The Cybersecurity Analyst I (Junior) is a key member of the Information System Security Engineering team and works closely with customer cross functional teams to provide compliance assessment.
Essential Duties and Job Functions
Conduct research, review documentation and provide input for Risk Management Framework packages to the Government for review and approval.
Review Risk Management Framework documentation for completeness and readiness for certification analysis.
Coordinate with the appropriate system owner system owner or Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to gather missing information and assist the Government in resolving issues precluding certification analysis.
Assist with FISMA compliance audits and provide status updates to the PM.
Perform quarterly vulnerability analysis in compliance with RMF.
Review compliance with current Cybersecurity policy, regulations, and directives to ensure secure configuration and operation of all operated and maintained IT assets, recommending corrective actions as required.
Knowledge, Experience and Skills
Zero to two (0-2) years of experience in an Information Security position or IT Audit role with a background in performing security risk assessments.
Compliance audits, gap analysis and assessments (DISA STIGS, PCI, HIPAA, SOX).
Proven ability to create and maintain effective documentation, including policies, processes and procedures.
General understanding of NIST 800-53r4 controls.
Knowledge of security and IT general controls for application development and management.
Good communications skills, both verbal and written, as well as the ability to communicate well with people in a variety of positions, roles and levels.
Professional, self-motivated and a strong sense of urgency.
Ability to prioritize workload in order to meet commitments.
CISSP or Security+ (or ability to attain within six months)
BS/BA degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience
Training in Risk Management or IT Audit Methodology strongly desired.
Will be required to apply for DoD Security Clearance