BTAS Inc. Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Hanscom AFB, Massachusetts

BTAS Job Description

Job Title:

Security Clearance Required:

Cyber Security SME


Work Location:

Position Type / Standard Work Hours:

Hanscom AFB, MA

Full-time/40 hours per week

Summary / Objective:

Support implementation of the RMF at the program level. Responsible for ensuring all products, services, capabilities, and Platform Information Technology (PIT) have completed the appropriate cybersecurity evaluation and configuration processes prior to incorporation into or connection to an Information System or IT system. Ensure capabilities are compliant with cybersecurity requirements in accordance with DoD and DoD Component cybersecurity and information assurance policies and guidance. Work closely with senior contractor representatives to provide adequate Certification and Accreditation(C&A) support to group capabilities and programs. Work closely with Space and Air Force Approving Officials (AO) POCs within the cybersecurity C&A community.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide oversight for Cybersecurity inputs to group acquisition documents, are prepared.

  • Ensure security controls and requirements have been communicated and appropriately resourced by program budget documents and are reflected in the program's requirements database.

  • Support the PM and ISSM in development of a POA&M and budget that addresses the implementation of cybersecurity requirements throughout the lifecycle of the system.

  • Support and review artifact entry into Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) and programmatic actions resulting in obtaining and maintaining an Authority to Operate (ATO).

  • Ensure that group processes are aligned to, and adequately documented in the program's Systems Engineering Plan (SEP) and Program Protection Plan (PPP), and are executed with sufficient rigor to ensure required security controls are implemented, resulting in the lowest level of residual risk to system operation.

  • Provides input into the key acquisition and program management processes and documentation, to include, but not limited to: the Acquisition Strategy (AS); Acquisition Program Baseline (APB); Cybersecurity Strategy; Program Protection Plan (PPP); System Threat Assessment Report (STAR); Systems Engineering Plan (SEP); Cost Analysis Requirements Descriptions (CARD) for Major Defense Acquisition Programs (MDAPs) and Major Automated Information Systems (MAISs), and rationale for lifecycle cost estimate for other programs; contracts.


  • Initiative

  • Time Management

  • Communication Proficiency

  • Organization Skills

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position does not supervise the work of others

  • This position supervises the work of others

Work Environment:

  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers, etc.

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 80%

  • Must be able to constantly operate a computer and other standard office equipment


  • Very little – less than 5%

Required Education and / or Experience:

  • BA/BS degree

  • 10 years of Cyber Security experience, 5 of which must be in defense acquisitions

  • Supervisory experience

  • Familiarity with the Air Force Intranet (AFNet) and the Risk Management Framework (RMF).

Preferred Education and / or Experience:

  • Master Degree preferred

  • CISSP Certification preferred

AAP / EEO Statement:

BTAS is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

BTAS is an E-Verify program participant.