Cybersecurity/ Information Security Systems Analyst -Intermediate

US-AZ-Sierra Vista
1 year ago
Requisition ID
2016-22495
# of Openings
1
Category
Information Technology
Minimum Clearance
Secret

About Engility

Engility delivers innovative solutions to critical challenges facing the nation and the world. As a premier provider of integrated services for the U.S. government, we support the Department of Defense, intelligence community, space communities, federal civilian agencies and international customers. Engility is dedicated to making lives better, safer and more secure.

Description

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 Defense Cyber Operations (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.

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 Qualifications

Requires an Associate’s degree and at least 5 years of experience, or a Bachelor’s degree in a directly related curriculum from an accredited institution and at least three years of experience in a directly related field. One year of experience can be substituted by 15 semester hours completed towards a Master’s degree in a directly related curriculum. Two years of experience can be substituted by completion of a Master’s degree in a directly related field. Additional certification in the area of specialization may be substituted for 1 year of experience.

 

Acceptable degree specialties include but are not limited to the following: Information Technology, Mathematics, Computer Networking, Cybersecurity, and various engineering and science disciplines.

On-the-job experience must be in specific cybersecurity fields and/or testing areas. This work requires understanding of Department of Defense cybersecurity/information security directives and instructions.

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