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Cyber Information Assurance Analyst III (DOD Secret Clearance)
R6189Information security data recovery
Ft. Meade, MDFull-Time

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******** Required DOD Secret or Higher Security Clearance**********


The Cyber Information Assurance Reviewer / Analyst III will provide Endpoint Security Support and operations support in the areas of directives, orders, advisories security, and VDPs. Work in close coordination with the SISO and the Cyber Operations team lead to identify and address deficiencies in Endpoint Security. Assist customers to resolve endpoint security issues and recommend solutions to bring systems/networks/architectures into compliance with endpoint requirements. Work in close coordination with the Cyber Operations team to receive and track orders and VDPs to completion and notify internal ISSMs upon the release of new directive, notices, orders, and advisories. Track compliance with orders until completion. 


Bachelor's degree in a related field of study and a minimum of seven (7) years’ relevant experience, or equivalent combination of education / experience.  



Must have one of DoD 8570 certifications IAT II (CCNA, Security CySA, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP). 

Secret Clearance Required. 



Essential duties and responsibilities include the followingOther duties may be assigned. 


Create and maintain simple, multifaceted, and complex ESS ad-hoc and recurring queries, reports, and dashboards and review, correlate, and resolve all discrepancies between reports and source data. 


Monitor ESS consoles for data collection to perform periodic analysis of adverse network activity, e.g., below standard utilization trends for the Cybersecurity scorecard. 


Coordinate with ESS stakeholders, DISA ISSMs, ESS POCs, PMs, and DISA principal directors for resolution of ESS compliance requirements. 


Coordinate and report stakeholders’ ESS compliance status reports in format specified by Government. 

Develop weekly ESS status briefings. 


Provide content and maintain DISA ESS Compliance Program web presence on the DISA DEPS site. 


Attend weekly meetings and working groups as ESS/Ops Orders subject matter expert and summarize the pertinent activities, discussions, and decisions generated through the attended meeting and working group and inform Government Lead. 


Review policies and directive documents and provide analytical, technical, and cybersecurity compliance input. 


Provide clarifying guidance and information as it pertains to cybersecurity directive actions to be performed by DISA organizations. 


Monitor orders released for consumption and acknowledge receipt within 24 hoursNotify ISSMs of the order and track compliance efforts until full compliance is achieved. 


Prepare agency-level POA&M for submission into the JFHQ DODIN Portal, by performing Orders Manager role in RTS.  


Track POA&Ms, waivers, and exceptions-to-policy requests. 


Develop, review, revise, document, and maintain SOPs and Guideletts, for cybersecurity and CND compliance reporting of directive actions assigned to DISA organizations. 


Summarize pertinent Directive Compliancy Program activities, discussions, and decisions generated through the attended meeting and working group. 


Develop and maintain Operations Compliancy brief and present to leadership weekly including. 


Review policies and directive documents and provide analytical, technical, and cybersecurity compliance input. 


Provides technical documentation including lessons learned, briefings/presentations, whitepapers, position papers, operational status reports, activity reports, and standardized process documents. 


Develops TTPs and SOPs for the mission. 


Responsible for aiding in own self-development by being available and receptive to any training made available by the company. 


Plans daily activities within the guidelines of company policy, job description and supervisor’s instruction in such a way as to maximize personal output.  


Responsible for keeping own immediate work area in a neat and orderly condition to ensure safety of self and coworkers. Will report any unsafe conditions and/or practices to the appropriate supervisor and human resources. Will immediately correct any unsafe conditions to the best of own ability. 



Responsible for the integration of CNI Core Competencies into daily functions, including: commitment to integrity, knowledge/quality of work, supporting financial goals of the company, initiative/motivation, cooperation/relationships, problem analysis/discretion, accomplishing goals through organization, positive oral/written communication skills, leadership abilities, commitment to Affirmative Action, reliability/dependability, flexibility and ownership/accountability of actions taken. 



Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance with all applicable rules (federal, state, local, Federal Acquisition Regulations, Code of Federal Regulations, Prime Contract requirements, etc.) for themselves and the company as a whole. Fosters an environment in which they will report any violations or reasonably suspected violation of CNI policy, FAR, and/or CFR and are comfortable discussing the myriad compliance, conflict, FAR, CFR, etc. issues that arise during the performance of a government contract.    



Knowledge with the MS Office Suite applications of Outlook, Word, Access, PowerPoint and Excel to perform data evaluation, formulas, and analytics.   

Specialized knowledge and advanced skills in the policies, concepts, practices and procedures of security incident management, threat intelligence and continuous monitoring. 

Knowledgeable of security-related processes with respect to Federal risk and compliance regulations best practices. 

Ability to write reports based on findings for previous security breaches and threats. 

Ability to read, analyze, develop and interpret common information systems security documents. 

Excellent critical thinking skills with ability to identify, analyze and resolve problems / complex issues. 

Excellent verbal and written communications skills with ability to prepare quality reports and effectively communicate / interact with a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences (i.e., customers, team members, management and federal staff). 

Exceptional customer service skills with ability to respond to requests in a professional, helpful and timely manner. 

Highly organized with ability to effectively manage multiple projects and priorities. 

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to learn and apply new knowledge and techniques related to incident response and continuous monitoring capabilities. 

Ability to effectively work both independently and in a team environment for the successful achievement of goals. 



Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professiona1journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. 



Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.  



Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables. 



The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job. Work is primarily performed in an office environment. Regularly required to sit. Regularly required use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms to handle objects and operate tools, computer, and/or controls. Required to speak and hear. Occasionally required to stand, walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.  Exposed to general office noise with computers printers and light traffic.  



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status. 

  • The pay range for this role is $90K to $100K per annum, with the final offer amount dependent on location, skillset, and experience.

CNI offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Training and Development Opportunities



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