Security Controls Analyst - REMOTE

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Job Description

Security Controls Analyst - REMOTE
DC, Washington 20001

Security Clearance: U.S. Citizen, Current Security Clearance, Secret

Skills: Cyber, Security Controls, Incident Response, NIST 800-53 Rev. 4, RTM, SAR, kill-chain concepts and implementation, accreditation of cloud systems

We are recruiting for a Security Controls Analyst to work in support of a federal government agency. Qualified candidates will have a minimum of 5 years of experience supporting security operations and implementation and be well-versed in incident response activities. Prior experience supporting cyber intelligence for a federal environment is preferred.

Location Note: Washington, DC metro candidates preferred; will consider exceptional candidates available to work remotely from a U.S. based location

Role and responsibilities include:
  • Support program goals through identification, development, and implementation for cyber intelligence concepts and implementation
  • Interpret and evaluate Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems (NIST 800-53 Rev. 4)
  • Document NIST 800-53 security control compliance findings within Requirements Traceability Matrixes (RTMs) and Security Assessment Reports (SARs)

Requirements include:
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Current secret security clearance (at a minimum)
  • 5+ years of cyber security operations experience supporting incident response concepts and implementation. Candidates will fewer than 5 years of related experience cannot be considered for this position.
  • Experience with cyber intrusion kill-chain concepts and implementation
  • Certification to meet DoD 8570 compliance for IAT Level III: SANS Certified Intrusion Analyst (GCIA), OR Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) (ISC)2, OR Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certification note: One additional year of cyber intrusion experience (total of 6 years minimum) may be substituted for the certification
  • Experience interpreting and evaluating implementations of NIST 800-53 Rev. 4 security controls
  • Understanding of NIST Information Security Documents
  • Experience with NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) and executing Security Assessments (Step 4)
  • Experience developing and promulgating Security Assessment Plans
  • Effective communication skills to succeed in a blended contractor and government environment
  • Experience documenting NIST 800-53 security control compliance findings within RTMs and SARs
  • Experience reviewing and interpreting scans including Tenable Nessus Vulnerability and Compliance, WebInspect, and DbProtect
  • Experience developing security assessments and documentation
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and adhere to strict deadlines
  • Experience with Cloud systems accreditation including FedRAMP and associated documentation and processes

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