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Principal Computer System Security Analyst TALO026


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IC-CAP LLC is a Woman Owned / HUBZone Small Business working in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community.  We are always looking for highly talented, energetic, and dynamic professionals that are interested in protecting the defense of our nation.  

Some of the positions are future positions.  Please look at the opening line of the job description to determine if this is an open or future position.


Our positions are not remote unless stated in the job description below.

We are looking to fill this position at the following location(s):

    Herndon, VA

Job Description

Principal Computer System Security Analyst:

Job Duties:

As a Computer Systems Security Analyst you will be expected to:

  • Design and implement safety measures and controls. Monitor network activity to identify vulnerable points. Address privacy breaches and malware threats.

  • Support the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) processes and Information Assurance documentation for multiple analytic and mission systems across all CLINs

  • Generate and maintain the complete security Body of Evidence (BoE) while leading the A&A activities according to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes (ICD 503, CNSSI-1253, NIST 800-37, NIST 800-53, etc.) for all multiple information systems

  • Analyze existing security systems and make recommendations for changes or improvements

  • Prepare reports and action plans in the event that a security breech does occur

  • Monitor the network and provide early warning of abnormalities or problems

  • Communicate the system status and keep users informed of downtime or changes to the system

  • Provide system updates and write code fixes

  • Experience working with software developers and architects to understand security requirements

  • Experience guiding the application developers on security policy, identifying security requirements, providing technical guidance for the satisfaction of requirements

  • Experience creating and managing the plan of action and milestones (POA&Ms), and working with project managers and engineers to develop schedules and engineering actions that mitigate open findings

  • Experience supporting the Continuous Monitoring of operational systems; experience monitoring and auditing operational systems for proper use

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years supporting Assessment and Authorization (A&A) and information assurance processes and documentation using RMF, BS degree; 3 years of experience with a masters; an additional 4 years of experience required without a degree

  • Knowledge of current security risks and protocols

  • Willingness to work on-call in the event of a security breech or other emergency

  • Good analytic and problem solving skills

  • DoD Approved 8570 Baseline Certifications (eg, Security+) certifications

  • Knowledge of RMF, Xacta experience

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working with AWS/Google cloud-hosted information systems or applications

  • Experience working with Redhat or CentOS linux operating systems

  • Experience working in a DevSecOps environment and tool chain

Required Clearance:

  • TS/SCI with CI Polygraph

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