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Security Analyst, Senior

Location: Chantilly, Virginia
Date Posted: 07-18-2018
Sr. Security Analyst
Location: Chantilly, VA
U.S. Citizen

Candidates will be subject to a government background investigation and must meet eligibility criteria. 

Summary


Candidate must have Cyber Security experience working with exposure to if not solid experience with NIST or the VA 6500. Candidates need to be policy/document type people or willing to work in technical documentation with good verbal and written communication skills. Candidate must be able to assess SSPs, RAs, IRPs, ISCPs, DRPs, and CMPs along with review the documents to provide meaningful feedback to the customer with assistance from the team SMEs, as needed. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Perform Information Assurance tasks and Cybersecurity support for the Continuous Readiness Information Security Program (CRISP). 
• Assess the Cybersecurity risk of IT systems documenting them in formal risk assessments and supporting artifacts associated with the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) process. 
• Organize, develop, and present briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular and/or graphic elements.
• Implements IT security solutions and assures successful implementation. 
• Applies knowledge of security principles, policy and regulations to daily tasking.
• Has experience with Cyber Security document management and is familiar with security and privacy rules. 
• Researches policies, procedures, standards, and guidance, and applies needed changes under specific conditions for the protection of information and information systems
• Must be able to direct and guide junior members of a project team and give feedback to team managers and other Stakeholders
• Executing reviews of RMF Security Controls to ensure FISMA and NIST compliance.
• Support leadership to identify capability gaps in vulnerability management services by analyzing Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) associated with the facility or system
• Conduct analysis and aggregation of Security Control and POA&M evidence from various sources
• Maintain knowledge of current RMF security trends and be able to clearly communicate them to the client
• Analyze vulnerability assessment data to identify technical risks to the organization
• Support the identification and impact classification for new vulnerabilities identified in the client' s environment
• Assist client in identification and reduction of findings at a site and enterprise level. 
• Assess the Cybersecurity risk of IT systems documenting them in formal risk assessments and supporting artifacts associated with the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) process. 
• Organize, develop, and present briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular and/or graphic elements.
• Applies knowledge of security principles, policy and regulations to daily tasking.
• Has experience with Cyber Security document management and is familiar with security and privacy rules. 
• Researches policies, procedures, standards, and guidance, and recommends needed changes under specific conditions for the protection of information and information systems


Requirements 
• Master’s degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required. 
• 10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
• 5 years’ experience
• Awareness, understanding and application of mitigation strategies, IAVAs, and IAVBs.
• Some experience with or exposure to NIST-800 requirements
• Experience with or exposure to VA 6500 requirements is a plus
• Ability to research policies, procedures, standards, and guidance, and apply under specific conditions for the protection of information and information systems 
• Cybersecurity experience
• Well-developed writing and interpersonal skills
• Ability to prepare and execute detailed computer system analysis, including creating interim and final reports and presentation of analysis data.
• Must be a team player
• Must be willing to take on other tasks as assigned
• Must be willing to travel up to 25% of the time



















 
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