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Information Security Analyst
Navarro Research & Engineering, Inc. is recruiting for a Information Security Analyst in Morgantown, WV.
Navarro is a premier contractor providing high-quality technical services to DOE, NASA, and DOD. Navarro’s success is based on our customer service focus and our well-known responsiveness and innovation. In all we do, either in corporate management or in our services to our clients, we seek for the most effective and efficient approaches to provide best value to our client.
With a positive attitude and work ethic, provide information and systems security support to the organization under minimal supervision.
Maintains systems to protect data from unauthorized users and monitors compliance with the organization's information security policies and procedures.
Performs daily monitoring activities, including analysis of logs and reports from firewalls and other boundary protection devices to identify and investigate anomalous log entries which impact the confidentiality, integrity, or availability of information systems.
Identifies vulnerabilities that are applicable to systems and applications to assess their severity and urgency
Works with system owners and network administrators to track corrective action, resolution progress, and mitigation of vulnerabilities.
Installs, maintains, and monitors network intrusion detection systems.
Installs, maintains, and monitors web monitoring filters.
Installs, maintains, and utilizes automated vulnerability scanning tools.
Supports SOC operations on a rotating basis.
Performs root cause analysis of security incidents, documents solutions and lessons learned.
Conducts and documents investigations of insecure configurations, policy and standards violations, and security breaches.
Produces reports on vulnerability analysis, intrusion detection, and malware.
Researches, analyzes, and recommends security systems hardware and software for department use.
Tracks new technology developments related to information security including, but not limited to vulnerabilities, trends, threats, and technology, and recommends inclusion of those developments into LM practice.
Develops test procedures for, and validates NIST 800-53 based SSP controls for Systems Test & Evaluation.
May lead certain aspects of a task or project.
Performs security audits.
Assist the ISSO in supporting all disciplines within the IT organization to ensure adherence to, and compliance with, the federal and organizational cyber security programs.
Assist the ISSO with policy and quality manual development to ensure overall LM compliance with all applicable NIST standards and all applicable DOE Policies, Orders, Notices, Manuals, and Guides.
Cultivates an awareness and understanding of current cyber security threats and briefs the ISSO and cyber team.
Train and mentor junior staff.
Bachelor's Degree with preference given to information technology related degrees, or six years of direct cyber security experience in lieu of a degree, or three years of LM IT experience in lieu of a degree.
Understands the core principles and maintains awareness of current trends in the field of information and systems security.
Exposure to or skill with any of the following: NIST 800-53, Linux, or one of the LM Cybersecurity technical systems.
Displays excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability and motivation to learn new skills in an evolving information security landscape.
Displays and promotes a positive attitude and possesses unwavering integrity and extraordinary adherence to high ethical standards
CISSP or equivalent certification.
Ability to perform professional tasks independently and to analyze and develop innovative solutions to complex problems
Demonstrated experience using information security toolsets and software, including installation, configuration, maintenance, and operations.
Understanding of NIST 800-53 controls and Federal ATO processes.
Possess expert knowledge in at least two of the following areas: Vulnerability Assessment, Intrusion Prevention and Detection, Access Control and Authorization, Protocol Analysis, and Incident Response.
Ability to recommend approaches for new or improved processes
Ability to lead aspects of a task or project.
Working knowledge of and experience with the Linux operating system.
Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
Navarro is an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
Minimum Experience (yrs):
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