Coalfire Federal is a market leading cybersecurity consultancy firm that provides independent and tailored advice, assessments, technical testing and a full suite of cyber engineering services to Federal agency customers. Coalfire Federal along with its parent company, Coalfire, has an unparalleled client list with deep customer relationships with leading cloud and technology providers including Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google, Oracle and Federal agencies. Coalfire has been a cybersecurity thought leader for nearly 20 years and has offices throughout the United States and Europe and is committed to making the world a safer place by solving our clients’ toughest security challenges.


We’re growing rapidly and currently seeking a Senior Policy Technical Writer with a background in Information System Security and Policy to support our federal team.

What you’ll do

  • Support the ISSO in carrying out their roles and responsibilities by researching and evaluating the current Cybersecurity Policy and Minimum Requirements.
  • Providing support for facilitating and helping identify current enterprise security infrastructure and implementation of security related documentation.
  • Review, evaluate and provide recommended updates to enterprise level Policy, Procedures, Standards, and Guidelines and providing recommendations on areas for improvement with content and structure.
  • Provide support to plan, prioritize, coordinate, and implement the organization’s information security program, leveraging existing Cybersecurity Governance processes.

What you’ll bring

  • 5 years of overall experience in information security, security program, security operations or similar role – including at least 3 years serving as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) responsibilities, such as:
    • Experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Cybersecurity Framework (CSF) practices, Security Technical Implementation Guides and associated National Institutes of Standards and Technologies (NIST) 800 series security publications.
    • Experience developing and documenting enterprise Information Assurance Policy, Procedure, Standards, and Guidelines.
    • Experience with NIST 800-53 rev. 5


  • Possess a strong understanding of NIST 800-53 information security principles, guidance, and regulations.
  • Ability to validate Cybersecurity Policy mapping to NIST 800-53 and implement information security requirements for IT systems through the RMF and CSF processes.


  • Gathering and organizing technical information about an organization’s existing security products, and ongoing programs.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills including the ability to communicate effectively with internal stakeholders.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to interact with clients to provide Cyber Security Policy and Program advice and guidance.
  • Ability to work in a flexible environment where requirements and procedures continuously evolve.
  • Ability to work under pressure with efficiency and accuracy.
  • Proficiency with Office 365 skills including Word, PowerPoint, Excel.


Why you’ll want to join us

Passionate problem-solvers who are hungry to learn, grow, and contribute. That’s what it takes to be a part of the Coalfire team. We work together to tackle the toughest cybersecurity challenges and help our clients become more secure and successful. We are trusted advisors who are committed to shaping our industry. At Coalfire, our people have the opportunity to expand their minds and skills, build meaningful relationships with the industry’s smartest minds, and have a direct impact on our company’s success.


Along with energetic culture and supportive environment, you’ll have the flexibility to balance your personal and work life and grow personally and professionally. We work hard, and we play hard – and the two often overlap, and we’re active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
  • Flexible paid time off
  • A generous 401(k) plan
  • Corporate wellness programs
  • Stock Appreciation Rights (SARs)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Certification reimbursement
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