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Cybersecrurity System Analyst

Washington, DC 20004
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The Health group provides solutions to help government healthcare agencies lower administrative costs, reduce fraud and abuse, and improve the quality of services for individuals. We also provide analytics that combine clinical knowledge with big data technology and techniques to transform petabytes of data into meaningful solutions for our customers.


An experienced Information Systems Security Officer with expertise in Cybersecurity Governance, Risk and Compliance with demonstrated experience in performing information assurance and cyber security analyses. Responsible for the assessing and documenting of compliance and risk posture as they relate to the its information assets. Provide highly skilled technical and information security expertise for development and implementation of the information security risk management program. Responsibilities require leadership and project management experience, as well as expertise to ensure effective system-wide security analysis; intrusion detection; standards and testing; risk assessment; awareness and education; and development of policies, standards and guidelines.

Responsible for supporting the Accreditation tasks for all classified program networks and will participate in the activities for compliance with client requirements.

Ensure compliance with the current information management/information technology (IM/IT) guidance and is responsible for information assurance, security compliance, detection, response, and recovery; and Certification and Accreditation (CA) of all systems.

Protect and sustain the information assurance requirements for system and information availability, access control, integrity, confidentiality and non-repudiation for these environments. This includes, specifically, performing analysis, identifying and implementing protection solutions, and preparing and maintaining engineering and security related documentation.

Perform vulnerability assessments, implementation of security controls in networking devices, databases, operating systems, hardware and software components, administer and managed IA Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA), and security POAMs

Support the system-wide information security compliance program, ensuring IT activities, processes, and procedures meet defined requirements, policies and regulations.

Perform analysis on any special compartments including verification of any special handling requirements, identifying systems processing sensitive but unclassified information requiring additional security controls, and by identifying the type of information processed.

Assess and implement the IA and cyber security posture of a system and the enclave which it resides is compliant with NIST 800-53 technical controls and develop / maintain associated certification and accreditation documentation.

Perform security systems engineering for various computer hardware and software operating system and application solutions in both stand-alone and LAN / WAN configurations.

Manage security features to mitigate vulnerabilities of various operating systems as defined by NIST, DISA (STIGs), and USCYBERCOM. Perform network and system security administration including operating system security configuration and account management best practices for Windows, Exchange, SQL Server, SharePoint, Red Hat Linux, Oracle, and Cisco systems.

Perform vulnerability testing and mitigation


A strong technical understanding of a broad set of back office systems and applications (e.g., Windows operating systems, Active Directory, MS Office, internetworking, etc.).

A strong technical understanding and experience of applying and executing IA policies and tasks (e.g., reviewing SSPs conducting audits of operational systems by reviewing event logs, etc.).

Hands-on experience with configuration and maintaining networking devices (e.g., firewalls, switches, routers, encryption, etc.).

Necessary skills and perspective to advise and assist IT system engineers with defining and implementing IA and information system security requirements.

Ability to assess and ensure the IA posture of a system and the enclave.

Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with all employees along with demonstrated communication skills (good oral and written communication skills

Recommend programmatic and technical directions and operate with a high degree of independence in matters relating to the investigation, impact, and analysis of security incidents, decisions regarding risk, and measures for computer and network security.

Develop and implement effective and reasonable policies and practices to secure protected and sensitive data and ensure information security and compliance with relevant legislation and legal interpretation.

Knowledge of information security risk management frameworks and compliance practices.

Knowledge of securing network technologies, client, and server operating systems.

Ability to develop security standards and guidelines based on best practices and industry standards

Experience responding to, analyzing, and communicating information security incidents


Requires 2 to 5 years with BS/BA or 0 to 2 years with MS/MA/MBA or 8 to 10 years with no degree.

5 years of relevant Security Awareness experience

Advanced information system security certifications (e.g., CISSP or CRISC) desired

Bachelors degree in related discipline desired

Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills, including formal report writing experience.

Skills in documenting risk and compliance activities

Experience performing information security audits or risk assessment

Familiarity with security auditing processes

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Posted: 2020-05-26 Expires: 2020-06-24

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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