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Senior Information Security Analyst [2022-039]

Cybersecurity

• Performs Cybersecurity activities (formally known as IA - Information Assurance) for a large Program; coordinates with government Program staff, USAF, and other government agencies to assist in the creation, dissemination, direction, and auditing of program policy, standards, and operating procedures

• Utilize available resources to conduct Cybersecurity activities, and report to senior GDIT and government personnel on overall program security posture

• Conduct network and system audits for vulnerabilities using Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), ACAS vulnerability scanner, and DISA SCAP as assessment tools for Solaris, Linux, Windows, Cisco and associated network operating systems and systems.

• Ability to create, track and review Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) and conduct solution identification to assist in problem remediation and resolution

• Communicate tactical and strategic threat information to Government leaders, Cybersecurity-Ops and A&A (formerly C&A) Staff to assist them in making cyber risk decisions and to mitigate threats

• Carries out DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) in accordance with DoD 8510.01 to ascertain information systems' security posture by utilizing security control validation activities and coordinating security testing

• Maintain the Security Accreditation status, including system documentation of multiple DoD classified networks and interconnected systems

• Coordinates with USAF and other organizations in support of audits and inspections and provides all necessary documentation as required for SAVs, ST&Es, and CCRIs

• Ability to review engineering and network designs for adherence to DoD, NIST and other regulations

• Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk

• Provides guidance for the implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls

• Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices

• Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance

• Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members

• Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned

• Participates in special projects as required



Required Skills:

Required:

• 5+ years of experience required.

• Must possess and maintain a Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

• BA/BS degree required or equivalent work experience.

• Comprehensive knowledge of data security administration principles, methods, and techniques

• Must meet DOD 8570.01M requirements for IAM Level II (e.g. CASP CE, etc.)

• Requires familiarity with network concepts, user authentication, and digital signatures

• Requires understanding of DOD RMF

• Requires understanding of DoD and NIST policies and procedures, including FIPS 199, FIPS 200, NIST 800-53 and other applicable policies

Desired:

• The ability to work and set priorities on multiple projects/tasks at once and operate in a dynamic, fast-paced team-oriented environment

• Depending on job assignment, additional specific certifications may be required

• The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.



BA/BS degree required or equivalent work experience.

5+ years

Springfield/Fairfax, VA

TS/SCI

Immediate

In compliance with Colorado’s Equal Pay for Equal Work Act, the salary range for this role is $65,000 - $85,000. Please note, salary is based on education, experience, and responsibilities.

U.S. Citizenship is required. EOE including disability/vet
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