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Information Security Analyst

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In a world of technology, people make the difference. We believe if we invest in great people, then great things will happen. At AnaVation, we provide unmatched value to our customers and employees through innovative solutions and an engaging culture. 
Description of Task to be Performed: 
AnaVation is seeking high-level IT Professionals to provide ACAS/HBSS System Administration to join our team and support our mission critical customer in Reston, VA. As our Information Security Analyst, you will perform various Vulnerability Management duties including ACAS/Nessus vulnerability and scanning support, the tracking and dissemination of vulnerability assessments, and the identification and reporting of network and system vulnerabilities, security events, and adverse cyber related activity identified through indicators. The
Information Security Analyst will manage all aspects of infrastructure systems used to manage CND-SP networks & resources and will assess threats to the environment.
Responsibilities also include patch repository maintenance, supporting and performing inspections to ensure compliance to DoD 8530 Standards, and participating in risk assessment during the C&A (certification and accreditation) process, as well as, supporting security certification tests and evaluation of assets.

Required Qualifications:

  • Clearance: Active TS/SCI Clearance CI Poly
  • Education & Years of Experience: Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of experience related to specific functional area.
  • Certifications: Currently hold, or be able to attain a CompTIA CYSA+ or equivalent certification
  • Experience and knowledge on:
  • Experience with vulnerability scanning tools to include and understanding of Vulnerability Management System and Continuous Monitoring and Risk Scoring.
  • Provide technical support to customers involving a wide range of software, hardware, and DoD specific applications with respect to the ACAS solution
  • Supporting vulnerability management program requirements including maintaining patch repository, issuing alerts and bulletins, and tracking compliance
  • Ability to analyze the customer’s needs and identify security requirements / solutions.
  • Reviewing reporting, automation, and visualization systems to provide situational awareness and making recommendations to improve vulnerability management capabilities
  • Coordinating access to systems and approvals for scanning activities
  • Conducting ad hoc testing to assist with development activities or vulnerability remediation
  • Reviewing and testing system security controls (managerial, operational, and technical) to determine adequacy against federal requirements (e.g., NIST SP 800-53) and mission context
  • Provide advanced troubleshooting and resolution of security products such as HBSS, Nessus Agent (ACAS)
  • Creating, maintaining, and updating knowledge management and technical documentation of operational processes and findings
  • Demonstrated initiative (i.e. initiate appropriate action without being directed) and ability to work independently.
  • Providing input on adequacy of security designs and architectures

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security certifications: CCNA Security, CySA+, SSCP, or equivalent certification
  • Cloud certifications
·        Generous cost sharing for medical insurance for the employee and dependents 
·        100% company paid dental insurance for employees and dependents 
·        100% company paid long-term and short term disability insurance 
·        100% company paid vision insurance for employees and dependents 
·        401k plan with generous match and 100% immediate vesting 
·        Competitive Pay 
·        Generous paid leave and holiday package 
·        Tuition and training reimbursement 
·        Life and AD&D Insurance
About AnaVation 
AnaVation is the leader in solving the most complex technical challenges for collection and processing in the U.S. Federal Intelligence Community. We are a US owned company headquartered in Chantilly, Virginia. We deliver groundbreaking research with advanced software and systems engineering that provides an information advantage to contribute to the mission and operational success of our customers. We offer complex challenges, a top-notch work environment, and a world-class, collaborative team.  
If you want to grow your career and make a difference while doing it, AnaVation is the perfect fit for you! 

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