Cyber Security Analyst

Job Description

The Information Assurance (IA)/Cybersecurity Analyst is responsible for providing Information Assurance, Cybersecurity, and Information Management to the Strategic Systems Program Command Information Officer (CIO).

Duties include the following:

Assist in conducting internal audits of enterprise IT networks, systems, applications, and security tools to ensure they adhere to Navy, and DoD security policies and procedures (e.g., STIGs, CTOs, IAVMs, FRAGOs, NTDs, etc.) and applicable frameworks and regulations (e.g., NIST, FISMA, etc.).

Review DoD, DON cyber security alerts, notices, IAVMs, etc., and conduct risk assessments and discuss mitigation strategies when needed.

Review security and data/logs to respond to security incidents on SSP Enterprise systems.

Support the IAM/ISSM in developing Cybersecurity standards and policies.

Maintain the SSP Enterprise systems Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages; topologies; ports, protocol, and services lists; contingency plans, disaster recovery procedures, incident response plans, and POA&Ms.

Provide technical guidance to the IAM/ISSM, CIO, Cybersecurity Workgroup (CSWG), Program Managers (PMs), Program Management Officers (PMOs), FBM Partners, etc. on cybersecurity matters and initiatives, including researching new technologies to counter evolving threats.

Typical Education & Experience

Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

An active DoD security clearance preferred, but will consider candidates with an interim Secret clearance.
A Bachelor's degree in Cyber Security, Information Systems, Computer Science, Mathematics or related field is preferred. We may consider other degree disciplines and at least 6 years of professional work related experience or 14 years of related professional work experience in lieu of a degree.

Experience must include the following:
- Working Knowledge of Risk Management Framework
- Knowledge and experience with assessing NIST 800-53 security controls
- Familiarity with NIST Special Publications
- Security-related industry certification like CASP, CAP, CISSP
- Experience with information security configuration guides or DISA STIGs
- Knowledge and understanding of security technologies including vulnerability scanning (ACAS), firewalls, HBSS and data protection/encryption systems
- At least 3 years experience supporting and/or maintaining information security technologies
- Experience developing policies, procedures, and technical training materials
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Preferred Skills and Education

Highly desired skills/experience:

- Excellent working knowledge of all 6 steps of Risk Management Framework
- CISSP or Masters degree in the Cybersecurity Field
- Qualified Navy Validator

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Information Solutions, based in Reston, Virginia, is among the 10 largest IT providers to the U.S. government, serving most of the federal defense and civilian marketplace. It provides network-centric command, control, computing, and intelligence (C3I) solutions; wideband networking radio systems; information systems for the U.S. intelligence community; geospatial information services; and information technology services. Leveraging its knowledge of signals and data derived from signals, Information Solutions has attained a market-leading position in advanced information technology research, intelligence analysis and production, and geospatial exploitation software. People are the greatest asset in any Company.

BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.


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