Security Control Assessor

Job ID
# of Openings
IT Security
Work Authorization
US Citizens, preferred


VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Security Control Assessor to support the FTRIB TSP effort in Washington, DC.


Additional Information:

  • Location: Gov Site, Washington DC
  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: NACI background check or a public trust or higher
  • Available: within 30 days


The Security Control Assessors will be responsible for

  • conducting a comprehensive assessment of the management, operational, and technical security controls employed within or inherited by an Information System (IS) to determine the overall effectiveness of the controls (i.e., the extent to which the controls are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and producing the desired outcome with respect to meeting the security requirements for the system).
  • provide an assessment of the severity of weaknesses or deficiencies discovered in the information system and its environment of operation and recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities.


  • Possess 3+ years of experience conducting security control assessment of all NIST 800-53 controls.
  • Technical understanding (understanding network diagrams, vulnerability and compliance scans)
  • Excellent Communication skills (written and oral).
  • Experience creating and maintaining various security documents such as the Security Assessment Plan.
  • Thorough knowledge of NIST 800-53 security controls and required documentation.
  • Conduct security control assessments based on a Risk Management Framework approach.


Degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or University required.




VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.


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