Cyber Security Officer, Senior

Reston, VA

Full Time Senior-level / Expert
AnaVation is seeking a to join our team and support our mission critical customer in Reston, VA. As our Senior Cyber Security Officer, you will maintain operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed. Your previous experience working collaboratively with staff at all experience levels to deliver to deliver short-term, medium-term, and long-term commitments will be helpful in completing and coordinating tasks across cross-functional teams in this lead role.
Duties include but are not limited to: Performs a variety of Information Assurance (IA) and Computer Network Defense (CND) functions which are broad in nature and support multi-tier IA and CND functions to include, but not limited to, systems engineer, audit/inspection, infrastructure support, certification and accreditation, vulnerability management, detection and response support services. Provides support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program. Provides security certification test and evaluation of assets, vulnerability management and response, security assessments, and customer support. Provides support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies. Maintains operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed. Assists with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system. Evaluates security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information. Performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation. Provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware. Manages changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes. Prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages, and Security Control Traceability Matrices (SCTMs). Executes policies and guidance provided by senior functional/technical leads.

Required Qualifications:

  • Clearance: Active TS/SCI Clearance with Polygraph
  • Education & Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of experience related to specific functional area. May substitute Master’s degree in lieu of 2 years of experience).
  • Certifications: Currently hold, or be able to attain a CompTIA Security+ or equivalent IAT Level II certification. Currently hold, or be able to attain a CompTIA Security+ or equivalent Certification.
  • Experience and knowledge on:
  • Experience providing coaching and mentoring to lower level team members.
  • Experience leading cybersecurity oversight, collection, and analysis of threat intelligence, event analysis, and incident response. 
  • Experience organizing and scheduling 24x7x365 operations in a cybersecurity, IT or related watch environment. 
  • Experience consolidating and reporting on daily performance and health metrics to provide ongoing situational awareness to Government leadership. 
  • Experience with incident case management solutions to document and report on incidents to meet audit, compliance, and legal requirements. 
  • Experience developing and continuously improving Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). 
  • Experience with vulnerability management, cyber threat intelligence, and fusion. 
  • Understanding of classified Government networks, technology stacks, and cybersecurity operations. Experience with providing oversite and coordination role in support of cross-agency response teams.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security certifications: CCNA Security, CySA+, SSCP, or equivalent certification
  • AWS, Cloud certifications
Job region: North America
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