Information Assurance Analyst

Key Role:

Track efforts and perform tasks for A&A within Veterans Affairs (VA) to ensure assigned information systems, devices, and networks can obtain and maintain Authorization to Operate (ATO) and other decisions. Plan, coordinate, and lead teams to conduct assessments of information systems and networks to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and security requirements in accordance with the A&A process. Perform secondary responsibilities such as testing CCIs, validating Security Plans, weekly status updates, and extensive work in Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) packages. Support Supplier Corrective Action Reports (SCARs), the Security Control Assessor (SCA), and other cybersecurity leadership in the execution and enforcement of cybersecurity and RMF processes.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of defense-in-depth and other information security and assurance principles, and associated supporting technologies
  • Ability to work as an independent security practitioner and participate in a small team of security personnel reviewing the same system
  • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written formats
  • Ability to organize, analyze, and write technical documents that can be understood by non-technical individuals
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • HS diploma or GED

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience with Prisma Cloud or Twistlock and containerization
  • Experience with VA Cyber Security
  • Experience performing Information Assurance (IA) controls analysis, testing, and risk assessments
  • Experience with Nessus, Nmap, Burpsuite, Linux security (RHEL7), and AWS cloud security
  • Experience using vulnerability scanning and assessment tools necessary to identify and document compliance
  • Knowledge of eMASS
  • Knowledge of NIST SP 800-53 and 800-37, CNSSI 1254, and other VA Risk Management policies
  • Ability to identify and evaluate major applications, infrastructure, enclaves, and Enterprise environments based on accreditation boundaries


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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