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Cyber Information Analyst / Cyber Security Systems Engineer

Job Description

The overall objectives are to conform to the DoD cybersecurity and RMF requirements and to plan and implement the protection of the system components, technologies and critical program information from foreign collection, cyber exploitation, insertion, attacks and battlefield loss throughout the acquisition lifecycle. This position is involved in the performance of assessments of systems and networks within the networking environment or enclave and identifies where those systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy. Achieves this through passive evaluations (compliance audits) and active evaluations (vulnerability assessments). Deeply involved in the establishment of strict program control processes to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems. Deeply involved in the performance of analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommends additional security requirements and safeguards.

Responsibilities

  • Identify, manage, and integrate cybersecurity workforce functions
  • Support the RMF process to facilitate the security per relevant standards
  • Develop documentation required for security authorization package
  • Develop and update CFA at each review
  • Develop and implement program protection implementation plan
  • Provide an updated plan to provide reliability and security
  • Develop, document and update software assurance countermeasures
  • Support in identifying and remediating vulnerabilities or weaknesses in COTS and ensure vulnerabilities are mitigated
  • Ensure software designs are compliant with all federal standards
  • Conduct passive evaluations (compliance audits) and active evaluations (vulnerability assessments)
  • Participate in process support, analysis support, coordination support, security certification test support, security documentation support, investigations, software research and hardware introduction
  • Release emerging technology research inspections and periodic audits
  • Perform and maintain software builds and configuration management controls for company products
  • Conduct testing on all software products for applicable OS platforms utilizing systems analysis techniques and procedures
  • Assist in the implementation of the required Government policy (i.e., NISPM, DCID 6/3, DIACAP/RMF)
  • Support the formal Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) required by each Government accrediting authority through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of require reports
  • Conduct a review of each system’s audits and monitor corrective actions until all actions are closed
  • Make recommendations on process tailoring
  • Maintain close-loop discrepancy
  • Collect metric data for trend analysis
  • Publish test reports and review material prior to general distribution
  • Perform other job-related duties and responsibilities as may be assigned from time to time

Skills/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in relevant area
  • Ability to identify, manage, and integrate cybersecurity workforce functions
  • Knowledge of supporting the RMF process to facilitate the security per relevant standards
  • Ability to assist in the implementation of the required Government policies
  • Willingness to maintain close-loop discrepancy
  • Technical Capacity
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Thoroughness
  • Minimum of SECRET Security Clearance Required

EEO STATEMENT:

It is the policy of Alliance Pointe to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

ABOUT ALLIANCE POINTE, LLC:

Alliance Pointe, LLC is a HUBZone Certified, Woman-Owned Small Business (WOSB) management consulting services firm based in the Washington, D.C. metro area. We provide strategic business transformation and governance services to government and commercial organizations implementing Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) programs. For more information, see www.alliancepointe.com.

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