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Senior Information Assurance Analyst

Company: Amyx, Iinc.
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:


Amyx is seeking to hire a Senior Information Assurance Analyst to support a Navy cyber security program in the Norfolk, Virginia area, with the potential for occasional travel to other sites. This position will be responsible for maintaining the security posture of installation information systems.


Ensures the rigorous application of IA policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all IT and IA services. Leads and directs team personnel too quickly, efficiently, and effectively to solve complex IA problems. Identifies IA requirements as part of the IT acquisition development process and assists in the formulation of IA /IT budgets. Plans, integrates, and schedules the installation of new or modified hardware, operating systems, and software applications. Supervises the assessment and implementation of identified computer and network environment fixes such as system patches and fixes associated with specific technical vulnerabilities as part of the Information Assurance Vulnerability Management program. Guides the implementation of appropriate operational structures and processes to ensure an effective IA security program including boundary defense, incident detection, and response. Evaluates functional operation and performance in light of test results and make recommendations regarding Certification and Accreditation (C&A). Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of IA security procedures and safeguards. Evaluates security violations to determine necessary initial and long-term corrective action. Assesses impact, determines probably damage, and suggest methods of damage control, conducts computer forensics, and follow-on analysis to build historical and predictive capabilities for IA incidents. Develops IA related customer support policies, procedures, and standards. Design perimeter defense systems including intrusion detection systems, firewalls, grid sensors, etc., enhances rule sets to detect or block sources of malicious traffic, and establishes a protective net of layered defenses to prevent, detect, and eradicate threats. Specialist: Ensures that protection and detection capabilities are acquired or developed using the IS security engineering approach and are consistent with DoD Component level IA architecture. Has a working knowledge of DoD provided IA tools. Has a working knowledge of policy, guidance, and evaluation criteria of the DoD Critical Infrastructure Program. Prepares and/or oversees the preparation of IA certification and accreditation documentation. Analyzes, develops, evaluates, and integrates IA policies. Assists in the gathering and preservation of evidence used in the prosecution of computer crimes. Identifies the IT security program implications of new technologies or technology upgrades. Conducts IA cost benefit, economic and risk analysis in the IT acquisition decision-making process. Interprets security requirements relative to the capabilities of new information technologies. Interprets patterns of non-compliance to determine their impacts on levels of risk and/or overall effectiveness of IA programs. Analyzes identified security strategies and recommends the best approaches and/or practices. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of IA security procedures and safeguards to ensure they provide the intended level of protection.




* 10+ years experience in DoD Information Assurance- Current Top Secret (TS) security Clearance Required- DoD 8570 IAT II/III equivalent certification- BA/BS degree in a technical discipline


* Experience with the Navy RMF/ATO process, particularly for shore based information systems
* Must demonstrate proof of vaccination against Covid-19*

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Amyx is an Equal Opportunity employer. Amyx is committed to providing equal employment opportunity to all job seekers. Every qualified applicant receives focused consideration for employment and no one is discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Amyx complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Equal Opportunity Employer- Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Amyx is an E-Verify employer.Amyx proudly and proactively takes affirmative action to advance employment of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. Physical DemandsEmployee needs to be able to sit at a workstation for extended periods; use hand(s) to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Most positions require ability to work on desktop or laptop computer for extended periods of time reading, reviewing/analyzing information, and providing recommendations, summaries and/or reports in written format. Must be able to effectively communicate with others verbally and in writing. Employee may be required to occasionally lift and/or move moderate amounts of weight, typically less than 20 pounds. Regular and predictable attendance is essential.

Keywords: Amyx, Iinc., Norfolk , Senior Information Assurance Analyst, Professions , Norfolk, Virginia

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