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Cybersecurity Analyst (Public Trust Clearance)

ECS is seeking a Cybersecurity Analyst (Public Trust Clearance) to work in our Falls Church, VA office.  

Please Note: This position is contingent upon contract award. 

Job Description:

ECS is seeking a seasoned security professional with experience in implementing and communicating compliance for the USPS  in the Falls church, VA office.  

The CS Analyst Senior is responsible for helping to manage the program’s Assessment and Authorization (A&A) efforts by focusing on the Risk Management and Security Authorization activities in accordance with the applicable National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800 series guidelines, the Risk Management Framework and applicable Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) standards.  The CS Analyst Senior will report to the CS Team Lead and perform and manage tasks related to the entire Assessment and Authorization (A&A) lifecycle.  

  • Support the USPS team in conducting assessments of Cybersecurity risk by evaluating USPS systems and assist with drafting Cybersecurity risk reports to highlight current architecture, mitigations, and Cybersecurity risk posture. 
  • Analyze, review, and critique assessment and authorization (A&A) documentation in compliance with  Cybersecurity policy and agency guidance.
  • Assess program security compliance, support program briefs, and coordinate and compile program security documentation for various programs. 
  • Provide A&A and Cybersecurity support, including Risk Management Framework (RMF), assess compliance with security technical implementation guides (STIGs), review automated scans, conduct security test and evaluation (ST&E), vulnerability assessments, and computer security responses.
  • Provide results of unresolved discrepancies to the client for inclusion in that system’s IA Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M). 
  • Interact with clients to perform policy and technical audits. 
  • Brief client leadership on vulnerabilities in support of the government client and prepare brief slides and summary of findings analyses.

Required Skills:

  • 5 years of experience with IT, including in Cybersecurity related fields
  • Management Framework (RMF) policies, including continuous monitoring, information system security policies, standards, and procedures
  • Experience with preparing compliance packages and supporting documentation and Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) process and standards
  • Knowledge of IA or INFOSEC concepts and requirements
  • Ability to conduct security control selection, tailoring, and overlays
  • Ability to analyze a security plan and perform system security analysis
  • Ability to work independently

Desired Skills:

  • BS degree in CS or Engineering preferred
  • 3+ years of experience with supporting USPS in the implementation or assessment of Cybersecurity controls 
  • 3 years of experience with system and network vulnerability analysis, risk assessment and risk mitigation analysis, security test and evaluation (ST&E), contingency planning, and firewall policy, ports, and protocols
  • Experience with Retina, Nessus, SCAP Compliance Checker, STIGs, hardening systems, and applying IA controls
  • Experience with Nessus, ACAS, SCAP, and HBSS
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 2300+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.

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Security Clearance:
Public Trust
Falls Church, Virginia
United States
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