Defense Assessment Analyst

Njvc Fort Huachuca , AZ 85613

Posted 1 week ago


Company Job Title:

Defense Assessment Analyst


Top Secret / SCI


Fort Huachuca, Arizona

Reports To:

Program Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

The Defense Assessment Analyst will be responsible for participating in the coordination and presentation of application vulnerability reviews to development, risk, audit, and business teams.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Analyze vulnerability assessment data to identify technical risks to the organization

  • Communicate technical information to non-technical audiences influencing others to comply with policies and conform to standards and best practices.

  • Monitor internal/external channels for new threats/exploits

  • Assist to manage, plan, evaluate, and advocate for information security compliance systems, plans, and functions

  • Support leadership to identify capability gaps in vulnerability management services

  • Maintain knowledge of current vulnerability security trends and clearly communicate them to the client

  • Develop action plans to mitigate and or remediate threats

  • Make recommendations based on technical analysis that reduce vulnerabilities and security deficiencies

  • Responsible to become proficient in the use of state of the art application vulnerability scanning tools and will support critical efforts within the environment to improve the application security profile of the organization

  • Monitor and respond to Open Source Software weaknesses and exposures

Non-Essential Duties:

  • Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None

Minimum Qualifications:
(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High School Diploma and 12 years' experience; OR Associate's Degree and 10 years' experience; OR Bachelor's Degree and 8 years' experience

  • Certification: IT Level I; CSSP-Auditor; GSNA; CEH; CWNA, and IAT Level III Baseline Certification; ITIL Foundations certified (within 3 months)

  • Top Secret / SCI clearance required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Leadership and self-direction skills are highly desired.

Ability to solve complex problems utilizing creative thinking skills.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Ability to critically analyze and understand the systems and communicate system requirements to the customer and leadership.

  • Ability to provide on-call support 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

  • Ability to travel as required.

  • Ability to meet eligibility requirements of a government security clearance for access to classified information


  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.


  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.


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