24 days old

Information Security FISMA Analyst

Bethesda, MD 20817
  • Job Code
    578633
  • Payrate
    $35 To $45

The ideal candidate for this position is a security professional with experience in implementing and communicating Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) compliance for the Federal government. The Analyst is responsible for helping to build and mature the agency's Information Security Program by focusing on the Risk Management and Security Authorization activities in accordance with the applicable National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) 800 series guidelines and the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). The Analyst will report to the Team Lead and perform and manage tasks related to the entire Assessment and Authorization (A&A) lifecycle.



Beyond your technical expertise (outlined below), you must be resourceful, detail-oriented, and 100% client focused, with a continuing passion for your profession. The rewards of joining Triumph Enterprises will include competitive compensation, exceptional benefits, matching 401K, and professional/training development allowances that exceed many companies of larger size and stature.


This position will support a valued client with an important mission. Apply today!




Responsibilities



  • Develop and update the information systems security documentation templates (e.g. System Boundary development, System Security Plan (SSP), Contingency Plan, Contingency Plan Test, Business Impact Analysis, FIPS-199, eAuthentication, Privacy Threshold Analysis, etc.) based on changing NIST and federal guidance
  • Train and Assist System Owners, ISSOs and other Stakeholders in understanding documentation requirements. Review completed templates to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • Assist in coordinating remediation of Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) findings with various organizations within the enterprise
  • Respond to multiple customer inquiries regarding A&A utilizing a ticketing system; ensure timely and complete responses occur
  • Develop and process waivers and exceptions for information system weaknesses and vulnerabilities
  • Work with the clients to develop capabilities briefings and presentations in support of the program
  • Coordinate with ISSOs across the organization to ensure timely compliance with Federal and organizational policies and procedures
  • Produce required reporting for various management levels


Qualifications / Requirements


Required:



  • Ability to obtain a public trust clearance
  • BS or BA degree
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with three years specialized in information security -related work
  • Strong customer-service attitude, ability to multi-task and work independently
  • Strong in-person, written and verbal communication skills
  • Detailed knowledge of NIST security standards and compliance measurements
  • Working experience in the application of FISMA guidelines including the NIST special publications 800-18, 800-30, 800-37, 800-39, 800-53, 800-53A, and 800-60
  • High aptitude for learning (self-study and as a part of a team)



Preferred:



  • Understanding of the NIST guidance for Ongoing Authorization

Categories

  • Information Technology

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