Cyber Security Team Lead

We are actively recruiting for a cleared Cyber Security Team Lead to join a team based at Joint Base Andrews (JBA), MD.

Job Responsibilities:

Provide support and direction daily to staff including timesheet approvals, requisition development, onboarding, performance reviews and other HR actions.

  • Assist in maturing the current cyber environment through development of a system-level cybersecurity program that includes cybersecurity architecture, requirements, objectives and policies, cybersecurity personnel, and cybersecurity processes and procedures.

  • Continuously monitor ISs for security-relevant events and configuration changes that negatively affect security posture.

  • Periodically assess the quality of security controls implementation for multiple environments against performance indicators, such as security incidents, feedback from external inspection agencies, exercises, and operational evaluations.

  • Work accordingly with security managers to ensure issues affecting organization's overall security are addressed.

  • Serve as primary lead in ensuring the teams’ tracking, updating, and building significant bodies of evidence of the various controls in place for the solution.

  • Establish systems and manage work with various subject matter experts to ensure the Cyber Security Team identifies gaps in the approach and provides effective mitigation strategies and Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms).

  • Perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy.

  • Assist in the implementation of the required policy, make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities.

  • Support the formal Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports.

  • Research new technologies, understand existing processes, and reference recognized standards and frameworks.

  • Operate effectively and with minimal supervision, within a team or independently, performing special projects and related duties, as assigned.

  • Interact with internal and external management and senior-level customer representatives concerning projects, operational decisions, scheduling requirements, and/or contractual clarifications.

  • Provide oversight for the establishment, implementation and adherence to policies and standards that guide and support the terms of the information security strategy.

  • Provide risk management activities that assure an acceptable level of risk for the organization/project.

  • Assess, validate, and apply specialized Cyber Security expertise to all stages of the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC).

  • Assess various operational changes and engineering design changes to determine the impact on the security posture of the solution.

  • Develop weekly WAR reports, Monthly activity reports and present to government customer.

All Applicants Must Have the Following:

  • US Citizenship.

  • Active, in-scope US Government issued TS/SCI clearance

  • DoD 8570.01 IAM-III Certification

Desired Qualifications:

  • CISSP Certification

  • CySA+ Certifications

  • Knowledge of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS)

  • Knowledge of Cybersecurity related risk management techniques

  • Knowledge of DoD and Air Force cyber policies and directives.

  • Experience creating DOD RMF packages and associated work products and managing them through the program lifecycle.


  • Advanced degree in a relevant discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Network Engineering, Math).

  • A degree is not required if applicant has obtained at least 18 years of general experienced; 15 of which must be directly related experience.

Job Locations:

· The applicant must be willing to work at Joint Base Andrews as well as Alexandria, Virginia.

· This position is 90% remote work