Cybersecurity A&A Specialist

Job Location

Germantown, MD

Published By

Technical Recruiter

Type of Job

Full Time (Contingent)


S/TS (Q or L)

Published Date

April 23, 2021, 1:00:00 PM

Job Summary

Sarela Technology Solutions has multiple openings for a Risk Management Framework (RMF) Cybersecurity Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Specialist (Mid-level) 

The A&A Specialist is responsible for conducting a comprehensive assessment of implemented controls and control enhancements to determine the 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 and privacy requirements for the system and the organization). A&A Specialists provide an assessment of the severity of the deficiencies discovered in the system and recommend corrective actions to address the vulnerabilities. A&A Specialists prepare security and

The  A&A Specialist shall:

  • Assess the security controls in accordance with the assessment procedures described in assessment plans.

  • Prepare the assessment reports documenting the findings and recommendations from the control assessments.

  • Conduct initial remediation actions on the controls and reassess remediated controls.

  • Assess the controls implemented within and inherited by the system in accordance with the continuous monitoring strategy.

  • Possess and apply comprehensive knowledge on multiple complex work assignments.

  • Contribute to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.


  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and five (5) years relevant experience OR nine (9) years relevant experience in lieu of degree.

  • Active DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance; OR a DOE “Q” or “L” security clearance.

  • Previous experience as a systems administrator for any industry leading technology is strongly desired.


  • Profit Sharing Plan

  • Health/Dental/Vision

  • 401K w/ 6% match

  • 10 Paid Holiday

  • 10 - Unlimited PTO Days

  • LifeMart Employee Discounts

  • Base Salary + Commission

About us

Sarela Technology Solutions LLC is a Cybersecurity and Professional IT Services company specializing in Cybersecurity Compliance, Cloud Engineering, DevSecOps, Operations & Sustainment, Defense Acquisition Support, and Healthcare IT. We deliver comprehensive IaaS, PaaS, & SaaS service offerings and Endpoint Security, Cloud Security, & Threat Intelligence solutions.

Sarela Technology Solutions, LLC is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB), Small Business Administration (SBA) certified 8(a) and Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone) business.

Sarela Technology Solutions, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on any basis or status protected under federal, state, or local law.


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