cybersecurity controls assessor resume example with 10+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Information Security Specialist with passion for aligning security architecture plans and processes with security standards and business goals. Extensive experience developing and testing security framework for cloud-based software. Versed in robust network defense strategies. Experienced Information Security with specialization on Risk Management Framework (RMF), System categorization, security control selection, implementation, assessment, authorization and Monitoring security controls respectively; to mitigate risk and vulnerability of the system. Well experienced in direct and remote analysis with strong critical thinking, communication and people skills.

  • Network& System Security
  • Risk Management
  • Authentication and Access Control
  • Vulnerability Assessment
  • System Monitoring
  • Developing security plans
  • Teamwork
  • Project Management
Work History
06/2017 to Current Cybersecurity Controls Assessor Leidos Holdings Inc. | Bedford, MA,
  • Performed risk analyses to identify appropriate security countermeasures and Conducted security audits to identify vulnerabilities using NIST SP 800 standards.
  • Lead kickoff meeting with stakeholders to explain System Assessment Plan (SAP) Conduct security control assessments to assess adequacy of management, operational and technical security controls implemented and uploaded all artifacts and documented results in CSAM security assessment tool. Security Assessment Reports (SAR) were developed detailing with results of assessment along with Plan of Action and Mile-stones (POA&M).
  • Test and document comprehensive security assessment results that include full description of weakness and deficiencies discovered during assessment information System Security controls per NIST 800-53A Revision 4 guidelines
  • Monitor timeliness of required actions and documents pertaining to C&A of the system throughout its life cycle.
  • Prepare C&A briefings for Authorizing Official, to include security evaluation findings.
  • Prepare Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) packages to ascertain that management, operational and technical security controls adhere to NIST SP 800-53 standards.
  • Conduct comprehensive reviews of security authorization documents to ensure appropriate NIST security guidelines were used during assessments and the selections of security controls that are relevant to confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the systems.
  • Conduct Security Authorization document reviews and Assessment for Federal Risk and Authorization Management Process (FEDRAMP) in securing federal information systems in cloud environment such as AWS gov cloud and Acquia cloud.
  • Attend weekly Compliance Team meetings and provided reports in the approved format required in FISMA Compliance activities.
  • Provide support for all assigned Security Authorization activities.
  • Prepare and delivered all requested Security Authorization artifacts.
  • Develop preliminary Security Assessment Report (SAR).
  • Validate artifacts with control implementation statements
08/2014 to 10/2017 Information Assurance Analyst Cracker Barrel Old Country Stores | Crossville, TN,
  • Analyze and update System Security Plan (SSP), Risk Assessment (RA), Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA), System Security test and Evaluation (ST&E) and the Plan Of Actions and Milestones (POA&M)
  • Assist System Owners and ISSO in preparing certification and Accreditation package for companies IT systems, making sure that management, operational and technical security controls adhere to a formal and well-established security requirement authorized by NIST SP 800-53 R4
  • Designate systems and categorize its C.I.A using FIPS 199 and NIST SP 800-60
  • Conduct Self-Annual Assessment (NIST SP 800-53A)
  • Perform Vulnerability Assessment. Make sure that risks are assessed, evaluated and a proper actions have been taken to limit their impact on the Information and Information Systems
  • Created standard templates for required security assessment and authorization documents, including risk assessments, security plans, security assessment plans and reports, contingency plans, and security authorization packages
  • Conducted I.T controls risk assessments that included reviewing organizational policies, standards and procedures and provided advice on their adequacy, accuracy and compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard
03/2011 to 08/2014 Desktop Support Analyst Germanna Community College | City, STATE,
  • Handle technical troubleshooting with an enterprise environment including systems crashes, slow-downs and data recoveries
  • Maintained, analyzed, troubleshot and repaired computer systems, hardware and computer peripherals.
  • Assisted over 25 clients daily by gaining remote access to computers and manipulating applications.
  • Installed new hardware and software, patched systems and configured settings.
  • Troubleshot various technical issues dealing with printers, network and phone systems.
  • Provide information and/or technical assistance to users concerning the development and maintenance of the computer network or for resolution of special problems.
  • Earn recommendation for teamwork, flexibility and work excellence in providing IT support to students and faculty
Expected in Bachelor of Science | Computer And Information Systems Security Liberty University, Lynchburg, VA GPA:
Expected in Bachelor of Science | Respiratory Therapy Shenandoah University, Winchester, VA GPA:

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School Attended

  • Liberty University
  • Shenandoah University

Job Titles Held:

  • Cybersecurity Controls Assessor
  • Information Assurance Analyst
  • Desktop Support Analyst


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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