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Job ID: 201552
Location: KANSAS CITY, MO, United States
Date Posted: Mar 2, 2020
Subcategory: Cyber Sec Analyst
Shift: Day Job
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: Yes
Cyber Security Analyst Duties: This role will conduct assessment and authorization (A&A) activities following the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) on behalf of a federal civilian agency as a contractor.
· Designs, tests, and implements secure operating systems, networks, security monitoring, tuning and management of IT security systems and applications, incident response, digital forensics, loss prevention, and eDiscovery actions
· Conducts risk and vulnerability assessment at the network, system and application level
· Assists in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-37), and makes recommendations on process tailoring
· Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards
· Supports the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports
· Periodically conducts a review of each system's audits and monitors corrective actions until all actions are closed
· May support cyber metrics development, maintenance and reporting
· May provide briefings to senior staff
· Familiarity with NIST SP 800-53 or similar information security assessment methodology is a plus
· Familiarity with the Cyber Security Assessment Management (CSAM) system is also a plus.
Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Liberal Arts, Computer Science or related field.
Certifications: One or more of the following certifications preferred (Security+, CAP, CISA, CISSP, CISM, GSEC, GCIH, or GSLC)
· Applies extensive technical expertise and has full knowledge of other related disciplines
· Receives assignments in the form of objectives and establishes goals to meet objectives
· Provides guidance to subordinates to achieve goals in accordance with established policies
· Work is reviewed and measured based on meeting objectives and schedules
· Establishes and recommends changes to policies which affect subordinate organization(s)
Years of Experience: 9 years.
Additional skills needed: Provide problem definition, evaluation of requirements, and detailed requirements to meet business, user, and cost requirements. May formulate and define information system scope and objectives through research, analysis, testing and fact finding with a basic understanding of business system and industry requirements. May prepare communications and make presentation on recommendations on system enhancements or alternatives.
Ability to work independently.
Effective communications skills – oral, written (via email, IM, etc)
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