Cybersecurity Analyst - A&A Support

Washington, District of Columbia, United States - Remote

Applications have closed

Maveris

Maveris is an IT and cybersecurity company committed to helping organizations create secure digital solutions to accelerate their mission. We are Veteran-owned and proud to serve customers across the Federal Government and private sector.

View company page

Maveris is an IT and cybersecurity services company committed to helping organizations create secure digital solutions to accelerate their mission. We are Veteran-owned and proud to serve customers across the Federal Government and private sector. We have an opening for a full-time, permanent Cybersecurity Analyst – A&A Support to join our talented, dynamic team in support of a large Federal Government customer. 

As a Cybersecurity Analyst – A&A Support, you will play a critical role in supporting the Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) process within the VA Cybersecurity Operations Center (CSOC). This position involves coordinating and assisting in obtaining Authority to Operate (ATO) for various systems used by the VA CSOC. The candidate will work closely with VA teams, system owners, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to ensure compliance with VA policies, security controls, and standards. Additionally, the role involves maintaining accurate records, conducting vulnerability assessments, and providing regular reports to ensure the successful completion of the A&A process.    

Veterans are encouraged to apply. 

Duties

  • Collaborate with various VA CSOC teams to coordinate ATO support requests. 
  • Process intake requests for ATO support and maintain effective communication with VA CSOC. 
  • Support VA CSOC in attaining ATO coverage for multiple systems across the VA. 
  • Collect and maintain an accurate list of all CSOC ATOs, including their status, award date, expiration date, Plan of Actions and Milestones (POAMs), VA CSOC SME, and system owner. 
  • Ensure that VA CSOC systems, tools, and applications adhere to VA's information security policies, security controls, and standards. 
  • Request and submit vulnerability scans, tests, or quality checks as per NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-53 Rev 4. 
  • Provide eMASS support and coordinate documentation efforts with data center partners. 
  • Collaborate with Field Security Services Information Security Officers (ISOs) and Office of Cyber Security (OCS) Security Control Assessment (SCA) team to meet ATO requirements. 
  • Create and maintain Plan of Actions and Milestones (POAMs) for unresolved findings or vulnerabilities. 
  • Identify, document, and maintain A&A Artifacts to support ATO requests in accordance with VA policy and federal guidelines. 
  • Review and respond to security controls and provide required evidence continuously throughout the ATO lifecycle. 
  • Conduct meetings with System Owners and SMEs as needed. 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, or a related field (or equivalent work experience) 
  • 5+ years of experience in A&A processes, risk management, and compliance
  • Strong understanding of NIST RMF standards and guidelines
  • Knowledge of VA security policies and procedures is a plus
  • Industry certifications, such as CISSP, CISA, CISM, Security+ are a plus 
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams
  • Attention to detail and commitment to meeting deadlines

Benefits

Maveris attracts and retains talent of the highest caliber by offering opportunities to work in exciting and challenging environments surrounded by bright minds. Our employees are our most prized asset and are rewarded with highly competitive compensation and a top-tier benefits package, including:

  • 401(k) with company match
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off


About Maveris

Maveris offers exceptional, mission-focused, solutions to organizations facing highly complex IT, digital, and cybersecurity challenges. Our success is achieved by maintaining an environment of trust where people are encouraged to reach their fullest potential. Every candidate that applies to Maveris brings something unique to the table, and because our team is diverse, we consistently meet our goals and exceed client expectations. If you are a highly-motivated person with a willingness to learn, we invite you to apply today to join our team!

To learn more about employee benefits visit www.maveris.com.
For company updates and the latest job postings check us out on LinkedIn.
If you'd like to read about some of our research and projects head over to Maveris Labs.
Want a more behind the scenes view? Check out our blog Maveris Insights to learn more about the team behind the solutions.

* Salary range is an estimate based on our InfoSec / Cybersecurity Salary Index 💰

Tags: CISA CISM CISSP Compliance Computer Science CSOC eMASS NIST NIST 800-53 Risk management RMF Vulnerabilities Vulnerability scans

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Competitive pay Health care

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
Job stats:  12  4  0
Category: Analyst Jobs

More jobs like this

Explore more InfoSec / Cybersecurity career opportunities

Find even more open roles in Ethical Hacking, Pen Testing, Security Engineering, Threat Research, Vulnerability Management, Cryptography, Digital Forensics and Cyber Security in general - ordered by popularity of job title or skills, toolset and products used - below.