Solutions By Design II, LLC IT Security Analyst in Baltimore, Maryland

SBD is looking for a talented IT Security Analyst to carry out security measures to protect an emerging mission critical enterprise system for our healthcare customer. The IT Security Analyst will plan, implement, upgrade, and monitor security measures for the protection of the system. The IT Security Analyst also ensures appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. The IT Security Analyst will respond to computer security breaches and viruses. The IT Security Analyst will be a key member of our growing IT security practice while working in an exciting, fast paced Agile development environment focused on developing modern open-source technology solutions.

Key Duties for IT Security Analyst include:

Plan, implement and upgrade security measures and controls
Protect digital files and information systems against unauthorized access, modification or destruction
Plan and document security access
Demonstrated knowledge of NIST 800-37, 800-53 and other NIST Special Publications
Provide recommendations for implementing security controls that meet NIST, HIPPA and FISMA compliance
Prepare artifacts and input to facilitate organizational acceptance of system security capabilities
Conduct internal project-level security audits
Understand the management of network, intrusion detection and prevention systems
Analyze security vulnerabilities to determine their root cause
Recommend appropriate tools and countermeasures
Define, implement and maintain project level security policies in alignment with Government and agency requirements
Coordinate security awareness training
Coordinate security plans with the customer and key stakeholders
Document and investigate security breaches and other cyber security incidents
Work with security team to perform tests and uncover network vulnerabilities
Facilitate remediation of detected vulnerabilities to maintain target security standard
Research security enhancements and make recommendations to management
Stay up-to-date on information technology trends and security standards
Assist with internal and external penetration testing efforts
Create, test and implement disaster recovery plans
Performing risk assessments and testing of data processing systems
Validate the installation of firewalls, data encryption and other security measures
Train project team on network and information security procedures

To be considered for this role, candidates must have:

Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field
5+ years progressively increasing IT security analyst experience in Federal IT environment with teams that delivered commercial-grade enterprise software systems. Agile delivery experience preferred
Demonstrated experience complying with industry standard security controls (e.g.. FISMA, NIST 800-53, FedRAMP)
Hands-on security assessment and security documentation experience, including preparation and/or remediation activities for independent audits, accreditations, and ATOs
Ability to identify and mitigate security vulnerabilities and provide guidance on how to avoid them
Experience conducting vulnerability and risk assessments, penetration testing, and troubleshooting to identify the cause of a problem
Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, IDPS, DLP, authentication, and anti-malware concepts
Understanding of Windows and Linux operating systems, cloud computing, software languages, and database paradigms
Demonstrated success in building meaningful and productive relationships with colleagues, customers and business partners

Experience with the following tools and technology is preferred: JIRA, GitHub, Confluence, Slack, Jenkins C.1, Elasticsearch, Postgres, JS Hint, Jasmine, Grunt-devperf, SonarQube, Nagios, HP Fortify, Maven Nexus, Selenium, Java/JavaScript, Git, Chef, Icinga, Graylog, Docker Registry, Docker Composed, Docker machine

Solutions By Design II, LLC (SBD) is committed to the development of a creative, diverse and inclusive work environment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at SBD will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. SBD does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, IWDs, Veteran Status or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status").