AECOM Senior Cyber Defense Analyst in Suffolk, Virginia

United States of America - Virginia, Suffolk

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a Senior Cyber Defense Analyst to provide cybersecurity technical support to the Joint Staff J7. The position will be located at the Joint Staff facility in Suffolk, VA. The Analyst will provide Tier III Cybersecurity analysis in support of unclassified and classified Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) requirements. The ideal candidate will have general knowledge across cyber-related functional areas including Event Cybersecurity, Tools & PKI, Analysis and Reporting, A&A, System/SW cybersecurity engineering and Cybersecurity CM.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise to aid Program Managers in the development of all aspects of the Risk Management Framework Process and A&A documentation.

  • Perform a technical review of A&A documentation for compliance with applicable DoD and Joint Staff cybersecurity policies.

  • Perform system Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM)

  • Perform Security Technical Implementation Guidance (STIG) compliance audits.

  • Perform risk analysis and recommend and mitigate controls.

  • Assess security compliance, support program security reviews, and coordinate and compile security-related documentation.

  • Assist with the preparation and revision of J7 cybersecurity policy and guidance documents for specific cybersecurity related technologies.

  • Provide critical written and oral analysis of security architecture documentation and vulnerability and risk assessments.

  • Assist in the development of plan of actions and milestones (POA&M) and tracking of milestones within POA&Ms directly related to cybersecurity requirements.

  • Perform validation of cyber security controls in support of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) efforts.

  • Coordinate with system owners to ensure the appropriate A&A artifacts are developed to support system authorization.

  • Develop IT sustainment documents and actions and renewal documentation.

  • Provide security incident reports as required outlining the specific security issue, critical concerns, and remediation actions required to resolve or mitigate the vulnerabilities.

  • Serve as security advisor to the Government in all aspects of Cybersecurity and RMF.

  • Coordinate a team to identify attempted and successful penetrations and information attacks and develop COAs.

  • Perform other relevant duties as required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in technical field and at least 7 years of job-related experience; Vocational/Technical school; or Associate's degree and at least 10 years of job related experience; or equivalent experience in a military and/or department of defense environment.

  • Excellent communications and analytical skills; working knowledge of computer systems and integrated software application programs.

  • Must be DOD 8570 Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level III Compliant.

  • Requires an active security clearance at the secret level with ability to upgrade to Top Secret.

  • Position may require travel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Incident response experience

  • Experience with Computer Network Defense (CND) tools ACAS and HBSS

  • Knowledge of the quarantine process

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Government

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198233BR

Clearance Required Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.