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

Date Posted: 7/18/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0030728

Information Security Analyst

Key Role:

Work with the client to respond to security related incidents by identifying the affected systems, determining the threat level, and recommending the appropriate remediation steps needed for resolution. Work with Assessment and Authorization (A&A) team to ensure all internal and external systems maintain FISMA compliance, including NIST 800-53 by conducting security scans. Leverage security assessment tools, including Nessus, BigFix, or Splunk to perform system and application vulnerability assessments, and recommend fixes and security enhancements on identified vulnerabilities. Identify important security metrics, collect the data from various security software, and report analyses.

Basic Qualifications:

-2+ years of experience in performing threat and vulnerability assessments for civilian government agencies

-Experience with incident handling, network vulnerability assessment, penetration tests, and risk mitigation

-Experience with the Tripwire Enterprise console to track compliance requirements and changes made to systems

-Ability to obtain a security clearance

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with Splunk or BigFix to monitor security environment

-Ability to successfully engage in multiple initiatives simultaneously

-Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills

-Security+ and CISSP Certification a plus

-BA or BS degree


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

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