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Security Analyst
Ref No.: 14-01093
Location: Columbia, South Carolina
Department of Social Services
Columbia, SC
12 MOnths


10+ years of experience of Information Assurance (IA) experience that includes obtaining and managing NIST-800 or DIACAP security certification and accreditation (C&A) of systems, networks, and sites.
Broad knowledge of NIST and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and the associated reporting requirements
Develop pre-briefs and post-briefs for senior level officials.
Reviewing and maintaining of certification plans and accreditations documentation, performing security, analyses and risk/vulnerability assessments, conducting security tests and evaluations, and the coordination of certification and accreditation activity for project teams
Strong Information assurance skills
Working in a constantly changing threat environment
Managing and leading efforts in the review, application and maintenance of information assurance policies and procedures
Must have experience working with FSO and DAA and writing Plan of action and Milestones (POA&M) and the importance of tracking these to completion.

Desired Requirements:

Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) and Public Key (PK) Enabling
DISA, DoD, and NSA Information Assurance Policy
Department of Defense Directive (DoDD) 8500.1
Information Assurance Implementation DoD Instruction 8500.01, 8520.2
DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP)
DISA Information Assurance Workforce Management, Oversight, and Compliance
4 year degree and current CISSP certification


Day to day direction to the Information Assurance (IA) team
Working with the Business Unit ( customer) on information assurance matters
Staying abreast of the Cyber security threats to remediate all threats
Weekly and Monthly status reports to management
Tasking of all team members and making sure adherence to schedules
Customer updates on key IAVA tasks to keep customer and management informed
Ensure Certification and Accreditation documentation is up-to-date continuously, for all programs
Training new team members in deliverables and processes
Creating new processes and procedures as required
Keeping current with evolving threats
Checking the Cyber sites to stay abreast of threat vectors
Last Used
Network Security DAA Yes 1
Network Security Information Assurance (IA) Yes 1 Lead Currently Using 6 + Years
Network Security NIST-800 Certification Yes 1
Network Security risk/vulnerability assessments Yes 1
Network Security Writing Plan of action and Milestones (POA&M) Yes 1
Network Security DIACAP Certification No 1
Network Security Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) No 1
Network Security FSO No 1
Specialties NIST Security Yes 1
Specialties Security Yes 1 Lead Currently Using 6 + Years
Additional Skills: Certification & Accreditation