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Cybersecurity/ Information Security Systems Analyst - Intermedia with Security Clearance

Company: LinQuest
Location: Sierra Vista
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

The Joint Interoperability Test Command (JITC) is responsible for the oversight of all DISA test and evaluation (T&E) within DISA. The mission of the JITC labs at Fort Meade and Fort Huachuca is to enable the successful transition of joint acquisition IT systems from developmental testing to fielding through early and continuous involvement in the program life cycle. Duties and Responsibilities: * Performs cybersecurity test and evaluation (T&E) of Information Technology/National Security Systems (IT/NSS) to assess system capabilities that support the protection of system data, detection of unauthorized system activities, reaction to system compromises, restoration of system capabilities, and continuous monitoring for system threats. Conducts cybersecurity T&E throughout the full system acquisition lifecycle, supporting both DCO and DoD mission systems.* A cybersecurity T&E analyst follows and applies common T&E practices and DoD cybersecurity/information security directives and instructions during the following processes: identify requirements, verify user needs, develop evaluation approach, collect data, analyze data, and report on findings.* Reviews, analyzes, and IT systems information security operations. Reviews and analyzes blueprints, schematics, and technical drawings, diagrams, and specifications.* Must be able to review, analyze, and interpret customer information. Solicits system requirements and associated operational environments to produce an evaluation approach that supports T&E objectives.* Shares and briefs cybersecurity T&E project milestones to all levels of stakeholders.* Conducts and may oversee cybersecurity testing of processes and products. Responsible for the design and implementation of test procedures to determine if standards and criteria are met.* Recommends adjustments to the cybersecurity processes or detailed procedures if appropriate.* Responsible for all activities involving quality assurance and compliance with applicable regulatory requirements; conducts audits and reviews/analyzes data and documentation. Relies on manual methods and automated test tools to execute the cybersecurity assessment and collect data. Inspects, tests, and measures data that is produced or consumed.* Must be able to document, notify, brief, and discuss results.* Records all initial findings and documents final test results in a designated formal cybersecurity report. Accounts for anomalies and errors found in testing, notifies customers and management, and may help analyze and/or correct problems.* This labor category also may include personnel who provide technical testing, test analysis and/or test management support in cybersecurity T&E areas where capabilities are normally gained primarily through extensive on-the-job experience or specialized formal Government or institutional training and certification. On-the-job experience must be in specific IT fields and/or testing areas.* This work requires understanding of DoD cybersecurity/information security directives and instructions. Analysts must possess experience with DoD''s defense in depth architecture; the capabilities associated with the DoD architecture; and IA/CND Policies and Procedures. This level is intended to coincide with DoD 8570.01M IAT/IAM/IASAE and the Contractor must comply with the associated qualification and certification requirements as specified by individual Task Orders.* Must be familiar with a variety of cybersecurity concepts, practices, and procedures.* Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Performs a variety of complicated tasks. A certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.* Works under general supervision. Typically reports to a project leader, supervisor, or manager. Must be adept at problem-solving, identifying risk, and communicating results and recommendations.Required Experience/Skills: * An active TS/SCI clearance is required to be considered for this position* Acceptable degree specialties include but are not limited to the following: Information Technology, Mathematics, Computer Networking, Cybersecurity, and various engineering and science disciplines. Requires a Master''s degree or a Bachelor''s degree with at least 4 years of experience; or an Associate''s degree with at least 6 years of experience; or 8 years of experience. One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master''s degree. Additional certifications (other than those required for the position) in the area of specialization may be substituted for experience but varies by certification. The degree must be in a relevant technical curriculum and experience must be related to the job duties.Benefits: LinQuest offers comprehensive and competitive benefit offerings to our team members to include medical, dental, vision, retirement, paid time off, company paid life insurance, and more! For additional information please visit: COVID-19 Compliance Guidelines: As a federal contractor, all LinQuest team members may be required to comply with Executive Order 14042- Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, which may include mandatory vaccination and ability to provide proof of vaccination status prior to start of employment. Additionally, team members are expected to comply with all safety protocols related to mask wearing and physical distancing while in covered contractor workplaces. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement through LinQuest Human Resources and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Qualifications Licenses & Certifications Required TS/SCI

Keywords: LinQuest, Sierra Vista , Cybersecurity/ Information Security Systems Analyst - Intermedia with Security Clearance, Professions , Sierra Vista, Arizona

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