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Principal Computer Systems Security Analyst

Company: Cinteot Inc.
Location: Herndon
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Principal Computer Systems Security Analyst
Job Duties:
As a Computer Systems Security Analyst on the TALOS program, 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

  • Author, complete and maintain the System Security Plan (SSP) within XACTA

  • Develop the Security Controls Traceability Matrices (SCTM), and the Security Test Plan (STP) procedures within Xacta.

  • 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

  • Log Review/Analysis using SIEM tools (Splunk, etc.)

  • Vulnerability Analysis and Review (ACAS, TwistLock, SonarQube)

  • DISA STIGs and STIG Viewer experience


    • 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 in lieu of a degree (will consider at higher or lower level with the appropriate years of experience)

    • Hands-on experience to validate control implementations and test procedures

    • 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

    • RMF, Xacta experience

    • TS/SCI with CI Poly


      • 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


        • Complete Insurance Coverage

        • Blue Cross Medical, Delta Dental, Vision, Life

        • 401k with Company Contribute

        • Generous Paid Time Off

          Cinteot is an Equal Opportunity Employer
          All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Keywords: Cinteot Inc., Germantown , Principal Computer Systems Security Analyst, IT / Software / Systems , Herndon, Maryland

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