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Analyst - SR. Cert Information Assurance
Ref No.: 17-02550
Location: Oakton, Virginia
Position Type:Right to Hire
SR. Cert IA Analyst
Fairfax, VA / Washington DC


SR. Cert IA Analyst
10+ years strong understanding, and knowledge of, NIST SP 800-53 rev 4 requirements and how to tailor requirements based on agency security policies and directives
Knowledge of NIST ISS Guidance and Federal Information Security (ISS) Policy, including the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
Experience and knowledge performing FIPS-199 analyses
Understanding of how Federal ISS requirements are applied during all phases of the system acquisition life-cycle, including acquisitions of Federally owned and operated systems, and Vendor owned and operated systems
Knowledge of the system authorization process, including initial authorization and continuous monitoring
Knowledge of system authorization documents, including the System Characterization Document (SCD), System Security Plan (SSP), Information System Contingency Plan (ISCP), and ISCP Test Plan/Results Report
Knowledge of the Information Security Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) Process, including selection of appropriate system security requirements to be assessed during continuous monitoring
Ability to write and communicate effectively with Federal System Owners (SOs), Information System Security Officers (ISSOs), and ISS Assurance Managers
Experience working with Splunk
Understanding and knowledge of the FAA National Airspace System (NAS) and NAS operations
Understanding and knowledge of NAS technical operations maintenance processes and procedures
Understanding and technical knowledge of air traffic controls systems, including communications, navigation, surveillance, and automation systems
Must have one of the following certifications - (CompTIA, Security+, CISSP)
Ability to obtain a Secret clearance
Bachelors Degree in Science, Computer Science, Engineering or Mathematics.

Performing FIPS-199 analyses
Developing and managing system authorization schedules for large Federal organizations, including development of authorization milestones and deliverables
Developing system authorization document templates based on current NIST guidance, Federal Policies, and Agency-specific ISS policy and procedures
Developing and managing Plans of Action and Milestones (POAMs)
Analyzing requests for POAM risk acceptance based on the system architecture, system vulnerabilities and risk
Developing documents and spreadsheets using MS Word and MS Excel

*Quadrant is an Equal Opportunity Employer