IT Security Analyst (503774)

Location: Lansing, MI
Date Posted: 12-01-2017
IT Security Analyst (503774)
Lansing, MI
12 Months
Need Local OR regional &&& F2F
Short Description:
Monitor and advice on information security issues related to the systems & workflow @ an agency to ensure the internal IT security controls for an agency are appropriate & operating as intended.
  • Facilitate Security Control Assessment (SCA) and Continuous Monitoring Activities (Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&M), Corrective Action Plans (CAP) with State of Michigan Applications.
  • To be considered for this position, the candidate must be available to work in Lansing Michigan
  • Examine, interview, and test procedures in accordance with NIST SP 800-53A Revision 4.
  • Ensure State of Michigan & Agency policies are adhered to and that required controls are implemented.
  • Validate respective information system security plans to ensure NIST control requirements are met.
  • Execute SCA (DTMB-170) documentation, including but not limited to POA&M & CAP.
  • Familiarity with NIST requirements, particularly 800-53 revision 3 and revision 4.
  • Author recommendations associated with your findings on how to improve the customer’s security posture in accordance with SOM PSP & NIST controls.
  • Ability to lead small, less complex system assessments independently
  • Ability to assist team members & Vendors with proper artifact collection and detail to clients examples of artifacts that will satisfy assessment requirements
Required / Desired Skills:
  • Candidate must have solid knowledge of information security principles and practices, as well as an advanced understanding of security protocols
  • Candidate must have at (1-3) years of experience in the IT industry, and be familiar with the applicable NIST Special Publications 800-53 Revision 4
  • Experience reviewing IT systems/applications plus basic knowledge of networking components and various operating systems in including UNIX/Microsoft
  • Candidate must have the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Preferred that the candidate has a CISSP, CISA, PMP and/or Security+ certification, but it is not required
  • Expertise in other Security Frameworks (ISO, NIST, COBIT, HIPAA/HITECH, etc.) and regulatory requirements is a plus
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills including the ability to explain technical matters to a non-technical audience
  • Collaborate on multiple projects at a given time and experience with Vendors is a plus
  • Flexibility to adjust quickly to multiple demands, shifting priorities, ambiguity, and rapid change


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