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About Rise8

We’re transforming the United States Government and we know that takes a dream team. 

We believe customer experience starts with employee experience, so we take care of our employees. We offer competitive pay and benefits, invest in employee growth, and offer a culture you can’t find anywhere else.

At Rise8, we continuously achieve unreached heights through next-level tech, and on-the-level collaboration. Together, we create continuous impact. We turn breakdowns into breakthroughs, make small steps into giant leaps, and deliver game-changing products through culture-changing process.

We pair Risers with their customer counterparts and practice pairing at every moment to elevate people and teams and deliver results fast and forever. We work in small teams and rotate between them frequently so that we are able to meet new challenges and explore new ideas.

Our methodology is about experimenting and learning, and our culture is empowering. We subscribe to an ethos of kindness. We make a point to bring empathy to each and every project and are guided by a promise and a purpose: to deploy critical outcomes to prod in order to drive relentless progress. Not just an idea. But an outcome. A better world. A world where every day, fewer bad things happen because of bad software.

Rise8 is certified as a Great Place to Work with 100% of employees saying they love working here.

About You

  • You want to make tomorrow better than today. 
  • You have a passion for high-speed security and you care about risk management over compliance.
  • You believe the biggest vulnerability in any system is time. You live to securely reduce cycle time.
  • You enjoy daily decision making and real product delivery.
  • You help ensure project success and client satisfaction. 
  • You enjoy collaborative teams, pairing with team members, and inviting your clients to participate. 
  • You like to work alongside, and learn from, lean and agile leaders. 
  • You are a creative problem solver who is comfortable with uncertainty.
  • You’re a curious and keen learner who thrives on enhancing your (and our) practices and knowledge.

As a Security Control Assessor Representative at Rise8, you will: 

  • Create, manage, and maintain Authorization to Operate (A&A) packages including System Security Plans (SSPs), Security Control Traceability Matrices (SCTMs), Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), and other artifacts
  • Support the entry and maintenance of data into information system security systems of record, such as eMASS
  • Provide continuous monitoring and lifecycle management support activities through both manual and automated methods
  • Assist in the development of security control weakness mitigation and management strategies
  • Provide unique functional expertise necessary to interpret requirements and ensure successful performance, including subject matter expertise and unique mission/technical knowledge
  • Offer insights to teams to aid the understanding of customer business requirements and support the analysis, evaluation, and implementation of systems policies, strategy plans, and other relevant projects

Qualifications 

  • 6 to 10 years of relevant experience in roles such as RMF Engineer, ISSM/ISSO, Security Controls Validator, or information assurance engineer
  • IAT Level III certification such as CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH, or CCSP required
  • Hands-on experience with eGRC tools such as eMASS, XACTA, RSA Archer, etc.
  • Familiarity with Air Force risk management policies/procedures, including the Fast Track ATO Handbook & AF Continuous ATO Playbook
  • Ability to clearly articulate ideas suitable for executive level consumption
  • Capability to use prior experience and knowledge to address new situations, particularly during client interactions
  • Ability to seamlessly incorporate new knowledge or information during client interactions
  • US Citizenship and possession of a Secret security clearance with eligibility for the Top Secret/SCI level

 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • B.A. or B.S. in Information Security, Computer Science, or a related discipline
  • Previous experience supporting Department of Defense RMF processes
  • Experience evaluating information security compliance against STIGs
  • Cloud platform experience – AWS, Azure, Google GCP
  • Advanced degree in Information Security or a related discipline

 

Salary 

The annual salary range for this role as it is posted is $111,132 - 166,698 regardless of final candidate location within the United States. The final job level and annual salary will be determined based on the education, qualification, knowledge, skills, ability, and experience of the final candidate(s), and calibrated against relevant market data and internal team equity. 

Benefits 

  • Flexible schedule in a 100% distributed workforce 
  • Premium Insurance: We cover up to 100% of the employee premium and up to 80% of the combined dependent premium, depending on pay band. We also cover 100% of the premium for employee and dependent Dental and Vision as well as employee premiums for Life and Disability coverage.
  • Retirement: 401k match at 10% gross pay.
  • Paid time off (PTO): 4 weeks combined accrued vacation and sick leave, 10 Federal holidays, your birthday, jury duty, and bereavement.
  • Education & Training: Accrued budget of up to $4,000 per year for classes, travel, events, and materials.
  • Wellness Budget: To encourage and support a well-rounded healthy lifestyle, we cover 50% reimbursement on a variety of wellness activities and products, up to $500 per calendar year.
  • Equipment: We offer a MacBook Pro and multi-port adapter.

All of Rise8’s work in this area is with Federal Government customers that require our employees involved with their projects be U.S. citizens. As such, this role requires U.S. citizenship. If hired, you would also be required to go through a background investigation.


Rise8 is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer that will consider you for this role regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetics, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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