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IT Security - NIST 800-171 SSP Assessment


Company Overview:

TestPros is a successful and rapidly 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. TestPros delivers innovative independent IT assessment solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world.  We support the U.S. Federal Government and Commercial clients within the continental USA.  TestPros is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.

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 time off, 2 weeks of paid holidays, education/training and professional certifications, 401(k) retirement plan with up to 4% company match, cell phone discounts, 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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