Information System Security Operations Analyst III
Location:Merrifield, VA or Morrisville, NC
Full-time or Part-time:Full Time
Requisition Code:201902-1394
Job Description

Information System Security Operations Analyst III - Merrifield, VA or Morrisville, NC

Catapult Consultants is looking for an individual who will join the security team of a major nationwide organization, to continually improve its complex multi-protocol nationwide network. This analyst will assist in overseeing the information assurance (IA) program of an information system in or outside the network environment.  Certification and Accreditation experience is needed to support the customer team. The ideal candidate for this job will be an experienced information security practitioner who is goal-oriented and strives to exceed expectations .  Other duties may include:

Assist with design and requirements for information systems;
Assist in mentoring intermediate level employees;
Serve as an Information Assurance Officer;
Assist in preparing and maintaining Certification and Accreditation documentation;
Ensure system configuration guidelines are followed and monitors system performance for compliance with IA requirements;
Participate in risk assessments of information systems;
Ensure necessary reporting is captured and maintained for evaluation;
Ensure conformity of password policies and security counter measures;
Implement or monitor Information Assurance (IA) safeguards;
Assist in conducting tests of IA safeguards in accordance with test plans; perform system audits to assess security related factors for systems;
Assist with or perform other IA tasks in consonance with Information Assurance Manager;
Perform other information assurance or administrative tasks; and
Handle personal, confidential and Privacy Act information in a professional manner.

Five to nine years’ experience working as an Information Assurance Analyst for an information technology, information assurance, or information management program.

Bachelor’s degree in a technical specialty such as cyber security, computer science, management information systems or related IT field (Master's Degree Preferred)

CERTIFICATIONS: (One or more required)
- CompTIA Security +
- CPTE - Certified Penetration
-Testing Engineer or CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker
-Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) 




Abilities Required:
• While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel while typing at a computer keyboard.
• The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach, or lift objects up to 10 pounds.
• The employee is frequently required to talk or hear. The vision requirements include: close vision.
EEO Statement
Catapult Consultants is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We believe that every employee has the right to work in a dignified work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. It’s our policy to recruit, employ, retain, compensate, train, promote, discipline, terminate and otherwise treat all employees and job applicants based solely on qualifications, performance, and competence. This policy reflects our belief that providing equal opportunities for all employees is a both our legal and moral responsibility, and good management practice.

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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.