Federal - Information Assurance/Security Specialist

Organization: Accenture Federal Services

Location: St Louis, MO

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Job Responsibilities:

  • Determines enterprise information assurance and security standards. Develops and implements information assurance/security standards and procedures.
  • Coordinates, develops, and evaluates security programs for an organization.
  • Recommends information assurance/security solutions to support customers' requirements.
  • Identifies, reports, and resolves security violations.
  • Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.
  • Applies know-how to government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures.
  • Performs analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.
  • Analyzes and defines security requirements for computer systems which may include mainframes, workstations, and personal computers.
  • Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements.
  • Provides integration and implementation of the computer system security solution.
  • Analyzes general information assurance-related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems.
  • Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle.
  • Ensures that all information systems are functional and secure.

Key Responsibilities may include (not limited to):

  • Monitoring incoming events and implementing / maintenance of the SIEM capability.
  • Identify, categorize, prioritize and investigate correlated events.
  • Perform investigations and triage of events and incident.
  • Automate analysis of correlated events and production of alerts, to notify recipients of immediate issues.
  • Provide content development to include reports, real-time rules, filters and active channels
  • Provide engineering and architecture support for audit capability/activities
  • Oversee daily IA activities, including:
  • Certification and Accreditation (C&A) activities for all Infrastructure services
  • Security Testing activities
  • Configuration Management using the Tripwire Tool
  • Audit Log Management using the ArcSight Tool
  • Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) for all Infrastructure services
  • Customer's Software Approval Process for new software implementations within the Infrastructure
  • Coach/Mentor less experienced staff

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