Applied Memetics LLC (AM LLC) is seeking a Security Analyst to provide on-site technical support to the Veterans Affairs (VA) administration. The successful candidate will support the Office of Information Technology (OI&T) to identify and remediate existing and future vulnerabilities.
Background:TheDepartment ofVeterans Affairs (VA) is the Federal Government's second largest cabinet agency with 320,000 employees. When viewed from aninformation technology (IT) perspective, OI&T is one of the nation's largest consolidated IT organizations with:
-$3.1 billion budget (FY12)
-Nearly 7,500 employees
-More than 300,000 desktop computers
-Approximately 30,000 laptop computers
-Nearly 450,000 email accounts
The Continuous Readiness in Information Security Protection (CRISP) program began as a VA-wide initiative launched in March 2012 to address MWs by concentrating on:
-Managing appropriate access control for users and reducing out-dated personnel clearances
-Testing contingency plans for data breaches
-Providing information security training for users, contractors, volunteers
-Developing initial baseline configurations
-Improving data-center web application security
A Security Analyst has experience in the concepts, terms, processes, policy and implementation of information security. Must have experience and knowledge of the latest security measures at all stages of an information system life cycle. Must have the ability to solve complex problems involving a wide variety of information systems. Must be able to understand and differentiate between critical and non-critical systems and networks.
The candidate must have experience as an analytics technician with an emphasis on vulnerability analysis and metrics.