Cyber Security Analyst

US-VA-Chantilly
2017-1315

Overview

AbleVets, LLC is a fast-growing Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated Cyber Security  Analyst to support healthcare information technology projects for our customers.

Essential Functions and Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing Information Assurance and Cybersecurity support to the VA. The Security Analyst can effectively leverage vast detailed knowledge and familiarity with security discipline such as Risk Management Framework and NIST 800-53. The successful candidate has experience in the concepts, terms, processes, policy, and implementation of information security. The candidate must have experience and knowledge of the latest security measures at all stages of an information system life cycle. Must be able to solve complex problems involving a wide variety of information systems. Must be able to understand and differentiate between critical and non-critical systems and networks. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify security risks through the analysis of known information
  • Assess the Cyber Security risk of IT systems documenting them in formal risk assessments and supporting artifacts associated with the A&A process
  • Organize, develop, and present security briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular, and/or graphic elements on A&A activities
  • Implement IT security solutions and assure successful implementation
  • Apply knowledge of security principles, policy, and regulations to daily tasking
  • Provide IT security analysis support to cross-functional project teams to ensure that VA security policies, processes, and controls are adhered to, planned for, implemented throughout the project lifecycle, and provide strategic cyber security support for OIS
  • Support projects from initiation and throughout the development lifecycle to provide hands-on security subject matter expertise and support to include assisting in knowledge transfer, VA Agency specific security policy and controls coaching, and drafting of security documentation
  • Research policies, procedures, standards, and guidance, and applies needed changes under specific conditions for the protection of information and information system

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Assurance, Computer Science, or other engineering or technical discipline; eight (8) years’ experience may be substituted for education requirement
  • At least 1 to 3 years of related experience in security risk analysis and mitigation strategies
  • Experience with Cyber Security document management and familiar with security and privacy rules associated with Risk Management Framework and NIST 800-53rev4
  • Experience in security analysis or information assurance
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding written skills for preparing reports and briefings
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Previous Government contracting work experience
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • This position may support a government contract and have access to classified or government protected information for which US citizenship is required

Desired Qualifications:

  • CISSP, ISSEP, CCSP

 

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