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IT Security Analyst - Top Secret, Arlington VA 22209

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an IT Security Analyst, in Arlington, VA 22209. Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020
6 month contract to Hire.  Must have an Active Top Secret Clearance to qualify. 
Position Description 

NOTE: Incorporates security tools in security review and assessment and includes systems that provide monitoring, prevention, response, and reporting.
These tools may include, but are not limited to:
• Microsoft Cloud Security Stack (virtual networks, network security groups, web application firewalls, virtual firewalls)
• Security and Compliance Center
• Windows Anti-malware
•  Azure Security Center
• Microsoft Azure Information Protection
• Azure Sentinel
• Microsoft Data Loss Prevention
• Exchange Online Protection Advance Threat Protection
• Microsoft Cloud App Security •
Advanced Malware Protection
• Hybrid Connectors
• Security Incident and Event Management 

Job Description:

  • Implements and interprets the requirements for agency compliance with policy directives governing IT infrastructure protection 
  • Supports USPS OIG security policy and compliance management program 
  • Coordinates the review and evaluation of the agency IT programs for security assessment, authorization and risk assessment 
  • Identifies security risks and recommends risk mitigation strategies 
  • Conducts software Security Test & Evaluation (ST&E) 
  • Documents security assessment and authorization and ST&E activities for CIO and other Business leader review and approval 
  • Updates or makes recommendations for new requirements for IT Security in other IT projects as well as for IT Security infrastructure and policy 
  • Participates in the development of security policies 

Supports Security Operations Center activities 

  • Participates in cyber threat and vulnerability analysis and remediation 
  • Supports operational implementation of FISMA/NIST/FedRAMP standards and compliance to SOC 2 audit reports 
  • Incorporates security tools in security review and assessment and includes systems that provide monitoring, prevention, response, and reporting.

Supports Security Engineering and technical solution development 

  • Documents security architecture and supports documentation of technical solutions for security products 
  • Collaborates effectively with members of OCIO and Business units to assess security architecture and solutions for IT and business systems. 
  • Evaluates security requirements associated with cloud-hosted environments and services 
  • Evaluates security requirements associated with mobile applications 

  • MUST have active TOP SECRET clearance and be a US Citizen. 
  • MUST have a degree in Information Security, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field 
  • Candidate must possess 5+ years of specialized IT experience with at least 3 years in information security- related field 
  • GIAC, CEH, CISSP certification(s) (or equivalent); DHS Security Certification; or ISACA certifications (CISM or CISA) 
  • ITIL v3 Foundation certification (desired

Position Requirements 

  • Knowledge of information security principles, concepts, practices, systems software, database software, and immediate access storage technology to carry out activities relating to security certification/accreditation, System Security Plans and Authority-To-Connect requirements 
  • Knowledge & Skill in implementing FedRAMP, FISMA, NIST, OMB guidelines, and other Federal regulations and guidance.
  • Experience interpreting and implementing FISMA and Security Technical Implementation.
  • Guide requirements focused on the operational implementation and documentation of those requirements. 
  • Skill & Ability to document IT Security risks, advice, guidance, and recommendations to management and other technical specialists on critical information technology security issues. 
  • Skill & Ability to assess risk factors and advise on vulnerability to attack from a variety of sources and procedures for protection of systems and applications 
  • Knowledge of security requirements associated with cloud-hosted environments and services and mobile application development and deployment 
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with management and other technical specialists 
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage tasks on time with minimal supervision 

Job Number: 1910102272
Job Location: Arlington, VA
Duration: 0 months
Input Date: 11/04/2019
Attention: Elisabeth Laspe
Address: 1215 FERN RIDGE PKWY STE 231
City, State: ST LOUIS, MO 63141
Phone: 314/628-9143
800 Phone: 800/472-3737
Fax Phone: 314/628-9485

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