Cyber Security Analyst II - Reston, VA, US - Fannie Mae

Job Information

Under limited supervision, design and administer procedures in the organization that sustains the security of the organization's data and access to its technology and communications systems. Assess risk of exposure of proprietary data through weaknesses in platforms, access procedures, and forms of access to the organization's systems and the data contained in them.

Track security violations and identify trends or exposures that could be addressed by additional training, technical measures, or use of application tools to enhance security. May lead or execute simulated attacks or security violations to assess the organization's data security measures.

Key Job Functions

 Conduct platform or operating system vulnerability scans which assess exposure of the system to attacks or hacking. Respond to questions and issues raised regarding viral activity, spam/phishing etc. Produce reports.

Serve as organization's POC for the third-party certification of security procedures and use of cybersecurity protections. Ensure that the system's security controls, policies and procedures examined, measured and validated against third-party standards.

Design, plan and implement test strategies to support the core infrastructure in the contingency environment for all critical business applications to ensure business continuity in the event of a major business interruption or disaster.

Participate in internal reviews by auditors, operational risk assessment staff, or compliance/reporting staff to prepare assessments or reports of operational risks associated with IT/IS infrastructure, access to systems, exposure to attacks, etc.

Participate in developing and testing of new methodologies and systems for recovery of the critical core business processes and the enterprise infrastructure.
Review commercial products available to enhance corporate hardware, platforms, applications, and data. May test or evaluate products under consideration for purchase or licensing.




Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required.


Experience2+ years of related experience



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