Leidos has an opening for a Senior Information Security Analyst in Fairfax, VA. This position is in support of a Federal law enforcement agency. This position will be a technical, hands-on position. Ability to work in a professional environment, have problem solving and organization skills is required, as are having good verbal and written communication skills to coordinate with co-workers and the customer. Typical responsibility will be to assess software and hardware vulnerabilities and mitigation efforts, including technical refreshes, modernization, and re-engineering projects. The ideal candidate will have a diverse set of skills will be required to resolve a complex and wide ranging set of problems, and be responsible for: - Use IA expertise to provide recommendations to address gaps in compliance and work with to bring systems into compliance. - Generating compliance assessment reports for the customer based on compliance data and scanning results gathered from existing tools. - Awareness of vulnerabilities and newest patches, and verifying that the agency has applied appropriate patches, STIGs, and control mechanisms as per directives. Secondarily, the candidate will provide support in the following areas: - Development and track POA&Ms and work with engineering team to remediate and test related security controls. - Recommend best business practices and secure methodologies to maintain and/or improve security posture of Information Systems, the network, and remedy deficiencies. - Resolve vulnerability compliance, assessing vulnerabilities due to evolving technologies, and security engineering services with recommendations throughout project lifecycles. - Update Documentation including Configuration Management Plans, Incident Response Plans, Security Operating Procedures, Vulnerability Management, Contingency Plan, System Security Plans
Typical Education & Experience: BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience and/or relevant certifications will be considered in lieu of degree.
Security Authorizations (ATT, ATO): Able to perform end-to-end Security Control Assessments, in-depth experience with NIST 800-53 and NIST 800-37 rev1
Vulnerability and Patch Management: Experienced in Asset Management, Vulnerability Scanning (Tenable Nessus, Hailstorm, AppDetective), Vulnerability Remediation (BigFix, SCCM), Secure Configurations support (i.e. DISA STIGS), and Security Advisory notifications
Incident Response: Familiar with analysis of affected machines, reporting, containment and eradication support
Security Tools: Working skills in Splunk/Arcsight (reporting and analysis), ELMS CSAM (Security Assessment Repository); or equivalent tools.
Security Engineering: Familiar with creating security diagram overlays and updates, determine security requirement, security mitigation implementation, perform Security liaison and advisory to internal and external parties
Account Management: Familiar with account request review and approvals, account provisioning and deprovisioning, periodic account review and clean
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