Hire IT People, LLC IT Security Analyst in LANSING, Michigan

IT Security Analyst

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Location:LANSING MI

Job ID#9517

Date Posted:29 Nov 2016

Job Summary

Max RateNego.

SalaryOpen

Start Date12-12-2016

Work StatusAny work Status

Duration1 Year

Openings1

TypeContract

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Short Description: Monitor and advise on information security issues related to the systems and workflow at an agency to ensure the internal IT security controls for an agency are appropriate and operating as intended.

Complete Description: Years of Experience:

4-7 years of experience in the field or in a related area.

Responsibilities:

•Facilitate Security Control Assessment (SCA) and Continuous Monitoring Activities (Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&M) , Corrective Action Plans (CAP) with State of Michigan Applications.

•To be considered for this position, the candidate must be available to work in Lansing Michigan

•Examine, interview, and test procedures in accordance with NIST SP 800-53A Revision 4.

•Ensure State of Michigan & Agency policies are adhered to and that required controls are implemented.

•Validate respective information system security plans to ensure NIST control requirements are met.

•Execute SCA (DTMB-170) documentation, including but not limited to POA&M & CAP.

•Familiarity with NIST requirements, particularly 800-53 revision 3 and revision 4.

•Author recommendations associated with your findings on how to improve the customer’s security posture in accordance with SOM PSP & NIST controls.

•Ability to lead small, less complex system assessments independently

•Ability to assist team members & Vendors with proper artifact collection and detail to clients examples of artifacts that will satisfy assessment requirements

Qualifications:

•Candidate must have solid knowledge of information security principles and practices, as well as an advanced understanding of security protocols and standards.

•Candidate must have at (1-3) years of experience in the IT industry, and be familiar with the applicable NIST Special Publications 800-37 Revision 1, 800-53 Revision 3 or 4, and 800-53A Revision 1.

•Experience reviewing IT systems/applications plus basic knowledge of networking components and various operating systems in including UNIX and Microsoft.

•Candidate must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team

•Preferred that the candidate has a CISSP, CISA, PMP and/or Security+ certification, but it is not required

•Expertise in other Security Frameworks (ISO, NIST, COBIT, HIPAA/HITECH, etc.) and regulatory requirements is a plus

•Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to explain technical matters to a non-technical audience

•Collaborate on multiple projects at a given time and experience with Vendors is a plus

•Flexibility to adjust quickly to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change

Skill

Required / Desired

Amount

of Experience

Candidate must have solid knowledge of information security principles and practices, as well as an advanced understanding of security protocols

Required

2

Years

Candidate must have at (1-3) years of experience in the IT industry, and be familiar with the applicable NIST Special Publications 800-53 Revision 4

Required

2

Years

Experience reviewing IT systems/applications plus basic knowledge of networking components and various operating systems in including UNIX/Microsoft

Required

2

Years

Candidate must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team

Required

2

Years

Preferred that the candidate has a CISSP, CISA, PMP and/or Security+ certification, but it is not required

Desired

1

Years

Expertise in other Security Frameworks (ISO, NIST, COBIT, HIPAA/HITECH, etc.) and regulatory requirements is a plus

Desired

1

Years

Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to explain technical matters to a non-technical audience

Required

2

Years

Collaborate on multiple projects at a given time and experience with Vendors is a plus

Desired

2

Years

Flexibility to adjust quickly to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change

Desired

2

Years