Security Compliance Analyst

  • Perspecta,
  • John C. Stennis Space Center, MS
  • 11 hours ago
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Security, Analyst, IT, System, Application, Risk Management, Software, Engineering, Network, Database
Full Time
Travel not required

Job Description

Business Group Highlights

Civilian, State and Local
Perspecta's Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


  • Participate in all steps of the Security Authorization and Assessment process for FISMA systems.
  • Deliver all required documentation using the current DHS approved templates, forms, regulations, and methods.
  • Continuously update all documentation as required.
  • Provide advisement to stakeholders to assign resources and establish timelines to ensure the successful Security Authorization of a system.
  • Review and validate all relevant NIST 800-53 and DHS 4300B Security Controls and/or applicable departmental policies for each IT system assigned.
  • Ensure software installed in the production environment is evaluated and provide guidance regarding the potential for the software to introduce risk into the environment.
  • Perform oversight of compliance with Vulnerability Alerts.
  • Review and validate Plan of Actions & Milestones (POA&Ms) for each non-compliant control for each managed IT System prior to authorizing closure. Proper documentation to support the POA&M lifecycle shall be filed and updated as required, including well documented waivers and exceptions detailing the potential risk to the Authorizing Official.
  • Perform in depth reviews of logs and other artifacts for each IT system.
  • Provide, track and report security requirements throughout the project life cycle of all projects that are within the accreditation boundary of assigned systems.
  • Provide timely and detailed responses to all data calls.
  • Provide oversight and guidance regarding requests to modify technical policies such as firewall rules, ports, protocols, etc. for each IT system.
  • Coordinate with and brief Federal staff on all activities pertaining to each IT system as requested.
  • Continuously maintain a thorough understanding of all configurations, architecture, installed software, accounts (both Operating System and Application), data flows, ports, protocols, and other relevant data for each IT System.
  • Coordinate with the appropriate operational group to accurately update the System Design Document for each IT system to reflect the approved state of each IT system.
  • Participate in numerous working groups to provide training and guidance to numerous Components.
  • Work closely with Office of the Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to provide guidance and oversight for all requested initiatives.


  • Associate's Degree or 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Must be able to perform all tasks identified in the Job Description.
  • Knowledge of and experience with NIST SP 800-53, 800-53A, and 800-37.
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF), POA&Ms, Security Authorization and Assessments, Vulnerability Assessments, FISMA Requirements, Waivers, Ongoing Authorization, Authority to Operate, Continuous Monitoring.
  • Technical background and ability to review complex configurations for validation (i.e. Software Engineering, Network Engineering, System Administrator, Database Administrator background).
  • Ability to compose and comprehend policy, procedure, guidance, demos, and training documentation.
  • Expected to have superior communication and customer service skills to support training, help desk ticket responses, and support of a large customer base.
  • Strong writing skills are required.
  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Must be able to pass a Federal background investigation.
  • Experience with Nessus, McAfee, Symantec, Retina, and Splunk software and output formats.
  • Knowledge of DHS 4300B.
  • CISA or CAP preferred - include certification # on resume.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector-from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to do just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is anAA/EEOEmployer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

As a government contractor, Perspecta abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).

Company Information

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. We're a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta brings a diverse set of capabilities to U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care and state and local markets. Our 260+ patents are more than just pieces of paper, they tell the story of our innovation. With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to not only execute the mission, but support the backbone that enables it. Perspecta was formed to take on big challenges. We are an engine for growth and success, and we enable our customers to build a better nation. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.
Dice Id : 10166753
Position Id : 7173_95440
Originally Posted : 1 year ago

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