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Cybersecurity Specialist - Associate

Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

We are looking for a Cybersecurity Specialist - Associate with a Secret clearance or higher to join our growing team in Sierra Vista, AZ!

As a Cybersecurity Specialist - Associate you will:

  • Perform cybersecurity related tasks designed to safeguard the security of systems and information assets by protecting against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction.
  • Manage information systems security, including disaster recovery, database protection, and software development.
  • Implements network security policies and procedures, ensures network (LAN/WAN, telecommunications, and voice) security access, and protects against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction.
  • Receive a robust benefits package that includes ourEmployee Stock Ownership Plan! (ESOP).
  • Enjoy flexibility managing your work hours and personal needs with a single accrual leave plan.
    A week in the life of a Cybersecurity Specialist - Associate:
    • Rely on instructions and pre- established guidelines to perform the functions of the Cybersecurity Specialist.
    • Help plan and execute Cybersecurity Information Technology (IT) Operations ensuring events and activities are completed.
    • Interface with Government Action Officers (AOs) and conduct regular In-Process Reviews (IPRs) on TO project funding, schedules, technical deliverables, management.
    • Help develop and submit internal and external weekly and monthly task order activity reports (WARs & MSRs) ensuring format, technical and schedule compliance.
    • As part of the team will work with end users to determine needs, implements policies or procedures, and tracks compliance through the organization.
    • Help establish plans and administer the overall policies, goals, and procedures for the information security function.
    • Plan Government customer and assigned ASC MAC internal and external IPR, working group or information meetings.
    • Analyze information security systems and applications in order to recommend and develop effective security measures.
    • Ensure that required AMERICAN SYSTEMS and JITC training requirements are completed in accordance with PMO guidance.
    • Adhere to DISA JITC ISO 9001 Auditable Unit (AU) processes and ensure that the program milestones are met.
    • Research technical IT/NSS systems and capability documents for testable cybersecurity requirements and develop test procedures that will correctly test for expected results.
    • Report on issues and identify cybersecurity Courses of Action (COAs) for customer approval to mitigate issues quickly.
    • Assist in planning out task order period of performance planning, execution, data collection/ analysis, reporting and close out activities.
      Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs, and innovation we deliver excellence every day.

      • Forbes National Best Midsize Companies
      • Energage National Best Workplaces, National
      • Washington Post Best Workplaces

        Veteran Hiring Awards:
        • U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion
        • BEST FOR VETS by Military Times

          Job Requirements

          • Associate's degree and 2+ years of experience in an IT related field (Additional certifications and experience may be considered in lieu of degree)
          • 6+ months of recent hands-on experience in specific cybersecurity IT fields/testing areas and the capabilities associated with the DoD architecture including IA/CND Policies and Procedures.
          • Possess a DoD Approved DoDD 8570/8140 IAT / IAM Level II Certification. IAT Level II (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, CND, SSCP) or IAM Level II (CAP, CASP+ CE, CISM, CISSP (or Associate), GSLC, CCISO)
          • Recent experience on an IT/NSS T&E project which includes supporting all phases of a T&E life cycle in the areas of Developmental, Operational, Cybersecurity, Unified Capabilities, Joint Interoperability, Verification and Validation, and Standards Conformance and Compliance testing.
          • Current DoD Secret or higher clearance eligibility.

            EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation or EEO M/W/D/V/GI/SO

Keywords: AMERICAN SYSTEMS, Sierra Vista , Cybersecurity Specialist - Associate, Other , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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