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KBR Cyber Assessment & Authorization (A&A) Engineer/Analyst 5 in Charleston, South Carolina


Cyber Assessment & Authorization (A&A) Engineer/Analyst 5

KBR is seeking candidates with Assessment & Authorization experience to join a team supporting the Defense Health Agency (DHA) Security Solutions Division (SDD).

**Note: This position is remote, but candidate must be available for EST conference calls and able to travel (up to 35%) as required by the customer and project leads.

ABOUT THIS POSITION Primary responsibility is to perform tasks related to Assessment & Authorization (A&A) within the Defense Health Agency to ensure assigned DoD systems/Enclaves/Networks can obtain and maintain Authorization to Operate (ATO) and Authorization to Connect (ATC) certifications. Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs. This position will be a part of a team developing recommended courses of action needed to transition current policies and procedures to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) approved processes. Provide solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of expertise and creativity. Problems are broadly defined and solutions require the continuation of specialized theories and knowledge. Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on one or more technologies.


  • BS degree and fifteen (15) years of experience with Information Technology/Information Assurance or eighteen (18) years of hands-on experience with Information Technology/Information Assurance.

  • Travel: 30-35%

  • Must possess a CompTIA Security + to start work

  • OS Certification/Approved Training completed within 180 days of hire

  • Clearance: Active Secret clearance

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with RMF in DHA a plus

  • Experience with Accreditation package management in eMASS a plus

  • Excellent customer service and organization skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Familiarity with Guidance:

  • Risk Management Framework

  • NIST 800 series policies & Guidance

  • NIST Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS)

  • Department of Defense Instructions (DoDI)

  • Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)

Familiarity with Toolsets/Technlogies:

  • STIGViewer,

  • Vulnerator,

  • eMASS

  • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)

Knowledge in at least one in the following OS/Technologies

  • Windows

  • Linux/Unix

  • Network Devices

  • Databases – MS SQL , Oracle

  • VMWare – Virtualization

  • Web Services

  • Active Directory / Group Policy

  • Group Policy

  • Scripting

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

KBR is a global provider of differentiated professional services and technologies across the asset and program lifecycle within the Government Solutions and Energy sectors. KBR employs approximately 38,000 people worldwide (including our joint ventures), with customers in more than 80 countries, and operations in 40 countries, across three synergistic global businesses:

Government Solutions , serving government customers globally, including capabilities that cover the full lifecycle of defense, space, aviation and other government programs and missions from research and development, through systems engineering, test and evaluation, program management, to operations, maintenance, and field logistics

Technology Solutions , featuring proprietary technology, equipment, catalysts, digital solutions and related technical services for the monetization of hydrocarbons, including refining, petrochemicals, ammonia and specialty chemicals, as well as inorganics

Energy Solutions , including onshore oil and gas; LNG (liquefaction and regasification)/GTL; oil refining; petrochemicals; chemicals; fertilizers; differentiated EPC; maintenance services (Brown & Root Industrial Services); offshore oil and gas (shallow-water, deep-water, subsea); floating solutions (FPU, FPSO, FLNG & FSRU); program management and consulting services

KBR is proud to work with its customers across the globe to provide technology, value-added services, integrated EPC delivery and long term operations and maintenance services to ensure consistent delivery with predictable results. At KBR, We Deliver .