Cybersecurity/Information Assurance

Security Control Assessor (SCA)

SRC, Inc. is seeking a security control assessor (SCA), Level 3.  This is a mid-level security role based in the DC Metro area.

SRC, Inc., a not-for-profit research and development company, combines information, science, technology and ingenuity across our family of companies to deliver innovative, advanced defense solutions and products that are redefining possible®. Since 1957, our commitment to the customer and the best solution – not the bottom line – has remained a core value that guides our efforts. This passion for quality carries through to the technologies we invent and manufacture, the laboratories and facilities we build, the people we hire, and the communities we support.

At SRC, we provide you the freedom and the resources to solve “impossible” problems in a collaborative work environment that integrates research, development and manufacturing. We strive to proactively identify and eliminate barriers that prevent our employees’ full participation and are committed to ensuring an inclusive and equitable workplace for all our employees. When you join our team, you’ll be a part of something truly meaningful. You’ll join more than 1,300 engineers, scientists and professionals — with 20 percent of those employees having served in the military — helping to keep America and its allies safe and strong.

In return, you’ll enjoy an inclusive work environment, receive a competitive salary, and experience a comprehensive benefits package that includes four or more weeks of paid time off to start, 10 percent of an employee’s compensation contributed toward retirement, and 100 percent tuition support.


  • Provide information security assessment and authorization (A&A) support throughout the customer’s program’s lifecycle to contractor and government facilities processing the customer’s information


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical specialty such computer engineering, information security, information management, and/or computer science and at least 5 years relevant experience
  • Security Clearance TS/SCI with CI Polygraph
  • DoD Directive 8140.01 IAM Level 3 Certification required
  • Knowledge of and experience with ICD 503, NIST 800 series and the Government’s certification and accreditation process.
  • Practical experience performing information systems assessment and authorization (A&A) as defined in applicable ICDs and guidance
  • Technical understanding of information technology systems, software, and networks
  • Practical experience utilizing risk management strategies for information technology solutions
  • Knowledge of information technology concepts used in the evaluation of security performance and integrity of state-of-the-art applications, communications systems, hardware, software, satellite control systems, and information processing systems
  • Experience working with a mixed skill level team to ensure that appropriate knowledge and skill transfer occurs

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to simultaneously manage and track multiple large-scale systems or programs involved in the A&A process
  • Experience developing and implementing security related directives and guidance for Information Assurance, Information Technology, and Information Management
  • In-Depth Technical understanding of information technology systems, software, and networks
  • Effective technical report and general correspondence writing ability

Equal Opportunity

Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

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  • Location Herndon, Virginia
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 5+ Years
  • Education Required Bachelors Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement TS/SCI with CI Polygraph
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