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Sr. Information Security Analyst (LCAT Intermediate CND Systems Engineer)

I2TSII Clearance Requirement:

Requires an active TS/SCI.  Please do not apply if you do not have the required clearance.

Responsibilities:

Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction to include:

  • Performs Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents.
  • Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation.
  • Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information.
  • Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk.
  • Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems.
  • Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls.
  • Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.
  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance.
  • Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results.
  • Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned.
  • Participates in special projects as required.
  • Assists the Information Assurance Manager on all aspects of DoD network authority/certificate to operate for the NDU enterprise, including DIACAP documentation and certifications.
  • Develops and implements information assurance/security standards and procedures
  • Recommends IA/IS solutions to support customer requirements
  • Identifies, reports, and resolves security violations
  • Establishes and satisfies information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands
  • Ensures that all information systems are functional and secure
  • Supports certification and accreditation activities in support of NDU systems, sites, and networks
  • Coordinates with DISA or other outside entities in support of audits and inspections and provides any required documentation in support of such audits/inspections
  • Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members.

Certifications, Education, Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.
  • Security + (required) to meet baseline of 8570.1M as well as a current industry recognized certification to meet IAM Level II
  • Must have Computer Environment Certification CISSP or equivalent
  • ITILv3 Foundation Certification must be obtained within the first 90 days of accepting employment.
  • Highly encouraged to have familiarity with Risk Management Framework ICD 703 and security tools including ACAS and HBSS
  • 5-8 years of related experience in data security administration.
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