IBM Security Analyst in ARLINGTON, Virginia

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Do you have a curiosity and excitement for new technologies and techniques?

  • In this exciting role, you will support security administration teams on a Federal services contract.

  • You will assist in technical security engineering programs to implement and maintain operations support.

  • You will work closely with network, security operations, ISSO, System Owner (SO), Information Assurance (IA) and application teams to support Security Assessment & Authorization (SA&A, and vulnerability management.

  • Responsible for providing security engineering support as a SA&A SME to Applications Team.

  • You will review Splunk audit logs, Active Administrator logs and configuration, as well as other security tool outputs and configurations.

  • You will support the elevated privilege account management process. Familiarity with patch management, vulnerability scanning tools, Active Directory and related technologies.

  • Work will be performed out of the client’s facilities in Arlington, VA and Washington DC.

  • Requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Government security clearance of Top Secret.


  • At least 3 years experience implementing NIST 800-53 up through rev4.

  • At least 3 years experience identifying and resolving software and network vulnerabilities.

  • At least 3 years experience as a Security SME for policy and security requirements and techniques for applications and network operations.

  • At least 3 years experience supporting of one or more SA&As.

  • At least 3 years experience developing or reviewing SOPs.

  • At least 1 year experience in implementing and configuring security components.

  • At least 1 year experience in how to run a Patch and Vulnerability Management Program.

  • At least 1 year experience in computer security combined with risk analysis, audit and compliance objectives.

  • At least 3 years experience in dedicated information security where responsibilities include planning, deploying, managing, and maintaining enterprise security systems such as vulnerability management.

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