• Cybersecurity SME II

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  • Overview

    OBXtek Inc. is an established award-winning business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. OBXtek is a leader in its field and is committed to identifying, developing, and delivering innovative, mission-focused technical and logistical solutions to over 15 civilian and military partners in the Federal Government.


    As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, we possess a robust corporate infrastructure that provides management oversight and support for all our programs. OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO to create processes that leverage best practices and result in novel, successful solutions.


    The SME Master functions as an Air-Staff level information system security/cybersecurity technical advisor by providing expertise to the AF CISO on FISMA, NIST standards and guidelines, Privacy Act, HIPAA, E-Gov, OMB Circulars A-11 and A-130, Clinger-Cohen as they apply to data and application security, OMB, DoD and AF regulatory and statutory requirements.  SME Master retains a detailed knowledge of cybersecurity and applies his/her comprehensive knowledge across the contract and its tasks/missions.  Provides senior level leadership and guidance as required. Serves as a Team Lead under the PM.   

    The SME Master provides technical solutions and technical knowledge of cybersecurity policies, tactics, techniques and procedures in reference to cybersecurity workforce training and certification.  Recommends solutions to cyber issues.  Additionally, SME Master will provide detailed knowledge of Cybersecurity Framework, Risk Management Framework and security architecture as per NIST, CNSS, AF federal and DoD policy/guidance.  SME Master prepares analysis of highly specialized applications and operational environments, high-level functional systems analysis, design, integration, documentation and implementation advice on exceptionally complex problems that need extensive knowledge of the subject matter for effective implementation.  Develop requirements, white papers, staff summaries, briefings, technical symposia, industry conferences, seminars, meetings, working groups and panels as directed by the Government.


    The SME Master will commonly interface with high-level decision boards , coordinate actions and communicate complex technical solutions to AF, DoD, Joint, and partner customers supporting key meetings including but not limited to federal, OMB, DoD, AF, DSAWG, IRP, AO Summit, TAG, RMC, and other forum and decision-making bodies.


    The SME Master is responsible for the overall implementation of the Risk Management Framework impacting more than 4800 mission and business systems and thousands of Platform IT systems.  The SME Master shall possess a superlative in-depth awareness of the latest approved version of all policies involving the Risk Management Framework including, but not limited to, NIST, CNSS, DoD, and AF policy/guidance. The SME Master shall provide expert recommendations and support for implementing, updating, changing, and communicating RMF including, but not limited to, editing draft policy changes, white papers, researching methodologies, templates, and communication media.  The SME Master shall coordinate, support, and monitor the RMF transition by supporting key stakeholders to ensure a successful transition to RMF for the AF. This includes but is not limited to coordinating with various RMF roles like the Authorizing Officials, Security Controls Assessor, Program Managers, Information System Owners, and Information System Security Managers; assist the various RMF roles to remove roadblocks to completing RMF; document lessons learned; provide metrics on the transition.in order to ensure efficient execution of the RMF.  The SME Master shall inform the force about realistic cyber threats and develop strategic risk understanding (IDFP).


    The SME Master will author and implement strategies, roadmaps, policies and TTPs for Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM), Defense Industrial Base (DIB), Internet of Things (IOT), Risk Management (including the Risk Executive Function); Cyber Hygiene, Cybersecurity Culture, Crypto Modernization and Emerging Technologies.


    The SME Master supervises SME Seniors and reviews subordinates and evaluates performance as required.


    SME Master will work at Pentagon full time.


    Active TS/SCI Clearance.


    IAM Level 3 certified (GLSC, CISM, CISSP, or associate)

    10+ years-experience in IT, Security, Cyber or related field.  RMF background. 


    Desired: Prior AF experience. Experience analyzing/assessing weapons and SCADA systems.




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