Cyber Information Assurance Analyst

Cybersecurity Analyst to support the JRDC performing Cybersecurity duties at the Tier 3 level. Perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. This is achieved through passive evaluations such as compliance audits and active evaluations such as vulnerability assessments. Establishes strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems. Includes support of process, analysis, coordination, security certification test, security documentation, as well as investigations, software research, hardware introduction and release, emerging technology research inspections and periodic audits. Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6-3), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities. Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards. Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports. Document the results of Certification and Accreditation activities and technical or coordination activity and prepare the system Security Plans and update the Plan of Actions and Milestones POA&M. periodically conduct a complete review of each system’s audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Control, prepare, and brief vulnerability scan reporting and compliance reports to Government and CSSP
Strong skills in ArcSight logger management and operation
Directly interface with the Admin/GENSER ISSM and ISSOs to provide coordinated responses to the Tier 2 CSSP on all Admin/GENSER assets
Attend and lead complex technical interchanges with Government and Contract customers
Fully grasp Host Based Security System and the requirements that drive compliance with DISA direction
Perform assessments utilizing Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) approved tools
Fulfill Network Security Monitoring/Intrusion Detection functions
Understand and implement INFOCON/CYBERCON changes within an enterprise
Work network security incidents to include identification, reporting, analysis, and continued reporting

Basic Qualifications:
Must have experience with DISA mandated security tools to include Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Host Based Security System (HBSS), analyze results and create reports.
CISSP or equivalent DoD 8570.01-M level III certification is required.
Strong CISCO background and experience with developing and reviewing configurations.
Experience with administration of Linux, Unix.
Must be able to use MS office tools like Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Must able to write and present complex technical details in preparation to brief senior JRDC and government leadership.

Preferred Qualifications:
C|EH or similar CND certification.
Experience with various firewall technologies, SNORT, WireShark, Cybersecurity Incident Response procedures& computer forensic techniques.
CCNA certification.
Familiarity with MS PowerShell or other scripting languages.
Experience using Remedy or similar trouble ticketing system.
Database creation/management.
Strong analytical and reasoning skills.


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