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Information Security Analyst

Company: UIC Government Services and the Bowhead Family of
Location: Charleston
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

**Overview**Bowhead seeks an Information Security Analyst to support the NIWC ISSS Cooperative Engagement Capability contract located in Charleston, SC. The Information Security Analyst will support the upcoming Cybersecurity Information Technology contract. This contract is tasked with Cybersecurity Test & Evaluation, Cybersecurity Engineering, and Cybersecurity Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities for the Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) & Communications As A Service (CAAS) Cybersecurity Support, and other systems. Specifically, this support will encompass Risk Management Framework tasks, engineering activities, and recommendations for technical support for multiple projects and programs.**Responsibilities**+ Collect data from a variety of Computer Network Defense (CND) tools (including data from approved information assurance (IA) tools to include intrusion detection system alerts, firewall and network traffic logs, and host system logs) to analyze events that occur within their environment.+ Apply analytical skills to this data and all compliance with relevant non-technical controls, such as physical security and configuration management, to perform an audit function for the Agent of the Certification Authority (ACA) or other government Information Assurance (IA) Manager for mitigation of risks and reporting to include report generation for certification and accreditation packages or Certification of Net-worthiness efforts.+ Continuously assess the effectiveness of policies, procedures, orders, etc. and provide recommendations for improvement.+ Assist in providing STIG verification, DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) and Risk Management Framework (RMF) support on all applicable federal IT systems and programs scheduled for IA accreditation.+ Support the development of the cybersecurity requirements into the System Requirements Specification (SRS) and other derivative product specifications (e.g. A-level specification, B-level specification).+ Analyze current and proposed architecture, system Concept of Operations and other system design documentation at various levels of maturity to derive cybersecurity requirements.**Qualifications**In accordance with Executive Order 14042: Ensuring Adequate COVID Safety Protocols for Federal Contractors, candidates should be aware that they may be required to have received or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by date of hire.Education:+ Bachelor's degree in in engineering, computer science, information assurance, programming, or a related field is required. All undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Science (BS), Bachelor of Arts (BA), or Associate of Science (AS) in Applied Science, Computing, Engineering, and Technology shall be from an Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET) accredited program (see Certified in accordance with DoDD 8570.1 Information Assurance Technician III and subject to meeting subsequent requirements of latest DoD 8140 manual.Experience:+ Minimum ten years (10) experience providing support in the prevention of damage to, protection of, and restoration or computers, electronic communications systems, electronic communications services, wire communication, and electronic communication to ensure data availability, integrity, authentication, confidentiality, and nonrepudiation; at a minimum, individual shall be able to design secure systems, write secure computer code, and create the tools needed to prevent, detect, mitigate, and reconstitute information systems.+ Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts.+ Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team.Physical Demands:--- Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds--- Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time--- Must be able to twist, bend, and squat periodicallySECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.\#LI-KC1Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UIC's Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicant's resume/application may be subject to verification.Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act. Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities. Please view Equal Employment Opportunity Posters provided by OFCCPhere ( .All candidates must apply online at, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance ( contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting. Bowhead offers competitive benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, accidental death and dismemberment, short/long-term disability, and 401(k) retirement plans as well as a paid time off programs for eligible full-time employees. Eligible part-time employees are able to participate in the 401(k) retirement plans and state or contract required paid time off programs.**ID** _2023-17950_**Category** _Information Technology_**Position Type** _Full-Time_**Location : Location** _US-SC-Charleston_**Minimum Clearance Required** _Secret_**Travel Requirement** _Less than 10%_

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