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Information Assurance Analyst

Description:

The Information Assurance Analyst will provide Network infrastructure security support. This candidate will provide technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to the IRS Chief Counsel in support of FISMA 2010 under limited supervision. The candidate will implement security requirements and support the FISMA 2010 process in accordance with NIST, IRS Internal Revenue Manual (IRM), and Law Enforcement Manual (LEM) standards, policies and procedures.

Security support including, but not limited to:
Provide technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services in support of System Certification and Accreditation (C&A) and Independent Testing Evaluation (IT&E) processes for Windows based servers. Implementation of security requirements and support the C&A process in accordance with IRS Internal Revenue Manual (IRM), and Law Enforcement Manual (LEM) policies and procedures.
Broad knowledge of Security Policies and Procedures Development, Security Assessment, Security Infrastructure Design/Analysis, Technical Writing and SDLC.
Track and report compliance status and associated deviation documentation per reporting guidelines as needed.
Ensure information assurance requirements are implemented, documented, and verified on servers.
Assists with securing system configurations and installing security tools (with MITS coordination).
Scan, review, and implement security on systems.
Provide status reports on system compliance and document deviations using standard forms.
Assists in the performance of vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies per prescribed guidelines.
Knowledge of certification and accreditation processes. Experience reviewing System Security Plans, policies, and guidance. Experience in performing vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.

Qualifications:

Successful candidate should have:
Knowledge of NIST standards, OMB mandates, FISMA 2010 Enterprise Continuous Monitoring (eCM) and Information Technology Contingency Planning (ITCP).
Broad knowledge of Windows and UNIX operating systems, IIS and Apache web services, SQL and Oracle databases, Security Policies and Procedures Development, Security Assessment, Security Infrastructure Design/Analysis, Technical Writing, Strong Communicator, SDLC, ITIL and other common frameworks.
TCP/IP networking skills and basic knowledge of computer operating systems.
Work closely with customer staff; specifically the ISSO and SPMO; to ensure information assurance requirements are implemented, documented, and verified on all Chief Counsel Moderate Applications and the General Support System (GSS).
Assists with securing system configurations and installing security tools.
Create, track and close POA&Ms in the Trusted Agent FISMA (TAF) system.
Assists in the performance of vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies per prescribed guidelines.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Works effectively with peers and supervisor.
Work knowledge of Network Operations administrative.
Effective oral and written communication skills. Provides status reports on system compliance and document deviations using standard forms.
Experience with patch deployment and management.

DESIRED SKILLS
Familiarity with IRS Chief Counsel systems and network configuration.
Knowledge of IRS Internal Revenue Manual (IRM), and Law Enforcement Manual (LEM) and other information security-related policies and procedures.
Knowledge of certification and accreditation processes. Experience reviewing System Security Plans, policies, and guidance. Experience in performing vulnerability assessments including development of risk mitigation strategies.
Demonstrates broad knowledge of business or technical processes.
Effectively analyzes and resolves problems.
CISSP/ISSEP

EDUCATIONAL AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

Bachelor's degree and 5 or more years of related experience in the certification and accreditation of information systems.
8 years related experience in the certification and accreditation of information systems may be used in lieu of degree requirement.

Location:

Washington, DC

Job Reference Code:

102700

 

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