Sr. Cybersecurity Analyst I



201-500 employees

Digital services and management consulting for public sector

Government & Public Sector

Senior, Expert

Washington, DC, USA

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Security, or a related field.
  • At least 10 years of experience as a cybersecurity analyst with a specialization in Government System ATO support, demonstrating deep knowledge of government ATO principles, methodologies, and tools.
  • Strong experience in government regulatory frameworks, compliance requirements, and security standards specific to ATO (e.g., NIST SP 800-53, RMF, ICD 503, FISMA, FedRAMP).
  • Demonstrated and repeat experience achieving and maintaining ATO for cloud services and solutions from IL5 to IL6+ on NIPR, SIPR, and JWICS.
  • Strong understanding of network protocols, operating systems, and infrastructure components.
  • Expert proficiency in incident response, security incident handling, and forensic analysis techniques.
  • Expertise with government specific ATO assessment tools, vulnerability scanning tools, and intrusion detection/prevention systems.
  • CISSP or equivalent certification to support DoD 8140 requirements
  • Active TS//SCI clearance with CI poly
  • Collaborate with government clients to thoroughly understand their system architectures, security requirements, and objectives for achieving and maintaining ATO status within the context of government regulations.
  • Conduct exhaustive security assessments and risk analyses that cater to government system compliance, identifying vulnerabilities and potential threats specific to government systems.
  • Monitor security systems, logs, and network traffic with a keen focus on government cybersecurity guidelines, identifying any suspicious activity, intrusions, or unauthorized access attempts.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to establish and maintain government-aligned security measures, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems, data encryption, and access controls.
  • Investigate and analyze security incidents to determine their cause, impact, and appropriate response.
  • Develop and implement incident response plans, including containment, eradication, and recovery strategies.

MetroStar stands out as a digital services and management consulting company with a strong focus on user-centric capabilities and a diverse team of coders, creatives, and strategists. The company's competitive advantage lies in its ability to offer high-quality, customizable solutions like the ML Platform Onyx and DevSecOps solution, Quartz, which cater to diverse mission needs and effectively integrate with data workflows. MetroStar's culture of acknowledging and appreciating team efforts fosters a positive work environment, making it an attractive place for potential employees.

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