Cyber Information Assurance Analyst

Springfield, VA | Full-Time

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CSCI is seeking a well-qualified and self-motivated Senior Cyber Information Assurance Analyst with a minimum of 7 – 9 years cybersecurity experience to support a Department of Defense (DoD) customer. Candidates must have experience cybersecurity, military system specifications, DoD Information Assurance (IA) policies for both land-based and afloat/tactical systems. Strong experience in performing cybersecurity system engineering design, analysis, and documentation of combat systems; developing cybersecurity risk assessment analysis and risk mitigation plans for combat systems; and develop documentation of cybersecurity requirements, gap analysis, threat analysis, system engineering, risk assessment and mitigation for combat systems.

Strong experience implementing and supporting the Risk Management Framework (RMF) has defined in the above directives is required.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as a senior Cyber Information Assurance Analyst for multiple systems and ensure all personnel including privileged users is following system processes.
  • Create and maintain System Security Plans (SSP), Security Control Traceability Matrixes (SCTM), Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M), and all other RMF documentation required for supported systems.
  • Review and evaluate RMF packages from outside organizations to provide inputs and recommendations to Authorizing Official (AO).
  • Perform SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC) scans to ensure configurations are by latest DISA STIGs.
  • Perform Nessus Security scans to ensure all known vulnerabilities are mitigated or documented within a system Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M).
  • Interface with external entities in regards to maintaining the Authorization of existing infrastructures.
  • Perform system audits on multiple platforms and implement processes and technologies that help highlight anomalies that can be evaluated to ensure Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability is not compromised.
  • Maintain a strong security posture to all supported infrastructures.

Skills

  • Exceptional communication skills.
  • Strong technical skills with Linux and Windows operating systems to go along with an in-depth understanding of the RMF process.
  • Intermediate skill set on configuring and supporting Cisco switches.
  • Knowledge and experience are configuring RAID levels for network storage devices.
  • Experience in implementing system backups.
  • Must be able to solve complex problems with minimal supervision.
  • Strong writing skills to create and review RMF documentation.
  • Customer service attitude.
  • Ability to effectively work with others that helps foster and encourage a positive work environment.

Experience:

Requires a minimum of 5 years of experience working with Navy combat systems such as AEGIS, Ship Self Defense System, Cooperative Engagement Capability, Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar, Solid State Laser, Railgun or other combat systems.  Requires a minimum of 7 – 9 years in cybersecurity requirements development, cyber threat analysis, cyber systems engineering, cyber systems architecture development or cybersecurity policy development experience.  Experience implementing and supporting RMF is required.

Education:

BA/BS in Information Technology, Computer Science, Cyber Security, or related discipline.

Requirements - US Citizen / TS Clearance

Training/Certifications:

DoD 8570 Compliance. IAT Level II Certification (CCNA Security, CySA+, CND, or SSCP) required.

U.S. Citizenship:

Yes

Minimum Clearance:

Applicants are required to have, at a minimum, a TOP SECRET (TS) clearances with Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) eligibility based on a Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) completed within the last five years. Applicants selected must be willing to submit to an initial and random counter-intelligence polygraph.

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