Cyber Security Analyst - Logan, UT, US - Space Dynamics

Job description

SDL is seeking a cyber security analyst to ensure the successful program execution for a Department of Defense (DoD) customer.

Responsibilities Include

  • Developing, maintaining, and submitting a system security Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)
  • Assessing proposed changes to information systems and their environment of operation/mission needs that may affect system Authorization to Operate (ATO)
  • Becoming familiar the processes and policies for Risk Management Framework (RMF), Assessment and Authorization (A&A), and the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP)
  • Evaluating threats and vulnerabilities for information systems to ascertain the need for additional safeguards
  • Applying software/system updates and follow test procedures to verify that updates did not break desired functionality
  • Planning and executing vulnerability assessments and hardening techniques according to established DoD methods

Required Qualification

  • BS degree in a related field
  • Four plus years of experience in cyber security practices
  • Experience with cyber security tools; Assured Compliance Assessment Suite (ACAS), DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Secure Content Automated Protocol (SCAP), and other DoD vulnerability scanning and reporting tools
  • Knowledge of Information Technology, to include server and workstation hardware, VMs/VDIs, network architectures, VLANs, VSANs, etc.
  • Experience with standard configuration tools, such as Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and Group Policy Objects (GPO)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), operating systems (Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, CISCO IOS), and other third party software (Adobe, Firefox, McAfee, etc.) updates/configurations
  • VMware ESXi/vSphere
  • Scripting (PowerShell, PowerCLI, Bash)
  • CISSP or Security+
  • Detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks
  • Self-motivated and reliable
  • Able to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment
  • Able to initiate tasks independently
  • Must have or be able to obtain a DoD security clearance
  • Must be a U.S. citizen

SDL Benefits

SDL offers flexible work schedules and competitive salaries and benefits. As a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC), SDL also offers unique benefits, such as company contribution of 14.2% of annual gross earnings for retirement for exempt staff and discounted USU tuition of 50% for employees and dependents.

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