Lockheed Martin Classified Cybersecurity Analyst / Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) / Chelmsford, MA in Chelmsford, Massachusetts
Description: Works independently to ensure all aspects of classified Cybersecurity program elements are addressed in accordance with requirements. Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet information system security requirements. Utilizes operating system internal and third-party tools (e.g. Splunk/Nessus/SCAP) to analyze systems and audit logs to identify anomalies, threats, potential vulnerabilities, and configuration errors on the system. Triage system scan results and analyze audit events to prioritize follow-up corrective action and/or investigation activities. Assess and mitigate information system vulnerabilities, configuration errors, and security threats/risks throughout the system’s lifecycle. Develops, executes and maintains a continuous monitoring plan to validate information protection effectiveness. Validates system configuration and settings in accordance with government regulatory compliance requirements as well as internal counter‐espionage (insider threat detection and mitigation). Validates system security requirements definition and analysis; establishes system security designs; implements security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures; verifies security requirements; performs system certification and accreditation planning, testing, and liaison activities. Provides support to ensure secure systems operations and maintenance. Performs system user education and/or briefings.
Relocation: Relocation assistance is possible for this exciting position.
The Locale: Chelmsford is a charming suburb of Boston located about 25 miles northwest of that city. Chelmsford is very close to historic Lowell Massachusetts and to Nashua, New Hampshire. Chelmsford is within reach of New Hampshire’s White Mountains and awesome ski areas to the north, and the scenic coastal towns of MA and NH are about an hour east. This scenic colonial region offers lots of New England charm, great schools, shopping, and restaurants. Chelmsford and the region share an impressive past from the early days after the pilgrims arrived in Plymouth to the revolutionary war. Where can you get to from Chelmsford? Chelmsford is about 90 minutes from Cape Cod. Boston is about 30 minutes to the east without traffic. New York City is about 4.5 hours away from Chelmsford. Waterville Valley and other major ski resorts of New Hampshire and Vermont are about 2 to 3 hours to the north. It should be noted that Chelmsford, Massachusetts is approximately 35 miles northwest of the Boston metropolitan area and offers better access to a wide range of substantially more affordable regions in the area to live. Those regions include Northeastern and North Central Massachusetts, and Southern, New Hampshire.
Bachelors degree from an accredited college or equivalent experience/combined education. Demonstrated ability to install, configure, and implement audit tools on Windows clients. Knowledge of server-side administration, audit trail analysis, creating and maintaining dashboard tools, and event reporting. Possess the ability to install, update, and use Nessus to identify system vulnerabilities and apply appropriate mitigation measures. Knowledge and skills necessary to use DoD Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) tools to verify system configuration and take appropriate corrective action. Ability to perform information system security trend analysis, identify, document, and report threats contributing to potential information system risk. Develop information systems security best practices and other reference materials. Implement change control, configuration management, and planning procedures.
This position requires applicants to have the ability to obtain a secret security clearance and must be able to obtain an interim secret security clearance prior to start. This position may require an enhanced security review in accordance with Government contract requirements and it is a condition of employment that individuals hired into positions requiring program clearance obtain and maintain such clearance within a timeframe to allow Lockheed Martin sufficient time to meet its business needs.
Documented experience in the fields of information assurance, information system security configuration, and government approval processes for information systems. Knowledge of security configuration and settings for current Windows based operating systems. Documented experience installing and implementing audit reduction tools. Ability to configure, analyze, and interpret reports and raw system audit logs originating from Windows operating systems. Familiarity and hands-on experience using Nessus and SCAP tools to identify system vulnerabilities and configuration errors. Ability to identify, and take, appropriate corrective action based on Nessus and/or SCAP results. Knowledge of TCP/IP networking concepts and fundamentals. Ability to provide technical briefings for large and small audiences with people from a variety of backgrounds in attendance. Ability and willingness to work as an integral member of a small cohesive team operating in a dynamic fast-paced environment. Possess current technical certification such as Security+, CISSP, etc.
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