Information Security Analyst - Reston VA

Location: Reston, VA
Date Posted: 10-20-2017
Government Agency is currently seeking an Information Security Analyst to provide offsite support in Reston, Virginia.  Supporting the Department of Homeland Security in providing system software development and engineering services for the Big Data Environment (BDE).
The Role:
  • Perform information assurance (IA) policy development, implementation and oversight for the BDE
  • Integrate security and risk management activities using the risk-approach for security controls and specifications
  • Monitor a periodically update security controls
  • Update all security related artifacts (i.e. Security Plan, Continuity Test Plan, POAMS, etc)
  • Run vulnerability scans using Nessus
What You Need to Bring to the Table:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in technical discipline with 5 years experience
  • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Knowledge with Security related tools such as Xacta, CDMT (Archer), etc.
  • Knowledge of Federal Informaiton Security Management Act (FISMA) 
  • Previous experience in Information Assurance
  • Proficient with MS Products
  • Must have excellent written and verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Clearance:  DHS Entry on Duty (EOD) (US Citizen - Must be able to obtain a "Public Trust" level clearance)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • DHS Information Assurance experience
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