IA/Cyber Analyst, Junior

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1. Title: Information Assurance (IA)/Cybersecurity Analyst, Junior
a. Status: Full Time (Salary)
b. Schedule: Weekdays, 0900hrs – 1730hrs, M-F
c. Location: On-Site, Aberdeen, MD 21001
d. Supervisory: No

2. Job Summary: We are seeking a highly motivated IA/Cybersecurity Analyst Professional to join our team supporting our Department of Defense (DoD) clients. The ideal candidate will have a strong technical background in cybersecurity and network management, experience with Department of Defense information systems, and the ability to collaboratively work with a team.

3. Key Roles/Duties:
a. Develop, implement, and maintain cybersecurity policies and procedures for DoD information system
b. Conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration testing of DoD systems to identify and mitigate security risks
c. Monitor and analyze network traffic for signs of unauthorized activity or security breaches
d. Identify and resolve cybersecurity issues with team members and clients
e. Provide technical support and guidance to team members and clients regarding IA/cybersecurity policies, procedures, and best practices
f. Stay up-to-date with the latest security threats and trends to best recommend appropriate security controls and prevent or mitigate risks
g. Participate in incident response activities, as needed

4. Basic Qualifications:
a. Associate’s degree in any technology field
b. Experience with Windows and Linux operating systems and networking protocols
c. Knowledge of IA/cybersecurity principles and practices, including risk management, access control, and encryption
d. Familiarity with security tools such as vulnerability scanners, intrusion detections systems, and firewalls
e. Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
f. Communicate effectively with clients and team members

5. Preferred Qualifications:
a. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field
b. Prior experience in large project environment
c. 3+ years of prior professional work experience with DoD information systems, networks, and cybersecurity controls

6. Clearance: Applicants selected will be subject to a background check and/or security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information: Active Secret clearance is required

Apply Directly: https://veritech-llc.careerplug.com/j/01scnpe