Cyber Security Analyst
Leidos has an opening for a Security Control Assessor on the Vanguard contract to work in our Washington DC location. The Security Control Assessor position is responsible for maintaining computer and information security incident, damage and threat assessment programs. Duties include investigating computer and information security incidents to determine extent of compromise to information and automated information systems, providing computer forensic and intrusion support to high technology investigations in the form of computer evidence seizure, computer forensic analysis, data recovery, and network assessments, researching and maintaining proficiency in tools, techniques, countermeasures, and trends in computer network vulnerabilities, data hiding, and network security and encryption. In addition, duties may include designing, developing or recommending integrated system solutions ensuring proprietary/confidential data and systems are protected, participating with the client in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into technical designs, and configuring and validating secure systems, testing security products/systems to detect computer and information security weakness. Works independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables. Responsible for entire projects or processes within a technical area. Develops technical solutions that require collaboration with internal experts, deep analyses and understanding of impact on end-product/solution. Develops solutions to technical problems and issues that are unclear and require deep technical knowledge. Communicates with internal and client project team members. Requires deep understanding of and ability to apply principles, theories, and concepts of technical domain and has broad understanding of other related specialty areas.
Conduct Security Control Assessments on Department of State information systems and resources as part of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process. Create and update related documentation in accordance with NIST 800 series guidelines and Department Standards. Travel to Government locations to conduct testing – mostly local travel.
BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience, and ability to maintain a TS Clearance. Knowledge of NIST 800 series guidelines and Risk Management Framework (RMF). Preferred Qualifications
Certified Assessment Professional (CAP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), previous Assessment and Authorization (A&A) experience.
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Cyber Security 1000 Intelligence
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