Sr. Information Security Analyst

Washington, DC

Agile Defense

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Requisition #: 235
Job Title: Sr. Information Security Analyst
Location: 1155 21st St NW Washington DC, District of Columbia 20581
Clearance Level: Active DoD - Public Trust
Required Certification(s): ·       CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CISM, Security+, or other industry-level cyber certification required.
SUMMARY The Senior Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) will support a government agency in the achievement of strategic goals and objectives related to the ongoing execution and maturity of its cybersecurity and assessment and authorization (A&A) programs.The ideal candidate is a detail oriented, self-starter who thrives in fast-paced environments, enjoys working independently or as part of a team, and excels at guiding organizations through the Risk Management Framework process. The Sr ISSO has a passion for helping customers mature and measure their systems' security posture and performance and is experienced in the performance of activities, including but not limited to, assessments & authorization (A&A), ongoing authorization (OA), annual control assessment, and common control provider program implementation and maturity.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES·       Serve as the primary point of contact for System Owners and Federal ISSOs for assigned systems. ·       Support the agency’s risk management process by maintaining visibility and awareness of changes to the cyber threat landscape that impact the security posture of their assigned systems and ensure efforts to address security risk are executed efficiently and on schedule.·       Interface broadly with internal branch customers as well as external branch stakeholders to support achievement of the program’s strategic goals and objectives and mature its A&A capabilities and services.·       Work independently and as a member of a team to guide federal customers through the Risk Management Framework, focusing on A&A and continuous monitoring lifecycles. ·       Execute A&A and ongoing authorization activities and provide guidance and technical direction to SO and Federal ISSOs, as required. Serve as a primary interface on status of packages for their assigned systems. ·       Collaborate with the Security Engineering and Architecture team members on risk assessments, impact assessments, vulnerability and compliance management and security change requests to ensure system compliance, up-to-date package information, and that all system changes are being executed within the configuration control lifecycle. ·       Support the GRC PM and GRC Lead in ensuring a coordinated and collaborated approach on whole-of-program efforts in support of RMF/CSF maturity. ·       Support the maintenance and upkeep of system packages using a GRC application (e.g., CSAM / eMASS / XACTA) and/or customer tool(s) to ensure auditability and report on the security posture of assigned systems. ·       Provide technical guidance and best practices to the team and customers to ensure that the agency achieves maximum value from its IT investments.
SUPERVISORY DUTIES·       This is a non-supervisory position.
QUALIFICATIONS
Required Certifications·       CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CISM, Security+, or other industry-level cyber certification required.
Education, Background, and Years of Experience·       Bachelor’s Degree required (Information Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering).·       3+ years of experience in cybersecurity, of those, at least 2+ years in a GRC role or similar (Technology/IT Audit, Internal Audit, IT Consulting, etc.) supporting the assessment and authorization of systems, including continuous monitoring.
ADDITIONAL SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
Required Skills·       3+ years of experience in cybersecurity, of those, at least 2+ years in a GRC role or similar (Technology/IT Audit, Internal Audit, IT Consulting, etc.) supporting the assessment and authorization of systems, including continuous monitoring. ·       Bachelor’s Degree required (Information Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or Electrical Engineering).·       CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CISM, Security+, or other industry-level cyber certification required. ·       Demonstrated experience with establishing, implementing, and maintaining the A&A lifecycle using the NIST RMF. ·       Demonstrated experience and knowledge with implementing Common Control Provider (CCP) Programs. ·       Demonstrated knowledge in the field of risk management and compliance to efficiently work on and apply frameworks including ISO, NIST CSF, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171, NIST 800-137, NIST 1800 series, etc.·       Demonstrated experience with the development and update of policies to align with OMB, DHS, NIST, CNSS, ICD, Congressional and other cybersecurity mandates, and directives.·       Experience with Application Security Audits and Risk Scoring.·       Experience ensuring controls meet legal, regulatory, privacy, policy, standards and security requirements.·       Maintain updated knowledge in the field of risk management and compliance to efficiently work on frameworks including NIST CSF, ISO, NIST 800-53, NIST 800-34 etc.·       Strong verbal, written, and presentation skills a must.
Preferred Skills·       Experience with STIG Viewer, SCAP Compliance Checker, Vulnerator, and/or Qualys vulnerability management preferred.·       Experience with CSAM preferred.
WORKING CONDITIONS
Environmental Conditions·       Contractor site with 0%-10% travel possible. General office environment. Work is generally sedentary in nature but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. The onsite customer working environment is generally favorable. Lighting and temperature are adequate, and there are not hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. Work at the customer location is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment available.
Strength Demands·       Sedentary – 10 lbs. Maximum lifting, occasional lift/carry of small articles.  Some occasional walking or standing may be required.   Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally, and all other sedentary criteria are met.
Physical Requirements·       Stand or Sit; Walk; Repetitive Motion; Use Hands / Fingers to Handle or Feel; SeeEmployees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. We believe several attributes are the root of our very best employees and extraordinary culture. We have named these attributes “The 6 H’s” – Happy, Helpful, Honest, Humble, Hungry, and Hustle.
Happy: We exhibit a positive outlook in order to create a positive environment.Helpful: We assist each other and pull together as teammates to deliver.Honest: We conduct our business with integrity.Humble: We recognize that success is not achieved alone, that there is always more to learn, and that no task is below us.Hungry: We desire to consistently improve.Hustle: We work hard and get after it.
These Core Values are present in all our employees and our organization's aspects. Learn more about us and our culture by visiting us here.
COVID-19 Vaccination RequirementsAgile Defense is subject to federal vaccine mandates or other customer/facility vaccination requirements as a federal contractor. As such, to protect its employees' health and safety and comply with customer requirements, Agile Defense may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
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