TAD PGS, Inc. Information Security Analyst in Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland

Information Security Analyst

Category: IT/Technical

Description:

TAD PGS, INC. is currently seeking an Information Security Analyst for one of our clients in Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD .

* Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance*

JOB SUMMARY:

  • The Senior Information Assurance Engineer will report to the client SS-AISR Information Assurance (IA) Deputy Program Manager and will also interface with SS-AISR Subcontractors and engineers performing IA tasks as well as U.S. Army customer representatives.

  • The qualified candidate will perform system security implementation tasks in all aspects of IA Security.

  • The candidate will interface with multi-disciplined teams and work with stakeholders in analyzing, evaluating, and mitigating system security threats, vulnerabilities, and risks throughout the program lifecycle.

  • The candidate will also support development, implementation, verification, and validation of system security and solutions in hardware, software, firmware, data, and procedures.

  • The successful candidate will be a self-starter with the ability to lead tasks with a demonstrated ability to work independently.

  • Will also have excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with subcontractor and government customer personnel.

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure system ATO certification on multiple platforms including planning, threat analysis, risk determination, security architecture and requirements, vulnerability scans, configuration management, vulnerability management, and all Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) documentation to support customer’s Certification and Accreditation efforts.

  • Participate in Engineering Review Boards (ERBs) and Software Configuration Control Boards (SCCB) and Patch Program Change Request (PCR) meetings to support satisfying CM requirements.

  • Review, update and maintain System Security Plan (SSP) documentation, Letters of Volatility, Sanitization Procedures and software baselines including oversight of software patch releases for the SS-AISR program by ERB, SCCB, and PCR approval actions.

  • Implement and update the Vulnerability and Security Management Plans for software patch releases as well as managing the collection and development of PME related Letters of Volatility and Sanitization Procedures.

  • Perform security analysis for designed client computing systems and the network infrastructure.

  • Write applicable IA Plans and Operating Procedures as required by the SS-AISR Program.

  • Complete Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) and continuous monitoring activities as required.

  • Ensure Information Assurance Vulnerability Management Tracking and Compliance.

  • Facilitate execution of Information Accreditation tasks on the SS-AISR program.

  • Support on-site ground and flight System Integration Lab (SIL) testing as applicable.

    Qualifications:

  • Requires a Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years’ experience in Information Assurance or Masters with 6+ years of equivalent experience.

  • Familiar with publication series (Series 800-53, 53A, 37, etc), CNSS 1253, NSA/CSSM 130-1, AR 380-5, AR 25-2, ICD 705 as well as other applicable policies; DISA/8570 compliance knowledge.

  • Familiarity with Vulnerability scanning using tools (for example Eye Retina, Tenable Network Security Nessus, or similar).

  • Performs security analysis for designed client computing systems and the network infrastructure.

  • Familiar with reviewing automated security test results.

  • Familiar with managing Information Assurance related Software Patch Release cycles.

  • Knowledge of NSA accreditation process and XACTA to generate System Security Plans (SSP's) required for OEM Systems.

  • Self-starter with the ability to lead tasks with demonstrated ability to work independently.

  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate ve.

    Company Description:

    TAD PGS, INC. specializes in delivering secure, reliable and rapidly implemented workforce solutions to the U.S. Federal marketplace, including U.S. Government agencies and their prime contractors. With more than 50 years of experience, TAD PGS, INC. has earned a reputation for accountability, a value that government agencies and prime contractors both demand and deserve. TAD PGS, INC. sources professionals for the full spectrum of federal positions, from administrative to management, and those contracts requiring extremely niche-oriented technical skills and the highest levels of security clearance. VEVRAA Federal Contractor / Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals / EOE Protected Veterans/Disability

    Location: Aberdeen Proving Ground , MD

    Minimum Experience (yrs): 8+

    Required Education: Bachelors Degree