Information Security / Privacy Analyst

Looking for a rewarding and challenging career with a dynamic, growing organization? Phacil is your answer. We have an immediate need for an Information Security / Privacy Analyst to support an important government customer in Arlington, VA
Clearance Level (Required to Start):Interim TS
Daily Job Responsibilities:
Support the customer through systems/network monitoring via iPost and other department approved and sanctioned tools under the continuous monitoring task and the Heads-Up certification phase of the customer's Assessment and Accreditation (A&A) process, and incident monitoring of devices within the customer's environment to ensure current policies are upheld.
Providing guidance and strategies so that the customer functions in accordance with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and information assurance requirements, as well as agency and other organizational policies, guidelines and procedures.
Monitoring the customer's information technology architecture to ensure an adequate information system security infrastructure is in place to meet day-to-day security requirements.
Ensuring that information systems are operated within an acceptable level of risk and are audited properly.
Ensuring that all information systems security related incidents and violations are immediately reported, data is collected, investigation is coordinated, and corrective measures are implemented.
Providing monitoring and analysis of potential security risks at customer sites (both government and contractor) through the effective monitoring and analysis of security threats, recommending corrective actions through impact assessments and on-going support.
Providing on-going security support in the areas of software and administrative support to the customer, including providing detailed security briefings on a regular basis. Assisting the systems security office in the effective analysis, operation, maintenance, documentation, training and ongoing support of security systems.
Write and update various SOP's as needed to affect proper security procedures are current in an ever changing environment.
Responding, in general, to system identified deficiencies and defects and provide security program remediation reports, procedures and maintenance plans to various customer's development and operations groups, as necessary for timely remediation of those findings.
Providing support to system administrators to ensure systems are reporting properly and through the monitoring of all systems on the network and by reviewing and providing analysis of security logs, systems logs and ensuring all security compliance is maintained
Required Skills:
Linux and Windows environment expertise
Ability to develop, evaluate custom scripts
Working knowledge of various monitoring tools ? preferably Nessus Tenable, XACTA and other security assessment tools
NOC, SOC or similar experience
Application security experience
FISMA/NIST experience
Preferred Skills: Previous Department of State experience
Degree & Years of Experience: 3-5 years of IA experience
Certification Requirements: CISSP, Security + or related certifications

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