Jr. Information Assurance Analyst- Hawaii
L-3 Communications - Honolulu, HI

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Requisition ID

045124

USA-Hawaii-Honolulu

Description

If you are working or aspiring to work in today's United States Intelligence Community... NOW is the time to join our growing team at L-3 STRATIS.

L-3 is a rapidly growing public company (NYSE: LLL) with revenues estimated at $12.5 Billion, and over 60,000 dedicated employees. L-3 is a leading supplier of communications and specialized products and services to the US Department of Defense, intelligence agencies, federal civilian agencies, state and local governments, foreign governments, and major aerospace and defense prime contractors.

L-3 STRATIS is an industry leader in Information Management and Sharing, with emphasis on serving the Intelligence and National Security Communities. 97% of our 2300 employees hold an active government security clearance in more than 28 sites worldwide. L-3 STRATIS provides a wide range of Intelligence Analyst support, software and systems design, development and integration to government intelligence customers and prime contractors.

L-3 STRATIS offers a highly competitive benefits package to include: 10 paid holidays, 20 Personal Time Off days a year (first year), medical, dental, vision, flexible spending account, long and short term disability, company paid life insurance, 401(k) Employee Stock Option Plan, referral bonuses and tuition reimbursement.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

Junior Information Assurance (IA) Analyst. - Wheeler AFB, HI

Under general technical supervision, performs network monitoring, analysis and reporting in accordance

with the provisions of DoD Directive 8570.01-M. These skills and their associated duties may include the following:

a. Intrusion: Examines potential security violations, incidents, malicious activity and attacks to determine if policy has been breached, assesses the impact, and preserves artifacts. Enters and tracks events and incidents. Supports incident escalation and assesses probable damages, identifies damage control and remediation, and assists in developing courses of action. Supervises the installation, monitoring, testing, troubleshooting, and administration of IA hardware and software systems.

Recommends, schedules, and performs IA system repairs, systems administration, and maintenance. Analyzes patterns of non compliance or attacks and recommends appropriate actions to minimize security risks and insider threat. Configures, optimizes, and tests network devices. Diagnoses and resolves IA problems in response to reported incidents. Enhances rule sets to identify or block sources or potential sources of malicious traffic. Supports the design and execution of exercise scenarios.

b. Specialist: Implements, and monitors policies and procedures reflecting the legislative intent of applicable laws and regulations. Prepares, distributes, and maintains plans, instructions, guidance, and standard operational procedures concerning Information Security. Participates in IA risk assessments during the C&A process. Prepares, reviews, and evaluates documentation of compliance. Prepares recommendations for the DAA. Reviews IA and IA enabled software, hardware, and firmware for compliance with appropriate security configuration guidelines, policies, and procedures. Reviews AI security plans. Identifies alternative functional IA security strategies to address organizational security concerns. Reviews security safeguards to determine that security concerns identified in approved policies, plans, and doctrine have been fully addressed. Develops and implements programs to ensure that systems, network, and data users are aware of, understand, and follow IA policies and procedures.

Qualifications

Required Core Competencies from Skill Analyzer

Network Security, Computer Security, Information Systems Security, Cyber Security, Information Assurance, System Administration, Database development and Administration

Background & Experience

(including education, skills work activities)

Holds the Security + or higher certification and has extensive experience in the security field to include installation, monitoring, testing, troubleshooting, and administration of IA hardware and software systems. Examines potential security violations, incidents, malicious activity and attacks to determine if policy has been breached, assesses the impact, preserves artifacts and enters and tracks events and incidents. Intrusion analyst experience. Implements, and monitors policies and procedures reflecting the legislative intent of applicable laws and regulations. Identifies alternative functional IA security strategies to address organizational security concerns. Network security systems experience. Reviews security safeguards to determine that security concerns identified in approved policies, plans, and doctrine have been fully addressed. Develops and implements programs to ensure that systems, network, and data users are aware of, understand, and follow IA policies and procedures. Security specialist and incident handler - diagnoses and resolves IA problems in response to reported incidents. Supports incident escalation and assesses probable damages, identifies damage control and remediation, and assists in developing courses of action. Cyber intelligence analyst for network defense operations detects and reports on security related alerts from local security appliances and from information and intelligence provided by outside agencies. Provides upper management with clear and understandable picture of real time and future threats to network information systems. Analyzes patterns of non compliance or attacks and recommends appropriate actions to minimize security risks and insider threat. Experience with configuring, optimizing, and testing network devices. Enhances rule sets to identify or block sources or potential sources of malicious traffic. Supports the design and execution of exercise scenarios. Supervises the installation, monitoring, testing, troubleshooting, and administration of IA hardware and software systems. Recommends, schedules, and performs IA system repairs, systems administration, and maintenance.

(a) Minimum required:
Technical and analytical experience in the field of Information Assurance (IA) and Information Security (INFOSEC) and holds the

Security + or higher certification - SANS GCIA will be required within 90-days from start date

. Ensures the rigorous application of IA policies, principles, and practices are integrated into the delivery of all information technology (IT) and IA services. Leads team personnel to quickly and efficiently solve complex IA problems. Examines incidents, malicious activity and attacks to determine if policy has been breached or overcome and then assesses the impact, performs triage and preserves artifacts. Tracks events and incidents for follow-on analysis to build historical and predictive capabilities for IA incidents. Researches and recommends effective vulnerability countermeasures. Has a in-depth knowledge of policy, guidance and evaluation criteria of the DoD Critical Infrastructure Program.

(b) Desired:
Combination of both

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US Security Clearance Required

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Top Secret/SCI

Schedule

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Full-time

Shift

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Rotating

Travel

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Yes, 25 % of the Time

Organization

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