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  • Cyber Security Analyst

    Job Locations US-Remote
    Posted Date 5 days ago(12/4/2018 12:29 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-1689
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    GovernmentCIO is currently looking for a Cybersecurity Analyst to join our team.  The analyst will support multiple cybersecurity efforts and proactively monitor upcoming cyber priorities across the VA Health portfolio.   

    Responsibilities

    • Communicate and provide consultative support on the VA on matters related to system security certification & accreditation and Authority to Operate (ATO).
    • Coordinate and lead security and privacy activities within project teams and develop security and privacy related artifacts.
    • Review and identified system/applications security controls in accordance with NIST SP-800 53 Rev 4 guidance and VA Handbook 6500.
    • Perform cyber security and information system risk analysis, vulnerability assessment, and regulatory compliance assessment and gap analysis on existing systems and system in development.
    • Strong understanding and hands-on experience working with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), NIST-800-53 guidance, HIPAA, and HITECH Act.
    • Must have experience achieving an ATO for projects within the VA or other Federal Agencies.
    • Responsible for on time deliverables of assigned and related security and privacy artifacts.
    • Must be able to identify and mitigate risks to the program.
    • Demonstrated experience in a remote work environment.
    • Ability to proactively communicate and coordinate with various internal and external project stakeholders, depending on needs.
    • Identifying and communicate symptoms for process improvement. 
    • Analytical and investigation skills.
    • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and supervision
    • Well versed in the VA Veteran-Focused Integration Process (VIP) project management methodology.
    • Experience with the VA Risk and Governance Tool (Risk Vision) is a plus.

    Qualifications

    Education Requirements: Bachelors, Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline

    Minimum Years of Experienced Required: 10+ years of experience (10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for lack of education.)

     

    Certification Requirement: CISSP or CISSP in progress to be obtained within 6 months of employment

     

    Experience Requirement:

    • Must have experience achieving an ATO for projects within the VA or other Federal Agencies.
    • Experience with the VA Risk and Governance Tool (Risk Vision).

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