Information Assurance Analysts

Rockville, MD

Posted: 10/28/2021 Job Number: 15948008

Job Description

Razor has openings for Information Assurance Analysts.
This individual's primary responsibility will be to track efforts and perform tasks related to A&A within VA to ensure assigned information systems, devices, and networks can obtain and maintain Authorization to Operate (ATO) and other decisions. This individual will plan, coordinate, and lead teams to conduct assessments of information systems and networks to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and security requirements in accordance with the VA A&A process. Secondary responsibilities include testing CCIs, validating Security Plans, weekly status updates, and extensive work in eMASS packages. This individual will be responsible for supporting VA SCARs, the VA Security Control Assessor (SCA), and other VA cybersecurity leadership in the execution and enforcement of VA Cyber Security and RMF process.

You Have:
  • 5+ years of experience in Cybersecurity within the Department of Veterans Affairs
  • 5+ years of experience performing Information Assurance (IA) controls analysis, testing, and risk assessments
  • Working knowledge of eMASS (Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service)
  • Knowledge of NIST SP 800-53 and 800-37, CNSSI 1254, and other VA Risk Management policies
  • Ability to identify and evaluate major applications, infrastructure, enclaves, and Enterprise environments based on accreditation boundaries
  • Knowledge of defense-in-depth and other information security and assurance principles and associated supporting technologies
  • Capable of providing thoughtful feedback to the ISO, ISSO and other VA Cyber Security leadership in to identify risks, communicate recommended courses of action, and recommend process improvements

Nice If You Have:
  • Ability to work as an independent security practitioner and participate in a small team of security personnel reviewing the same system
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to organize, analyze, and write technical documents that can be understood by non-technical individuals
  • Must have MS Degree or BS Degree + 10 years exp
  • Must qualify for US Goverment

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