Cyber Security Analyst, Jr.


AbleVets, LLC, A Cerner Company, provides healthcare information technology services and resources to help the VA and DoD improve the lives of the people they serve. AbleVets has an opportunity for an experienced, motivated Cyber Security Analyst to support information technology projects for our customers. The position will be based on site in Chantilly, VA.


The Cyber Security Analyst will be responsible for providing Information Assurance and Cybersecurity support to the VA. The Analyst will effectively leverage vast detailed knowledge and familiarity with security disciplines such as Risk Management Frameworks and NIST 800-53. The successful candidate has experience in the concepts, terms, processes, policy, and implementation of information security. The candidate must have experience and knowledge of the latest security measures at all stages of an information system life cycle. Must be able to solve complex problems involving a wide variety of information systems. Must be able to understand and differentiate between critical and non-critical systems and networks. Duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Identify security risks through the analysis of known information
  • Assess the Cyber Security risk of IT systems documenting them in formal risk assessments and supporting artifacts associated with the A&A process
  • Organize, develop, and present security briefings, written summaries, and written reports incorporating narrative, tabular, and/or graphic elements on A&A activities
  • Implement IT security solutions and assure successful implementation
  • Apply knowledge of security principles, policy, and regulations to daily tasking
  • Provide IT security analysis support to cross-functional project teams to ensure that VA security policies, processes, and controls are adhered to, planned for, implemented throughout the project lifecycle, and provide strategic cyber security support for OIS
  • Support projects from initiation and throughout the development lifecycle to provide hands-on security subject matter expertise and support to include assisting in knowledge transfer, VA Agency specific security policy and controls coaching, and drafting of security documentation
  • Research policies, procedures, standards, and guidance, and applies needed changes under specific conditions for the protection of information and information system


  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Assurance, Computer Science, or other engineering or technical discipline is required and at least two (2) years of related experience. An additional six (6) years of experience may be substituted for education requirement.
  • Demonstrated experience in security risk analysis and mitigation strategies
  • Experience with Cyber Security document management and familiar with security and privacy rules associated with Risk Management Framework and NIST 800-53rev4
  • Experience in security analysis or information assurance
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Outstanding written skills for preparing reports and briefings
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter that can work under general direction in a highly collaborative, team-based environment
  • Ability to obtain a Public Trust security clearance

Preferred / Desired Skills:

  • Previous Government contracting work experience
  • Possess one or more of the following certifications: CISSP, ISSEP, CCSP

EEO Statement

AbleVets LLC appreciates your interest in our company as a place of employment.  We are proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.  AbleVets is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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