Prncpl Cyber Info Assur Anlyst [ISSO]

    • Colorado Springs, CO

Primarily responsible for maintaining the cybersecurity posture and baseline of the C2BMC deployed assets located at Schriever AFB, Colorado. Provide feedback to the Cyber Operations Lead and ISSM and attend technical interchange meetings (TIMs). Participate in the coordination of system security and connection authorizations to C2BMC systems. Provide input to POA&M and RAR processes and memorandum of understanding/agreements. Assist in providing status on site security posture, such as, IAVA compliance and NTO/JTO status. Candidate must be a self-starting problem solver, capable of planning, coordinating, directing and controlling their individual projects, and possess the capability to work with limited supervision.
- Performs other related duties and assignments as required.

Perform assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identify where those systems and networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. This is achieved through passive evaluations such as compliance audits and active evaluations such as vulnerability assessments. Establishes strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems. Includes support of process, analysis, coordination, security certification test, security documentation, as well as investigations, software research, hardware introduction and release, emerging technology research inspections and periodic audits. Assist in the implementation of the required government policy (i.e., NISPOM, DCID 6-3), make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities. Perform analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards. Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results and preparation of required reports. Document the results of Certification and Accreditation activities and technical or coordination activity and prepare the system Security Plans and update the Plan of Actions and Milestones POA&M. Periodically conduct a complete review of each system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Active Secret clearance is required
  • 5 Years of experience with a Bachelor's degree; 9 years' experience in lieu of a degree. 3 years of experience with a Master's degree, or 0 years of experience with a PhD.
  • Must meet certification requirements of DoD 8570 IAT III (CISSP (or Associate), CASP CE, CISA, GCED, GCIH)
  • DoD Command and Control system experience to include system architecture, security engineering, and network engineering.
  • Knowledge of POA&M and RAR processes
  • Experience with Information Assurance policies and procedures to apply Cybersecurity configurations such as Group Policy Objects (GPOs) and STIGs to an existing systems.
Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience and knowledge of C2BMC System or Missile Defense

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