Security Specialist II

Anchorage, Alaska

  Security - Application Security


Our client is a leading organization in the government services sector, providing extensive assistance to defense, intelligence and federal clients throughout the United States. They are hiring a Security Specialist on a contract role to fulfill a pivotal role in delivering technical support for the Risk Management Framework (RMF), Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process, thereby safeguarding the security stance of their systems and infrastructure


  • As the Security Specialist, you will be responsible to establish the RMF Security Plan in eMASS and ensure compliance.

  • You will develop and sustain Architecture, Boundary and Dataflow diagrams for authorized systems.

  • Conduct inventory and documentation of hardware/software/firmware within the assessment boundary.

  • Execute the eMASS Implementation Plan based on the Continuous Monitoring Strategy.

  • Perform ACAS automated vulnerability scans and oversee system hardening procedures.

  • Ensure system(s) compliance with DISA STIG via SCAP scripts and manual checks.

  • Accurately maintain the RMF POA&M to represent risk posture and implement mitigation measures.

  • Update all RMF documentation according to changes and vulnerability management efforts.

  • Provide support in the development and updating of the Security Authorization Package (SAP) and Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M).


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or similar.

  • Possession of Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or equivalent certification.

  • Demonstrated experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process.

  • Proficient in eMASS, ACAS, SCAP, and adherence to STIG compliance.

  • Sound comprehension of cybersecurity principles and industry best practices.

  • Outstanding communication skills.

If this sounds like the role for you, apply now in the link below or email your resume directly to for consideration.