The Information Security Analyst will support tasks on the contract related to the BICES Program. US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (US BICES-X) is a cutting edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations. With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions.
Performs Cybersecurity activities (formally known as IA - Information Assurance) for a large Program; coordinates with government Program staff, USAF, and other government agencies to assist in the creation, dissemination, direction, and auditing of program policy, standards, and operating procedures
Utilize available resources to conduct Cybersecurity activities, and report to senior GDIT and government personnel on overall program security posture
Conduct network and system audits for vulnerabilities using Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), DISA SCAP, ACAS vulnerability scanner, ESS Policy Auditor to mitigate those findings for Linux, Windows, Cisco, Juniper, VMWare and other associated operating systems
Ability to create, track and review Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) and conduct solution identification to assist in problem remediation and resolution
Communicate tactical and strategic threat information to Government leaders, Cybersecurity-Ops and A&A (formerly C&A) Staff to assist them in making cyber risk decisions and to mitigate threats
Carries out DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) in accordance with DoD 8510 to ascertain information systems' security posture by utilizing security control validation activities and coordinating security testing
Maintain the Security Accreditation status, including system documentation of multiple DoD classified networks and interconnected systems
Coordinates with AFRL, and USAF, and other organizations in support of audits and inspections and provides all necessary documentation as required for SAVs, ST&Es, and CCRI
Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk
Provides guidance on vulnerability countermeasures or mitigation of non-compliant controls
Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices
Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access and file system to determine compliance
Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members
Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned
Participates in special projects as required.• Participates in special projects as required.
5+ years of experience required (8+ years of experience preferred).
Must possess and maintain a Top-Secret SCI clearance.
BA/BS degree – may substitute additional years of experience
Comprehensive knowledge of data security administration principles, methods, and techniques
Must meet DOD 8570.01M requirements for IAT Level II (e.g. CASP CE, etc.
Requires understanding of DOD RMF (800-53 Rev 4 and Rev 5)
Requires understanding of DoD policies and procedures, including FIPS 199, FIPS 200, NIST 800-53 and other applicable policies.
Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $141,000.00
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