Information Security Analyst w/Active Secret Clearance

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Information Security Analyst w/Active Secret Clearance

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

Job Description:
Leidos has an opening for an Information Security Analyst in Fairfax, VA. This position is in support of a Federal law enforcement agency. This position will be in 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 are having good verbal and written communication skills to coordinate with co-workers and the customer. Typical responsibility will be to assess software and hardware vulnerabilities and mitigation efforts, including technical refreshes, modernization, and re-engineering projects. 

Selected candidate will be responsible for: 
•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:
•BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.  Additional years of experience and/or relevant certifications will be considered in lieu of degree.
•Able to perform end-to-end Security Control Assessments, in-depth experience with NIST 800-53 and NIST 800-37 rev1
•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
•Working skills in Splunk/Arcsight (reporting and analysis), ELMS CSAM (Security Assessment Repository); or equivalent tools.

Desired Skills:
•Familiar with creating security diagram overlays and updates, determine security requirement, security mitigation implementation, perform Security liaison and advisory to internal and external parties
•Familiar with analysis of affected machines, reporting, containment and eradication support
•Familiar with account request review and approvals, account provisioning and deprovisioning, periodic account review and clean

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