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IT Security Analyst

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Job Description

As the IT Security Analyst, you will join a team tasked with providing support services to an agency within the US Gov't to ensure a secure, compliant, effective and efficient cloud architecture is implemented. In addition, you will be responsible for collaborating at various levels to assist in developing definitive guidance for agency system owners to migrate operational systems to the cloud. You will be expected to collaborate with customer staff with responsibilities for governance, risk, compliance (GRC) and information security.

Job Title: IT Security Analyst

Location: Jersey Village, TX
Duration: Full Time/Direct Hire
Education/Experience Required: 4 yr degree in CS, MS or IS + 5 yrs (minimum) experience in Network/Security

 

Required Background/Experience:

  • 4-yr degree in CS or a related technical degree OR a minimum of 5 yrs of progressive IT experience in networking or Cyber Security
  • High-Risk Background Investigation (BI) clearance preferred, or the ability to obtain such clearance

Job Requirements

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing existing infrastructure and security documentation, performing interviews of key personnel, and reviewing technical control implementations of agency authorized cloud environments
  • Required to document detailed design implementation recommendations to enable the customer to remain in compliance with federal regulations while identifying opportunities to increase visibility and oversight into production system operations in the cloud
  • Working with the customer's NOC and SOC to ensure that required data feeds and views are correlated, centralized, and provide staff with a seamless transition from traditional internal network monitoring to blended monitoring of internal networks, private cloud instances, and CSP leveraged environments

Ideal candidate will possess and demonstrate a high-level of knowledge in the following areas:

  • Securing cloud environments, including: public, private, or hybrid cloud services that meet federal guidelines and regulations and NIST Special Publication best practice
  • Implementing, assessing, and evidencing NIST 800-53 rev.4 security controls in a cloud environment for the Federal Government
  • Designing, implementing, and configuring secure cloud architecture solutions within Cloud Service Provider environments (e.g. AWS, Azure) and within customer private clouds
  • Supporting project teams during system design to promote the effective deployment of IT assets to cloud environments in a secure and compliant manner
  • Available cloud security solutions focused on: Data Governance, Risk Management, Endpoint Security, Network Visibility and Advanced Threat Monitoring and Management

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Location US-TX-Jersey Village
Employment Type Full-Time
Pay Type Year
Pay Rate $80,000.00 - $85,000.00 /Year
Store Type IT & Technical

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Year
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$80,000.00 - $85,000.00 /Year
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IT & Technical
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Job Description

As the IT Security Analyst, you will join a team tasked with providing support services to an agency within the US Gov't to ensure a secure, compliant, effective and efficient cloud architecture is implemented. In addition, you will be responsible for collaborating at various levels to assist in developing definitive guidance for agency system owners to migrate operational systems to the cloud. You will be expected to collaborate with customer staff with responsibilities for governance, risk, compliance (GRC) and information security.

Job Title: IT Security Analyst

Location: Jersey Village, TX
Duration: Full Time/Direct Hire
Education/Experience Required: 4 yr degree in CS, MS or IS + 5 yrs (minimum) experience in Network/Security

 

Required Background/Experience:

  • 4-yr degree in CS or a related technical degree OR a minimum of 5 yrs of progressive IT experience in networking or Cyber Security
  • High-Risk Background Investigation (BI) clearance preferred, or the ability to obtain such clearance

Job Requirements

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reviewing existing infrastructure and security documentation, performing interviews of key personnel, and reviewing technical control implementations of agency authorized cloud environments
  • Required to document detailed design implementation recommendations to enable the customer to remain in compliance with federal regulations while identifying opportunities to increase visibility and oversight into production system operations in the cloud
  • Working with the customer's NOC and SOC to ensure that required data feeds and views are correlated, centralized, and provide staff with a seamless transition from traditional internal network monitoring to blended monitoring of internal networks, private cloud instances, and CSP leveraged environments

Ideal candidate will possess and demonstrate a high-level of knowledge in the following areas:

  • Securing cloud environments, including: public, private, or hybrid cloud services that meet federal guidelines and regulations and NIST Special Publication best practice
  • Implementing, assessing, and evidencing NIST 800-53 rev.4 security controls in a cloud environment for the Federal Government
  • Designing, implementing, and configuring secure cloud architecture solutions within Cloud Service Provider environments (e.g. AWS, Azure) and within customer private clouds
  • Supporting project teams during system design to promote the effective deployment of IT assets to cloud environments in a secure and compliant manner
  • Available cloud security solutions focused on: Data Governance, Risk Management, Endpoint Security, Network Visibility and Advanced Threat Monitoring and Management

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