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Information Assurance Security Analyst

White Sands Missile Range, NM · Information Technology
Direct hire.  This is not a temp to perm or temp opening.  Seeking IA Security Analyst.  Must be US Citizen and have minimum interim Secret clearance  If you do not have a clearance, client can attain an interim Secret for you.  Pay up to $82,000 a year with full benefits but would depend on experience. CISSP highy desired but would be required within 6 months of start.  Relocation candidates will also be considered and available.

Project/Contract Overview:
Under general direction, provide support to White Sands Missile Range Information Management Directorate (IMD).  IMD includes equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation, tools, materials, supervision, and other items and non-personal services necessary to Information Technology (IT) Management Support Services to maintain the Army’s Information System (IS) infrastructure, throughout the White Sands Missile Range (WSMR), New Mexico. 

Job Description:
As part of an enterprise application Team (approx. 60 members), perform the following functions:
  • Support and eventually serve as the ISSO for government program, providing support for all RMF steps, including:
    • Categorize, assess, select, and implement security controls.
    • Provide authorization of information systems in AOR and provide continuous monitoring.
    • Develop, maintain, and track the security plan for mission systems.
    • Register Information systems with appropriate DoD RMF Offices, and in accordance with RMF and eMASS directives.
    • Prepare Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms), based on the finding and recommendations of the security assessment reports. 
    • Assemble security authorization packages and submit them to the Authorizing Official (AO)
  • Provide network monitoring and scanning functions including: IAVA, anti-virus, and wireless scanning
  • Implement cybersecurity policies, reporting, scans, and IAVAs
  • Provide Tier 2 assistance to staff needing assistance with IA issues
  • Support various IA and vulnerability reporting requirements
  • Work with a team to identify gaps, trends, and long-term strategies to mitigate IA risks.

Job Requirements:
  • 5+ years of IA/Cyber experience
  • B.S degree in Information Technology or related field.
  • CompTIA Security+ ce certification
  • SECURITY CLEARANCE:  Active Secret (with ability to obtain higher level clearance)
  • Must obtain IAM Level II certification (e.g., CISSP) within 6 months of hire
  • Working knowledge of IA tools:
    • COTS software/hardware, and network products, including Windows OS, MS Office, Remedy, Firewalls, etc
    • IAVA tools, including, ACAS, WSUS, HBSS, etc
    • Knowledge of RMF and eMASS contro
    • Information Assurance policies and procedures

Additional Information about Position and Company
  • Salary: up-to $82,000/year (depending on current certification)
  • Job location:  White Sands Missile Range, NM
  • Company benefits:
    • Medical/dental
    • 401(k) plan: 4% matching, no restrictions
    • 3 weeks PTO
    • 10 Federal Holidays
    • Long-  and short-term Disability coverage
    • Company sponsored Life Insurance coverage
    • Hiring Referral Bonus

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