Sentek Global, Inc.

Cybersecurity Engineer (RMF Specialist II)

Job Locations US-PA-Philadelphia
Job ID 2020-1222
Information Technology

The Team:

At Sentek Global, we are always looking for highly motivated professionals, bold innovators and top industry talent. Headquartered in beautiful San Diego with worldwide capabilities and opportunities, Sentek Global is on the cutting edge in Department of Defense and commercial consulting. We’re shifting the paradigm in cybersecurity solutions, IT support, software development, engineering and sales. Not only are we looking for top talent, we’re looking for passionate contributors who will be inspired by a culture where innovation thrives.


If you are interested in joining a team of collaborators, leaders, visionaries and problem-solvers, contact us today at

The Role:

Sentek Global is seeking a dedicated Cybersecurity Engineer (RMF Specialist II) to provide cybersecurity support to the Naval Surface Warfare Center Philadelphia Division (NSWCPD) in Philadelphia, PA. This candidate will provide Cybersecurity/Information Assurance Support Services, which includes DoD Information Assurance Certification & Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) services. The scope of these services includes cybersecurity policy, reviewing Assurance Assessment and Authorization (A&A) artifacts, performing A&A validation, implementation of security postures, Subject Matter Expertise in cybersecurity life cycle management, coordination, implementation, and sustainment of A&A.

What You'll Do:

  • Satisfy DoD cybersecurity requirements including CYBERSAFE, Clinger-Cohen Act compliance, IA Strategy development, System Security Accreditation Agreement (SSAA) development with supporting appendices, Certification Test and Evaluation, Security Test and Evaluation, and risk mitigation.
  • Conduct independent comprehensive assessments of the management, operational, and technical security controls and control enhancements employed within or inherited by an information technology (IT) system to determine the overall effectiveness of the security controls (as defined in NIST 800-37).
  • Maintain and or develop information systems assurance and A&A accreditation documentation.
  • Ensure information systems are operated, used, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and required by the authorization package and NSWCPD.
  • Validate the confidentiality, integrity and availability of systems, networks, and data in accordance with information systems programs, policies, procedures and goals.
  • Develop procedures to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility; prevent and defend against unauthorized systems, network and data.
  • Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks protection needs; conduct systems security evaluation, audits, and reviews; determine the residual risk of a package based on content and assessment results and documenting for the Security Controls Assessor’s (SCA) and higher-level review.
  • Conduct systems security reviews, audits, or evaluations, as appropriate, to ensure accreditation documents are accurate the current risk posture of the system.
  • Interpret and implement local information security and higher-level policies.
  • Coordinate all collaboration meetings and brief results to the Echelon II and CYBERCOM IA Team for obtaining approval and signature on all A&A documents, including Interim Authority to Test (IATT), Authority to Operate (ATO), and ATO's with Conditions.
  • Bid and Proposal support if requested.
  • Other duties as assigned.

What We're Looking For:

  • An active secret clearance is required to be considered for this position.
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, information technology, or an equivalent technical degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Five (5) years’ practical experience in a cybersecurity or assessment and authorization (A&A) related field. Experience should include implementing and/or reviewing RMF and A&A lifecycle documentation in accordance with DON, DoD, NIST SP-800-37, and SP-800-53 Rev 4 policies; ensuring/validating the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and information; and conducting risk and vulnerability reviews and assessments to ensure accreditation procedures were followed, and documenting non-compliance.

  • Exhibit effective listening skills and communication skills.
  • Foster cooperation among individuals.
  • Establish and model high standards of performance.
  • Exceptional organization skills with high attention to detail.
  • Advanced time management and analytical skills.
  • Exceptional customer service experience.
  • Excellent written and oral communication.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Skills, with an ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software.

Certification Requirements: 

  • Must be IAM Level I compliant (possess one of the following current certs):
    • CompTIA Security + CE.
    • Certified Authorization Professional (CAP).
    • GIAC Security Leadership (GSLC).

Sentek Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


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