Principal Cyber Security Analyst - Operational Concepts Development

Assured Information Security, Inc Fort Belvoir , VA 22060

Posted 3 weeks ago

Assured Information Security has an opening for a Principal Cybersecurity Analyst who can lead Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities and assist with overall cybersecurity programs to AIS management

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide recommendations for Confidentiality, Integrity, and Availability by identifying appropriate NIST 800-53 IA controls within accreditation packages and verify implementation is in accordance with DNI, DoD and Army IA standards.

  • Conduct cybersecurity analysis in preparation for A&A reviewing and validation of all associated cybersecurity documentation and technical controls.

  • Develop System Security Plans (SSP), Contingency Plans, Business Impact Analyses (BIA), Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), and other documentation.

  • Covers all cybersecurity aspects including, but not limited to, identifying risks, validating the mitigation of plans of action, analyzing system designs, and assisting with A&A issues that may prevent a system from receiving authorization.

  • Work with program personnel, integration contractors, site ISSOs and IAMs to facilitate the collection of data required for accreditation projects

  • Identify key stakeholders in A&A efforts and ensure system documentation reflects current system security configurations to include hardware and software components, data flow, interconnections, and ports, protocols, and services, etc.

  • Assist customer program offices in interpreting and applying mitigation strategies.

  • Conduct thorough reviews of all vulnerabilities, architecture, and defense in depth strategies and report findings in POA&Ms document.

  • Document residual risks and provide the cybersecurity risk analysis and mitigation determination results

  • Maintain cybersecurity policy and processes as assigned

  • Able to analyze, interpret, and apply Federal cybersecurity guidance to customer needs.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in IT, Cyber Security, Computer Science, or related field preferred and 11 years of experience

  • Active TS/SCI with poly required

  • U.S. Citizenship Required

  • Minimum of 7 years of broad technical experience related to IT operations, networks, OS's, and system administration, eMASS

  • Minimum of 5 years with Risk Management Framework (RMF) A&A activities

  • Minimum of 5 years leading and directing a team

Preferred Education & Experience:

  • Experience developing risk mitigation strategies for high priority vulnerabilities

  • Experience with Certification and Accreditation Process (XACTA) and Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E)

  • Experience developing risk mitigation strategies for high priority vulnerabilities

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Visio, PowerPoint, MS Project), MS SharePoint

EOE/AA Disability/Veteran


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Principal Cyber Security Analyst - Operational Concepts Development

Assured Information Security, Inc