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ConMon Cyber Systems Engineer (Continuous Monitoring)

Company: RDR
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title

ConMon Cyber Systems Engineer (Continuous Monitoring)


Chantilly, VA US (Primary)

Job Type



IT Security

Job Description

Program Description:

The program provides Systems Engineering and Technical Assistance (SETA) core and non-core support in the areas of Cyber Security and Management to improve the Information Assurance (IA) posture of a National customer. The contracts Core Capabilities are: IA Management, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) coordination and reporting, Risk Management Framework (RMF) application, IA compliance measurements and metrics, Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Vulnerability Management, and Cyber Defense support

Position Description:

The ConMon Cyber Engineer provides support to the customer in the area of Cyber Security. Daily tasks include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) Program Lead in maturing the customer's Continuous Monitoring (ConMon) program.
  • Generate and lead ConMon process improvement activities
  • Coordinate with the Cyber Data Science team to identify sources of information to better evaluate customers ConMon activities.
  • Coordinate with Cyber Data Science team to create new views of customer's ConMon posture
  • Collect the necessary data, develop, and deliver reports to show customer's progress of the enterprise wide ConMon program.
  • Develop and deliver asset ConMon compliance views for categories such as mission, cross domain, and location, as required by the customer.
  • Proactively identify and provide metrics and reporting data appropriate for stakeholders in each of the Tiers identified in the NIST SP 800-137
  • Validates, for efficacy, ConMon control Bodies-of-Evidence (BOEs) entered in the ConMon tool
  • Guides, mentors and instructs program Information System Security Officers (ISSOs) on methods to improve ConMon BOE entry language
  • Assist Security Control Accessors (SCAs), FISMA and Inspector General (IG) Teams on examining ConMon BOEs for official reporting
  • Proactively identify and provide metrics and reporting data appropriate for AO/DAOs to make sound risk decisions for continued authorization of systems
  • Initiate and participate in studies to improve ConMon reporting metrics
  • Recommend improvements on Enterprise Security Services (ESS) tool implementations Job Requirements


    • Current U.S. Government Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility
    • Favorably adjudicated Polygraph
    • Bachelor of Science Degree in Science, Technology, Engineering or Mathematics (STEM) or an advanced IA certification
    • DoD 8570 certification in IAT or IAM
    • Knowledge of and experience with RMF, particularly step 6 (Continuous Monitoring) policies
    • Experience implementing ICD 503 RMF Process and NIST 800-53, 800-137, 800-37 and 800-53a technical controls, as well as developing and maintaining associated certification and accreditation documentation
    • Excellent communications skills - both verbal and non-verbal
    • Experience in one or more roles as SysAdmin, ISSM, ISSO, ISSE, DAO-R, SCA or ISO
    • Office Automation Skills - MS Office, MS Project, Visio
    • Self-starter requiring limited direction and supervision Desired:
      • Experience briefing senior customer personnel
      • Ability to organize and prioritize numerous customer requests in a fast-paced deadline driven environment
      • Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS)
      • Familiarity with customer's IA processes
      • Experience with ServiceNow and Splunk
      • Experience supporting IC or DoD in the Cyber Security Domain


        Security Clearance

        Top Secret/SCI/CI Poly

Keywords: RDR, Chantilly , ConMon Cyber Systems Engineer (Continuous Monitoring), Other , Chantilly, Virginia

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