Information Security Analyst in Bethesda, MD at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 9/18/2018

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Job Number: R0030728

Information Security Analyst

The Challenge:
Are you looking for an opportunity to combine your technical skills with big picture thinking to make an impact in health?


As an information security analyst on our team, you have the chance to implement Cybersecurity systems in support of a Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) client. You comprehend your customer’s environment, and how to leverage the right security tools for their mission. Your ability to translate real-world needs into technical specifications makes you an integral part of delivering a customer focused security solution. Your technical expertise will be vital as you strengthen the client’s security posture. You’ll develop your skills in Cybersecurity and system administration, while gaining experience with implementing and configuring new security tools. Grow your skills by merging console management and understanding of the client’s infrastructure, database, and security environment to leave a lasting impact. Join our team and help turn Cybersecurity requirements into accomplishments that drive change.


Empower change with us.


Build Your Career:
When you join Booz Allen, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with other professionals doing similar work across multiple markets. You’ll share best practices and work through challenges as you gain experience and mentoring to develop your career. In addition, you will have access to a wealth of training resources through our Digital University, an online learning portal where you can access more than 5000 tech courses, certifications and books. Build your technical skills through hands-on training on the latest tools and tech from our in-house experts. Pursuing certifications? Take advantage of our tuition assistance, on-site courses, vendor relationships, and a network of experts who can give you helpful tips. We’ll help you develop the career you want as you chart your own course for success.


You Have:

  • 3+ years of experience with performing threat and vulnerability assessments for civilian government agencies
  • Experience in managing and implementing Cybersecurity solutions using enterprise tools
  • Experience with technical security, incident handling, network vulnerability assessment, penetration tests, and risk mitigation
  • Ability to leverage security assessment tools, including Nessus, BigFix, and Splunk to perform system and application vulnerability assessments, and recommend fixes and security enhancements on identified vulnerabilities
  • Ability to identify important security metrics, collect the data from various security software, and report analyses
  • BA or BS degree

Nice If You Have:

  • Experience with using the Tripwire Enterprise console to track compliance requirements and changes made to systems
  • Experience with Splunk, Tenable, or BigFix to monitor security environment
  • Ability to work independently and is motivated to learn
  • Ability to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Security+ and CISSP Certification a plus

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status—to fearlessly drive change.

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