation activities
Here's what you need:
U.S. Citizenship required
Strong understanding of federal government frameworks and control standards for assessment and authorization, including FedRAMP, FISMA, RMF, and NIST SP 800 series publications (53, 82, 171)
DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certification for IAM Level II (CAP, CASP+ CE, CISM, CISSP [or Associate], GSLC, CCISO)
Collaboration skills with technical and non-technical teams, virtually and in-person
Ability to travel as required (25%)
Other required skills:
Written and verbal communication and presentation skills
Bonus points if you have:
2 years of industry experience as a federal ISSM or ISSO, either within government or industry
Experience with any or all of the following tools: CSAM, XACTA, eMASS
Experience in leading information security functions, strategy, and risk within a large organization
Ideal candidate has a working knowledge of interacting with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA), and can guide a project team through the connection approval process for SIPRNet and JWICS level networks within contractor facilities
As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $119,000 - $169,699 and information on benefits offered is here.
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