IT Security Analyst - Top Secret, Arlington VA 22209

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IT Security Analyst - Top Secret, Arlington VA 22209

Arlington, Virginia Temp-to-hire Job ID: 1910102272


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking an IT Security Analyst, in Arlington, VA 22209. Contact Elisabeth Laspe for details. 314-669-8020
6 month contract to Hire.  Must have an Active Top Secret Clearance to qualify. 
Position Description 

NOTE: Incorporates security tools in security review and assessment and includes systems that provide monitoring, prevention, response, and reporting.
These tools may include, but are not limited to:
• Microsoft Cloud Security Stack (virtual networks, network security groups, web application firewalls, virtual firewalls)
• Security and Compliance Center
• Windows Anti-malware
•  Azure Security Center
• Microsoft Azure Information Protection
• Azure Sentinel
• Microsoft Data Loss Prevention
• Exchange Online Protection Advance Threat Protection
• Microsoft Cloud App Security •
Advanced Malware Protection
• Hybrid Connectors
• Security Incident and Event Management 

Job Description:
  • Implements and interprets the requirements for agency compliance with policy directives governing IT infrastructure protection 
  • Supports USPS OIG security policy and compliance management program 
  • Coordinates the review and evaluation of the agency IT programs for security assessment, authorization and risk assessment 
  • Identifies security risks and recommends risk mitigation strategies 
  • Conducts software Security Test & Evaluation (ST&E) 
  • Documents security assessment and authorization and ST&E activities for CIO and other Business leader review and approval 
  • Updates or makes recommendations for new requirements for IT Security in other IT projects as well as for IT Security infrastructure and policy 
  • Participates in the development of security policies 
Supports Security Operations Center activities 
  • Participates in cyber threat and vulnerability analysis and remediation 
  • Supports operational implementation of FISMA/NIST/FedRAMP standards and compliance to SOC 2 audit reports 
  • Incorporates security tools in security review and assessment and includes systems that provide monitoring, prevention, response, and reporting.
Supports Security Engineering and technical solution development 
  • Documents security architecture and supports documentation of technical solutions for security products 
  • Collaborates effectively with members of OCIO and Business units to assess security architecture and solutions for IT and business systems. 
  • Evaluates security requirements associated with cloud-hosted environments and services 
  • Evaluates security requirements associated with mobile applications 
  • MUST have active TOP SECRET clearance and be a US Citizen. 
  • MUST have a degree in Information Security, Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field 
  • Candidate must possess 5+ years of specialized IT experience with at least 3 years in information security- related field 
  • GIAC, CEH, CISSP certification(s) (or equivalent); DHS Security Certification; or ISACA certifications (CISM or CISA) 
  • ITIL v3 Foundation certification (desired
Position Requirements 
  • Knowledge of information security principles, concepts, practices, systems software, database software, and immediate access storage technology to carry out activities relating to security certification/accreditation, System Security Plans and Authority-To-Connect requirements 
  • Knowledge & Skill in implementing FedRAMP, FISMA, NIST, OMB guidelines, and other Federal regulations and guidance.
  • Experience interpreting and implementing FISMA and Security Technical Implementation.
  • Guide requirements focused on the operational implementation and documentation of those requirements. 
  • Skill & Ability to document IT Security risks, advice, guidance, and recommendations to management and other technical specialists on critical information technology security issues. 
  • Skill & Ability to assess risk factors and advise on vulnerability to attack from a variety of sources and procedures for protection of systems and applications 
  • Knowledge of security requirements associated with cloud-hosted environments and services and mobile application development and deployment 
  • Ability to effectively communicate both orally and in writing with management and other technical specialists 
  • Ability to plan, organize and manage tasks on time with minimal supervision 
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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