IT Systems Analyst

Washington, DC 20002

Post Date: 04/03/2018 Job ID: 46325 Industry: Professional Services

The Vulnerability Analyst is responsible for providing vulnerability tracking and statuses to the Strategic Systems Programs (SSP) Command Information Officer (CIO) Primary duties include the following: Managing ACAS Security Center and Nessus scanners. Ensuring that all devices are scanned on a monthly basis and ACAS is up to date. Analyzing network vulnerability (ACAS) scans to validate and track Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts/Bulletins (IAVA/B) notices, vendor vulnerabilities and configuration settings. Duties also include:
  • coordinating with System and Network Administrators on mitigations and remediations.
  • Evaluating vulnerabilities alongside system and network administrators to provide written plans when a system cannot meet deadlines for compliance.
  • Maintaining a living Risk Assessment Report(RAR)/Plan of Action and Milestones(POA&M) of vulnerabilities for local and distributed sites. Report Vulnerability scans, IAVA/B compliance, Official Navy Orders, and other cyber directives to the Vulnerability Remediation Asset Manager (VRAM) along with approved mitigations.
Secondary duties include:
  • Assisting with Certification and Accreditation packages, Cyber security audit preparation, internal audits and documentation preparation and origination. Maintain the SSP Enterprise systems certification and accreditation (C&A) plans; C&A topologies; ports, protocol, and services lists; contingency plans, disaster recovery procedures, and incident response plans.
  • Review security and data/logs to respond to security incidents on SSP Enterprise systems.
  • Support the SSP IAM/ISSM in developing SSP Cyber security standards and policies. Provide technical guidance to the SSP IAM/ISSM, CIO, Cyber security Workgroup (CSWG), Program Managers (PMs), Program Management Officers (PMOs), FBM Partners, etc. On cyber security matters and initiatives, including researching new technologies to counter evolving threats.
  • Active DoD security clearance required *ACAS knowledge *Vulnerability analysis *POA&M development *DISA STIGs *NIST Special Publications *Excellent verbal and written communication skills preferred.
Experience Required:
  • Experience with eMASS *Experience with information security best practices and security frameworks *Familiarity with network security tools and technologies including networking protocols *Experience developing policies, procedures, and technical training materials.

Education Required:
  • Bachelor' s degree in Engineering, Information Systems, Computer Science or related field, preferred, but depending upon experience, will consider other degree disciplines and at least 2 years of professional work related experience. May also consider 7 years of related professional work experience in lieu of the degree. Experience must include at least 4 years experience supporting and/or maintaining information security technologies. *Must be able to meet Cyber workforce certification requirements within 6 months. *Knowledge and understanding of security technologies including intrusion detection/prevention systems, firewalls, vulnerability scanning, and data protection/encryption systems .

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