Cyber Security Analyst - Job ID 9921

The Space Dynamics Laboratory (SDL) has been solving the technical challenges faced by the military, science community, and industry since 1959. SDL is a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) and provides sensors, small satellites, ground stations, and other enabling technologies to many government agencies.

SDL is seeking a cyber security analyst to ensure the successful program execution for a Department of Defense (DoD) customer.


Responsibilities include:

·     Developing, maintaining, and submitting a system security Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)

·     Assessing proposed changes to information systems and their environment of operation/mission needs that may affect system Authorization to Operate (ATO)

·     Becoming familiar with the processes and policies for Risk Management Framework (RMF), Assessment and Authorization (A&A), and the DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP)

·     Evaluating information systems for threats and vulnerabilities to ascertain the need for additional safeguards

·     Applying software/system updates and follow test procedures to verify that updates did not break desired functionality

·     Planning and executing vulnerability assessments and hardening techniques according to established DoD methods


Required Qualifications:

·     BS degree in a related field

·     Four plus years of experience in cyber security practices

·     Experience with cyber security tools; Assured Compliance Assessment Suite (ACAS), DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Secure Content Automated Protocol (SCAP), and other DoD vulnerability scanning and reporting tools

·     Knowledge of Information Technology, to include server and workstation hardware, VMs/VDIs, network architectures, VLANs, VSANs, etc.

·     Experience with standard configuration tools, such as Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) and Group Policy Objects (GPO)

·     Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), operating systems (Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, CISCO IOS), and other third party software (Adobe, Firefox, McAfee, etc.) updates/configurations

·     VMware ESXi/vSphere

·     Scripting (PowerShell, PowerCLI, Bash)

·     CISSP or Security+

·     Detail-oriented

·     Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·     Ability to manage multiple tasks

·     Self-motivated and reliable

·     Able to work in a fast-paced collaborative environment

·     Able to initiate tasks independently

·     Must have or be able to obtain a DoD security clearance

·     Must be a U.S. citizen


SDL Benefits: SDL offers flexible work schedules and competitive salaries and benefits. As a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC), SDL also offers unique benefits, such as company contribution of 14.2% of annual gross earnings for retirement for exempt staff and discounted USU tuition of 50% for employees and dependents.

AA/EOE



*Affirmative Action - Equal Opportunity Employer