eGlobalTech

  • Security Analyst

    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    US Citizen Required
    Yes
    Job Location
    US-DC-Washington
    Active Security Clearance Required
    Secret
    Status
    Current
    Clearance Status
    Active
  • About the Role

    eGlobalTech’s Information Assurance and Cyber Security Practice, a 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awardee, is searching for a junior-level Security Analyst/Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to join our team of Cyber Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) out of Arlington, VA and at consulting locations all around the DC Metro Area.  Qualified candidates should have exceptional communication skills and experience organizing and preparing security documentation and plans for Federal programs and the ability to maintain at least a secret clearance.  This demanding role offers excellent compensation, outstanding career growth potential, and a benefits package that includes 20 days PTO, paid holidays and corporate events, continuing education reimbursements, and 401K match after just 90 days!

    Responsibilities

    • Work closely with a Team Lead to perform independent compliance reviews, tracking, and continuous monitoring of newly submitted C&A packages
    • Assist with the Lifecycle Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process and developing a Systems Security Plan (SSP)
    • Monitor and track projects in the C&A test queue
    • Maintain a document repository where C&A project documentation is stored
    • Work closely with system/application developers to identify the appropriate certification/approval processes and authorities
    • Record/register actions concerning project approvals to operate in the C&A database
    • Read and analyze SSPs with minimal assistance, and develop understanding of systems and applications into security test plans
    • Coordinate C&A actions and system testing with appropriate security personnel
    • Develop Risk Assessment Reports
    • Assemble and submit C&A packages to Principal Accreditation Authority/Designated Accreditation Authority (DAA)
    • Review Information Assurance (IA) Compliance Validation Tests and Reports
    • Prepare Vulnerability Remediation Plans
    • Act as C&A project register, managing the C&A registration process

    Required Qualifications

    • Minimum of one verifiable security certification (e.g. CISSP, Security+, CISM, etc.)
    • Active Secret level security clearance
    • 0-3 years of experience in information security, with a concentration on C&A as it applies to the US Government
    • Knowledge of the federal security authorization (formerly known as Certification and Accreditation or C&A) process to include key activities and milestones required throughout each phase of the security authorization lifecycle
    • Experience with the NIST/FISMA regulatory and compliance environment
    • Highly-motivated, fast-learner who thrives in a fast paced environment
    • Be able to communicate effectively through written and verbal means to co-workers and senior leadership
    • Be able to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating and ensuring scheduled goals are met
    • Be able to work well with collateral engineers, analysts, and managers on related programs
    • Possess or be able to obtain a US Government security clearance

    Desired Qualifications

    • Possess a B.A. or B.S. degree in related field.
    • Ability to conduct effective vulnerability assessments of networked and stand-alone information systems to the extent of conclusively validating all technical controls found within NIST SP 800-53R3, as well as other DHS requirements
    • Ability to act as a consultant and offer security-related guidance on business processes, emerging technology and acquisitions, and vulnerability assessment/mitigation approaches.
    • Experience or understanding in all phases of preparing and reviewing complete certification and accreditation (C&A) packages for information technology systems and/or applications as defined by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) and implemented by the guidance of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    • Experience with DHS Security Authorization requirements (i.e. DHS 4300)
    • Documentation, presentation, and technical writing experience
    • Our ideal candidate is a solid Corporate Citizen that will thrive in a fast paced environment that demands accountability from each team member; demonstrate a broad range skills in the fields of NIST publications, FISMA requirements and reporting, privacy data identification and handling, security engineering, certification and accreditation (C&A) procedures, security architecture, vulnerability assessments, computer forensics, computer network defense, and policy development

    About Us

    Founded in 2004, eGlobalTech (eGT) is a leading management and IT consulting firm in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Our focus is to provide the public sector with innovative solutions, leveraging cutting-edge tools and methodologies to meet the Government’s most pressing business needs. To achieve this objective, our core practice areas – strategy, IT solutions development, cyber security, and cloud computing – are integrated to provide clients with comprehensive end-to-end results. This integration enables our highly motivated teams to thrive in a culture that encourages out-of-the-box thinking, collaboration and an environment where you can excel. For more information, please visit our website at www.eglobaltech.com.

     

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

     

    eGlobalTech is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. EEO is the Law.

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