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Technical/Cyber Analyst-Information Assurance

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Job Number:
635475
Job Category:
Information Technology - Networks
Location:
BETHESDA, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Description:
TS/SCI w/poly required.
 
We have an exciting opening for a Technical/Cyber Analyst – Information Assurance!
 
This person will support counterintelligence efforts to assess vulnerabilities and threats in technologies including but not limited to computer/network protocols, information communications technologies and critical infrastructure.  Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to:
  • Serve as subject matter expert and advise customer on information assurance issues
  • Review the application of information assurance policies, principles, and processes involving information assurance from a counterintelligence perspective
  • Identify improvements to existing programs, processes and procedures to enhance the overall security and counterintelligence posture of communication/computer networks, systems, and data.
  • Prepare, document, and present positions, analyses, risk assessments, process improvement opportunities, and studies in oral and written form.
  • Conduct and develop counterintelligence vulnerability and threat assessments of technical projects and computer network defense issues
  • Develop counterintelligence analysis and assessments of foreign threats to USG and IC computers, networks, and information
  • Support development, coordination and review of information assurance policies, strategic plans, standards, implementation plans and/or methodologies for technical or cyber counterintelligence concerns
  • Identify, document and recommend mitigations to security events of technical and cyber CI significance
  • Document requirements and mitigations and drive application of technical CI practices
  • Develop reports on changes, trends and implications of evolving cyber counterintelligence issues.
  • Support integration of research results and analysis into processes, standards and policies
  • Coordinate with multiple agencies on technical counterintelligence issues involving the protection of information
  • Support integration of CI processes, analyses and mitigations into the protection of IC and USG data and information technology enterprises
  • Support outreach to the IC, Federal Partners, and to non-government and commercial entities involved in the protection of critical infrastructures.
  • Support IC-wide working groups and conferences. Develop meeting agenda, minutes with action items, issue papers, briefings, and propose working group activities.
  • Develop analytical reports and publications, create graphics, and provide client ready material.

Qualifications:
Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical discipline.
  • Strong knowledge of NIST 800-53 Rev 3 & 4 and CNSSI 1253 security controls and implementation
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience performing information assurance reviews or assessments, generating security documentation, and/or developing IA standards or policies
  • Minimum of 5 years technical writing experience geared toward a senior technical and executive audience
  • Minimum of 5 years of IC experience including one year of experience providing cross community coordination of technical or analytical products
  • Experience in using US Government, Intelligence Community, and commercial data sources for technical threat assessment development.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience supporting of IC networks, systems or processes, including IC Information Technology Enterprise (IC ITE)
Desired Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical discipline.
  • Knowledge of one or more of the following areas: Cross Domain Technologies, Information Technology Virtualization, Cloud Technologies, Cryptography, Public Key Infrastructure, Network and Host-Based Intrusion Detection and Prevention Systems, Computer Network Defense techniques, Computer Cyber Defense Techniques
  • Knowledge of Computer Operational Readiness, Verification, and Validation Reviews

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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