Jr. Security Analyst - Remote Position

3 months ago
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Position of Public Trust

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.


Engility and its Veterans Affairs (VA) Practice is one of the largest and fastest growing providers of consulting services to the Federal market.  Engility is creating professional opportunities for those seeking a growth oriented business environment. Our professionals work with Government agencies and organizations to create efficiencies, increase organizational and human performance, reduce costs, improve operating results, and achieve mission success.

Engility is deploying a multidisciplinary team of experienced professionals to provide technical management and support services that will assist the Benefits, Appeals & Memorial Affairs (BAM) portfolio in delivering effective, consistent and timely project management execution throughout the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC).  Engility is seeking a Security Analyst. 


Duties to include:

  • Analyze and interpret governmental policies, directives, and instructions that impact VA’s Information Assurance program
  • Leverage existing or assist in developing new guidance that meets Federal guidelines including FISMA, NIST Special Publications, and OMB A-130 Appendix III.
  • Create, verify, and administer the relevant taxonomy of policy, procedures, and directives.      
  • Utilize NIST and VA standards for security controls and assessment criteria.
  • Assist VA ISO stakeholders and Information Security contractor personnel with responsibilities including documentation, policy compliance, and reviews.  
  • Assist in coordination of ATO tasks and track status/completion.
  • Support BAM risk and issue management for VA’s Accreditation and Authorization activities.

Required Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required. Note that 8 years of work experience may be substituted in lieu of undergraduate degree.
  • Proficient at  FIPS and SP guidance, particularly regarding the certification and accreditation of systems.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills and understanding of how to interact with multiple GS levels within the federal government (e.g. GS 9 - 13s and above)
  • Excellent attention to detail and developing quality deliverables.
  • Ability to multi-task and demonstrate a high degree of organization in order to support multiple concurrent taskings.
  • Microsoft Office suite of tools and Microsoft SharePoint


Desired Qualifications

  • Healthcare and/or VA experience
  • Assessment & Authorization experience, mostly policy and procedures
  • Previous NIST experience preferred


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