Active Secret Cleared - IT Security Analyst (Security + Certified) in Arlington, VA at DISYS

Date Posted: 8/11/2018

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IT Security Analyst III (Active Secret Clearance AND Security+ Certification)


Arlington, VA


Job Type: Contract to hire



Related Keywords: Active Secret Clearance, Security+ certified, HBSS, ACAS, monitoring, intrusion detection, threat alerts, working with infrastructure team, customer facing, ISSO, backup, experience with monitoring classified systems. Experience in supporting Marines, Navy or similar environments. 



Job Description


This position serves as the Information System Security Officer (ISSO) and Assistant Facility Security Officer (AFSO) for the corporate headquarters office at CNA. The position is responsible for information system security for classified networks and supports at least one or more components of industrial security. I.e., physical security, operational security, personnel security, communication security, security education and awareness program, and assist the Corporate Facility Security Officer (FSO) in the administration of the CNA security program corporate wide.



Duties and/or Responsibilities



  1. Information Assurance (IA) System Monitoring: Implements and optimizes security monitoring, event correlation, compliance and alerting solutions. Performs regular audits of all networked devices (including desktop computers, laptops, servers, and handheld devices) utilizing vulnerability scanners and similar tools. Scans for unauthorized networks (including wireless) and prevents systems from bridging networks.

  2. IA Security Compliance: Performs and assists with certification and accreditation (C&A) and risk assessment activities. Generates compliance reports and disseminates information to pertinent staff for remediation. Creates, maintains and monitors compliance of security policies, procedures and manuals.

  3. IA Security Architecture: Responsible for maintaining and utilizing information security architecture. Evaluate new security hardware and software providing recommendations concerning risk to the network.

  4. Incident Response: Participates in Computer Security Incident Response Team activities. Respond to, analyze, and resolve IT Security incidents. Assist the Information System Security Manager with disseminating incident reports. Conducts internal investigations on matters concerning security violations, misconduct, and other charges. Consult with and support the Compliance Committee on internal investigations, as require.

  5. Security Training: Assist the Corp. FSO with the development, implementation and administration of the CNA corporate wide security education and awareness programs focusing on IT Security training, to include phishing campaigns, physical and operational security (OPSEC) sessions, and personnel security training for employees, consultants and/or subcontractors.

  6. Assist the Corp. FSO with management and execution of the information security program, physical security program, personnel security program and communication security program in full accordance with NISPOM, DAAPM, NIST 800 series, and other DoD, Navy security regulations and publications.

  7. Assist the Corp. FSO with security classification reviews by analyzing internal and external sources to determine classification levels are accurate, adequate and provide proper handling instructions IAW DoD Navy, Marine Corps, and other government agencies.

  8. Assist the Corp. FSO as needed on special projects and may lead special projects as assigned. Perform other duties as assigned.



Job Requirements



  1. Education: Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Engineering, Computer Security, Information Assurance, or equivalent qualified security experience. Advance degree a plus

  2. Experience: Minimum of 8 years strong experience in a combination of IA and industrial security experience.

  3. Certifications: At least one of the following certifications in IT Security at the time of hire is required: CAP, GSLC, Security+, CISM, CASP CE, or CISSP. In addition, at least one or more industrial security related certifications, FSO Program Management Certificate, Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC), Physical Security Certification (PSC), Industrial Security Professional (ISP), and/or industry recognized security professional certification.

  4. Skills: Must have proven customer service skills; ability to analyze vulnerability scans using Nessus, SecurityCenter, RMF,HBSS and ACAS (among others); computer literacy and proficiency; presentation skills; excellent oral and written communication skills; Familiarity with standards such as, NIST, DIACAP, FISMA, and working knowledge of the NISPOM, JFAN, ICDs and Navy Information, Personnel Security Program Regulation, Navy Security Classification Guidance Series; excellent interpersonal skills; ability to manage small projects.

  5. Other: Ability to lift 20 lbs. (e.g. computer and AV equipment), walk (to end user stations) and bend (to install and connect equipment). Active Secret security clearance required at the time of hire with the ability to obtain and retain a Top Secret security clearance.


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Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email dee.sharma@disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.
Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC. is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because they inquired about, discussed, or disclosed compensation. Email recruitinghelp @ disys.com to contact us if you are an individual with a disability and require accommodation in the application process.