Applied Memetics LLC Senior Cyber Security Analyst in Montana
Applied Memetics LLC (AM LLC) is looking for a Senior Cyber Security Analyst. The successful candidate will be working with security analysts to ensure data protection and system access are properly deployed. Must possess creative problem solving skills and experience in managing teams of security analysts in making certain that the computer systems are secure from hacking and virus attacks, while adhering to security standards and industry best practices.
The Senior Cyber Security Analyst will evaluate security issues and provide solutions in support of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) security initiatives as well as delivering these services:
Identify risks in security systems and work with technical experts to resolve security issues
Adhere to VA security standards and industry best practices
Document all operational processes and procedures to optimize support
Evaluate, test, recommend, develop, coordinate, monitor and maintain information security for operating systems, user identities, roles, file structures, and applications
Ensure that Information Systems security architecture, designs, plans, controls, processes, policies and procedures are aligned with VA policies
Identify security risks and exposures, determine the causes of security violations and suggest changes to avoid future incidents
Assist with development of security standards and procedures
Previous IT and computer security experience required with at least two of the following areas: Application Security, Identity and Access Management, Cyber Risk assessment, Infrastructure Services delivery, Network Security, Information and Event Management.
Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline is required with 5 years of relevant experience
10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
Certification in Associate Business Continuity Professional or Certified Business Continuity Professional (preferred)
Able to effectively leverage vast detailed knowledge and familiarity with security disciplines.
Possess ability to identify key concepts, factors and risks based on conversations and document these in clear and concise narrative or graphic reports
Must possess expertise in developing long term strategies against security threats
Must be an expert in security concepts, practices, and procedures
Thorough knowledge of software, hardware, databases, networks, firewalls, encryption, and other systems security devices
Must have the ability to provide effort estimation and complete work based on a schedule of activities in coordination with delivery leader.
Experience with DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, Active Directory, network topologies and intrusion detection systems
Must be well versed in Active Directory support tools including able to use LDAP tools and ADSI interfaces
Have familiarity with security and patching tools such Tenable, GRC, SCCM, and IEM
Demonstrates strong quantitative, analytical and conceptual thinking skills
Must work well within a time sensitive environment
Ability to work alone as well as in a group under pressure with good written and oral communication skills
Excellent ability to analyze, make decisions and solve problems
Good leadership qualities to instruct and lead junior analysts
Able to train others on various system security threat mitigations
Experience working in Federal Government environments is preferred.
External Company URL: http://www.appliedmemeticsllc.com/