Security Analyst – Security Operations - Remote (TS)

Clearance Level
None
Category
Cyber Security
Location
Remote, Based in USA

REQ#: RQ104472

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT. We support and secure some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. At GDIT, cyber security is not just a singular part of our mission—it connects every one of us because it’s embedded into every aspect of what we do.  

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your ideas and unique perspective to our culture. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping us ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. Our work depends on an Information Security Analyst Advisor joining our team to support Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the United States Postal Service (USPS) activities located remotely.  

You will be responsible for managing the design, planning, implementation, and administration of databases, including security, access, and documentation. 

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. In this role, a typical day will include: 

  • Implements and interprets the requirements for agency compliance with policy directives governing IT infrastructure protection
  • Manages and Administers Security Systems
    • Administers cloud-based security tools such as, Azure Security Center (Sentinel, Log Analytics, Azure WAF, Defender for Identity, Privileged Identity Manager); Microsoft 365Security Suite (Defender, Advanced Threat Protection, Cloud Application Security, Protection Portal); Microsoft Security and Compliance Center; Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune); multi-factor authentication (MFA); web content filtering; and secure document sharing and collaboration solutions
    • Responsible for primary or alternate management of all IT Security systems including patch management, upgrades, integration engineering, reporting
  • Executes USPSOIG security policy and compliance management program
    • Identifies current and potential IT security risks and recommends mitigation strategies
    • Monitors agency compliance with infrastructure protection requirements across IT programs
    • Participates in the development of security policies
    • Participates in the system authorization and continuous monitoring processes for OIG systems and major applications
  • Executes security related operational activities
    • Manages security incident detection, response, remediation
    • Conducts cyber threat and vulnerability analysis and remediation
    • Develops security metrics and manages reporting and compliance
    • Serves as Incident Response Team member
    • Supports operational implementation of FISMA/NIST standards
    • Operates cloud-based security tools such as, Azure Security Center (Sentinel, Log Analytics, Azure WAF, Defender for Identity, Privileged Identity Manager); Microsoft 365Security Suite (Defender, Advanced Threat Protection, Cloud Application Security, Protection Portal); Microsoft Security and Compliance Center; Microsoft Endpoint Manager(Intune); multi-factor authentication (MFA); web content filtering; and secure document sharing and collaboration solutions
    • Manages IT Security awareness training program in coordination with the Learning Management team, to including developing and delivering IT Security awareness training modules
    • Manages Password Management system in coordination with Service Desk
    • Responds to IT Security trouble tickets generated by customers and IT staff Identifies solutions, works with customer and OCIO team to execute solutions, and manages ticket input, update and resolution in the OCIO ticketing system to maintain service level agreements
  • Supports Security Engineering and tech solution support and expertise
    • Participates in the system authorization process of OIG systems and applications
    • Identifies security risks and recommends risk mitigation strategies
    • Reviews new and existing systems to ensure baseline security requirements are met and to recommend security enhancements
    • Develops security architecture and technical solutions for security products
    • Collaborates with staff from OCIO and other business components to develop security controls and solutions for complex business systems and applications
    • Develops and executes project plans to engineer, construct, deploy, and monitor/manage IT Security infrastructure solutions
    • Demonstrates in-depth understanding of security requirements associated with cloud-hosted environments, services, and solutions
    • Evaluates, recommends, and implements security controls associated with cloud-hosted environments, services, and solutions
    • Evaluates, recommends, and implements security controls for mobile device solutions

WHAT YOU’LL NEED:  

  • BA/BS degree (or equivalent experience) in Information Assurance, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field 
  • 10+ years of experience with at least 7 years of specialized IT experience with at least 5 years in IT Security
  • SANS GIAC or ISC (2) certification(s) (or equivalent) 
  • Top Secret Security Clearance (or ability to obtain TS clearance) 
  • Microsoft certification(s): Azure Security Engineer Associate, Security Operation Analyst Associate, Identity and Access Administrator Associate, Information Protection Administrator Associate (desired) 
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and ability to configure, manage, and administer cloud-based security tools such as, Azure Security Center (Sentinel, Log Analytics, Azure WAF, Defender for Identity, Privileged Identity Manager); Microsoft 365 Security Suite (Defender, Advanced Threat Protection, Cloud Application Security, Protection Portal); Microsoft Security and Compliance Center; Microsoft Endpoint Manager (Intune); multi-factor authentication (MFA); web content filtering; and secure document sharing and collaboration solutions
  • Skill and Ability in executing Security Operations including incident detection, identification, management, response, and reporting. Must have experience in incident response and management
  • Skill in making recommendations that significantly influence OIG’s information security policies or programs; Experience building policies and preparing briefings to explain security programs and requirements to senior executives
  • Skill & Ability to provide expert technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to management and other technical specialists on critical information technology security issues
  • Skill & Ability to assess risk factors and advise on vulnerability to attack from a variety of sources and procedures for protection of systems and applications
  • Knowledge & Skill in implementing FISMA, NIST, OMB guidelines, and other Federal regulations and guidance; Experience interpreting and implementing FISMA/NIST requirements focused on the operational implementation and documentation of those requirements
  • Knowledge of security controls for cloud-hosted environments, applications, and services
  • Experience developing System Security Plans, Security Assessment Reports, Continuous Monitoring Plans, and Plans of Action & Milestones
  • Ability to ensure coordination and collaboration on security activities
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with management and other technical specialists
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage tasks on time with minimal supervision

WHAT GDIT CAN OFFER YOU: 

  • Full-flex work week 
  • 401K with company match 
  • Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career 
  • Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you 
  • Diverse, highly collaborative teams 

Please Note: The security clearance for this program requires the selected candidate to have resided in the US for the past five years. The selected candidate cannot have left the country for longer than 90 consecutive days and no more than 180 cumulative days. Candidate must also possess a Top-Secret security clearance or be able to obtain such. U.S. Citizenship Required.

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This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.

The likely salary range for this position is $104,000 - $156,000, this is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary; rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.

View information about benefits and our total rewards program.

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.