Cyber Security Analyst II

Fannie Mae Corp Reston, VA
THE COMPANY

Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress

JOB INFORMATION

Under limited supervision, design and administer procedures in the organization that sustain the security of the organization's data and access to its technology and communications systems. Assess risk of exposure of proprietary data through weaknesses in platforms, access procedures, and forms of access to the organization's systems and the data contained in them. Track security violations and identify trends or exposures that could be addressed by additional training, technical measures, or use of application tools to enhance security. May lead or execute simulated attacks or security violations to assess the organization's data security measures.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

* Conduct platform or operating system vulnerability scans which assess exposure of system to attacks or hacking. Respond to questions and issues raised regarding viral activity, spam/phishing etc. Produce reports.

* Serve as organization's POC for the third party certification of security procedures and use of cyber security protections. Ensure that system's security controls, policies and procedures examined, measured and validated against third party standards.

* Design, plan and implement test strategies to support the core infrastructure in the contingency environment for all critical business applications to ensure business continuity in the event of a major business interruption or disaster.

* Participate in internal reviews by auditors, operational risk assessment staff, or compliance/reporting staff to prepare assessments or reports of operational risks associated with IT/IS infrastructure, access to systems, exposure to attacks, etc.

* Participate in developing and testing of new methodologies and systems for recovery of the critical core business processes and the enterprise infrastructure.

* Review commercial products available to enhance corporate hardware, platforms, applications and data. May test or evaluate products under consideration for purchase or licensing.

EDUCATION

* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required

MINIMUM EXPERIENCE

* 2 years of related experience

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

* Must have proven record of accomplishment in successful problem solving. Proactive learner and creative problem solver who enjoys being in a fast-paced environment, and who enjoys interactions that lead to ultimate customer success and satisfaction.

* Must have experience engaging and coordinating cross-functional resources both internally and with customer organizations to align on problem solving activity; deriving primary pain points and objectives for stakeholder groups including key data elements used in business processes, unique technical specifications and opportunities for high impact changes

* Must be able to work under pressure and stringent timeline. Non-business work hour will be required at times.

* Ability to absorb information and data from multiple sources, apply strong analytical skills, and provide thoughtful and strategic recommendations to deliver tangible business value

* Good general understanding of the data concepts

EMPLOYMENT

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to pass a pre-employment drug screen and to successfully complete a background investigation.

Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.