Information Assurance Analyst
Montgomery County, MD
Business Group Highlights
The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.
Provides technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to customers in support of network and information security systems. Prepares documentation from information obtained from customer using accepted guidelines such as RMF (Risk Management Framework). Provides end user support for all IA-related applications for the network environment. Manages accounts, network rights, and access to network environment systems and equipment. Provides assessment and authorization (A&A) support in the development of security and contingency plans and conducts complex risk and vulnerability assessments. Analyzes policies and procedures against Federal laws and regulations and provides recommendations for closing gaps. Develops and completes system security plans and contingency plans. Recommends system enhancements to improve security deficiencies. Develops, tests and integrates computer and network security tools. Secures system configurations and installs security tools, scans systems in order to determine compliancy and report results and evaluates products and various aspects of system administration. Conducts security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks. Develops strategies to comply with privacy, risk management, and e-authentication requirements. Provides information assurance support for the development and implementation of security architectures to meet new and evolving security requirements. Evaluates, develops and enhances security requirements, policy and tools. Provides assistance in computer incident investigations. Performs vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.
Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA.
Bachelors degree in Computer Technology or closely related field is preferred, but not mandatory.
Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level II designation, specialty area System Administration, with expertise level at the Master Level. Minimum 2 years of experience in information assurance (network security; compliance and operational security; threats and vulnerabilities; application, data and host security; access control and identity management; and cryptography) and CompTIA Security+ certification. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (Windows Server 2012/2016 or Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (Server Infrastructure 2012/2016) or certified training in either.
Knowledgeable in Microsoft SharePoint 2012 and Microsoft SQL 2013 Standard Edition. Working knowledge of server virtualization technologies, vulnerability management, performing upgrades, and troubleshooting complex issues. Ability to communicate orally and in writing at appropriate technical levels for a variety of audiences. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. U.S. citizenship and DoD Secret clearance required.
What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.
Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.
Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)