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Cyber Security Analyst


SAIC is seeking for a Cyber Security Analyst at Ft Belvoir, VA.


Job Duties:

  • Develop and maintain System Security Plans (SSP), Contingency Plans,  Business Impact Analyses (BIA), Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), and  other security related documentation in support of a cloud enterprise solution.

  • Draft and maintain System Security Plans (SSP), Contingency Plans,  Business Impact Analyses (BIA), Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), and other security related documentation in support of a cloud enterprise solution.

  • Identify potential risks associated with system configurations and advise on mitigation strategies

  • Participate in A&A status meetings and facilitate moving systems toward  a successful A&A effort

  • Assist in development and implement detailed test plans and review  findings from self-assessments to determine readiness for independent validation and verification (IV&V) assessment

  • Conduct cybersecurity analysis in preparation for A&A events by reviewing and validating all associated cybersecurity documentation and technical controls.

  • Supports the implementation of RMF by developing documentation and updating policies, procedures, and processes as assigned.

  • Perform assessment and authorization (A&A) efforts under the NIST Risk  Management Framework (RMF) on behalf of INSCOM G7.

  • Represent INSCOM G7 to very senior level government, industry and/or  academia settings; must be able to understand and supervise/advise information assurance and network security accreditation procedures

  • Work with program personnel, integration contractors, site ISSOs and IAMs to facilitate the collection of data required for accreditation projects

  • Provide recommendations for Confidentiality, Integrity and Availability  by identifying appropriate NIST 800-53 IA controls within accreditation packages and verify implementation is in accordance with DNI, DoD and Army IA standards



Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Identify key stakeholders in A&A efforts and ensure system documentation reflects current system security configurations to include hardware and software components, data flow, interconnections, and ports, protocols, and services, etc.

  • Conduct IV&V assessments and analyze test results for accuracy, compliance, and adherence to Federal cybersecurity requirements

  • Review and document Monthly ACAS scans, SCAP Scans, and STIG checklists

  • Conduct thorough reviews of all vulnerabilities, architecture, and defense in depth strategies and report/document findings in POA&Ms

  • Document residual risks and provide the cybersecurity risk analysis and mitigation determination results

  • Produce risk assessment artifacts describing initial risks during system development and residual risks identified during IV&V

  • Covers all cybersecurity aspects including, but not limited to, identifying risks, validating the mitigation of plans of action, analyzing system designs, and assisting with A&A issues that may prevent a system from receiving authorization.

  • Maintain cybersecurity policy and processes as assigned

  • Able to analyze, interpret, and apply Federal cybersecurity guidance to customer needs

  • Communicate the security posture of systems through designated reporting mechanism

  • Collaborate with other team members in cybersecurity 


Required Experience and Clearance:

  • 13 years of related experience with a HS/GED; OR Bachelors and 9 years of experience; OR Masters and 7 of experience ;  OR PhD or JD and 4 years of experience.
  • Active TS SCI clearance, with ability to obtain a CI Poly (Clearance must me listed in JPAS.)
  • 2+ years of relevant experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) A&A activities.
  • 2+ years of experience in the following areas: Cybersecurity policy, procedures, and processes, including RMF and NIST 800-53 and A&A's
  • Experience using MS office tools such as Excel, Word and Visio
  • Familiar with NIST publications, specifically RMF and NIST controls
  • Familiar with dealing with defense- in-depth and other information security and assurance principles and associated supporting technologies
  • Excellent customer service and organization skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must demonstrate proficiency in the following areas: multi-tasking, critical thinking; and the ability to work quickly, efficiently and accurately in a dynamic and fluid environment
  • Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project), MS SharePoint
  • Must have master level communication, interpersonal, and collaboration skills and must be able to work as part of a dynamic and technically complex team, while also conducting independent support with zero supervision and minimal guidance
  • CISSP or CISM certification a PLUS but not required!

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Security Clearance:
Top Secret / SCI + CI Poly
United States
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