Senior Information Assurance (IA) Analyst

ActioNet, Inc   •  

Baltimore, MD

Industry: Technical Services


15+ years

Posted 39 days ago

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of IA Analysts supporting a critical Federal program
  • Analyzes and defines security requirements for Multilevel Security (MLS) issues.
  • Designs, develops, engineers and implements solutions to MLS requirements.
  • Gathers and organizes technical information about an organization's mission goals and needs, existing security products and ongoing programs in the MLS arena.
  • Performs risk analyses, which also includes risk assessment.
  • Provides technical support for secure software development and integration tasks, including reviewing work products for correctness and adhering to the design concept and to user standards.
  • Analyzes and recommends resolution of security/IA problems on the basis of knowledge of the major IA products and services, an understanding of their limitations, and knowledge of the IA disciplines.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Seven years of direct experience as an IA Analyst within the past ten years required.
  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Information Assurance, Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering), Master's Degree preferred.
  • Fifteen or more years of general experience including at least ten years directly related experience may be substituted for the required degree.
  • Knowledgeable of Security/IA products such as PKI, VPN, firewalls, and intrusion detection systems.
  • Experience with DoD Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and Host Based Security System (HBSS)
  • Experience supporting DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) compliance, controls and processes
  • Strong security system analysis skills and understanding of Cyber and IT security risks, threats and prevention measures
  • Strong understanding of DoD security policies, standards and best practices
  • Strong risk assessment and management skills
  • In-depth understanding of networking and network security
  • In-depth understanding of network monitoring and protocols
  • Security+ certification or higher

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISSM) certification
  • Experience as an Information Assurance (IA) Analysts supporting an Agile/DevSecOps environment
  • Experience supporting customers in the Department of Defense is highly desired.
  • Experience with both DoD and Federal PKIs and AWS GovCloud environments, preferably in a DoD CC SRG IL 4+ capacity and IdAM applications and tools is a plus.
  • DISA domain knowledge a plus
  • Comprehensive understanding of IT service offerings and functional areas across all system management lifecycle. Solid understanding of CMMI, ITIL, ISO, Enterprise Architecture, Information Assurance
  • Self-disciplined and have a positive attitude
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project and Visio
  • Excellent strategic thinker and ability to think innovatively
  • Excellent time management, written/technical writing, verbal, and presentation skills