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Security Analyst (Ref: 1961 & 1962)

Company:
Professional Technology Integration, Inc.
Location:
Lansing, Michigan, 48933, United States
Salary:
55.00/hr
Posted:
November 30, 2016

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Description:

Position: Security Analyst (Ref: 1961 & 1962)

Location: Lansing,MI,48933,United States

Duration: 1 Years 1 Months 0 Days - Contract

Openings: 1

Pay Rate: $55.00/hr

Description:

Responsibilities:

• Facilitate Security Control Assessment (SCA) and Continuous Monitoring Activities (Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&M), Corrective Action Plans (CAP) with Applications.

• To be considered for this position, the candidate must be available to work in Lansing Michigan

• Examine, interview, and test procedures in accordance with NIST SP 800-53A Revision 4.

• Ensure policies are adhered to and that required controls are implemented.

• Validate respective information system security plans to ensure control requirements are met.

• Execute SCA (DTMB-170) documentation, including but not limited to POA&M & CAP.

• Familiarity with NIST requirements, particularly 800-53 revision 3 and revision 4.

• Author recommendations associated with your findings on how to improve the customer’s security posture in accordance with SOM PSP & NIST controls.

• Ability to lead small, less complex system assessments independently

• Ability to assist team members & Vendors with proper artifact collection and detail to clients’ examples of artifacts that will satisfy assessment requirements

Qualifications:

• Candidate must have solid knowledge of information security principles and practices, as well as an advanced understanding of security protocols and standards.

• Candidate must have at (1-3) years of experience in the IT industry, and be familiar with the applicable NIST Special Publications 800-37 Revision 1, 800-53 Revision 3 or 4, and 800-53A Revision 1.

• • Experience reviewing IT systems/applications plus basic knowledge of networking components and various operating systems in including UNIX and Microsoft.

• Candidate must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Preferred that the candidate has a CISSP, CISA, PMP and/or Security+ certification, but it is not required

• Expertise in other Security Frameworks (ISO, NIST, COBIT, HIPAA/HITECH, etc.) and regulatory requirements is a plus

• Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to explain technical matters to a non-technical audience

• Collaborate on multiple projects at a given time and experience with Vendors is a plus

• Flexibility to adjust quickly to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change

Required / Desired Skills

• Candidate must have solid knowledge of information security principles and practices, as well as an advanced understanding of security protocols (Required 2 Years)

• Candidate must have at (1-3) years of experience in the IT industry, and be familiar with the applicable NIST Special Publications 800-53 Revision 4 (Required 2 Years)

• Experience reviewing IT systems/applications plus basic knowledge of networking components and various operating systems in including UNIX/Microsoft (Required 2 Years)

• Candidate must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team (Required 2 Years)

• Preferred that the candidate has a CISSP, CISA, PMP and/or Security+ certification, but it is not required (Desired 1 Years)

• Expertise in other Security Frameworks (ISO, NIST, COBIT, HIPAA/HITECH, etc.) and regulatory requirements is a plus (Desired 1 Years)

• Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to explain technical matters to a non-technical audience (Required 2 Years)

• Collaborate on multiple projects at a given time and experience with Vendors is a plus (Desired 2 Years)

• Flexibility to adjust quickly to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change (Desired 2 Years)