Full Job Description
Edgewater Federal Solutions is a privately held government contracting firm located near Urbana, MD.Â The company was founded in 2002 with the vision of being highly recognized and admired for supporting customer missions through employee empowerment, exceptional services and timely delivery. Edgewater Federal Solutions is ISO 9001, 20000-1, 270001 certified, appraised at CMMI Level 3 Maturity for Development and Services, and has been named in the Top Workplaces in the Greater Washington Area Small Companies for 2018, 2019 and 2020.
Edgewater Federal Solutions is currently seeking an IT Systems Security Analyst to provide support to the DOJ contract located in Washington, DC. The successful candidate will provide support to an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in the key roles of NIST Certification and Accreditation (C&A) and Documentation and Continuous Monitoring for Human Resources, Law Enforcement, Finance or Regulatory Affairs IT systems. The ATF ISSO is a focal point for agency-wide IT governance and provides individuals the unique opportunity to positively influence the outcome and effectiveness of the agency's overall IT infrastructure.
The ISSO develops and maintains the agency-wide information assurance program, its information security policies, procedures and control techniques as directed under FISMA.
The primary responsibility of the C&A section of the ISSO is to review and test the NIST SP 800-53 security controls on a variety of systems. This entails understanding and evaluating system architecture and a broad understanding of IT management, operations and technical practices.
The successful candidate will review detailed descriptions of the controls, provide edits and feedback on their actionable quality, and based on the descriptions perform tests to prove the validity of these assertions through interviews, examining of evidence and either overseeing or directly running technical scanning tools against targeted systems.
The job requires people skills, passion for solving problems, performance to MS Project plans, and ability to shift focus according to sometimes rapidly changing work load requirements.
Defines the problems and analyzes and develops security plans and assessments for moderately complex to complex systems. Coordinates and manages the preparation of analysis, evaluations, and recommendations for proper implementation of programs and systems security controls, communications protocols, risk management, electronic analysis and software security life-cycle management.
Perform special projects and additional duties as assigned.
Five (5) years' experience in Information Assurance /Certification and Assurance environment.
Five (5) years' experience in FISMA, NIST, Circular 800-53, and OMB.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
Ability to interface with all levels of management.
Excellent time management, scheduling, and organizational skills.
Ability to work well independently or in a team setting.
Conduct Security Assessments, Security Audits, Security Awareness Presentations and security.
Must have Certified Information Systems Security Professional.
Strong sense of discretion and confidentiality.
Excellent attention to detail.
Flexibility and adaptability within a changing and fast-paced environment.
Ability to pass a security background check and maintain clearance (Top Secret).
It has been and continues to be the policy of Edgewater Federal Solutions to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, and/or other status protected by applicable law. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, as a condition of employment, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated. An employee is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the second dose of a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine or one week after receiving a single-dose COVID-19 vaccine. All newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of vaccination.