IT Security Analyst


Position Description
Remote Work / Telecommute
We are seeking a Sr. Security Analyst to perform security control assessments and vulnerability analysis to ensure compliance with NIST 800-53A Rev. 4 and agency specific requirements.  The position will require the ability to assess vulnerability scans, web applications, network configurations, major applications and general support system security configurations and their implementation.

For data reconciliation and artifact request purposes, the Sr. Security Analyst should be familiar with Nessus, SecurityCenter, Tripwire Log Center, Tripwire Enterprise, McAfee ePO, ArcSight, Nipper Studio, QRadar, and BigFix.

The Sr. Security Analyst will have prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of information security, and be able to interpret the requirements of relevant governing bodies (NIST, OMB, GAO, etc.).  The ideal candidate will have prior experience performing and writing Security Control Assessments (SCA), Vulnerability Assessment Reports (VAR), Risk Assessment Reports (RAR), and Security Assessment Reports (SAR) for federal agencies to support FISMA compliance.

Required Skills
7+ years of IT system administration experience (Windows or Linux/Unix) is required.
3+ years of information security experience is required.
3+ years using NIST 800-53/800-53A is required.
3+ years of experience performing system testing (security or functional) is required.
2+ years of federal A&A experience is required.
2+ years of experience creating or maintaining security related documentation.
Must have at least one (1) of the following professional security certifications are required:  CISSP, CISA, CAP, CEH, or GSNA.

Must be able to pass a full background investigation and obtain a security badge to enter the applicable government facility. US citizenship is required.

BS degree in information technology related field is required. Specific IT security certifications mentioned above may be considered in lieu of a degree.


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