Information Assurance Analyst - Roslyn VA, US ID# 16874 with Security Clearance

Cherokee Federal

Posted Under: Arlington, Virginia jobs in Professions; Professions jobs in zipcode 22201
Posted On: 2020-03-27 00:00:00

Job Title: Information Assurance Analyst - Roslyn VA, US ID#16874 SUMMARY Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs (CNSP) focuses on quality performance in the collection and analysis of data, dissemination of useful information, and actionable real-world support to the intelligence and warfighter communities. Services offered by Cherokee Nation Strategic Programs apply to all national security communities including federal, state and local intelligence communities, the military and law enforcement agencies. The IA Analyst will be responsible for the inventory, categorization, selecting security controls, and monitoring those security controls for the information systems in preparation of the Assessment and Authorization process for new and existing systems. Background: The Department of State (DOS), Overseas Buildings Operations (OBO), Information Resource Management (IRM) Division, Information System Security Officer (ISSO) is tasked with providing Information System Security services (i.e. Cyber Security, Information Assurance (IA), Information Security, Operation Security, and Communication Security) for the bureau. The OBO ISSS team will support across four separate environments: DoS OpenNet, DoS ClassNet, Cloud Service Providers (Azure, AWS, ServiceNow), and externally hosted applications. The OBO ISSO team will assist in establishing an information systems security program for the bureau that protects the organizations information assets by addressing threats to the information being processed, stored, or transmitted by the bureau's users, application information systems, and general support systems. The goal is to strengthen the OBO Information/Cyber Security posture through the following objectives: * Development of an Information System Security Program * Independently assess application information systems and general support systems for authorization * Enhance information security continuous monitoring through adherence of existing annual information system security activities as well as the deployment and operation of security tools ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Prepare A&A documentation to include the following: * System Registration (in Departments inventory tool iMATRIX) * System Categorization Form * System Security Plan * Information System Contingency Plan * Privacy Impact Assessment * Control Implementation Must be able to implement NIST guidance that is pertinent to Risk Management Framework. Responsible for conducting interviews with application and system developers to document system operation. Having a high-level understanding of cloud computing (i.e. SaaS, IaaS, and PaaS). Assist application and system developers with documenting control implementation. Conduct Plan of Action and Milestone review. Conduct and coordinate annual control assessments and contingency plan tests. Prepare the plan of action and milestones based on the findings and recommendations of the security assessment report excluding any remediation actions taken Builds weekly activity report and metrics slide SUPERVISORY/MANAGEMENT AUTHORITY None EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Bachelor's (Preferred) Bachelors of Science (BS) in related technical area and minimum 2 years relevant experience. Additional 4 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of a degree. At least 2 years of experience working with the Risk Management Framework and documenting systems in that process Must hold an IT Security-related certification * CompTIA networks * CISSP KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES Must be a US citizen and possess or be able to obtain/maintain a SECRET clearance. Must be highly organized and have excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously. Ability to work independently. Experience with MS Visio to create network diagrams. WORK ENVIRONMENT DoS government office environment in Silver Spring, MD. About Cherokee Federal Cherokee Federal - a division of Cherokee Nation Businesses - is a team of tribally owned federal contracting companies focused on building solutions, solving complex challenges, and serving the nation's mission around the globe for more than 60 federal clients. Our team of companies manages nearly 1,000 projects of all sizes across the construction, consulting, engineering and manufacturing, health, and technology portfolios. Since 2012, the Cherokee Federal team of companies has won more than $5 billion in government contracts. Our 3,000+ employees work in 26 countries, 50 states and 2 U.S. territories. Why choose Cherokee Federal? Visit our website and learn about the great reasons to join our team. Compliance Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. 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