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LTS

Cybersecurity Analyst

Location: Remote

Job Code: 1415

# of Openings: 1

Description

LTS is currently looking for a Cybersecurity Analyst to join our team and provide Information Assurance Management support across the Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) Office of Information Technology (OIT) Health Portfolio. The primary responsibility will be to proactively manage and monitor multiple cybersecurity efforts and upcoming cyber priorities across within the VA Health portfolio.

A qualified candidate requires experience in program management coupled with cybersecurity (consulting, engineering) and information assurance (consulting, ATOs, auditing, RMF) with deep knowledge of federal standards (NIST 800 series, FISMA, HIPAA, CSF). Cybersecurity Analyst be a self-starter that is able to proactively conduct and coordinate data collection, perform root cause analysis on issues, lead and coordinate activities through VA ATO process, understand and discuss risk acceptance, and ability to work with multiple different groups and stakeholders throughout the process.

LTS is an acknowledged and award-winning multi-ISO/CMMI Level 3 appraised business focused on delivering first-class solutions to solve our clients’ business and technical challenges in providing quality healthcare and security to our nation.

LTS provides trusted consulting, and solutions in an increasingly complex and growing world. Our deep expertise in technology and analytics helps us serve a broad constituency of clients that range from cabinet-level departments of the U.S. Government to the largest Federal IT contractors in the world.

LTS is a leading information technology (IT) provider for mission-critical systems leveraging the latest technologies to deliver cutting edge solutions from small mobile applications to large, complex enterprise applications. Our professionals specialize in multiple disciplines including program management, system integration, system design, system development, cybersecurity, infrastructure and data analytics.

LTS is committed to offering eligible employee’s comprehensive benefits that will provide them with options intended to meet their needs and the needs of their family.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Create and establish processes, instill process improvements to manage systems through RMF and ATO processes at the VA
  • Manage systems through RMF and ATO processes by working with several different project teams/leaders, diverse systems, and competing schedules and timelines
  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior stakeholders and create stakeholder materials (stakeholder briefings, reports, schedules, etc)
  • Ability to manage a portfolio of activities across many projects, team members, and government personnel to effectively drive schedule, reporting, and delivery of RMF and ATO across portfolio
  • Communicate and provide consultative support on the VA on matters related to system Security Certification & Accreditation and Authority to Operate (ATO).
  • Coordinate and lead security and privacy activities within project teams and develop security and privacy related artifacts.
  • Review and identified system/applications security controls in accordance with NIST SP-800 53 Rev 4 guidance and VA Handbook 6500.
  • Perform cybersecurity and information system risk analysis, vulnerability assessment, and regulatory compliance assessment and gap analysis on existing systems and system in development.
  • Strong understanding and hands-on experience working with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), NIST-800-53 guidance, HIPAA, Cyber Security Framework (CSF) and HITECH Act.
  • Must have experience achieving an ATO for projects within the VA or other Federal Agencies, such as DoD.
  • Must have experience in stakeholder communication, stakeholder management, and stakeholder briefings with leadership roles (Directors, SES, organizational leaders, etc.)
  • Responsible for on-time deliverables of assigned and related security and privacy artifacts.
  • Must be able to identify and mitigate risks to the program.
  • Demonstrated experience in a remote work environment.
  • Ability to proactively communicate and coordinate with various internal and external project stakeholders, depending on needs.
  • Identifying and communicate symptoms for process improvement.
  • Analytical and investigation skills.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and supervision
  • Well versed in the VA Veteran-Focused Integration Process (VIP) project management methodology.
  • Experience with the VA Risk and Governance Tool (Risk Vision) and DoD EMASS is a plus.

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Education Requirements: Bachelors, Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline
  • Minimum Years of Experience Required: 10+ years of experience (8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for lack of education.)
  • Must have experience achieving an ATO for projects within the VA or other Federal Agencies, such as DoD.
  • Experience with the VA Risk and Governance Tool (Risk Vision) and/or DoD EMASS tool.

Security Clearance Requirements

  • A current active Public Trust Clearance issued by the Department of Veterans Affairs