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Information Security Analyst

Category: Cyber Security Consulting

City: Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID: J0819-0834

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI Federal’s Emerging Technologies Practice (ETP) seeks a highly-motivated security professional to support our federal clients including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The Information Security Analyst will be a part of a security team that supports projects’ information security needs to comply with comprehensive security programs and the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF). The Information Security Analyst will be responsible for implementing the RMF and Assessment & Authorization (A&A) requirements in support of clients’ cybersecurity programs. Responsibilities include providing cybersecurity management for operational performance and compliance. The Information Security Analyst will support Security Assessments (SA), new authorizations, and continuous monitoring requirements to obtain or maintain the Authorization to Operate (ATO) for systems. The Information Security Analyst will develop security documentation, analyze security controls and assist with the integration of new technology with information security standards.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Support security assessments (Security Assessment and Authorization [SA&A] or Certification and Accreditation [C&A] activities) and audits

• Prepare, validate, and maintain security documentation including, but not limited to: System Security Plan (SSP), Contingency Plan (CP), Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA), System Categorization

• Work with FISMA reporting tool

• Support security assessments and audits

• Identify and mitigate security risks

• Manage Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms) through remediation as well as develop Corrective Action Plans (CAP)

• Work in a team setting to provide recommendations for system improvements, optimization, development, and/or maintenance efforts in related domains

• Provide technical knowledge and analysis of highly specialized applications and operational environment

• Have strong analysis, oral and written communication, and change management skills

• Be able to work with all levels of CGI Federal and client project team members and establish and maintain a strong customer-focused working relationship

• Be a team player with the ability to work independently and proactively while being flexible and prioritizing competing priorities, often under time constraints

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• At least 2 years of experience in Federal Government information security with a Bachelor's degree

• Knowledge of RMF and NIST Special Publications especially 800-53 and 800-37

• Experience developing and/or maintaining security documentation including System Security Plans (SSP)

• Participating in or leading security assessments and audits

• Experience managing POA&Ms

• Understanding of security policy compliance


• Experience with Xacta

• Previous experience working with the EPA

• SecurityCISSP




  • NIST

  • Security Administration

  • Security Assessment

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