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Senior Information Security Analyst - Remote

Company: MAXIMUS
Location: Reston
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description SummaryJob Description SummaryThe Senior Information Security Analyst will be a key member to the Information Security team responsible for various security functions to include, but not all: Operating SIEM and experience with Splunk Enterprise Security, and ELK consoles in order to monitor the environment for events of interest Performing analysis of security events and logs in an attempt to detect unauthorized access, intrusion events, malware compromises and other events of interest Participating in Computer Incident Response Team (CIRT) as needed Responding to Data Loss Prevention (DLP) events and identify possible data exfiltration events Documenting security incidents within case management tool Solving complex security problems with engineering and developing automated solutions Researching external trusted intelligence sources and leveraging knowledge to detect events of interestThe ideal candidate will have: Bachelors degree from an accredited college or university required in the field of Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or equivalent field of study with a minimum of 8 years of related experience; or 6 years of related work experience with a Masters degree Certifications: ECIH, GCIA, GCIH, or similar Advanced knowledge and demonstrated experience with Python, PowerShell, or similar coding language Familiarity with various security tools such as EDR, Wireshark, etc. Familiarity with AWS environments and cloud security. Experience performing security analysis utilizing Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) technologies. Knowledge of attack methodologies and tactics, system vulnerabilities and ley indicators of attacks and exploits Working knowledge of LINUX, Windows, and Network Operating Systems Familiarity with industry-standard frameworks (NIST, ISO, PCI, etc.) Demonstrated written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with information technology professionals as well as senior management and auditors, assessors, and consultants Demonstrated personal integrity, the ability to professionally handle confidential matters and exhibit the appropriate level of judgment and decision making commensurate with the position and responsibilities.Essential Duties and Responsibilities Essential Duties and Responsibilities:- Perform complex risk analyses and risk assessment.- Establish and satisfy Information Assurance (IA) and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.- Support customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.- Apply know-how to government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures.- Perform analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.- Advise information system owners on client/project security policies and requirements for systems.- Interface with external customers to provide IA subject matter expertise throughout the system development lifecycle.- Keep abreast of emerging security technologies and make appropriate recommendations regarding the enhancement of the security posture of systems and their implementation.Minimum Requirements:- Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience.- Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in depth evaluation of variable factors.- Exercises judgement in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.- Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.- Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems.- Work requires considerable judgment and initiative.- Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization.Job SummaryEssential Duties and Responsibilities:- Perform complex risk analyses and risk assessment.- Establish and satisfy Information Assurance (IA) and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.- Support customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.- Apply know-how to government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures.- Perform analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.- Advise information system owners on client/project security policies and requirements for systems.- Interface with external customers to provide IA subject matter expertise throughout the system development lifecycle.- Keep abreast of emerging security technologies and make appropriate recommendations regarding the enhancement of the security posture of systems and their implementation.Minimum Requirements:- Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 6 years and a Master's degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience.- Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in depth evaluation of variable factors.- Exercises judgement in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.- Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.- Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems.- Work requires considerable judgment and initiative.- Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization.MAXIMUS IntroductionSince 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit https://www.maximus.com.EEO StatementEEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. Were proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

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