Cybersecurity Assessor/Program Analyst in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 10/15/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0037588

Cybersecurity Assessor/Program Analyst

Key Role:

Evaluate and support the documentation, validation, assessment, and accreditation processes necessary to ensure that IT systems meet the organization’s information assurance (IA) and security requirements. Consider the organizations' preferred state and risk thresholds to analyze actual state information to assess compliance. Assist in working with agency leaders to codify strategic Cyber objectives into doctrine, policies, and procedures that can help meet defined objectives. Assist with evaluating computer applications, software, or specialized utility programs to determine if software assurance best practices are followed. Participate in the maintenance compliance of custom-built software against stated security policies using code-scanning approaches. 

Basic Qualifications:

-Experience with conducting risk assessments, developing risk mitigation strategies, including providing guidance for securing information systems, and communicating deficiencies and mitigation strategies to clients

-Experience with reviewing policy, alerts, guidance, regulations, and technical advances in IT security management and conducting required research on policies, guidance, NIST, OMB, and other matters, when necessary

-Knowledge of NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-39, NIST SP 800-53, and other applicable guidance

-Ability to provide detailed, expert-level consultations to clients and stakeholders

-Ability to develop, present, and deliver high quality reports

-Secret clearance

-BA or BS degree

-8570 Compliant Certification

Additional Qualifications:

-4+ years of experience with information assurance or Cybersecurity practices, including NIST Risk Management Framework, IT Audits, FISMA, or other IT security-related compliance processes

-Experience with working for the US Navy or in a Navy support organization

-Experience with control systems

-Ability to work with operational-level staff and mid- to high-level management

-Ability to research IT and Cybersecurity best practices independently
 

Clearance:
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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