Software Assurance (SwA) Lead at Serco (Huntsville, AL)

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Position Description

Serco is seeking a Software Assurance (SwA) Lead to join the team in Huntsville, AL to support our Missile Defense Agency (MDA) customer! The position operates at the RedStone Arsenal supporting the Missile Defense Agency's Cybersecurity Compliance and Risk Management program.

The mission of the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is to develop and deploy a layered Missile Defense System to defend the United States, its deployed forces, allies, and friends from missile attacks in all phases of flight.

In this role, the Software Assurance (SwA) Lead will:
  • Guide a team of SwA Analysts providing assessments during independent verification and validation supporting system authorization and software approvals
  • Provide SwA analysts with guidance and assistance during assessments
  • Review Application Security using the DISA Application Security and Development STIG
  • Manage the team's work tasks and schedules
  • Perform quality control on SwA assessment reports
  • Coordinate with other team leads to consolidate SwA findings into a system level risk assessment


To be successful in this role, you must have:
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance and be eligible for Top Secret/SCI (TS/SCI) clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Information Systems Security, Cybersecurity, and Engineering or a related field or equivalent experience
  • A cybersecurity certification equivalent to IASAE Level II per DoD 8570.01-M
  • Eight (8) years of experience
Preferred qualifications:
  • Working knowledge of eMASS, ASD DISA STIGS and STIG-Tools and RMF process, package development, and assessment & authorization
  • Understanding of US Government Cybersecurity/IA policies and procedures
  • Effective oral and written communication skills for working within a team environment
  • Understanding of NIST 800-53/800-218 controls and the DISA Application Security and Development (ASD) STIG
  • Experience leading a small team
  • Ability to communicate with senior leaders and executives
  • Understanding of DevSecOps and Agile development technologies
Company Overview

Serco Inc. (Serco) is the Americas division of Serco Group, plc. Serco serves every branch of the U.S. military, numerous U.S. Federal civilian agencies, the Intelligence Community, the Canadian government, state and local governments, and commercial clients. We help our clients deliver vital services more efficiently while increasing the satisfaction of their end customers. Headquartered in Herndon, Virginia, Serco Americas has over 9,000 employees and is part of a $4 billion global business that helps transform government and public services around the world. At Serco, our employees are our most valuable asset - we listen, respect and support them throughout their career at Serco. We invite you to become part of our dynamic team. Serco is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversifying our workforce (Race/ Color/ Sex/ Sexual Orientation/ Gender Identity/ Religion/ National Origin/ Disability/ Vets).

To review Serco benefits please visit:

If you require an accommodation with the application process please email: [email protected] or call the HR Service Desk at 800-628-6458, option 1. Please note, due to EEOC/OFCCP compliance, Serco is unable to accept resumes by email.

Serco does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies without being a contracted approved vendor. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Serco and will not be obligated to pay a placement or contract fee. If you are interested in becoming an approved vendor at Serco, please email [email protected].

COVID-19 Regulations: Serco complies with all applicable COVID-19 requirements. This may require employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, provide attestations regarding vaccination status and/or COVID-19 testing, or satisfy other conditions of employment that Serco deems appropriate, and employees may be required to show proof of vaccination and/or negative COVID-19 test results as a condition of employment (except in limited circumstances where an employee is legally entitled to an accommodation).
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