Information Security Analyst

Bart & Associates Washington, DC
Bart & Associates is seeking an Information Security Analyst to join our team in Suitland, MD!

Bart & Associates (B&A) has been a systems integrator of information technology solutions for 30 years. Our mission is to use our depth and breadth of technical knowledge and expertise to ensure our clients have optimum IT solutions to meet their goals. We are a company whose accomplishments exemplify the skills, dedication, and commitment of our most valuable asset: our people. B&A provides strategic, enterprise, application, and technical infrastructure solutions, including customized and Commercial-Off-The-Shelf applications. Our service lines include: Oracle Solutions, PeopleSoft Solutions, SAP Solutions, Legacy Systems Modernization, Agile Services, and Hosted Cloud Solutions. We have a strong focus on innovation with an in-house Research and Development team and we offer full time employees a 100% premium paid medical plan option, which includes coverage for medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, disability, teledoc, and accident insurance. Headquartered in McLean, VA, B&A was named one of Virginia's Best Places to Work in 2018.

This candidate will provide Information Security services in order to monitor and/or maintain security settings and compliance across systems; plan and carry out security measures, track and respond to POAMs, perform risk assessments, work closely with IT security officers and management; and demonstrate knowledge of technologies and best practice methods.


* Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

* 4 to 5 years of experience


As Information Security Analyst, you will be responsible for the following:

* Serve as a hands-on SME for ensuring all applications receive Certification and Accreditation (C&A) and maintain an acceptable C&A status.

* Interface with the government security representatives to ensure that Agency-specific security requirements are fulfilled and that application obtain / maintain an Authority to Operate (ATO) across the environment.

* Prepare required documentation to support the C&A process.

* Support client with the administration of IT application systems operations and ensuring compliance with Federal security regulations, policies, guidelines, and applicable National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) standards.

* Support management of systems configurations to help mitigate identified system vulnerabilities. Reports and responds to IA violations and incidents.

* Work with Information Security Officer to address and mitigate system vulnerabilities.

* Provide artifacts and responses to all Plan of Action and & Milestones (POAMs) recorded against the system.

* Assist with disaster recovery test and activities.

* Assist with identifying the latest IT Security trends and helps develop security best practices and standards.

* Monitor monthly sever scans to review the identified compliance concerns.

* Assist with monitoring and setting server risk levels for the applications.

* Support protecting the integrity of systems and applications by helping enforce organizational security policies and monitoring vulnerability scanning.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

* Effective communications skills (oral and written)

* Strong analytic and problem solving skills

* Strong understanding and experience with security tools (i.e. risk assessment)

* Experience with various environments, such as Linux, Solaris, Unix, Windows, Oracle

* Strong multi-tasker and attention to detail

* Experience with developing security plans and implementing security controls across environments.

* Good technical writing skills

* Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to work as part of a closely knit team

Nice to Have:

* Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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