Information Security Analyst

Zachary Piper Solutions - Suitland, MD (30+ days ago)4.0


Piper Companies is currently looking for an Information Security Analyst to work in Suitland, MD.

Responsibilities for the Information Security Analyst:
To monitor and/or maintain security settings and compliance across systems; plan and carry out security measures, track and respond to POAMs, perform risk assessments, work closely with IT security officers and management; and demonstrate knowledge of technologies and best practice methods.
Serve as a hands-on SME for ensuring all applications receive Certification and Accreditation (C&A) and maintain an acceptable C&A status.
Interface with the government security representatives to ensure that Agency-specific security requirements are fulfilled, and that application obtain / maintain an Authority to Operate (ATO) across the environment.
Support client with the administration of IT application systems operations and ensuring compliance with Federal security regulations, policies, guidelines, and applicable National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards.
Support protecting the integrity of systems and applications by helping enforce organizational security policies and monitoring vulnerability scanning.
Support management of systems configurations to help mitigate identified system vulnerabilities. Reports and responds to IA violations and incidents.
Prepare required documentation to support the C&A process.
Nice to have but not required Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Qualifications for the Information Security Analyst:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science
4 to 5 years of experience as an Information Security Analyst
Strong understanding and experience with security tools (i.e. risk assessment)
Experience with various environments, such as Linux, Solaris, Unix, Windows, Oracle
Strong multi-tasker and attention to detail
Experience with developing security plans and implementing security controls across environments.

Compensation for the Information Security Analyst:
Salary Range: $125,000 - $145,000 based on experience
Full Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid time off, Vacation, Holiday, 401k
Please send resumes to Garrett Bernier at gbernier@pipercompanies.com