Cytech Services
  • 13-Jun-2018 to 03-Sep-2018 (EST)
  • Technology
  • Ashburn, VA, USA
  • Full Time

This position supports the DOMino contract, this contract delivers full lifecycle development and sustainment for the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) National Cybersecurity Protection System (NCPS). The NCPS assists more than 100 federal civilian government agencies with the protection of their networks against advanced cyber threats. Under this contract, CyTech Services will support the government in the design, development, operations and maintenance services for the NCPS. 

The Information System Security Analyst applies current technologies to the design, development, evaluation and integration of computer information systems and networks to maintain system security. May work with commercial computer product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure COTS applications, operating systems, networks and database products and technology. Provides security engineering and integration services to internal customers. Involved in a wide range of issues including secure architectures, secure electronic data traffic, network security, information security and privacy. Uses encryption technology, penetration, risk management and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies and information technology security research. Develops security systems for any manual or automated systems environments. Responsible for ensuring the protection of company data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification. May prepare security reports.
 

U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active TS/SCI security clearance on as of day one of employment.

Minimum Required types of Skills and/or Experience:

  • Maintain operational security posture for the program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed
  • Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation
  • Provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware
  • Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes
  • Prepare and review documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, etc.
  • Experience and/or familiarity with Certification and Accreditation (C&A)
  • Experience and/or familiarity with the following network protection devices: Firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow and packet analysis
  • Experience and/or familiarity with Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA), DCID 6/3, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and other tools using industry best practices

Desired types of Skills, Knowledge, and Experience:

  • Perform analysis on large data sets
  • Provide security services for certification and accreditation (C&A) requirements, including developing and maintaining information assurance documentation for all network components
  • Support continuous monitoring and FISMA compliance
  • Conduct bi-monthly vulnerability scans and reconcile results, and report all findings
  • Experience with one or more of the following: Netezza, Mantra Centrifuge, Aginity Workbech, LYNXeon, Cyber Solutions, VIAssist, IN-SPIRE, CyberSource, iClass, SPSS, Max Mind, Quova, etc.
  • SourceFire experience desired

Desired Certification(s): CISSP, Security+, Network+, Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP), Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP) or similar certification required. Required Education / Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Cyber Engineering or a related discipline is required
  • A Master's degree in a related discipline may be substituted for two (2) years of experience
  • Six (6) or more years of cyber security or similar experience
  • Eight (8) years of experience (for a total of fourteen (14) or more years) may be substituted for a degree
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