Cyber Security Analyst II (Aberdeen, MD)

KaRDS Cyber Solutions
Aberdeen, MD
Apr 06, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Full Time
Secret security clearance is required Description: Responsible for identifying cyber security requirements for information systems certification and accreditation. Performs assessment of present levels of cyber security, defines acceptable levels of risk, knowledge of proper cyber security practices. Identifies potential vulnerabilities to cyber and information security. Knowledge of technologies for network scanning, patching, defense, and response to cyber threats. Independently selects methods, plans and coordinates the details, and carries work through to its conclusion with minimal guidance. Completed work is reviewed for soundness of analysis, the suitability of methods used, and for conformance with organizational analytical procedures and practices. Plans, coordinates and conducts reviews, assessments, studies and projects. Reviews and prepares plans, forms and procedures, reports and related documents. Plans, arranges, manages and conducts data collection and analysis work in support of cyber security assessments. Serves as an advisor on all aspects of the assigned program's cyber security areas. Programs and issues may present problems that may require application of new developments and technology application. Compiles new information, considers data from a variety of sources, and follows standard approaches, methods, and procedures to plan and carry out assignments. Reviews, conducts and evaluates sampling, surveys, data and findings. Monitors operations to identify and rectify problems. Evaluates adequacy of controls and corrective measures and identifies and make recommendations to higher level employee on determinations of alternate measures. Prepares, coordinates and/or reviews the preparation of written plans, schedules and milestones for accomplishing goals. Participates in meetings regarding cyber security concerns related to the assigned projects. Performs collection and assists in compilation of technical and programmatic data from a variety of sources. May be required to serve as a Combatant Command Liaison Representative in the United States or abroad. Liaison duties include, but are not limited to: providing direct planning, coordination, Information Assurance, Interoperability, and Mission Assurance assessment and exercise support onsite. Qualifications: Progressively responsible experience in the management of computer networks and information systems. Level III certification in accordance with DOD Manual 8570.01-M. Must possess sufficient familiarity with cyber security qualitative and quantitative analysis tools to assess and apply to the solution of problems. Discipline may be required to utilize advanced knowledge of cyber security policy, defensive cyber operations, and cyber security reporting requirements. Must be familiar with systems integration techniques, system trade-off analysis, and/or program planning. Experience must include three years as a practicing analyst or staff officer responsible for the functional area of cyber security. Specialized Domain Experience: Five (5) years of additional experience within the last ten years in any combination in the following areas: 1) Experience in assessing cybersecurity and mission assurance at Army, Joint, and Combatant Command exercises including systems and programs listed in Attachment 3 System / Program Names. Experience is defined as activities to include exercise planning, assessment execution, data collection during assessment events, data analysis and reporting. 2) Experience supporting the Office of the Secretary of Defense Director of Test and Evaluation (DOT) Cybersecurity Assessment Program (CAP). 3) Experience in the application of DOT CAP assessment methodologies, analysis, evaluation, exercise integration, and reporting phases. Secret security clearance is required Contract: AECSSThis is a full time position