Analyst / cyber security analyst - #9804999

Base One Technology

Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Washington, DC
Contract type: Contractor

Our Washington DC Metro based client is looking for IA Analyst /Cyber Security . Local candidates are preferred. In person meeting is required prior hiring. US CITIZENSHIP & ACTIVE TOP SECRET CLEARANCE ARE REQUIRED for this position.

Work location: DC Metro

•Work with other information and physical security system security personnel, IT Operations and Enterprise Management System engineering teams and others to implement, refine and maintain an appropriate vulnerability and patch management security program
•Manage the DC Vulnerability Management Team tasked with:
•Defining/supporting DHS vulnerability management and security assessment standards and metrics
•Conducting and maintaining vulnerability scanning on networks, systems and applications
•Producing actionable, risk-based reports on security assessment results
•Managing, training and mentoring more junior team members
•Assisting with vulnerability remediation when necessary
•Developing and maintaining security plans and security testing plans
•Deliver expected results based on appropriate FISMA score category targets across 7 of 11 security automation domains for Continuous Monitoring of system risk
•Report directly to IA SME Lead and assist other security life cycle activities as necessary
•Direct Recertification & Accreditation activities for 8 (eight) discrete IP-based networks and assist IA SME Lead with managing schedule to completion (ATO)
•Be responsible and accountable for all task and reporting deadlines
•Continuously improve risk models, metrics, reports, processes, and activities

•8-10 years of information security management experience, preferably in the DoD/DHS/DOE context
•Advanced knowledge of network security concepts, best practices and procedures including FISMA/NIST RMF and DITSCAP/DIACAP
•Experience managing vulnerability mitigation and information security process in an enterprise environment
•Experience managing vulnerability assessment teams
•Proven ability to Lead customer-facing reporting and negotiation activities
•Ability to produce and disseminate reports for vulnerability assessments and compliance reporting
•Strong knowledge of Windows client/server, *NIX systems, VMWare, networking, VTC/ VoIP, device firmware, web/application servers, databases, and network architectures (hands on preferred, manages highly technical team)
•Ability to manage vendor relationships and track externally dependent patching activities, driving the threat research life cycle
•Ability to learn complex computing environments quickly, memorization skills desired
•Broad understanding of all aspects of IT and enterprise systems interoperability (OSI Model, SDLC, ITIL, etc.)
•Coordinate with other team (SOC, IR, RMD, Ops, Management, etc.) activities as necessary
•Support threat intelligence activities when required

•Training Required Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.

•(state type and preferred
•# of years) 8-10 years of related experience in data security administration, including supervisory experience

Required skills/experience:
• ISSO experience a must
• Current DHS HQ Entry on Duty (EOD) holders given preference
• Active DoD TOP SECRET or above required
• Strong communication skills and the ability to work with diverse teams
• CISSP certification or other DoDI 8570 IAM II required (will consider other management certs e.g., PMP)

If you are interested in this opening, please forward a copy of your updated resume in word format to ***

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