Senior Principal Computer Systems Security Analyst with Security Clearance

    Updated 25 days ago
    Herndon, VA 20170
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    Praescient Analytics, LLC is a Veteran-led, certified Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) founded in 2011 which specializes in implementing advanced analytics solutions across the defense, intelligence, and law enforcement communities. With over 40 contracts across 6 continents, over 70% of our employees are veterans and or have intel/law enforcement experience. We fully understand the unique challenges of our clients and work to identify, vet, implement, and enhance commercial and proprietary technologies to provide full scope solutions, because we have been there. Praescient has extensive experience designing, developing, and integrating solutions for customers including the US Army, Special Operations Command (SOCOM), US Navy (USN), US Marine Corps (USMC), US Coast Guard (USCG), Department of Justice (DOJ), Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA), and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), intelligence community, and local law enforcement agencies, among others. Transforming All-Source Analysis with Location-Based Object Services (TALOS) provides Information Technology (IT)-based efforts required to support Department of Defense (DoD) and the Intelligence Community (IC) for technology and concept development. DoD's intelligence mission is to provide accurate, relevant, and timely data and intelligence to tactical, operational, and strategic decision makers across the Combatant Commands, nuclear, conventional, and Special Operations Forces. Decision superiority is the competitive advantage, enabled by an ongoing situational awareness that allows commanders and their forces to make informed decisions and implement them as fast and effectively as the situation warrants. The purpose of this effort is to advance the state of the art in Big Data, data analysis, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML), and advanced analytics to enhance the DoD's and the IC's information processes and technical architectures. As a Computer Systems Security Analyst on the TALOS program, you will be expected to: * Design and implement safety measures and controls. Monitor network activity to identify vulnerable points. Address privacy breaches and malware threats. * Support the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) processes and Information Assurance documentation for multiple analytic and mission systems across all CLINs * Generate and maintain the complete security Body of Evidence (BoE) while leading the A&A activities according to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes (ICD 503, CNSSI-1253, NIST 800-37, NIST 800-53, etc.) for all multiple information systems * Analyze existing security systems and make recommendations for changes or improvements * Prepare reports and action plans in the event that a security breech does occur * Monitor the network and provide early warning of abnormalities or problems * Communicate the system status and keep users informed of downtime or changes to the system * Provide system updates and write code fixes * Experience working with software developers and architects to understand security requirements * Experience guiding the application developers on security policy, identifying security requirements, providing technical guidance for the satisfaction of requirements * Experience creating and managing the plan of action and milestones (POA&Ms), and working with project managers and engineers to develop schedules and engineering actions that mitigate open findings * Experience supporting the Continuous Monitoring of operational systems; experience monitoring and auditing operational systems for proper use Required Qualifications: * 9+ years supporting Assessment and Authorization (A&A) and information assurance processes and documentation using RMF, BS degree * Knowledge of current security risks and protocols * Willingness to work on-call in the event of a security breech or other emergency * Good analytic and problem solving skills * DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certifications (eg, Security+) certifications * RMF, Xacta experience Desired Qualifications: * Experience working with AWS/Google cloud-hosted information systems or applications * Experience working with Redhat or CentOS linux operating systems * Experience working in a DevSecOps environment and tool chain What you can expect from us: * Real opportunity for career growth in an environment where your achievements will be celebrated * Constant collaboration with numerous teams to ensure client success * A team that respects and embraces your ideas and expertise * Coworkers that are motivated by pursuing excellence, rather than the prospect of personal gain * A workplace dedicated to supporting and bettering public safety and government agencies Benefits: * Very competitive salary based on qualifications and experience * Comprehensive, Company paid United Health Care Medical for you and your family (We pay your premiums and deductibles) * 401(k) & 4% matching * Travel & performance incentives * 3 weeks paid time off (plus Federal Holidays) * $5K annual training allowance * $500 book allowance * Tuition reimbursement program Praescient Analytics is committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all. Employees and applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, national origin, legally protected physical or mental disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or status in the uniformed services of the United States, status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, or on any other basis which is protected under applicable law. This includes a commitment to provide a work environment that is free from all forms of illegal harassment including sexual harassment. * This covers all terms and conditions of employment including (but not limited to): * Hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, or demotion of all job classifications; * Recruiting, advertising or solicitation for employment; * Treatment during employment; * Rates of pay or other forms of compensation; * Benefits; * Selection for training; * Company sponsored social and recreational activities; and * Layoff or termination Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US Citizenship Required Praescient Analytics is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Interested Candidates: Please forward your resume to and please visit our website to apply online at www.praescientanalytics.applicantstack.com/x/openings.
    Posting ID: 602971635Posted: 2021-04-16Job Title: Senior Principal Computer Security