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Cyber Security Analyst

Cyber Security Analyst

Job Location 
US-CO-Fort Collins
Type 
Regular Full-Time
Position Duration 
..
Clearance 
Ability to successful pass a Background Investigation by the Federal Government

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Overview

Ace Info Solutions, Inc. (AceInfo) is a leading Federal contractor with a focused vision: empower our clients, challenge our employees, and grow our business. Founded in December 2000, we are deeply committed to ensuring quality and customer satisfaction. We have a mature corporate infrastructure, strong management, and quality practices. AceInfo is a trusted IT partner to the Federal Government, and we help various agencies transform and strengthen their processes, operations, infrastructures, and security practices to help them further their critical missions.

For over 15 years, we have successfully managed large and significant Federal programs. We have proven experience prioritizing client satisfaction, project quality, and providing innovative, cost-effective solutions to Federal clients.

AceInfo is prime on 95% of our contracts, is headquartered in Reston VA, and has geographically dispersed office locations throughout the country, to include: Kearneysville, WV; Chesapeake, VA; Fort Collins, CO; Boulder, CO; Quantico, VA; Kansas City, MO; Bowie, MD; multiple Washington, DC Metropolitan locations, and project presence in 23 states in all time zones. We offer excellent benefits and salary packages including free medical/dental/life insurance premiums for staff members. We offer relocation assistance for internal employees and external candidates, within 50 miles (minimum) of work location. We do not offer assistance for relocation and housing for internship positions.

 

AceInfo is currently seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to support our federal project, in Fort Collins, CO. Candidate must have the ability to obtain a Public Trust from the Federal Government.  

 

Project Overview: 

The Program  provides a full spectrum of innovative business and professional services for developing, maintaining and supporting enterprise-class business applications to federal and non-federal agencies.

 

AceInfo seeks a cyber security analyst to join a team of security architects and analysts supporting multiple government web applications to acquire and maintain their ATO and implement information system continuous monitoring. This position requires attendance in the Fort Collins, CO office. It also requires the candidate for this position pass the background check for clearance: Moderate Background Investigation or Secret clearance.

 

Responsibilities

This role will provide:

  • Oversight, expertise, technical security strategy, standards, and best practices for multiple programs with various security categorizations (low, moderate and high).
  • Counsel to ensure auditing, testing, preventive and reactive measures are being adequately implemented for systems with an active Authorization to Operate (ATO).
  • Reviews, updates and development of all required security documentation.
  • Reviews, testing and implementation of security requirements within project plan timelines.
  • Research and tracking of security standards, policies, and procedures.
  • Support for multiple project assignments with strong and effective communication, time management and collaboration skills.

Duties

  • Review and verify policies and procedures are developed in line with all applicable federal and LOC security standards and regulations.
  • Maintain, track, and communicate detailed project tasks.
  • Manage initial and reauthorization System Assessment and Authorization (SAA)/ Security Controls Assessment (SCA) task and milestone, task dependencies for low, moderate, and high security systems.
  • Develop and update security documentation including but not limited to:
    • Privacy Threshold Assessment (PTA)/ Privacy Impact Analysis (PIA)
    • Business Impact Assessment (BIA)
    • Contingency Plans (CP)
    • Configuration Management Plan (CMP)
    • Change Management Plans, Incident Response Plans (IRP)
    • Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms)
    • Security Assessment Reports (SAR)
    • Memorandum of Understanding / Interconnection Security Agreement (ISA)
  • Categorize and determine baseline IT security requirements in accordance with FIPS 199.
  • Identify and visually demonstrate system boundaries, select security controls, and ensure implemented controls are adequate for COTS or proprietary web applications. Provide recommendations as necessary to meet or improve controls.
  • Ensure security policies are developed, maintained and updated to meet IT security best business practices and standards, including  Federal Info Security Management Act (FISMA), and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800-53 – IPS federal info processing standard.
  • Be able to review security scans, advise on triaging vulnerabilities, and be able to provide recommendations on mitigating security risks.
  • Assist with testing and training functional teams, and advise them on providing security implementation evidence as necessary.
  • Assists in documenting and managing artifacts in SharePoint, Atlassian Suite (JIRA, Confluence) and CSAM security repositories, including but not limited to writing implementation statements.
  • Assists Information Systems Security Managers (ISSMs) in generating ATO packages
  • Conduct continuous monitoring and reporting of security control implementations.
  • Must evaluate business strategies and requirements to develop security strategies, assess risk, research standards, and determine security requirements as necessary.
  • Track and coordinate POA&M remediation activity with different functional teams across multiple systems.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Required Skills:

  • CISSP required
  • 5+ years’ experience in an enterprise security role.
  • General knowledge of security best practices and compliance requirements
    • Knowledge of Risk Management Framework.
    • Knowledge of NIST, FISMA, and other applicable guidance.
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills are mandatory for various stakeholder audiences.
  • Experience collaboratively establishing secure configuration baselines for technologies.
  • Knowledge or experience with conducting Assessment and Authorization (A&A) and Continuous Monitoring following NIST guidelines.
  • Knowledge or experience developing security documentation and conducting reviews for A&A packages.

 

Desired Skills:

  • Knowledge of various network technologies (routing, switching, load balancing, etc.).
  • Web Application Security Experience – able to identify, confirm, and advise on remediation of vulnerabilities.
  • Technical and user experience with Atlassian suite of products, including, but not limited to, JIRA, Confluence, or Bamboo.
  • Experience with secure coding best practices.
  • Experience implementing and assessing security controls in web applications and their information systems.
  • Determine agency-level risk to the mission or business case.
  • Experience with enterprise Identity Management technologies and implementation.

 

Educational & Certification Requirements

  • Bachelor degree in computer science, or 4 years of equivalent job experience in IT or computer science.

 ***Must be US Citizen or Green Card Holder

 

Ace Info Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity. All individuals, regardless of personal characteristics, are encouraged to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.