A&A Project Lead

Job ID
Experience (Years)
Security Clearance

Job Description

NetCentrics is a leading provider of enterprise systems management, solutions engineering, applications development, information assurance, computer network defense and cybersecurity for The Department of Defense, Department of Homeland Security and other federal agencies.  


NetCentrics is looking for an A&A Project Lead to support our team in Alexandria, VA.  This position is open only to candidates with an active Top Secret with DIA adjudicated SCI eligibility.



Specific Areas of Responsibility:

  • Facilitates kick-off meetings with system owners, senior decision makers, and management to review A&A schedules for the upcoming year, and address new requirements, policy changes, or other modifications affecting information technology program offices and systems
  • Conducts technical evaluations of software and hardware products to identify their capabilities and potential use within the organization’s information technology security program
  • Evaluations and assessments should consider other Federal departments that have experience with similar products or capabilities, and shall include lessons learned or best practices prepared by the organizations
  • Evaluation will also include training and staffing requirements needed and their relevant information essential to the successful implementation of the products or capabilities
  • Conducts technical evaluation of software and hardware products, associated development of lessons learned, and training needs for implementation
  • Monitor Department trends and perform analysis to determine gaps within service offerings ensuring alignment with agency strategic strategy
  • Possess strong RMF, cyber security policy, and NIST knowledge
  • Strong technical writing skills to support POAMs, Risk Acceptance, Security Assessments, and other important artifacts supporting the agency



  • Active Security Clearance: Top Secret with SCI Eligibility
  • 12 + years of experience in the cybersecurity area
  • 8 years of experience in Assessment and Authorization
  • 3 years of experience in Security Control Assessor/Validator
  • 5 years of work experience in project management
  • Must have MS project experience
  • IAM Level II Certification: (CAP, CISSP, CASP CE, CISM, GSLC)
  • PMP certification
  • BS degree or above
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Must be able to provide high-level briefings
  • Self-Starter
  • Must have extensive knowledge in DoD and NIST frameworks in developing risk responses to federal mandates, USCYBERCOM, DISA, and US-CERT
  • As a contingency to employment at NetCentrics, all candidates who are given offers must successfully pass a full background investigation including criminal history, education and employment verifications


**In order to be considered for this position, you must apply directly through our careers site** 


NetCentrics is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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