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2019-098-A: SME Acquisition Security
DirectorateApplied Research Solutions
LocationLackland AFB-San Antonio, TX
Applied Research Solutions is seeking a full-time Acquisition Security SME.

Job Responsibilities:
• The Contractor shall provide subject matter expertise to all acquisitions and security documentation related to the DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF); DoDI 8500.1, IA; and DoDI 8500.2, IA Implementation; and other applicable statutes, regulations, and policies. In addition the Contractor shall perform the following duties:
o Plan, advise, and execute the activities needed for programs/projects to meet the principles, criteria, procedures, and guidance of the NSA Unified Information Security (INFOSEC) Criteria (UIC) and cryptographic certification process.
o Perform acquisitions planning to ensure contracts contain the proper specifications for National Security Administration (NSA) Type 1 certification and RMF deliverables.
o Author, monitor, and record system information in RMF Knowledge Service (KS). Prepare and record system, security status, and portfolio management information into the Enterprise Information Technology Data Repository (EITDR) for Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA); Security, Interoperability, Supportability, Sustainability, Usability (SISSU); Clinger Cohen Act; and other statutory compliance.
o Author, review, certify, and/or maintain information awareness (IA) and security management plans to include RMF Implementation Plans, System Security Management Plans, Information Support Plans, Program Protection Plans (PPPs), Security Risk Analyses, Security Vulnerability and Countermeasure Analyses, Security Concepts of Operations, Operational Security (OPSEC) Plans, and other system/network security related documents.
o Provide review, analysis, reporting, and tracking of Contractor IA and security activities and deliverables to include Contractor planning, development, implementation, and adherence to DoD IA policy, directives, instructions, and processes.
o Author and review acquisition security related sections of all applicable acquisition and contracting program documentation.
o Coordinate Trusted Systems and Networks (TSN) and Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) evaluation of program information, software, and hardware throughout the program life cycle.
o Maintain or assist in maintaining a database log that reflects receipt, storage, inventory, and disposition of classified information to include data entry, updates, and generation of reports.
o Perform continual analysis, prepare and present IA and system security management for related reports and reviews.
o Perform audits of Government classified holdings to ensure proper tracking and accountability.
o Maintain a database of classified visits and associated clearance levels.
o Perform or assist in performing inspection, inventory, logging, storage, documentation, transmittal, and internal distribution of classified information received.
o Review and evaluate Contractor classified data submissions for compliance with the appropriate Security Classification Guide (SCG).
o Provide or assist in providing security evaluation and protection to areas where classified information is stored.
o Assist in developing or establishing security procedures and policies.
o Ensure required security documentation (DD Form 254 etc.) is properly tailored and included in procurement packages for systems acquisition.
o Provide security subject matter expert for overall acquisition security/program protection oversight and planning of Milestones B & C, other development and production, and sustainment decisions for multiple programs and projects in the Information Systems Security Program, the Public Key Infrastructure program, AFLCMC/HNC mission-specific programs and the collateral cyber weapon systems AFLCMC/HNC supports.
o Standardizes and executes quality control for development and facilitation of program protection plans, Anti-Tamper Plans, Cybersecurity Strategy, applicable sections of the Life Cycle Management Plan, and Acquisition Strategy (production).
o Assist assigned security managers with inputs, updates, and correction to the following documents: Systems Engineering Plan, Test and Evaluation Management Plan, SCGs, Operations Security Plans, and Life Cycle Cost Estimate inputs.
o Provide proper development of contracting line item inputs, Production Request for Proposal (RFP) Section L and M, Section J document input, production RFP release, production decision, Unit Self-Assessment program, and updating X-Plans with due regard to program security.
o Support Senior Materiel Leader and local OSI and Intelligence detachments in developing Threat Assessments, Risk Analysis, and Counterintelligence Support Plans for the aforementioned programs and cyber weapon systems.
o Provide advice and assistance with the development, inputs, and reviews of Air Force, DoD, NSA, and Federal policy and guidelines concerning all aspects of program security affecting operations, maintenance, research, development, testing, evaluation, and de-militatization that are executed in AFLCMC/HNC.
o Provide advice and assistance for DoD entities seeking help with execution and compliance with all aspects of program security concerning the over 3,000,000 Air Force and over 54,000 non-air Force Communications Security and Cyber devices tracked, serviced and monitored by AFLCMC/HNC.
• Other duties as assigned.

• Personnel supporting this requirement must have and maintain an active Top Secret security clearance
• MA/MS, fifteen years of general work experience, 10 years of which must be in acquisition program management.

All positions at Applied Research Solutions are subject to background investigations. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation including criminal history and identity check.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, and requires affirmative action by covered prime contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities.

This contractor and subcontractor shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a). This regulation prohibits discrimination against qualified protected veterans, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors and subcontractors to employ and advance in employment qualified protected veterans.