Prin Analyst, Information Security

Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction.Duties and Responsibilities:1. Performs Computer Security Incident Response activities for a large organization, coordinates with other government agencies to record and report incidents. 2. Monitor and analyze Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediation. 3. Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information. 4. Evaluate firewall change requests and assess organizational risk. 5. Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems. 6. Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls. 7. Ensures the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices. 8. Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance. 9. Prepares incident reports of analysis methodology and results. 10. Provides guidance and work leadership to less-experienced technical staff members, and may have supervisory responsibilities. 11. May serve as a technical team or task leader. 12. Maintains current knowledge of relevant technology as assigned. 13. Participates in special projects as required.Education and Experience:1. Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience. 2. 8-10 years of related experience in data security administration. Minimum Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years work experience or equivalent experience Required Skills and Education


and Abilities:

1. Advanced knowledge of data security

administration principles, methods, and techniques.

2. Certification in one or more specific

technologies may be required, depending on job assignment.

3. Requires familiarity with domain

structures, user authentication, and digital signatures.

4. Requires understanding of firewall

theory and configuration.

5. Requires understanding of DHS/DoD

policies and procedures, including FIPS 199, FIPS 200, NIST 800-53, DHS 4300A

SSH and other applicable policies.

Required: Active CISSP or CASP certification

Knowledge and experience with XACTA


Comprehensive knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in

network administration and support. 2. Comprehensive knowledge of

related hardware and software. 3. May require professional

certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job

assignment. Preferred Skills and Education


UNIX shell command competency

– beyond basic user level

  • Interpret scripts as to their general function
  • Manipulate and edit fiels using copy, scp, diff

and vi

  • Control and determine the state of services
  • Manage process control
  • Perform filesystem management (mount, umount,

fsck, swap, mkfs…)

  • Review and extract relevant information from logs

Work independently without

assistance and supervision

Perform necessary research to

resolve issues to a conclusion

Communicate effectively both

verbally and in writing to document actions

Be available for afterhours

work; put in effort necessary to see things through

Be a member of an on-call


Manage time; complete actions

in a timely manner and document your effort


Familiarity and knowledge of

the following:

  • Automountd
  • NFS
  • DNS
  • Ethernet networking and TCP/IP
  • Syslog
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