Cyber Security Quality Assurance Analyst - Principal - (GLO0000XA)

  • Jacobs
  • United States-Maryland-Fort Meade-20341-JITC-02
  • Jul 20, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description


 Jacobs is looking for talented individuals to join our team for DISA's Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) supporting the Test, Evaluation, and Certification (TEC) contract. We are seeking candidates who have skill sets that can support the full spectrum of IT communication systems and software test and evaluation.

Jacobs is seeking Cybersecurity Quality Assurance Analyst Principal to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position is located at DISA HQ, Fort Meade, MD. The candidate will support Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) on the Secure Configuration Management task by creating program/system related security plans, test plans, and test reports. The Cybersecurity Quality Assurance Analyst must be able to work with Cybersecurity testers to develop high quality Cybersecurity reports and deliverables. The Analyst must be able to work independently and must be able to determine test cases and test coverage from requirements.

The Cybersecurity Quality Assurance Analyst must be able to apply policies and Test and Evaluation methodologies to all plans and reports. The Cybersecurity Quality Assurance Analyst must be able to function under limited supervision while supporting a full range of responsibilities. Must currently possess and maintain a Secret security clearance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare Risk Management Framework (RMF) documentation.
  • Write Operational Assessment reports.
  • Determine Test Coverage.
  • Provide analysis for functionality, usability, and security.
  • Work with tester and engineers.
  • Create quick look reports.
  • Manage the administration of test documents.
  • Oversee the quality of test reports.
  • Manage projects IMS.
  • Interfaces with/presents briefings to Government and Contractor personnel.
  • Write up a variety of cyber security assessments.
  • Work in a laboratory environment.
  • Provide timely feedback to the team, JITC, customers on identified problems, and associated mission effects.





  • Requires 
    • Master's degree and at least 8 years of experience; or 
    • Bachelor's degree and at least 10 years of experience.
  • Requires at least 1 certification in area of specialization.
  • Additional certifications in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience. One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master’s degree. 


  • Experience with the develop of various cyber security documents
  • Experience in developing test plans and test documentation
  • Experience with writing formal test reports and quick look reports
  • Experience in a DoD environment 
  • Experience in a DISA/JITC environment
  • Familiarity with Cybersecurity concepts
  • Experience with working with tester and engineers 
  • Must have Secret Clearance 

Essential Functions:


Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require filing, typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, included but not limited to: bending, reaching, turning and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.


Work Environment

An inside and outside environment (considerations: closed quarters, close together, lighting). Needs to be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions.


Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as a personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required.



Core work hours will be between 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.


Other Essential Functions

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to office or work site is required. Travel to and from customer’s locations and the test fields may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.


Jacobs is a global technology company, delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. We test, operate, sustain, and secure critical infrastructures and weapons systems using unique technology application and agile software development capabilities to improve mission capability and operational readiness. Jacobs’ deep experience with advanced technology systems and our wide-ranging program support capabilities work together to make us a premier partner to aerospace and defense clients at locations around the world.



Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws and supplemental language.


Primary Location

: United States-Maryland-Fort Meade-20341-JITC-02


: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Job Posting

: Jul 17, 2020, 1:51:18 AM


: Engineering



Job Type

: Experienced

Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations



 Fort Meade 20755

Capabilities: Aerospace Technology and Defense Programs and Facilities