Cyber Security Analyst

at Mondial DC
Location Rockville, MD
Date Posted February 17, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Mondial DC has an exciting opportunity for a Cyber Security Analyst in Rockville, MD. The Cyber Security Analyst acts as a lead consultant, interfacing between the customer and IT security consulting team throughout the federal information system Security Assessment & Authorization (SA&A) lifecycle process. The ideal candidate is very detail-oriented, with strong written and oral communication skills and a strong technical background. He/she will be responsible for planning, developing, finalizing, and reviewing key deliverables in each stage of the SA&A process. As a result, a strong understanding of standards and requirements outlined by FISMA, NIST, OMB, and other federal guidelines is required. The Cyber Security Analyst will be actively engaged in identifying unique system characteristics, interviewing key organizational personnel (technical, administrative, and executive), and working with the consulting team to develop and manage security documentation throughout the system lifecycle in support of FISMA requirements. This includes, but is not limited to; security categorizations, system security plans, privacy impact assessments, contingency plans, configuration management plans, incident response plans, POA&Ms, vulnerability assessment reports, deviation requests, and any other necessary documents to support a system’s authority to operate (ATO).

LOCATION : Rockville, MD

JOB STATUS : Full time

TRAVEL : Occasional Domestic Travel

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Certifications, Experience, Skills)

SECURITY CLEARANCE : The ability to obtain an NRC Security Clearance; ability to wait for clearance prior to assuming position.

EDUCATION : BA/BS degree in information systems, computer science, or related fields

CERTIFICATIONS : The Ideal candidate will also have one or more of the following certifications: CISSP, CISM, CEH, CISA, Security+ and/or CAP

EXPERIENCE LEVEL : 4 years working in the SA&A field and at least two years in information systems, computer science, or related fields (may be concurrent)

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

Working face-to-face with multiple stakeholders interviewing, planning, or participating in a team effort to bring various complex projects to fruition in a highly motivated, fast-paced environment.

Development of SA&A process documents.

Understanding of Cloud platforms (PaaS, SaaS, IaaS) and protections as described in FedRAMP.

Assess/audit systems to analyze risk and report on identified weaknesses.

Conducting in-depth technical reviews of new and existing IT systems to identify the appropriate mitigation strategies required to bring these systems into compliance with established policy and industry guidelines.

Providing ongoing gap analysis of current policies, practices, and procedures as they relate to established guidelines outlined by NIST, OMB, FISMA, etc.

Knowledge of IT security architecture and design (firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems, Virtual Private Networking, and virus/malware protection technologies -- behavioral-based a plus).

Knowledge of LAN/WAN design and general internetworking technologies. Hands-on experience a plus.

Knowledge of Windows and Unix operating systems. Hands-on experience a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsible for the development of security artifacts and/or standards and policies across multiple IT platforms, including Mainframe, Client Server, and Web-based systems.

Possesses an understanding of capabilities associated with security monitoring products across all IT platforms.

Ensures that all policies reflect current standards in place, including FISMA and other industry standards.

Monitors compliance and conducts periodic reviews of policies.

Who We Are

Mondial DC is a premier provider of customer-driven, Information Technology and Cyber Security; and Professional Services.

We strive to be an exciting and welcoming company that attracts, develops, motivates, and retains the most talented, skilled, and dedicated people in the industry; where they are encouraged to achieve personal excellence, purpose, and their full potential and career aspirations; while supporting mission-critical national security technologies and programs.

Mondial DC is an equal opportunity employer.

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