Abacus Technology Security Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia

Abacus Technology is seeking a Security Analyst to provide support in the areas of information assurance and cyber security. This is a full-time position.

Research, develop, implement, test and review an organization's information security to protect information and prevent unauthorized access. Inform users about security measures, explain potential threats, install software, implement security measures and monitor networks. Gather information necessary to maintain security and establish functioning external barriers such as firewalls and other security measures. Define, create, and maintain the documentation for certification and accreditation of each information system in accordance with government requirements. Assess the impacts on system modifications and technological advances. Review systems to identify potential security weaknesses, recommend improvements to amend vulnerabilities, implement changes and document upgrades.

10+ years experience in the implementation and development of multilevel security. Bachelor’s degree in Information Systems Management or Computer Security. Must hold either the Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification. Must show demonstrated knowledge of IT/IA policies and procedures. Must have experience in project management. Knowledge of vulnerability management policies and procedures. Knowledge of the NIST Certification and Accreditation processes and procedures. Knowledge of a full range of IT security principles, concepts, practices, products and services (including systems software, database software, immediate access storage technology, and security device hardware), and methods for evaluating risk and vulnerability, implementing mitigating improvement, and disseminating IT security tools and procedures. Must have strong analytical, problem solving and planning skills. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Able to be a team player who is flexible, delivery-oriented. Must exhibit communications skills, both in writing and speaking, to properly and appropriately interact with staff and remote sites if applicable. Must be a US Citizen and hold a current Secret clearance.

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

ID: 2017-2997

External Company URL: www.abacustech.com

Street: 2401 E Street NW