IT SECURITY ANALYST

Location: Ft. Huachuca, AZ
Date Posted: 01-08-2018
Job Title:                    IT Security Analyst
Job Location:             Fort Huachuca, AZ
Salary:                        Competitive, Depends on Qualifications
Clearance:                  Current DoD Secret
Travel:                        Up to 25% CONUS
 
Purpose:
The purpose of this task is to support the Regional Cyber Center - CONUS (RCC-C).
Responsibilities:
  • The IT Security Analyst is responsible for conducting routine IA Audits on all Information Systems (IS) to ensure the appropriate IA security controls have been applied and maintained; coordinating directly with cross functional teams and management to resolve all compliance issues. Duties will include.
  • Evaluate IS for compliance in accordance with RMF 800-53 Controls and Special Directives. Record and/or prepare artifacts associated with the audit to ensure a repository for all system RMF documentation is kept current
  • Provide C&A support in the development of security and contingency plans by conducting risk and vulnerability assessments.
  • Use the 800 Series NIST Special Publications as reference for C&A, system security plans, risk assessment, and other security requirements.
  • Perform security focused reviews and analysis of network topologies and devices configurations for use of restricted ports and protocols; implementation of sound security concepts and design; DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) compliant network configuration of Cisco, Brocade, Juniper, and Bluecoat devices.
  • Use automated security scanning tools (SCAP, ACAS, BNA, etc.) to identify potential vulnerabilities. Analyze and report findings to technical teams and leadership for appropriate tracking and mitigation.
  • Research RFIs from technical teams regarding DISA STIG checklists, regulations and/or BBPs. Explain requirements to systems administrators in detail to ensure proper understanding and clarity. Review proposed courses of action from technical teams and recommend the most secure option while balancing operations and/or mission requirements.
  • Assist in the identification, tracking and remediation of security risks discovered on information systems. Prepare and deliver detailed written reports and oral presentations to the Security Manger, Information Assurance Manager and other senior leaders or staff within the 2RCC-WH.
  • Coordinate with both internal and external entities to improve established processes and procedures; ensuring efficient execution of all analysis, tracking, mitigation and reporting requirements.
  • Create, edit, and review organization and team level documentation for clarity and accuracy. Assist with development of security related TTPs, SOPs, processes, plans, or diagrams.
  • Participate in 24x7 on-call support rotation with other team members.
  • Support and/or lead special projects as required.
  • Complete other duties as assigned by management.
                               
Required Skills/Qualifications:
  • HS + 4 years similar experience, or AA/AS +2 or BS/BA +0
  • Must meet DOD 8570.01 IAT-II level certification requirements immediately upon hire
  • To include up to 2 years’ experience IA/ IT experience 
  • Possess exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of eMASS
  • Knowledge of network specific DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides and checklists
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Experience performing IA audits within a DoD organization
  • Must meet DOD 8570.01 IAT-I level Computing Environment training/certification requirements within 180 days after hire
                                                                     
*****THIS POSITION IS CONTINGENT UPON AWARDING OF A GOVERNMENT CONTRACT*****

About the company:

 
As a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) we are a provider of Information Technology (IT) professional services, software solutions and professional development training. Our core competencies evolved from leveraging IT enablers for knowledge management with an emphasis on Web Based Knowledge Portals and Portal Services, Server/System Services, SharePoint Development and System Administration and SQL Server Services. Our capabilities have expanded to include software development, technical training support and field support services.
 
Guiding Principles
•         Satisfy the customer - "Exceed expectations"
•         Set the Example - "Be out front"
•         Be Responsive - "Timing is everything"
•         Persevere - "Find a way"
 
Benefits
PTP offers a comprehensive benefits program:
•         Medical insurance
•         Dental insurance
•         Vision insurance
•         Supplemental benefits (Short Term Disability, Cancer & Accident).
•         Employer-sponsored Basic Life & AD&D Insurance
•         Employer-sponsored Long Term Disability
•         401(k)
 
Holidays and Annual Leave
•         10 Paid Holidays
•         120 hours PTO accrual


 
 
 
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