Cyber Security Analyst Duties: This role willconduct assessment and authorization (A&A) activities following the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) on behalf of a federal civilian agency as a contractor.
Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions
Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level
Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-37), and makes recommendations on process tailoring
Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards
Supports the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports
Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed
May support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting
May provide briefings to senior staff
Familiarity with NIST SP 800-53 or similar information security assessment methodology is a plus
Familiarity with the Cyber Security Assessment Management (CSAM) system is also a plus.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in Business, Liberal Arts, Computer Science or related field.
Certifications: One or more of the following certifications preferred (Security+, CAP, CISA, CISSP, CISM, GSEC, GCIH, or GSLC)
Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines
Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet objectives
Provides guidance to subordinates to achieve goals in accordance with established policies
Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting objectives and schedules
Establishes and recommends changes to policies which affect subordinate organization(s)
Years of Experience:5 years.
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Posting ID: 552623178Posted: 2020-05-27