Information Security Administrator

Nana Development   •  

Sterling, VA

8 - 10 years

Posted 236 days ago

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Ensure and validate that server and desktop systems are updated with the latest software and security patches to minimize security vulnerabilities.

Provide expert IT Security advice, analysis, and technical writing skills for all standard operating procedure documentations well as assisting with updating the Firebird System Reference Manual (SRM), and otherassociated IT Security documentation as needed


  • Provide weekly analysis to Unit Chief explaining the factors contributing to the weekly Security Posture Risk scores and resulting peer ranking along with actionable items that will help reduce the risk score and increase ranking.

  • Ability to become Subject Matter Expert (SME) for ELMS/BigFix. At times, may be called on by the ELMS team to help troubleshoot network-wide issues and pilot test new features.

  • Ability to take on ad hoc tasks to mitigate immediate unforeseen threats and vulnerabilities making headlines that have gained upper management visibility.

  • Ability to work with Engineering teams to complete configuration management checks for new servers.

  • Ability to work with Enterprise Management and Operations teams to address findings from Security Posture Risk scores.

  • Ability to work with internal Information Security team to address vulnerabilities found from their own independent scans of the network beyond what the Security Posture Risk scores are indicating.

  • Ensure the DEA IT meet DEA and federal information system security standards.

  • Provide Enterprise Security Monitoring and Support.

  • Provide daily threat monitoring and assessment of current and emerging Cyber securitythreats

  • - Maintain ELMSinfrastructure including Relays and Client health

  • Utilize ELMS Web Reporting and Dashboards to identify and target areas to remediate known vulnerabilities

  • Assist with creating, updating and closing all Plans of Action and Milestones (POAM’s)

  • Provide oversight and administrative action for accounts in accordance with DEA policy.

  • Manage and enforce the Admin Model using the concept of least privilege.

  • Performs audits on all user accounts with Administrative or elevated rights.

  • Provide Secure Configuration Management guidance


Basic Qualifications:

  • 7 years of experience in Information Security and Systems Administration

  • 3 years of experience utilizing, managing and maintaining ELMS

  • Must have an active DOD Secret clearance.

  • Experience with VPNs, Firewalls, remote access and encryption

  • Experience with Microsoft System Center Suite and all Windows AD Admin tools

  • Experience with Virus Protection management Experience with C&A process and FISMA requirements

Desired Skills:

  • Active Secret Clearance is an asset

  • DEA suitability is highly desired

  • BA/BS Degree in IT related field from an accredited college or university is an asset

  • Experience with Windows200x Administration

  • MCSE Certification