DODIn APL Security Engineer




The Connected World team focuses on cyber security, software testing, and assurance services for network-enabled devices, such as computers, tablets, mobile devices, apps, software and wireless and connected products. The team provides services to help bring cutting-edge technology to market quickly with assurance of safety/security, quality, and performance.

Acumen Security, an Intertek Company, is a full-service security certification provider offering Consulting, Documentation Development and Laboratory Services designed to assist in certifying commercial products against regulatory cyber security standards. Our goal is to not only assist our clients in certifying their products, but to provide a seamless and cost-effective way while maintaining the integrity of the certification efforts. While adhering to industry standards, Acumen Security works effectively and efficiently to maximize our clients Return on Investment.


  • The mid-level APL Engineer will guide projects and programs through the RMF framework, to include aligning and implementing appropriate RMF CSfC, DoD, CC, and FIPS policies and procedures
  • The mid-level engineer will have 4+ years experience in a technical field
  • The candidate must have had a direct experience with DoDIN APL certification

Job Requirements:

  • Experience applying knowledge and understanding of Information Assurance (IA) and interoperability (IO) concepts, practices and procedures using established DoDIN policies and standards to minimize and/or mitigate RMF security risks
  • Prepare technical documentation to ensure compliance with security standards and regulations
  • Experience guiding projects and programs through successful assessment and authorization of systems components for Authority to Operate (ATO) or posting on DoDIN APL
  • Experience in applying Security Assessment and accreditation (SA&A) to multiple technology types
  • Experience coordinating with DISA stakeholders to assure compliance with security reporting requirements
  • Familiarity with the DoDIN APL process
  • Familiarity with DoD CAC infrastructure
Technical Requirements:
  • The candidate must have had a direct experience with DoDIN APL certification
  • ISSO background. Familiarity with the following:
  • Application Security and Development
  • Network Device Management
  • One or more of the OSs STIGs:
  • General Purpose OS
  • RHEL 7/8 STIG
  • Windows 2016 Server
  • Background as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) preferred
  • Bachelor of Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Cyber Security, other related field, or equivalent

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