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Information Assurance Security Analyst
Location:Huntsville Metro Area
Security Clearance:Secret
FT/PT Status:Full Time Employment
Job Code:2017:31HSVMIS-013
Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
JOB SUMMARY: Plans, organizes, and manages security, disaster recovery, and similar functions related to information systems and system Accreditation (DIACAP/RMF). Ensures that data systems and databases are protected from unauthorized users. Responsible for applying sound Information Assurance practices, intrusion detection, and maintaining information security administration for computer networks, LAN/WAN systems, internet and server systems. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (Duties and responsibilities which occupy a major portion of time and importance in the job. Incumbent may perform one or more of the following duties.) a. Evaluates the effectiveness and efficiency of existing security control measures IAW NIST, DoD, and Army Regulations. Identifies vulnerabilities that may cause inappropriate or accidental access, destruction, or disclosure of information and establishes security controls to eliminate or minimize exposures. b. Performs established auditing and monitoring analysis to verify compliance with established security policies and notifies appropriate individuals of violations. c. Organizes the security investigation and implementation of corrective actions. d. Documents all inquiries relating to any perceived or alleged security breaches. e. Maintains training and awareness programs to ensure owners and clients are aware of their responsibilities. f. Develop POAMs and other artifacts related to system Risk or Non-Compliance. g. Makes written and oral presentations on security issues.
Required Qualifications:
Required Skills: - Education/Experience – B.S. in Information Technology or related field, plus eight to ten years of applicable experience. Relies on extensive experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Relevant and equivalent experience may be substituted for degree requirement. Demonstrated experience with network management, firewall configuration based on DISA and IAVA guidelines, vulnerability assessments, design of technical security protocols and practices. Knowledge of IT security principles and practices and the ability to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of existing security control measures. Demonstrated working knowledge of: network security, database principles, security architectures, and TCP/IP. Knowledge of DoD IA regulations. Experience with DIACAP/RMF, IAVA and STIGS. Familiar with virus detection and corresponding remedial actions, protection against cyber attacks and installation and of latest COTS/GOTS (DISA) software.
- Skills/Certifications/Training – MCP or MCSE preferred; Security+, SANS/IAC training highly desirable.
- Level of Security Clearance – Secret [minimum]
Preferred Skills & Certifications:
4. WORKING RELATIONSHIPS/WORKING ENVIRONMENT: a. Internal Interaction - b. External Interaction - c. Physical Demands – Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. d. Working Conditions – Normal working conditions. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.