Position Description

Sr. IT Security Analyst
Work Location Silver Spring, MD
Exemption Status Exempt
Full Time or Part Time Full time
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Position Description
Remote Work / Telecommute
We are seeking an IT Security Analyst to perform security control assessments and vulnerability analysis to ensure compliance with NIST Special Publication and agency specific requirements.  The position will require the ability to assess vulnerability scans, web applications, network configurations, major applications and general support system security configurations and their implementation.

Required Skills
Must have prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of information security, and be able to interpret the requirements of relevant governing bodies (NIST, OMB, GAO, etc.). The ideal candidate will have prior experience performing and writing Security Control Assessments (SCA), Vulnerability Assessment Reports (VAR), Risk Assessment Reports (RAR), and Security Assessment Reports (SAR) for federal agencies to support FISMA compliance. For data reconciliation and artifact request purposes, the Security Analyst should be familiar with Nessus, SecurityCenter, Tripwire Log Center, Tripwire Enterprise, McAfee ePO, ArcSight, Nipper Studio, QRadar, and BigFix. Also requires:

  • 7+ years of IT system administration experience (Windows or Linux/Unix).
  • 4+ years of information security experience.
  • 4+ years using NIST 800-53/800- 53A.
  • 4+ years of experience performing system testing (security or functional).
  • 3+ years of federal A&A experience.
  • 3+ years of experience creating or maintaining security related documentation.
  • At least one (1) of the following professional security certifications are required:  CISSP, CISA, CAP, CEH, or GSNA.

Must be able to pass a full background investigation and obtain a security badge to enter the applicable government facility. US citizenship is required.

Bachelor's degree in information technology related field is required. Specific IT security certifications mentioned above will be considered in lieu of a degree.

ERT is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer - All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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