Security Data Transfer Officer

Are you looking to take that next step up in your career and become a key member of a team supporting a large Federal Government agency?  Then we want to hear from you!

Hill Associates is looking for strongly qualified people to help support our clients. We are currently seeking a Security Data Transfer Officer for a full-time position as part of an ongoing contract in Washington DC near Farragut West metro station.

This position requires U.S. Citizenship and the candidate must have a current active, Secret clearance or greater.

This is a hybrid position with scheduled days onsite and remote.

Primary Role:

Provide on-going support for the declarations and notices sites on client’s classified network; maintain familiarity with client’s Classification Guide, applicable classification marking requirement, and the data types in use by the specific classified network; will review all requests for transfers from the classified network to the unclassified network and provide written approval of any permissible requests; provide a full analysis of files that cannot be moved down, specifying in detail why material is not permissible for move down; perform classification marking reviews of documentation maintained by the classified network and provide feedback on any instances of mismarking discovered.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Assist with any data spill cleanup required; supervising personnel cleaning up spills, performing spill cleanup on various networks, and documenting spill cleanup activities according to Incident Response plans.
  • Weekly Status Reports
    • Documents approved for transfer (count)
    • Documents awaiting approval for transfer (count)
    • Documents declined for transfer (count)
  • Explanation of declined file transfers.
  • Spill cleanup report
    • Positive assertions that cleanup is complete.
    • Details of where spill was removed from.
    • Residual risk statement covering any data that could not be cleaned up
  • Monthly Task Progress Reports: same data as weekly report, rolled into monthly totals plus:
    • Discussion of any logistical issues or problems with the data transfer process.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Five+ years experience of data classification, declassification, and classification reviews
  • Active Security+ certification
  • Strong desire to learn, and specifically to learn the network process, consistent with need to know.
  • Strong communication skill to understand and communicate data scope, breadth, and depth.
  • Expert level communication skills in the English language; talking/ negotiating with global stakeholders in English.
  • Expert level skill for collecting and understanding IT information.
  • Education: master’s degree in an IT-related field (e.g., cybersecurity, computer science, computer engineering) with 5+ years of experience in an IT-related field; or a bachelor’s degree with 9+ years of experience in an IT related field
  • 5+ years’ experience working in information technology (IT) environment or in a related field.

Preferred Skills:

  • Certifications of Dynamics products or other MS products (MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MCITP)

Physical Demands: Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

HILL ASC, INC., Inc. does not discriminate against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, or national origin.