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Cybersecurity Analyst

Falls Church, VA 22046
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The Health group provides solutions to help government healthcare agencies lower administrative costs, reduce fraud and abuse, and improve the quality of services for individuals. We also provide analytics that combine clinical knowledge with big data technology and techniques to transform petabytes of data into meaningful solutions for our customers.


Job Description:

The Defense Health Agency Global Service Center (DHAGSC) Cybersecurity Analyst works under the DHAGSC Cybersecurity Manager as a member of the Information Assurance (IA) workforce. The Cybersecurity Analyst is responsible for implementation and sustainment of assigned systems in accordance with DoD Instruction (DoDI) 8500.01, Cybersecurity. Components of the IA program include Assessment and Authorization (A&A) activities (i.e., documentation preparation, system configuration/validation, certification testing), security sustainment activities (i.e., hardware change management, software change management, account management, media protection, user interface, file transfers), conducting self-inspections, audit trail review, and delivering information systems security education and awareness. The Cybersecurity Analyst will coordinate duties with the System Administrators (SA) and/or Information Technology (IT) staff to ensure all configuration requirements are implemented and functional.


Provide subject matter expertise to the ISSM, Program Management Leadership, and technical teams developing/sustaining systems ensuring compliance with DoDI 8500.01, Cybersecurity.

Review security controls, security technical implementation guides (STIGs), vulnerability scans, engineering change proposals, evaluate the impacts to cybersecurity posture, and the effectiveness of proposed solutions.

Assist Cybersecurity Manager updating the Risk Management Framework (RMF) package(s) in order to maintain an Authority to Operate (ATO) including ensuring the established security control baseline, control statements, and supporting evidence have been entered or uploaded into the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) in accordance with DoDI 8510.01

Create and manage the systems profile in the Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) tool, ensuring that monthly vulnerability scan results are uploaded and the updated results are reflected in eMASS.

On a weekly basis, run ACAS compliance scans, analyze, and identify compliance strategies. Coordinate duties with the SAs and IT staff to ensure all configuration requirements are implemented and functional, to include among other updates to STIGs, checklists, and required patching activities.

Assist Cybersecurity Manager with the cybersecurity Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), coordinating with government and technical teams in formulating, creating, and tracking security POA&Ms within eMASS.

Conduct IA security education training for all system users on appropriate risk mitigation strategies.

Other duties as assigned.



Strong customer service and communications skills, both oral and written.

Strong critical thinking skills that facilitate implementation of an organizational Cybersecurity program.

Robust ability to weigh security controls against technical and administrative standards.

Strong knowledge of Cybersecurity disciplines such as USCYBERCOM OPORD and TASKORD, continuous monitoring and reporting, vulnerability analysis and remediation.

Experience with various security assessment/hardening tools - STIG, SCAP, checklists, Nessus, etc.

Proven project management skills in setting priorities to meet project deadlines.

Proficient with Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio).


Bachelors Degree in a technology related field (or equivalent experience).

Eight (8) years experience in a Technical IT role including previous Systems Administration experience with two (2) years experience in a IA/Cybersecurity role with a Bachelors Degree or a minimum of 6 with a Masters Degree

Active Department of Defense SECRET security clearance or recently active SECRET security clearance (within 24 months).

Demonstrated experience updating, troubleshooting, and maintaining the DoD eMASS tool.

Demonstrated experience updating, troubleshooting, and maintaining the DoD ACAS tool.

Current certificates for DoD Directive (DoDD) 8570.01 IAM Level I (Security+ CE, etc.).

Experience with DoD Continuous Monitoring and Risk Scoring (CMRS) tool (Desired).

Broad understanding of security protections typical in network environments (Desired).

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The 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)


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Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-21

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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