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Cybersecurity - RMF Lead


Lead Developer


Boston, Massachusetts, United States


Work Where it Matters

Tundra Federal, an Akima company, is not just another federal IT contractor. As an Alaska Native Corporation (ANC), our mission and purpose extend beyond our exciting federal projects as we support our shareholder communities in Alaska.

At Tundra Federal, the work you do every day makes a difference in the lives of our 15,000 Iñupiat shareholders, a group of Alaska natives from one of the most remote and harshest environments in the United States.

For our shareholders , Tundra Federal provides support and employment opportunities and contributes to the survival of a culture that has thrived above the Arctic Circle for more than 10,000 years.

For our government customers , Tundra Federal delivers agile information technology solutions to implement and evolve IT infrastructures to achieve and advance functionality, efficiency, security, and compliance.

As a Tundra Federal employee , you will be surrounded by a challenging, yet supportive work environment that is committed to innovation and diversity, two of our most important values. You will also have access to our comprehensive benefits and competitive pay in addition to growth opportunities and excellent retirement options.

Job Summary:

Tundra Federal is looking for a Cybersecurity Engineer to Lead the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process, work with the internal program team, and Air Force to create RMF artifacts for submission in eMASS, and support the implementation of cybersecurity plans and policies for an Air Force IT program.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for all cybersecurity and RMF tasks for the program.
  • Creates required RMF artifacts from scratch for new systems, including the Vulnerability Management and Incident Response Plans.
  • Identifies applicable STIGs and oversees STIG compliance.
  • Leads the implementation of strategic, technical, and operational cybersecurity controls.
  • Acts as the escalation point of contact for the Air Force customer.
  • Develops POA&Ms with the Engineering and OEM vendor teams.
  • Reports status and updates to internal and external management.
  • Provides cybersecurity recommendations and feedback to ensure compliance with RMF and Air Force policies.
  • Supervises RMF resources.
  • Provides tasks to the Integrated Master Schedule (IMS) and weekly performance updates.
  • Create and update CDRLs.
  • Manage budgets and labor charging and provide monthly financial forecasts.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years of experience leading compliance activities, security patching, compiling RMF documentation, achieving ATOs of a year or longer in duration, specifically Continuous ATO (cATO), and developing and maintaining POA&Ms.
  • IAT III 8570 compliant (certifications include: CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH and CCSP).
  • Information Assurance Manager (IAM) Level II or above.
  • Proficiency with DoD cybersecurity and RMF tools (eMASS, ACAS, ESS, etc.).
  • Experience working on NIPR and SIPR.
  • Active Secret Clearance.
  • Travel up to 25%.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Cybersecurity related network or Cloud technology certifications.
  • Experience with Zero Trust, ICAM (Identity, Credential and Access Management) and other Cybersecurity technical advances.
  • Experience with Cybersecurity in cloud environments (AWS, Azure, Oracle Cloud, Google Cloud, etc.).

We are an equal opportunity employer and comply with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All applicants will receive consideration for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, gender or gender-identity, age, marital status, sexual orientation, veteran status, disability, pregnancy or parental status, or any other basis prohibited by law. If you are an individual with a disability, or have known limitations related to pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, and would like to request a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us at or [Register to View] (information about job applications status is not available at this contact information).

Job: Information Technology

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: Tundra Federal

Clearance: SECRET

Work Type: Remote

Remote: Yes

ReqID: 2024-8365