Security Controls Assessor - Ts/Sci+Polygraph

Deloitte & Touche L.L.P. Springfield , VA 22156

Posted 2 months ago

Are you passionate about cyber and security challenges in information technology, associated with threats and vulnerabilities? Are you looking for an enriching experience to build your career and brand? If you are interested in a role that offers an opportunity to provide front line support to our clients instead of a "back office programmer" position then Deloitte's Federal Cyber Risk team could be the place for you! Join our team of Cyber Risk professionals who collaborate with government agencies, IT professionals, and clients to support cyber security and risk consulting engagements.

Work you'll do

As a Specialist Senior within our Cyber Risk team, you will:

  • Select and allocate appropriate security controls for information systems based on data types

  • Identify, prioritize, and determine security risk impacts to the information systems and its data

  • Monitor information system's Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&Ms) to confirm findings, recommendations, risk mitigation strategies, and milestones

  • Perform configuration management of a client central repository for authorization documentation (i.e., Body of Evidence (BOE)), which is maintained using an A&A workflow software application

  • Review and compile the BOE (i.e., security control allocations, security control implementations, test results, Security Assessment Reports (SARs), POA&Ms, risk acceptance recommendations, and risk mitigation strategies) to support the recommendation for client risk acceptance authorization decisions

  • Review SARs, verify test results, and create POA&Ms to document corrective actions with milestone completion dates

  • Assist in developing risk mitigation strategies, solutions, and recommendations by reviewing security tests results, reviewing security control assessments, and participating in security design reviews and milestone decision boards

  • Develop and document risk assessment results and recommendations using identified threats, applicable vulnerabilities, and likelihood of occurrence within the context of client risk tolerances

  • Provide guidance to Program Managers (PMs) and Information Systems Owners (ISOs) for securing information systems in accordance with ICD 503, CNSSI 1253, and NIST SP 800-30, 800-37, 800-39, and 800-137

  • Provide guidance and recommendations concerning the impact to client risk management processes of new or revised IC and DoD policies, directives, and guidance

  • Promote an understanding and use of Enterprise Security Services (ESS) to enable consistent, efficient, and effective security control implementation throughout the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

The Team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte's Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the Federal practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.

Our Federal Cyber Risk team is client focused and mission driven. Our team works across industries and sectors to respond more rapidly and effectively, providing recommendations to improve cyber threat detection.



  • Hold a current, active and maintain a TS/SCI U.S. Government security clearance

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems Security, Cybersecurity, or related field

  • 5+ years of relevant consulting or industry experience

  • Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives

  • Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that appeals to a wide audience

  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools

  • Hold or earn an IAT/IAM Level III security certification within 6 months of hire. Certifications include: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CASP, CCNP Security, GCED, GCIH, or GSLC.


  • Previous Federal Consulting experience

  • Understanding of fundamental cloud computing concepts

  • Experience with Information Assurance concepts and processes within the Federal government

  • Knowledge of and experience with Federal security regulations, standards, and processes including FISMA, FIPS, NIST, and FedRAMP

  • (Recruiters to add more bullets if needed)

How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs at Deloitte University, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career. Explore Deloitte University, The Leadership Center.


At Deloitte, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our people and offer employees a broad range of benefits. Learn more about what working at Deloitte can mean for you.

Deloitte's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our people to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them to be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and are continuously looking for new ways to maintain a culture where our people excel and lead healthy, happy lives. Learn more about Life at Deloitte.

Corporate citizenship

Deloitte is led by a purpose: to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our people and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities. Learn more about Deloitte's impact on the world.

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As used in this document, "Deloitte" means Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. Please see for a detailed description of the legal structure of Deloitte LLP and its subsidiaries. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

Requisition code: E19ARLSSADVJJ-41099

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