Softworld Cyber Security Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia

Cyber Security Analyst

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Date posted:

October 06, 2016

Job Type:

Contract to Hire


Washington, DC

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Seeking a Cyber Security Analyst to understand known security issues with existing systems and support design of the to-be architecture that resolves these security issues

Requirements/Responsibilities • 5+ years of experience developing, executing, and evaluating various cyber security systems, performing scans, and utilizing various security tools • Must be clearable to get a Secret clearance in the future • Bachelor’s Degree in information systems • Security certs such as CISSP, CEH, CASP, etc. (preferred) • Experience achieving authorities to operate for Government systems classified at Secret clearance or higher • Experience recommending security solutions for systems architectures • Experience developing, executing, and evaluating: • Contingency plans • Vulnerability assessments, Nessus, McAfee, Symantec • System Security plans SSPs • System, data, and communications protections • Integrity procedures • Strong analytical and problem solving skills • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Assess and identify additional security issues with existing systems (that may not be explicitly identified) • Support systems architect and systems integrator in creating at least two to-be architectural alternatives for a new system that will meet current security requirements • Navigate the system, team, and customer through the Authority to Operate (ATO) process on a Secret/Classified system • Recommend tools for security scanning and testing, including network, operations, and coding • Recommend and create processes for security controls, processes, and best practices • Capture, document, and report discovered or suspected security, privacy, confidentiality incidents