Cyber Security Analyst

Location
Washington, District Of Columbia
Posted
Aug 26, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
18410
Function
Administrative
Hours
Full Time
Summary

The Cyber Security Analyst will support the Department of Education to ensure that the organization's networks, as well as information, is secure while employing continuous monitoring of intrusion detection/prevention for all systems and applications.

Responsibilities
  • Ensure that the organization's networks, as well as information is secure.
  • Employ continuous monitoring of intrusion detection/prevention for all systems and applications.
  • Ensure appropriate data encryption (in transit and at rest) levels based on protections needs of targeted data, administer host intrusion protection, data loss prevention, antivirus, vulnerability management, and security information event management.
  • Create and update Information Assurance artifacts, create and manage Plans of Actions and Milestones, and perform all duties within the Cyber Security Asset Management portal.
  • Update all cybersecurity documentation and attend all related IT and Cybersecurity meetings.
  • Provide knowledge for maintaining awareness of system/network security posture, including vulnerability scanning to facilitate application of quick and effective corrective measures, while ensuring configuration management requirements are met.
  • Provide technical knowledge and information assurance analysis support, including security assessment of applications and systems, operating systems, internet-facing interfaces, intranet, and other interconnections.
  • Provide analysis of existing systems vulnerabilities, including possible intrusion/entry points, resource manipulation, denial of service, and/or destruction of resources.
  • Provide technical support and analysis to document organizational information protection framework and support policy and procedures preparation and implementation.
  • Technical and thought-leadership responsibilities for multiple information security disciplines such as incident response, vulnerability management, intrusion detection and prevention, threat hunting, security operations, security policy, and awareness/education.
  • Supports, maintains, monitors, troubleshoots and enhances security infrastructure tools, methodologies, software, and hardware. Drafts and reviews information security policies, processes, and procedures.
  • Oversees information security incident response activities, risk assessment and risk management activities, and vulnerability assessment and vulnerability management activities.
  • Manages detailed network, operating system, database, and application vulnerability assessments and security configuration audits. Manages information security initiatives.
  • Prepares information security awareness and education materials and other documentation.
  • Determines and documents information security requirements and controls necessary for the protection of information resources.
  • Provides guidance and assistance regarding information security matters such as the interpretation of information security policies and requirements or their applicability to particular situations.
  • Analyzes data from Information Security functions and provides reports and recommended response actions to Information Security Manager (ISM\ISSO).
  • Publishes regular status reports and submits to management.
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field and 8+ years of experience as a Cyber Security Analyst.
  • 10+ years of Cyber Security Analyst experience may be used in lieu of degree.
  • Cyber Security certifications (i.e., Certified Information Systems Security Professional, Systems Security Certified Practitioner)
  • Active Baseline IAT-III certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M requirements required.
  • Experience with IT Compliance and Risk Management Methodologies - Cyber Security Framework, NIST Standards (SP 800-53r5), HIPPA, and FISMA.
  • Top secret clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Strong knowledge of best practices associated with as well as appropriate authoritative guidance for physical security, network security, security risk assessments, critical infrastructure protection, continuity and contingency planning, emergency preparedness, security awareness, and training.
  • Strong knowledge for maintaining awareness of system/network posture.
  • Strong analysis and comprehension skills.
  • Ability to provide technical knowledge and information assurance analysis support.
  • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as required.
  • Ability to maintain top secret clearance.

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