Cyber Info Assurance Analyst 3-19348

Cyber Info Assurance Analyst to support Missile Defense Agency Tier 2 Cybersecurity Service Provider function within the MDA Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT) on the JRDC program on Schriever AFB, outside of Colorado Springs, Colorado. This position requires a candidate to proactively and reactively analyze and guide remediation for vulnerabilities on customer networks to continuously improve enterprise-wide security posture.

Candidate will:

1) Perform and analyze vulnerability scans without impacting network operations

2) Perform network security threat/impact assessments and provide those assessments to various levels of leadership.

3) Recommend, review, and report on corrective actions for identified risks

4) Draft alerts and notifications for Tier III remediation of vulnerabilities

5) Oversee the Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) program; to include dissemination, monitoring, and tracking of IAVM notifications to customers; review of IAVM Plan of Action and Milestones; and provide technical assistance as required.

6) Oversee host-based security across the enterprise, to include:

anti-malware, host-based intrusion protection system, data loss prevention, and rogue system detection

7) Respond to customer malware reports and assist in implementing protective/anti-malware measures

8) Interpret higher headquarters' guidance to assist in the development of agency policy

9) Support the development, establishment, review and update of CND procedures, processes, manuals, and other (CERT) documentation


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Cyber security, or other STEM discipline.
  • 8 years of experience total in related IT field, i.e., servers, routers, firewalls including 6 years progressive cyber security experience
  • Must have a current DoD 8570.01-M IAT Level III certification with Continuing Education (CE)
  • Must be able to obtain a DoD 8570.01-M CNDSP-Auditor certification within 6 months of hire
  • Candidate must have an active DoD Secret security clearance to start; and be able to obtain a DoD Top Secret clearance
  • Advanced experience with security analysis and solutions in a WAN/LAN environment
  • Proven aptitude in oral and written communications, with excellent technical writing skills
  • Experience with most MS Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Visio)
  • Must be willing to work rotating shifts in 24x7 operational environment and respond quickly to emergencies as needed.
  • Must be willing to travel (CONUS) - infrequent and less than two weeks
  • Must be willing to provide training to other analysts, as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience performing security compliance scans across a WAN (ACAS preferred)
  • Strong HBSS background to include configuration, troubleshooting, and deployment
  • Ability to train on the use of tools in understandable terms
  • Ability to work as part of an integrated network operations and support team
  • Familiarity with DoD CERT/CND guiding security policies and procedures, to include experience with vulnerability assessment tools (e.g. ACAS, HBSS, etc.)

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