Augmented Information System Analyst Role

  • 1215 Crystal Dr, Arlington, VA 22202, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

NXTKey Corp / Magnus Management was founded in 2005 and is a Prime Contractor at several Federal Government Agencies. We are focused on providing Cyber Security Services and have a Top Secret Facility Clearance.

Job Description

The responsibilities, objectives and expectations of the Augmented Information System Analyst Role are defined below.

Functional Responsibility: Recognized information security expert, the Augmented Information System Analyst shall provide system/application support in the areas of security audit log review and implementation from the ISSO perspective.  The security audit log review and implementation will be performed utilizing the Splunk tool.  With background knowledge and understanding of each system/application assigned, the Augmented Information System Analyst will be able to effectively streamline logs received by the ISSO(s), improve upon the standard canned reporting and alerting capability for each respective system/application.  The expected outcome of the Augmented Information System Analyst’s Role is to improve upon the efficiency and reporting of the system audit logs as captured and alerted upon by Splunk.  This role will allow the Augmented Information System Analyst to work with the respective ISSO(s) to resolve, address or identify issues in terms of effective log capture based on newly identified needs or issues dealing with alerting, false positives, as well as helping to reduce the log volume by addressing known thresholds in alerts which command time and attention from the ISSO(s).  The Augmented Information System Analyst is responsible for the review, identification and adjustment to those problematic system logs and alerts.  In addition the Augmented Information System Analyst will be expected to create or suggest additional logging criteria to support the ISSO(s) needs as well as address identified issues in terms of the audit logs and/or associated reporting and alerting of those logs.  The Augmented Information System Analyst will also conduct testing and audit log reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of current and newly implemented logging criteria.  Based on the review and testing the Augmented Information System Analyst will put forth new implementations, criteria and solutions to either identify or resolve the audit log problem/issue.

In addition to the responsibilities and tasks above the Augmented Information System Analyst will continue to complete all newly assigned and existing assigned IPTs and all other contractually obligated duties and tasks.  The Augmented Information System Analyst will be a direct report to the Program Manager.  WARs and Monthly’s will be submitted directly to the Program Manager as requested.

NOTE: This role does not allow for the technical implementation and configuration of Splunk as performed by the Security Engineering Role.  In addition this role is not intended to fulfill the system/application audit log review requirement and responsibility implemented by the ISSO(s).

 

Qualifications

Contractor must have proven experience (i.e. a minimum of five (5) years) with in federal information systems security policy and implementation. At a minimum, an in-depth knowledge of federal information system security policy, industry best practices, security control assessments, Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) management, system authorizations, configuration management, and system analysis.

Additional Information

US Citizen / Green Card Only