Cyber Security Analyst

Location Atlanta, GA
Date Posted November 9, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


As an ATO Cyber Security Analyst on our team, you’ll use your experience to work with the Veterans Affairs (VA) to discover and mitigate their cybersecurity risks, understand and apply policies to address requests for information on cyber best practices, conduct risk assessments for specialized devices, support ATO sustainment activities for RMF steps 0-6, and provide information system security expertise to ensure the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for information systems. You will perform very detail-oriented system documentation and updates and collaborate closely with system owners and facility ISSOs or Area Managers to execute system steward duties. You will bring your expertise to train other System Stewards in system risk management duties. You’ll work with your client to translate security concepts into actionable implementable solution recommendations to help the client make informed security decisions. This is your opportunity to act as an information security subject matter expert while broadening your skills in cybersecurity. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Basic Qualifications:

· Experience with managing complex system records in the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) tool.

· Experience with supporting system Authority to Operate (ATO) processes and creating artifacts, control implementation details, and POAMs

· Experience with Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM), RMF automation, and Comply to Connect

· Experience with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) security controls, the Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) security documentation tool, Risk Management Framework (RMF), and security compliance processes

· Experience with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM) criteria

· Ability to facilitate meetings, analyze authorization documents and associated artifacts against authorization requirements to identify gaps, establish a schedule to address outstanding authorization requirements, and coordinate directly with system team stakeholders

· Ability to obtain a security clearance

· HS diploma or GED and 18+ years of experience with systems security engineering, or BA or BS degree in CS, IT, or Engineering and 10+ years of experience with systems security engineering 

Nice if you have:

· Experience with the VA & Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

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