Information Assurance Analyst (SOS Analyst) Job



  Full Time   Employee

District of Columbia
United States

Information Assurance Analyst (SOS Analyst) (Job Number:414609)


SAIC is hiring an Information Security Analyst - (System Owner Support Analyst) in Washington, DC.

The SAIC team currently has an opening for a POA&M Support / Senior System Owner Support (SOS) Analyst to support a Department of State (DoS) Bureau of Information Resource Management (IRM) program.

This program provides transparent, interconnected systems and security supporting the DoS in successfully carrying out its U.S. foreign policy mission.

IRM provides enterprise architecture design, engineering, operations and maintenance support services for desktops, servers, networks, firewalls, and enterprise applications across the Department. Program is named "Vanguard 2.2.1" and is an IT consolidation consisting of the Department's servers, mainframes, network devices, network perimeter, anti-virus engineering, public key infrastructure (PKI)/biometrics/encryption, monitoring tools, telephony, mobile computing platform, virtual environment, and enclave design/security engineering.

Job Description:

This position is within the Vanguard 2.2.1 program’s Enterprise Security Office (ESO), supporting assessment and authorization (A&A) of the DoS major applications. This position will require significant interaction with the DoS and contractor staff and with the DoS Information Assurance (IA) office. The work location is in the Washington, D.C. Metropolitan area but may require CONUS travel for short trips.

Duties and Responsibilities:

- Supporting the A&A of the DoS environment, by providing guidance to, and coordinating the efforts of, relevant system operators across the environment
- Interviewing system owners and operators to elicit and complete system security plans (SSPs), continuity of operations plans (CoOPs), policies and procedures, and other relevant documentation
- Compiling and submitting A&A packages for IA security control assessor (SCA) review and assessment
- Working collaboratively with system owners and operators to respond to SCA findings and identify, implement, and document mitigating controls
- Supporting and interacting with customers, at the highest levels, as required

Education and Experience:

- Bachelor’s degree in a related field, or equivalent and 6+ years related experience

Required Skills:

- Hands-on experience with traditional A&A using NIST Special Publications (SPs) including SP800-53 Rev 3 and SP800-37 / SP800-37 Rev 1.

Desired Skills:

- A&A-related project leadership experience
- One of the following certifications:
- ISACA Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
- SCP Security Certified Network Architect (SCNA)
- (ISC)2 Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
- GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (GSNA)
- (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

- PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification
- One of the following certifications:
- GIAC Security Leadership (GSLC)
- ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
- (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

- A relevant hands-on technical certification (e.g., Microsoft MCSE)
- ITIL® Foundation certification
- Experience with, and knowledge of, IT security architecture and engineering
- Familiarity with DoS environment (data and voice networks, IT security systems, policies and procedures), Foreign Affairs Handbooks (FAHs), Foreign Affairs Manuals (FAMs) and DoS IRM/IA C&A Tool Kit, CNSSI 1253 and DIACAP

Clearance Requirement:

- Must currently possess or be able to obtain a Secret level security clearance
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SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Posting: Sep 9, 2016, 10:54:34 AM
Primary Location: United States-DC-WASHINGTON
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

To apply for this job, contact:
Jane Ormerod

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