Lead Information Assurance Analyst

Job Description
Lead Information Assurance Analyst
Arlington, VA
Lead Information Assurance Analyst based at our offices in Arlington, VA supporting a mission critical, government-wide cybersecurity program. InfoReliance is seeking deep expertise in security assessments of federal information systems to support a Specialized Information Assurance and System Security Engineering program in support of our National Security client.
In this position, you will lead a team of analysts that contribute to the development, implementation, and assessment of defensive measures and associated systems that protect the entire .GOV and critical infrastructure communities.
The client's mission is to execute the information security officer's responsibilities for securing the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of data through people, processes, and technology. The InfoReliance contract provides the client with cyber security oversight, risk management assessment and authorization services. With the continued increase in cyber threats and the addition of more Commercial Service Providers deploying the client's security services, the need for experienced and skilled cybersecurity staff has escalated.
The scope of the position includes managing a team of security engineers and analysts who conduct security assessment and testing to validate security controls identified by the government in Security Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) and Security Retirements Guide (SRG) are properly assessed for compliance. SRTM, and information system security oversight activities that support complex systems from the perspective of sophisticated threat actors.
In this role, you will use your technical and managerial skills and experience managing Cyber Security personnel to ensure the success of this key program for InfoReliance
We are seeking an accomplished, creative and self-motivated individual who enjoys both technical and managerial aspects of cybersecurity to act as Lead Analyst. This position will require you to manage a team of resources working within a secure facility. Your ability to develop and maintain credibility and trust with your team will be critical to your success.
You will be part of the leadership of a growing team of cyber security professionals in the delivery of services. The Lead Analyst will support the Program Manager in activities that include:
Technical and operational management of the IA team consisting of InfoReliance employees, subcontractor staff, responsible for all aspects of Task delivery.
You will develop, cultivate, and manage relationships with the client and to keep the program delivering as scheduled and budgeted.
Obtaining and monitoring commitments for tasks/deliverables from persons or groups within and outside of the program team.
Overseeing service delivery and execution across all areas of the Task statement of work: requirements development documentation and analysis, system testing, cyber analysis, assessment, methodology and procedures development, RAR, SAR, POA&M reporting, technical exchange meetings with the government PMO and service providers.
Creating comprehensive program tools and documentation including client deliverables.
Manage task-level schedule variances, updating project schedules, managing resource allocation, and evaluating, documenting, and monitoring risks and implementing risk mediation plans.
Conducting team meetings, tracking issues, decisions, action items, and following-up between meetings to drive issues to closure.
Communicating team progress, issues and recommendations to senior management.
Participate in the staffing requirements for the task to include, interviews, hiring recommendation and performance evaluations.
Travel by air is required throughout the United States. Frequency is approximately once every three months for a period of 2 weeks.
Day-to-Day Responsibilities include:
Lead and coordinate activities for a team of IA analysts and support personnel.
Actively participate in assessments and associated activities. This includes travel and actively working as a member of the assessment team.
Lead the assessment of Commercial Service Providers (CSP) compliance with NIST 800-53 Rev 3 & 4 and CNSSI 1253 security controls to include Security Requirements Guide (SRG) requirements
Lead Apply federal and organizational directives.
Support federal information system documentation to include:
System Security Plan (SSP)
Security Concept of Operations (SECONOPs),
Architectural overviews
System Security Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) documents for performing assessments/security activities.
System configurations for devices and software performing security-relevant functions
Vulnerability and penetration test results
Security incident reports
System security performance metrics
Perform research and assess the impacts of system modifications and technological advances on the system's security
Review system security documentation in order to identify potential security weaknesses, recommend improvements to amend vulnerabilities, implement changes and document security relevant changes
Support source code analysis
Review, evaluate, and analyze all system documentation for assigned systems
SRTM on site validation to include final reports such as a Security Assessment Report (SAR) Risk Assessment Report (RAR)
Participate in the development and revision of SRTM's
Support the review and evaluation of Change Requests (CR) and POA&M mitigations
Job Requirements
All InfoReliance employees are Consultants First and are absolutely committed to our clients' success. You must be a results-oriented professional with a proven ability to overcome challenges and a passion for excellence. Working for InfoReliance is an opportunity for the right person to make an impact ? both for our client and for the company.
In order to be successful in this job, we expect you to have the following skills and experience:
10+ years' experience in relate work
5+ years of management experience
Experience in managing direct reports and subcontractors
Proven knowledge and experience in managing projects in support of Federal government customers
Expertise in consulting with clients to define needs and issues, developing requirements, and analyzing findings to advise and recommend solutions to clients
Superior interpersonal, communication, presentation, and writing skills.
Expertise working directly with executive and senior-level clients
Proven ability to effectively manage multiple work streams, competing requirements and multiple schedules and to facilitate coordination and reconciliation between different stakeholders with the aim of delivering a comprehensive solution that meets and exceeds expectations
Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent work experience
A Minimum of five years of progressive and highly specialized experience as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) as defined by NIST SP 800-37 or similar role including generating security documentation for requirements, assessment, compliance, Standard Operating Procedures, test results, etc.
Professional Certification such as DoD 8570 IAT Level II
Minimum 3 years of Unix/Linux experience, with system administration background desirable.
Minimum 3 years of Microsoft Windows experience, with system administration experience desirable.
Strong knowledge of NIST 800-53 Rev 3 & 4 and CNSSI 1253 security controls and implementation
Experience with vulnerability scanning and assessment tools.
Strong desktop publishing skills utilizing Microsoft Word
Experience with industry writing style such as grammar, sentence form, and structure.
Strong initiative, detail orientation, organizational skills, aptitude for analytical thinking
Ability to multi-task in a deadline oriented environment
Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a part of a team
Excellent work ethic and a high commitment to quality
Additionally this position requires the following:
Final Top Secret clearance with eligibility for SCI access is required to support the contract
Must successfully complete the government's security process
Thank you for taking the time to read about our opportunity and to consider InfoReliance for your career. We look forward to talking with you about this position.
Our Benefits
All benefits are effective Day 1 of your employment with InfoReliance.
Our reputation is built upon the talents and integrity of our employees. We value the contributions of each and every person that is a part of our organization. We offer exciting, challenging career opportunities, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package to include the following:
10 Paid Company Holidays Annually
18 days a year of Paid Time Off (PTO) Annually for new employees (accrued)
Comprehensive Medical and Dental Coverage
Tuition & Professional Certification Support
401(k) plan
Flexible work arrangements, where possible
Flexible Spending Accounts for Commuter Costs, Medical and Dependent Care
All employees are eligible for our performance-based bonus program recognizing our outstanding contributors.
About InfoReliance
InfoReliance Corporation is an Information Technology (IT) consulting company that builds, deploys and manages custom solutions that transform the business operations of federal government agencies.
Microsoft Public Sector Services Partner of the Year 2013 & 5 Time Partner Awardee. Microsoft Consulting Services and Cloud Services Partner. Office 365 Reseller.
Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner, AWS Reseller
McAfee Security Innovation Alliance Partner
Founded in 2000, InfoReliance is a thriving, privately-held business that has repeatedly been named as a "fastest growing company" by organizations such as Inc. Magazine, Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology. Our continued growth offers opportunity for you to succeed and grow in your career.
InfoReliance does not discriminate in employment opportunities, terms and conditions of employment, or practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, gender, religious or political beliefs, national origin or heritage, disability, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, or any characteristic protected by law.
To view all current InfoReliance employment opportunities, please visit our careers website at http://www.inforeliance.com/careers/index.htm.

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