POAM Analyst in Vienna, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/28/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  817656

Position: POA&M Analyst

Location: Vienna, VA

Duration: Contract to Perm


Document POA&M Status and Metrics

  • Organize and document status of ongoing remediation efforts
  • Collect and document weekly metrics on remediation efforts
  • Work with stake holders to determine Plans of Action and Milestones


Plans Information System Security Evaluation

  • Evaluates information security technologies using manual and automated tools
  • Validates system hardening and provides guidance for security configuration
  • Utilizes security tools to determine if remediation efforts were successful
  • Collects evidence of remediation for submission to the customer for validation


Conducts Periodic internal audits for Risk and Compliance

  • Will utilize in house tools to determine if issues have been fixed, collect data on issues, and work with stake holders to determine when efforts can be completed

Desired Skills for this position:

  • Prior experience managing Information Security Monitoring
  • Monitoring and analyzing information security alerts from network devices and information systems
  • Responds and/or directs the response to information security incidents
  • Analyzes indicators of compromise for use in detection
  • Reports risk posture of information systems
  • Collaborates with various teams and government sponsors on new threat indicators

CISSP or equivalent certification.

Prior experience with Tripwire products, HP WebInspect or DB Protect desired.

Required Education & Experience: 

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years (Master’s Degree and 3 years) of Information Systems Security Engineering experience

Ability to obtain and maintain Public Trust level clearance