Cybersecurity Analyst I

at JT4 LLC
Location Edwards Air Force Base, CA
Date Posted December 29, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

JT4 provides engineering and technical support to multiple western test ranges for the U.S. Air Force and Navy under the Joint Range Technical Services Contract, better known as J-Tech II. We develop and maintain realistic integrated test and training environments, and prepare our nation's war-fighting aircraft, weapons systems, and aircrews for today's missions and tomorrow's global challenges. RANGE POSITION DESCRIPTION -- As a professional with JT4, the Cybersecurity Analyst I will be responsible for working with a motivated team to provide cybersecurity support to various DoD systems within the USAF's 412 TW at Edwards Air Force Base. The Cybersecurity Analyst I will be required to evaluate and implement security controls and policies to mitigate cybersecurity threats and improve system resiliency. With the constant evolution of the cybersecurity field, the Cybersecurity Analyst I will be required to maintain knowledge of current DoD and industry standard policies, best practices, cybersecurity trends, threats, and vulnerabilities and apply this knowledge at every step of the System Development Life Cycle for each system assigned. The Cybersecurity Analyst I will be in constant communication with teammates, program managers, system administrators, and engineers- good communication skills and professionalism are a must. Only highly motivated, passionate cybersecurity professionals need apply. The Cybersecurity Analyst I will be required to:
• Demonstrate strong communication skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and the ability to work effectively with the customer and fellow cybersecurity professionals to ensure JT4 and our customers operate within DoD cybersecurity policies and procedures.
• Research DoD, branch of service, and JT4 policies in order to produce, with assistance from senior team members, actionable requirements to be implemented by responsible Systems Engineers (SEs), System Administrators (SAs), Program Managers (PMs), and operators.
• Support the Risk Management Framework (RMF) Assessment and Authorization processes (Steps 1 through 4 and Step 6) throughout the various systems' cybersecurity lifecycles, including documentation of RMF System Security Plans (SSPs) and Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) in the DoD's Enterprise Mission Assurance Support System (eMASS).
• Document system design, configurations, operational procedures, compliance and non-compliance status, and existing risk mitigation techniques implemented so that the Security Control Assessor, Authorizing Official, and other members of cybersecurity leadership can make informed cybersecurity risk decisions.
• Notify the responsible System Administrators (SAs), Program Managers (PMs), Information System Security Officers (ISSOs), and Information System Security Managers (ISSMs) of any changes that might affect security posture as well as findings and mitigations that require implementation.
• Support Information Assurance/Cybersecurity (IA/CS) support activities including testing, mitigation, annual IA/CS compliance, sustainment, vulnerability and risk management, and systems engineering support.
• Work, with guidance from senior team members, to provide cybersecurity engineering support to customers to ensure systems are engineered in accordance with (IAW) DoD Instruction (DoDI) 8510.01.
• Demonstrate basic understanding of adversary techniques, tactics, and procedures used to disrupt computer networks.
• Contribute to risk analysis techniques such as security impact analyses, cybersecurity tabletop exercises, risk management boards, and change control boards.
• Participate in discussion-based exercises and other forms of cybersecurity risk analysis, as required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

- Work is performed in a typical office environment with no unusual hazards. Occasional lifting (up to 20 pounds); constant sitting and use of a computer terminal; constant use of sight abilities while writing, reviewing, and editing documents; constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication; and constant mental alertness are required.

REQUIREMENTS - EDUCATION, TECHNICAL AND WORK EXPERIENCE

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OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

- Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality, and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures, and policies pertaining to their job. The incumbent must possess a valid, state issued driver's license. Must be able to obtain and maintain security clearance. Must be a U.S. citizen. DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of persons so classified. SCC: JCIS11, A1412TW Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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