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Cyber Security Policy Analyst/Writer


n-Link Corporation was founded in 1995 as a high-end enterprise IT solutions firm attracting high-flying performers to join our company of owners. As a woman-owned small business, the founder created an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) in 1999 and 10 years later became 100% ESOP-owned.  In 2011, the company was selected as a "Top Small Company Workplaces" by Inc. Magazine and was awarded the prestigious "Innovation Award" by the National Center for Employee Ownership (NCEO). n-Link has also won a place on Inc. Magazine's 500/5000 fastest growing companies list for several years.



Our role of Cyber Security Policy Analyst/Writeris responsible for providing quality assurance, quality control, and technical writing support for all cybersecurity deliverables.  Other duties include risk assessments, documentation assessments, security control assessments, reviewing and testing all the documents associated with Authorization to Operate (e.g. system security plans, contingency plans, incident response plans, disaster recovery plans, etc.), and other advanced-level cybersecurity activities in accordance with the Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA), applicable National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Publications, and other related OMB guidance. 



  • Provide Quality Assurance (QA) review for cybersecurity authorization and guidance documents, including: security categorizations, system security plans, cybersecurity system assessment reports, security risk assessments, vulnerability assessment reports, and contingency plans and reports.
  • Ensure all contract deliverables meet established QA standards and contractual guidelines.
  • Review deliverables and work products for editorial/grammatical and organizational defects.
  • Provide direct technical writing and editing support to customer as needed.
  • Draft and or maintain information systems security documentation templates in accordance with latest FISMA, NIST or federal guidance.  Review completed templates to ensure completeness and accuracy.
  • Coordinate with Information System Security Officers (ISSOs) and key stakeholders across the organization to ensure understanding and timely compliance with Federal and organizational policies and procedures.
  • Develop and deliver required reporting for various management levels.



  • Knowledge of FISMA and NIST SP 800-53 requirements, and cybersecurity principles.
  • Strong customer-service attitude, and ability to multi-task and work independently.
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in information security, risk management, or related discipline.
  • Minimum of four (4) or more years IT/technical experience is required, to include two (2) or more years of progressive information security experience with Federal Government projects.
  • Strong knowledge and experience with the most recent FISMA regulations, NIST special publications, FIPS publications, and OMB regulations.
  • Demonstrated practical experience in NIST-based risk management.



n-Link provides competitive benefits to include, Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K and an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).



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