Computing Security & Information Protection Specialist, Berkeley, MO 63134
Description: PDS is seeking a Computing Security & Information Protection Specialist for an open position in Berkeley, MO 63134. In your role you will:
Evaluates, communicates and mitigates computing and information security risks.
Ensures that appropriate processes are in place and followed so that systems are compliant with applicable requirements.
Participates in compliance audits and assessments. Analyzes security events and records to determine if security incidents have occurred.
Provides consultation on security issues.
Develops policies and provides oversight for protection of computing security systems. U
ses advanced investigative knowledge to assist in investigations. Participates in and/or leads incident response teams.
Participates in and/or leads the development of information security training materials and processes.
Provides compliance and audit support.
This job requires interfacing with the appropriate government customers, suppliers, and company personnel to implement protective mechanisms and to ensure understanding of and compliance with government and company computing security requirements.
The candidate will be responsible to ensure that customer needs are effectively promoted in policy and security standards.
Education: Technical bachelor’s degree and typically 5 or more years’ related work experience or a Master’s degree with typically 3 or more years’ or a PhD degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study. Experience:
With minimum supervision, the candidate must be able to perform security analysis of operational environments, threats, vulnerabilities and internal interfaces to define and assess compliance to accepted industry and government standards.
Configure various operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and Solaris to meet Joint Special Access Program Implementation Guide (JSIG), Joint Air Force Army& Navy 6/3 (JAFAN 6/3), ICD 503 and National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) standards.
Develop certification and accreditation (C&A) documentation for new and existing systems; perform risk managed file extractions in accordance with customer guidance.
Review weekly audit logs and investigate any anomalies for UNIX, Linux and Windows systems.
Analyze new technologies, both hardware and software, to determine security vulnerabilities and mitigations.
The candidate will also be required to train general and privileged users in computing security processes, policies and procedures.
This job will require documenting and presenting for approval Information System Security Plans, Concept of Operations (CONOPS,) and other written documentation as required by JSIG, JAFAN 6/3, NISPOM, ICD 503 and other customer direction.