Senior Information Assurance Security Analyst

Under general direction, IA Security Analyst will provide support to White Sands Missile Range Information Management Directorate (IMD). IMD includes equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and non-personal services necessary to Information Technology (IT) Management Support Services to maintain the Army’s Information System (IS) infrastructure, throughout the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), New Mexico.

Job Description:

As part of an enterprise application Team (approx. 60 members), perform the following functions:

  • Categorizes, assess, select, and implement security controls.
  • Provides authorization of information systems in AOR and provide continuous monitoring.
  • Develops, maintain, and track the security plan for mission systems.
  • Registers Information systems with appropriate DoD RMF Offices, and in accordance with RMF and eMASS directives.
  • Performs RMF Lifecycle functions for mission systems.
  • Selects and documents the security controls for the information systems in the system security plan.
  • Conducts initial remediation actions on security controls based on the findings and recommendations of the security assessment reports. Reassess remediated controls as appropriate.
  • Prepares Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms), based on the finding and recommendations of the security assessment reports.
  • Conducts remediation actions based on the results of ongoing monitoring activities, perform ACAS scans and reports for uploading to eMASS.
  • Assesses risk and outstanding items in the POA&Ms, update the system security plans, security assessment reports, and POA&Ms based on the results of continuous monitoring processes.
  • Assembles security authorization packages and submit them to the Authorizing Official (AO)
  • Provides network monitoring and scanning functions.
  • Develops, edits and revises internal IA/Cyber documents/policies such as SSPs, ATOs, Waivers, ISAs, etc.
  • Provides network vulnerability scanning to ensure IAVA compliance and remediation.
  • Provides antivirus patch management using antivirus tools, prioritizing, deploying, and automating patches.
  • Implements system security policies, scans and IAVAs for CCM.
  • Provides Cybersecurity reporting requirements to appropriate authorities.
  • Performs Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGing) of systems as needed, in AOR, including documenting results, producing reports, and communicating with other technical personnel.Provides Tier 2 assistance for personnel / users needing information/assistance with Information Assurance (IA) and Cyber Security related issues.
  • Works with team members to identify IA trends and suggests long-term strategies to help mitigate IA issues.
  • Analyzes and evaluates risk and makes recommendations that are in compliance with all policies, rules and regulations governing IA functions.

Job Requirements:

· 5+ years of IA/Cyber experience

· B.S degree in Information Technology or related field.

· CompTIA Security+ ce certification

· SECURITY CLEARANCE: Active Secret (with ability to obtain higher level clearance)

· Must obtain IAM Level II certification (e.g., CISSP) within 6 months of hire. The following certifications are acceptable: CAP/CASP+CE/CISM/CISSP/GSLC/CCISO/HCISPP.

·Working knowledge of IA tools:

o COTS software/hardware, and network products, including Windows OS, MS Office, Remedy, Firewalls, etc

o IAVA tools, including, ACAS, WSUS, HBSS, etc

o Knowledge of RMF and eMASS controls to maintain required documentation such as appointment orders, Authority to Connect (ATC) and Authority to Operate (ATO) documentation, library of Army and other regulations relating to Information Assurance, etc.o Information Assurance policies and procedures

Additional Information about Position and Company

  • Salary: up-to $82,000/year (depending on current certification)
  • Job location: White Sands Missile Range, NM
  • Company benefits:
  • Medical/dental
  • 401(k) plan: 4% matching, no restrictions
  • 3 weeks PTO
  • 10 Federal Holidays
  • Long- and short-term Disability coverage
  • Company sponsored Life Insurance coverage
  • Hiring Referral Bonus

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