Junior Information Security Analyst

  • Baltimore, MD
  • 1 day ago
HIPAA, FISMA, FIPS, ISSO, Information security, NIST, Risk assessment, Reporting, Risk management, Security, Security controls, System security, NIST SP 800 Series, Privacy, Documentation, Continuous monitoring, Compliance, Contingency plan, Policies
Full Time
Depends on Experience
Travel not required

Job Description

ASSYST is hiring Junior Information Security Analysts for it's Federal ISSO program in Baltimore, MD

Primary Job Responsibilities:

  • Respond to crisis or urgent situations within the system to mitigate immediate and potential threats.
  • Use mitigation, preparedness, and response and recovery approaches, as needed, to maximize information security.
  • Oversee, evaluate, and support the documentation, validation, and accreditation processes necessary to assure that IT systems meet the organization s security requirements.
  • Ensures appropriate treatment of risk, compliance, and assurance from internal and external perspectives.
  • Provide security advice and recommendations to leadership and staff based on NIST and FIPS guidelines
  • Analyze system security assessment reports.
  • Develop estimates of the security risks associated with deployment of new technologies.
  • Use defensive measures and information collected from a variety of sources to identify, analyze, and report events
  • 1-5 years of professional experience supporting information security/assurance programs, policies, processes, and procedures per various security frameworks/laws/standards/directives, e.g.: FISMA; OMB directives; Presidential Directives; NIST (SP-800 series; FIPS); HIPAA of 1996; Privacy Act
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the FISMA, HIPAA laws and Privacy Act of 1974
  • In-depth knowledge of the NIST SP 800 series documents
  • In-depth knowledge of the 800-53 security control requirements and standard methods for implementing them
  • Practical knowledge of IT System contingency planning
  • Understanding of risk assessment and risk management concepts
  • Good understanding of continuous monitoring and continuous authorization concepts
  • Good understanding of protection of PII and PIA concepts
  • Expert use of MS Office, especially Word, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Good ability to articulate technical concepts, especially in the review process

We are proud to offer a robust benefits package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k) retirement plan, disability insurance, flexible spending accounts and more in order for our employees to maintain a secure work/life balance.

ASSYST is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, national origin or any other characteristic protected under federal, state, or applicable local law.

Posted By

Shafeeq Rahman

22866 Shaw Road Sterling, VA, 20166

Dice Id : 10112570
Position Id : 6404052
Originally Posted : 5 months ago
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