Posted by: Sierra7 on Sep 19, 2023
Falls Church , VA
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Sierra7 is a Small Disabled Veteran Owned Business. We were founded in 2009 with the mission of "Serving those who Serve". We recently received the DAV (Disabled American Veteran) award. Also, Sierra7 is ranked No. 457 out of 5,000 fastest growing private companies in America by Inc. Apply today and help us with our mission of "Serving those who Serve".
Benefits: 401K Legal Assistance Medical/Dental/Vision Financial Wellness FSA (Flexible Spending Account) Paid Time Off (PTO) HSA (Health Savings Account) Federal Holidays Life Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, Voluntary Short- and Long-Term Disability Education Reimbursement Additional Supplemental Medical Benefits LinkedIn Learning This is a fully remote position.
About this role:
Sierra7, Inc. is seeking a Cyber Security Analyst, Expert well-versed in Cyber Security Tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks. This role requires expert knowledge of the Federal cyber security requirements and guidance, including Zero Trust Architecture and industry best practices for security architecture and operations.
The Cyber Security Analyst, Expert will be part of the support team on a Government Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) initiative. The foundational tenet of the Zero Trust Model is that no actor, system, network, or service operating outside or within the security perimeter is trusted. ZTA is an enterprise cybersecurity architecture with Zero Trust concepts focused on component relationships, workflow planning, and access policies. The program's priority is to achieve operational excellence by implementing a discipline of security excellence.
Position Responsibilities: Provide leadership and guidance with small to mid-size team Experienced in information security and assurance principles Perform documentation reviews of system documentation and controls assessment Guide NIST cyber security control requirement Develop Security Assessment Plans and Rules of Engagement Produce and deliver detailed assessment findings Lead the team in developing Control Assessment Reports and briefing government clients on test results.
Strong Knowledge of NIST and FISMA principals and practices Experience with Assessment and Authorization (A&A) or Certification and Accreditation (C&A), including Security and Privacy Controls Assessments of federal information systems, a plus Experience developing and reviewing cybersecurity documentation, standard operating procedure (SOP), and other system security artifacts is a plus. Well-versed in Cyber Security Tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks. Analysts must possess a high level of expertise in developing long-term strategies and be knowledgeable about cyber threats and their mitigation. Strong interpersonal and client-facing skills Demonstrate hands-on experience in process automation, best practice approach, technology efficiency, and effectiveness. Strong interpersonal and client-facing skills with experience interfacing with senior government officials Knowledge of life cycle and project management methodologies Attending meetings (may require travel) related to this order, as applicable. Strong communication skills - writing, speaking, listening Other Tasks as needed
Qualifications: A Ph.D. in computer science, electronics engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline is required. Twelve (12) years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education Fifteen (15) years of experience Public Trust Clearance or the ability to obtain one Experience working with Government agencies (preferred)
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