Information System Security Analyst - Dulles
Location:Dulles, VA
Full-time or Part-time:Full Time
Requisition Code:201904-1411
  
Job Description

Catapult Consultants is now hiring Information System Security Analysts(multiple levels). The Information System Security Analyst applies current technologies to the design, development, evaluation and integration of computer information systems and networks to maintain system security. In addition, they will be involved in a wide range of issues including secure architectures, secure electronic data traffic, network security, information security and privacy. Responsibilities and qualifications may change based on level. 

Specific Responsibilities:
• Provide security engineering and integration services to internal customers. 
• Use encryption technology, penetration, risk management and vulnerability analysis of various security technologies and information technology security research. 
• Work with commercial computer product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure COTS applications, operating systems, networks and database products and technology. 
• Develop security systems for any manual or automated systems environments. 
• Ensure the protection of company data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification. 
• Maintain operational security posture for the program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed. 
• Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system. 
• Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information. 
• Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation. 
• Provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware. 
• Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes. 
• Prepare and review documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, etc.

Minimum Qualifications:
• Active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) security clearance required.
• U.S. Citizenship required.• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics OR related field. Four (4) years of experience may be substituted for a degree.  
• Experience and/or familiarity with Certification and Accreditation (C&A).
• Experience and/or familiarity with the following network protection devices: Firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems (IDS/IPS), log analysis, malware analysis, network traffic flow and packet analysis.
• Experience and/or familiarity with Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Information Assurance Vulnerability Alert (IAVA), DCID 6/3, Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and other tools using industry best practices.  

Certifications:
• DoD 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level I or equivalency (e.g., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)) certification required.

 

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.

All employees and applicants are treated without regard to age, sex, color, religion, race, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, current or future military status, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital or familial status, disability or any other status protected by law.
Disclaimer
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.