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Aberdeen, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R2301133

Assessment & Authorization Lead

ICF is hiring for a cleared Assessment & Authorization Lead based in Aberdeen, MD.

Key Responsibilities

  • Serves as the on-site lead for the Assessment and Authorization team, responsible for the team tasking, deliverables, and managing project artifacts.

  • Perform all ISSO duties and responsibilities in DODI 8500.01, DODI 8510.01, and AR 25–2.

  • Must be willing to travel, as needed, 25% or more.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree

  • 15 years of experience

  • Active High Level clearance with SCI and Poly

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Direct experience with providing expert support, analysis and research in Intelligence Community (IC) and DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements and processes to support the IC, DoD and Army RMF assessment and authorization processes

  • Includes experience as a technical SME, Information System Security Officer (ISSO) or Information Security System Engineer (ISSE) on Army Program Of Record (POR)/Quick Reaction Capability (QRC) products. ISs includes Cross Domain Solution Suites (CDSS), Tactical, Cloud, On-Prem, etc., within the program’s portfolio.

  • Direct experience with implementation of DOD-I-8500, DOD-I-8510, ICD 503, NIST 800-53, CNSSI 1253, Army AR 25-2, and RMF security control requirements and able to provide technical direction, interpretation and alternatives for security control compliant. 

  • Direct experience with latest IC and Army RMF requirement and processes.

  • Direct experience with eMASS, XACTA, or other A&A repositories and able to support the program with the ISSO / ISSE functions. 

  • Fully understand DISA Port Protocol, and Services Management (PPSM) requirement and able to obtain PPSM account for management of PPSM for supporting systems.

  • Knowledge of CDS policies, rule sets, filters and data flow development.

  • Relevant experience must be in computer or information systems design/development and with information assurance and accreditation processes (e.g., System Security Plans, Risk Assessment Reports, Assessment and Authorization Packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices).


Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  Know Your Rights and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Pay Range - There are multiple factors that are considered in determining final pay for a position, including, but not limited to, relevant work experience, skills, certifications and competencies that align to the specified role, geographic location, education and certifications as well as contract provisions regarding labor categories that are specific to the position. The pay range for this position is:

$124,672.00 - $211,943.00

Maryland Client Office (MD88)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.

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