Cyber Information Assurance Analyst

Company: Kforce Technology ( Learn More )

General Information
US-IL-Rolling Meadows
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Job Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Kforce is seeking Junior, Mid, and Senior Level Cyber Information Assurance Analysts for a Systems Integrator supporting various programs in multiple locations. The client is located in Rolling Meadows, Illinois (IL).Summary:The selected candidates will assist the integrator's environments in their efforts to fully comply with the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), particularly the provision 252.204-7012 -Safeguarding Covered Defense Information and Cyber Incident Reporting. This position will perform passive evaluation of environments, systems and networks and identify deviations from acceptable configurations.Additional roles and responsibilities include:
  • Performs analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards to ensure compliance with the NIST 800-171 and DFARS 252.204-7012
  • Recommend 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
  • Assists in the implementation of the NIST 800-171
  • Make recommendations on process tailoring, participate in and document process activities
  • Documents the results of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities and technical or coordination activity and prepare the System Security Plans and update the Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M)
  • Periodically conducts a complete review of each system's audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed
  • Job Requirements

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Education: BA/BS or greater
    • IAM Level-1 certification (CAP, GSLC, or Security + CE)
    • Working experience implementing and performing Risk Management Framework (RMF) assessments on classified systems/networks
    • Working experience maintaining systems audits and corrective actions (POA&Ms) and direct experience with system security plans and documentation
    • Experience with Certification and Accreditation process preferred
    • Active CISSP certification preferred
    • MCSE/RHSA and/or System Administration experience preferred
    • Experience with security hardening, assessment, and reporting tools (SCAP, ACAS, HBSS, Nessus, and XACTA) preferred
    Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.