Data Security Analyst I

Arlington, Virginia, United States

Full Time Entry-level / Junior Clearance required

At phia, our goal is to hire talented and passionate team members who desire to grow their skillsets, as well as the reputation of the company with our partners, clients, and stakeholders. A newly awarded contract has created an opportunity for a Data Security Analyst. This is an excellent opportunity for someone wanting to grow their career in the cybersecurity field!

What You’ll Do

  • Provide support to plan, coordinate, and implement the organization’s information security.
  • Provide support for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of fire-wall and other related security issues on LANs/WANs.
  • Identify emerging vulnerabilities and provide technical analysis in support of mitigation recommendations for subpoena requests.
  • Assess data and effectively present findings to leadership, both verbally and in writing.

  • Utilize business security best practices and procedures as well as your knowledge of current security tools to recommend improvements


Education + Experience

  • A High school diploma is required.
  • An understanding of how cybersecurity plays a role in information technology (e.g., attack surface, vulnerability coupling)
  • Experience working with different communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools hardware/software firewalls and their implementation
  • Familiarity with commercial products (ex. - Domain Name Systems, public–key encryption technology, Smartcard, Cyberguard, TimeStep)

Security Clearance Requirement

  • This position will require U.S. citizenship and the ability to obtain a Public Trust government clearance. Candidates must also obtain DHS EOD Suitability prior to starting employment.

Who You Are

  • A proactive problem solver that appreciates the challenges of working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Intellectually curious with a genuine desire to learn and advance your career.
  • An effective communicator, both verbally and in writing.
  • Customer service-oriented and mission-focused.
  • Critical thinker with excellent problem-solving skills

If your experience and qualifications aren’t a match for this position, you will remain in our database for consideration for future opportunities that may be a better fit.

IMPORTANT: This position is subject to Executive Order 14042 and the Safer Federal Workforce Task Force Guidance requiring covered employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. As a condition of employment, the successful candidate will be required to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination prior to commencing employment. Prospective or new employees who are unable to be vaccinated due to medical reasons or a sincerely held religious belief may request a reasonable accommodation. This request must be approved prior to the start of employment to the extent a reasonable accommodation is available that does not pose an undue hardship on phia or a direct threat to the candidate or phia’s employees.


Who We Are

phia LLC ("phia") is a Northern Virginia-based, 8a certified small business established in 2011 with a focus in Cyber Intelligence, Cyber Security/Defense, Intrusion Analysis & Incident Response, Cyber Architecture & Capability Analysis, Cyber Policy & Strategy, and Information Assurance/Security. we proudly support various agencies and offices within the Department of Defense (DoD), Federal government, and private/commercial entities.

phia values work-life balance and offers the following benefits to full-time employees:

  • Comprehensive medical insurance to include dental and vision
  • Short Term & Long-Term Disability
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Tuition and Professional Development Assistance
  • Flex Spending Accounts (FSA)
phia does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other reason prohibited by law in provision of employment opportunities and benefits.
Job region(s): North America
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