SkyePoint Decisions, Inc. HSDN Compliance Lead in United States

Looking for knowledgeable, team-oriented Information Assurance Lead who will apply their skills and experience to support a multi-year DHS customer contract. This position supports an important national security focused customer providing information assurance, engineering, and administration service to ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of this organization's IT systems and network.

  • Ensuring that the architecture and design of information systems are functional and secure.

  • Assessing threats to environment and providing input on adequacy of security designs/architectures.

  • Designing and developing IA or IA enabled products, interface specifications, and approaches to secure the environment as necessary.

  • Participating in risk assessment during the Assessment and Authorization process.

  • Ensuring completeness of work and adherence to software development and configuration management plans, requirements specifications, and quality standards.

  • Participating in team and client meetings to promote effective project communications code reviews, user demonstrations, etc.

  • Supporting test events and working closely with development team to resolve issues as required.

  • Responsible for overall IT security for project-related solutions.

  • Responsible for system Assessment and Authorization to create and maintain security-related artifacts for existing and new solutions – SSP, SCTM, CONOPS, and relevant appendices development/maintenance, etc.

  • Knowledge and ability to perform requirements analysis and system/network security design

  • Develop and maintain POA&M for all accepted risks upon completion of system A&A.

  • Skill in developing, analyzing, and evaluating information technology and IT security programs to meet requirements and improve the information technology and IT security program for the installation as well as skill in communicating information technology and IT security requirements, multi-service, and multi-national organizations.

  • Manage, monitor, and review security audit and intrusion detection system logs for attacks and anomalies

  • Develop security test procedures for project-related solutions

  • Periodic vulnerability assessments of system/sub-system components

  • IA Policy/procedure development, implementation and enforcement

  • Collaborate with Software Engineering Team on aspects of solution design and development; participates in all internal and client reviews.

  • Conduct response to security incidents.

  • Coordinate with government accreditors for all matters related to system security – scheduling, testing, documentation, etc.

  • Application of the Risk Management Framework for National Security Systems

  • Develop and execute security control assessments of new and existing information systems

  • Support security staff in performing security compliance inspections to include cyber security reviews of existing security authorization packages and continuous monitoring plans


  • Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent and seven to nine years related experience.

  • Minimum of 6 years in information assurance or information security accrediting information, developing policy, or management of information assurance programs.

  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with risk management methodologies

  • Demonstrated on-the-job experience with system configuration, development and design specifically around enterprise and small organizational systems

  • Knowledge of cyber security engineering, and experience with Linux, Windows and virtual platforms


  • Thrive in an energetic, fast-paced environment - learn and become productive quickly and meet team goals, can-do attitude, able to do what it takes to deliver.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of an integrated team, as well as independently.

  • Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills conducive to team building.

  • Familiarity with the Microsoft and Linux desktop

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance at the TOP SECRET level or above

  • Respond to requests for user support via phone, email, or in person in a professional, confident, and courteous manner

  • Critical thinking and problem solving

  • Excellent verbal and written communication

  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment

  • A passion for building great software packages and pride in the quality of work


  • Eight or more years’ experience with virtual environments

  • Eight or more years’ experience Windows server OR workstation administration

  • Experience with Microsoft Hyper-V

  • 8+ years of experience designing, developing, configuring, and implementing multiple systems from multiple vendors in classified government environments.

  • Good understanding of established and emerging network technologies

  • Experience interacting with senior-level government executives

  • Expertise in private cloud implementation and administration.

  • Design and management experience with complex PL3 and PL4 information systems

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and translate business issues into technical requirements and design specifications

SkyePoint Decisions is an established ISO 9000:2008 certified small business headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, with local offices across the Washington, DC, metropolitan area. SkyePoint Decisions has grown into a successful federal contractor by combining industry best practices with innovative solutions that consistently meet or exceed customer requirements. We understand and integrate our customer’s technology and mission requirements to successfully deliver high quality, cost effective services on time and on budget.

SkyePoint Decisions empowers a secure dynamic workforce to complete any mission -- anytime, anywhere. It’s what we call Agency Anywhere®. SkyePoint Decisions delivers Agency Anywhere® by tightly integrating our technical competencies (cybersecurity, cloud services, remote access, collaboration, system & network optimization, device management and more) to provide our customer’s operating environments with the security, flexibility, availability, and operational continuity required to enable today’s on-the-go federal workforce to successfully and securely complete any mission – anytime, anywhere.

SkyePoint Decisions is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

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