Cyber Security/ IT Security Analyst
Full time positions available at various experience levels to provide ISS support to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), including performing ISS Risk Assessments and security testing & Evaluation, and providing ISS Architecture Support. System types/technologies assessed include telecommunications, networking, client/server, web-based, automation, operating systems, databases, and custom and off-the-shelf applications. The successful candidate must have a strong desire to solve customer problems by applying analytical skills and writing abilities. Excellent interpersonal skills are essential for direct customer interaction and high-level management interface. Typical duties and responsibilities include the following: Perform C&A Information Security Risk Assessments in accordance with NIST guidelines utilizing the appropriate set of NIST 800-53 Security Controls to improve Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) operational and support infrastructure systems security. - Duties include conducting security site surveys, conducting interviews, - Reviewing and analyzing security documentation such as SSP, ISCPs, and SCDs, - Planning and conducting security testing on various sized networks and systems using automated tools such as Nessus and HP WebInspect, - Performing data analysis and developing recommendations and supporting documents as part of the FAA Continuous Monitoring Program, - Developing Security Assessment Reports - Requires knowledge and ability to apply National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF) and industry practices for information security. Job Requirements: BS in Engineering, Computer Science or related field. Working Knowledge of NIST RMF and NIST Publications, including NIST 800-37 and NIST 800-53a. Previous FAA experience, consulting skills, telecommunications systems knowledge, computer systems knowledge, and familiarity with ISS concepts a plus. Security Certifications, such as CISSP a plus. Strong oral communications and written skills are required. Must have the ability to interact with FAA personnel on a daily basis. Job location is in Northern Virginia and Washington, DC with some travel required. Salary is dependent on years of experience, certifications, and degree. Company Description: SysNet Technologies, Inc. is an emerging small business that assists Federal agencies in resolving their most challenging technical and management issues. We focus on providing practical solutions to our customers in the areas of: information systems cybersecurity operations, information assurance, solutions support, and policy management. At SysNet, we strive to form long-term relationships with our customers by consistently providing high quality products and services, standing by our commitments and exceeding expectations. To help us meet our growing customer needs, SysNet is seeking qualified individuals with a strong Systems Engineering/Computer Science background and Information System Security (ISS) experience. SysNet offers competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including medical, 401K, and tuition reimbursement plans.