Information Security Analyst/COMSEC Cusodian

Phacil Alexandria, VA
Looking for a rewarding and challenging career with a dynamic, growing organization? Phacil is your answer. We have an immediate need for an Information Security Analyst/COMSEC Custodian to support an important government customer in Alexandria, VA.

Clearance Level (Required to Start): Top Secret; SCI Eligible

Daily Job Responsibilities:
Required Related Work Experience :
Information Security Analyst / COMSEC Custodian will coordinate day-to-day security tasks with IT and end users while minimizing disruptions and protecting Agency assets, as well as technical and administrative support for COMSEC accounts for a large government agency.

Position Overview :
Ensure Cybersecurity incidents are properly identified, analyzed, communicated, actioned/defended, investigated and reported.
Provide recommendations for additional security solutions or enhancements to existing controls to improve overall enterprise security infrastructure.
Maintain detailed knowledge of the IT security industry including awareness of new or revised security solutions.
Identify technical opportunities and risks to improve the overall security, quality, and resiliency of systems and applications.
Have the custodial, management, and customer support responsibility for all Agency COMESEC materials and equipment.

Coordinate performing equipment moves, coordinate the replacement of assets, maintain Agency documentation, and maintain up-to-date keys.

Position includes the following tasks :
Document, prioritize, and analyze security threats, incidents and key metrics.
Review daily and periodic data to identify, report and remediate vulnerabilities.
Create and track investigations to resolution according to established best practices.
Compose security alert notifications and other communications.
Participate in incident handling and response initiatives.
Advise incident responders in the steps to take to investigate and resolve computer security incidents.
Assist in the ordering, tracking, validation testing, training, handling and use of COMSEC equipment, materials, and keying material required for account establishment and transitions.
Serve as the officially appointed courier for all categories and classifications of COMSEC material and equipment.
Monitor, track, and support COMSEC account inventory IAW National Security Agency (NSA), National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) and service level policy.
Other tasks as assigned.

Required Skills:
Degree Required/Equivalent Experience w/o degree:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or related field

5+ years of specific and extensive in incident detection and response, malware analysis, or cyber forensics; Experience in COMSEC account, materials and equipment management experience; Information Technology (IT) background

Certification Requirements:
DoD 8570 certification (CompTIA Security+)
IAT Level 1 Certification (A+ CE, Network+ CE, SSCP)
Relevant certifications such as CISSP, CCSP or CEH

Travel Requirement:
Not more than 15%

Any additional info regarding work environment:
Phacil, started in 2001, is an award winning, ISO 9001, ISO/IEC 20000-1, ISO 27001 and CMMI Maturity Level 3 certified Government Contractor. The Company provides services across a broad range of information technology disciplines including: Software Development & Integration, Operations & Maintenance, Network Engineering, Data Center Operations, Cyber Security, Information Assurance, Geographic Information Systems, Technical Consulting, and Business Operations. Phacil has received a number of recognitions, including rankings on Washington Business Journal’s Top Government Technology Contractors, CRN Solution Provider 500, and Software Magazine Software 500.

Our vision is to bring best practices from the commercial sector to the Federal Government. Phacil is a very different kind of Company compared to the traditional Federal Government Contractor and our results spring from a culture that values a tremendous work ethic, strong employee development, and exceptional customer service.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status


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