IT Security - NIST 800-171 SSP Assessment

Location: Sterling, VA

Department: Federal

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced


Company Overview:

TestPros is a successful and growing business, established in 1988 to provide Information Technology (IT) technical support services to a wide range of Commercial and U.S. Federal, State, and Local Government customers. Our capabilities include Program Management, Program Oversight, Process Audit, Intelligence Analysis, Cyber Security, NIST SP 800-171 Assessment and Compliance, Computer Forensics, Software Assurance, Software Testing, Test Automation, Section 508 and WCAG Accessibility Assessment, Localization Testing, Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V), Quality Assurance (QA), Compliance, and Research and Development (R&D) services.  TestPros is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Summary:

We are looking for IT Security professionals whom possess experience with the NIST SP 800-171 Protecting Controlled Unclassified Information in Nonfederal Systems and Organizations and NIST SP 800-53 Rev 4/5 Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process.  This position also requires experience with the development of System Security Plans (SSP) for moderate to high risk systems.


  • Independently review System Security Plan (SSP) to verify that NIST 800-171 requirements map to the corresponding NIST 800-53 rev 4/5 controls
  • Review IT Security related artifacts for compliance with NIST SP 800 series guidelines
  • Prepare, validate, and/or maintain security documentation including, but not limited to: system security plan (SSP), risk assessment (RA), contingency plan (CP), privacy impact assessment (PIA), eAuthentication assessment, FIPS categorization
  • 2+ years A&A experience supporting the federal government
  • Knowledge of FISMA and NIST security standards
  • Experience developing, updating and maintaining security documentation from: SSP, ATO, POA&M, Security Test Plans, etc.
  • Ability to communicate findings and reports with internal stakeholders and government customers
  • Coordinate with the designed client points of contact for information requests, to schedule telephone and in person meetings


TestPros offers competitive salary, medical/dental/vision insurance, life insurance, 3 weeks of paid vacation, 2 weeks of paid holidays, education/training and professional certifications, 401(k) retirement plan with up to 4% company match, opportunities for professional growth and much more!  All benefits are per TestPros current policies and are subject to change without notice.  Benefits are available to full-time employees only.

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