Mainframe Vulnerability Cyber Analyst, Senior

Key Role:
Work independently to support the validation, assessment, and accreditation processes necessary to ensure IT systems meet the organization’s information assurance (IA) and security requirements. Assist with defining organizations’ desired state and risk thresholds and analyze actual state information to assess compliance. Present results and recommendations to clients including senior leaders. Serve as a Mainframe IBM Z series Operating System (z/OS) and UNISYS technical specialist to support Cybersecurity and IT services. Review, identify, and report problems with the installation and operations of mainframe assets, including identifying security vulnerabilities and recommending security countermeasures to mitigate identified mainframe risks. Determine the impact and risk of submitted change requests prior to implementation and provide Cyber oversight for mainframe changes that affect the level of risk.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with Mainframe IBM z/OS ACF2 or TSS

-5+ years of experience with Cybersecurity, including the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) controls

-Ability to assess, audit, review, analyze, validate, and report Mainframe SRG and STIG vulnerabilities and ensure security controls are implemented within mainframes in accordance with Cybersecurity policies and procedures

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree or 4 years of experience with information assurance

-DoD 8570 IAM II Certification, including CAP, GSLC, CISM, CISSP, or Associate

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with supporting a DoD agency

-Knowledge of mainframe Security Requirements Guides (SRGs) and STIGs

-Ability to analyze results and present complex technical concepts to senior clients

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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