Information Security Analyst w/Active Top Secret Clearance

Job opening ID

1815

Posting title

Information Security Analyst w/Active Top Secret Clearance

Roles and responsibilities

Must be a US Citizen with an Active Top Secret Clearance
DOJ/DEA/Leidos – Fairfax, VA
W2 with full benefits
1 year contract

Job Description:
This position will be an advisory role to the customer in the information assurance area. Ability to work in a professional environment, have problem solving and organization skills is required, as well as good verbal and written communication skills to coordinate with co-workers and the customer. Typical responsibilities will be to assess software and hardware vulnerabilities and mitigation efforts, including technical refreshes, modernization, and re-engineering projects. 

•Recommending best business practices and secure methodologies to maintain and/or improve security posture of Information Systems, the network, and remedy deficiencies.
•Awareness of vulnerabilities and newest patches, and verifying that the agency has applied appropriate patches, STIGs, and control mechanisms as per directives.
•Assisting in the development and tracking of POA&Ms and work with engineering team to remediate and test related security controls.
•Will use IA expertise to provide recommendations to address gaps in compliance and work with to bring systems into compliance.
•Generating compliance assessment reports for the customer based on compliance data and scanning results gathered from existing tools.
•Providing expertise to customer to resolve vulnerability compliance, assessing vulnerabilities due to evolving technologies, and security engineering services with recommendations throughout project lifecycles.
•Provide Documentation Updates including Configuration Management Plans, Incident Response Plans, Security Operating Procedures, Vulnerability Management, Contingency Plan, System Security Plans

Required Skills:
•A diverse set of skills will be required to resolve a complex and wide-ranging set of problems.
•Security Authorizations (ATT, ATO): Able to perform end-to-end Security Control Assessments, in-depth experience with NIST 800-53 and NIST 800-37 rev1
•Vulnerability and Patch Management: Experienced in Asset Management, Vulnerability Scanning (Tenable Nessus, Hailstorm, AppDetective), Vulnerability Remediation (BigFix, SCCM), Secure Configurations support (i.e. DISA STIGS), Security Advisory notifications and OMB data calls
•Security Tools: Working skills in Splunk/Arcsight (reporting and analysis), ELMS CSAM (Security Assessment Repository); or equivalent tools.
•Security Engineering: Familiar with creating security diagram overlays and updates, determine security requirement, security mitigation implementation, perform Security liaison and advisory to internal and external parties
•Incident Response: Familiar with analysis of affected machines, reporting, containment and eradication support
•Account Management: Familiar with account request review and approvals, account provisioning and deprovisioning, periodic account review and clean
•Typically requires BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

Number of positions

1

Location

Fairfax

State

Virginia