Information Security Analyst
Foreground Security - Herndon, VA

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Reporting to the Director of Operations, the Information Security Analyst will be on site as part of Foreground Security’s new SOC to facilitate the C&A process for a large federal customer.

  • Ensuring that the system meets specific security guidelines to insure that production systems and applications are secure.
  • Review and analysis of applications, systems, network and sites
  • Preparing and socializing documentation and reports for the clients Operations department
  • Attending and Representing the clients Operations department in all collaboration and security meetings.
  • Achieving and maintaining a consensus within the clients environment involving all security related issues
  • Responsible for signing off on packages prior to submittal to the validator
  • Responsible for the facilitating and coordinating information assurance activities required to successfully complete the C&A package
  • Responsible for Interim Approval to test (IATT), Interim authorization to operate (IATO), and Authorization to Operate (ATO) requirements for packages.
  • Responsible for identifying security vulnerabilities and providing guidance on risk mitigation
  • Responsible for providing highly technical and specialized guidance, and solutions to complex Security problems.
  • Responsible for performing security documentation reviews
  • Responsible for conducting general security controls reviews
  • Responsible for assisting on C&A tasks as assigned by PM.
      • Bachelor’s Degree
      • PMP Preferred
      • CISSP Preferred
      • Proficient in Microsoft Project
      • 6-10 yrs experience with Certification and Accreditation
      • C&A documentation experience in Government
      • Experience with the DIACAP process
      • Knowledge of security / validation testing tools to include vulnerability scanners, Wireshark, and DISA STIGs, SRR, and DISA checklist
      • Must have knowledge and experience with Federal Government regulations such as: FISMA and OMB Circular A-130 and familiarity with NIST Special Publications
      • Knowledge of common controls in terms of C&A processes and streamlined application of such.
      • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork skills
      • Strong requirements gathering, analysis and organization skills
      • Strong technical writing and documentation skills
      • Demonstrated understanding of Project Management principles and practices