Abacus Technology is seeking an IT Security Analyst to plan and carry our security measures to protect computer networks and systems. This is a full-time position at NASA Headquarters and local offsite facilities.
Determine enterprise information assurance and security standards. Develop and implement information security standards and procedures. Coordinate, develop, and evaluate security programs for an organization. Recommend information security solutions to support customers’ requirements. Identify, report, and resolve security violations. Establish and satisfy information security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands. Support customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of policies. Perform analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures. Analyze and define security requirements for computer systems which may include mainframes, workstations, and personal computers. Design, develop, engineer, and implement solutions. Provide integration and implementation of the computer system security solution. Analyze general information related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems. Perform vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle. Ensure that all information systems are functional and secure.
Positions available at multiple experience levels including entry (0-2 years), intermediate (2-5 years), senior (5-11 years), specialist (11-16 years), and senior specialist (16+years). Bachelor’s degree in a related field; Master’s or graduate degree may be substituted for 2 years of experience. Must have or be willing to attend training in the following areas: CMMI; cybersecurity and sensitive unclassified information awareness; IT security awareness; and NASA elevate privileges. Understanding of IT security principles, theories, and concepts. Able to provide solutions to a variety of software problems. At the specialist and senior specialist levels, must be able to develop and manage complex solutions with minimal supervision or guidance and handle a wide degree of latitude. At the specialist level, capable of representing the organization as prime C&A contact on contracts and projects. At the senior specialist level, able to serve as the organization spokesperson on projects and/or programs and act as an advisor to management and customers on advanced technical IT Security studies. Solid communication skills are critical. Must be a US citizen and hold an active Secret clearance.
Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.