Zenetex LLC

  • Information Assurance Analyst

    Posted Date 1 month ago(3/26/2018 3:05 PM)
    ID
    2018-1581
    # of Openings
    1
    Job Location
    US-DC-Washington
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. We have an opportunity for a Information Assurance Analyst to develop, implement, and enforce information systems security policies. 

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Ensure that assigned ISs are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with approved security policies and practices
    • Ensure a process for managing changes in user access to ISs (as required access and need-to-know change) and for terminating user access when it is no longer required or authorized, according to established policy requirements
    • Ensure general users and privileged users are trained in the specific knowledge needed for them to safely operate and maintain the ISs to which they have access, including general security awareness and specialized privileged user training
    • Disseminate, control, and manage the issuance of user identifications and passwords for assigned ISs, and provide authorized lists to appropriate system administrators
    • Ensure that system security requirements are addressed during all phases of the IS lifecycle
    • Manage the review and release of media and/or memory components
    • Establishing system audit trails and ensuring their review, reporting all identified security findings and initiating the periodic review of security controls
    • Ensure compliance with annual Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) deliverables and reporting, if required for assigned ISs
    • Ensure security awareness and precautionary measures are exercised to prevent introduction and/or proliferation of malicious code or other adverse IS conditions including exercise of continuity and/or disaster recovery plans, as required
    • Works closely with the System Administration to maintain the various system and application certifications and accreditations (C&A) status
    • Ensure that all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, and need-to know before granting access to the IS, and administer/witness signing of user agreements and or Rules of Behavior
    • Research and maintains knowledge of Information Assurance (IA) policies and practices, seeking clarification from the ISSM or higher authority when needed, and disseminates these to users
    • Perform leadership responsibilities to mentor and provide direction to more junior-level team members, as requested

    Education and Experience Requirements

    • 2 years of experience in Leading and participating in capability definition and operation of IT, space systems, Command, Control, Communications, Computers in a Certified and Accredited Environment
    • Experienced with RMF or JAFAN 6/3 or NIST 800-53 Accreditation required
    • CISSP or equivilant  

     

    Desired:

    • Knowledge of Certification and Accreditation Processes and RMF 
    • Wide Area Networks Accreditation, Computer Forensics Concepts, DTA, Data Transfers High to Low, System Monitoring, Configuration Management, Standards, Governance, Policy; Information Assurance/Security, and Execution.
    • Hardware and Software Installation, Troubleshooting, RMF Process and or JAFAN 6/3 Experience required
    • Security+  or (DoD 8140 & 8570 IAM Level II Certified) required

    Security Clearance

    • This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active Top Secret with SSBI clearance. 

    ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

     

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