Cybersecurity Analyst

at Amentum in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Remote-telework role. US Citizenship is required to apply.

Purpose and Scope:

The cybersecurity analyst role is a remote position that supports our information assurance and compliance (IA&C) arm of the cybersecurity team. This role supports Amentum’s data protection requirements through the assessment of controls and working with teams through the mitigation process. Qualified candidates will need a versatile skill set that emphasizes regulatory comprehension, effective collaboration, critical thinking, analytical prowess, and risk management.

Essential Responsibilities:

Develop Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages for various systems Oversees cybersecurity change management and end user support. Properly document necessary cybersecurity documentation such as; System Security Plan (SSP), Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA), Configuration Management Plan (CMP), Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) as necessary. Perform cyber assessments as directed. Facilitate discussions with various teams, both internal and external, around data compliance efforts. Work with system administrators, engineers, and Information System Security Manager (ISSM) to create or update system/site policies, procedures, and process guides. Consult with and brief executive management on compliance matters. Create and provide metrics and status reports to cybersecurity leadership. Travel up to 25%

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

+ Must be a U.S. Citizen

+ Minimum of 3 years’ experience in securing government and/or DoD environments.

+ Security + certified

+ Knowledge of NIST publications and their relevancy to compliance.

+ Strong written and verbal communications.

+ Experience with common cybersecurity tools and platforms including, but not limited to:

+ Nessus

+ Microsoft GCCH / O365

+ Microsoft Azure

+ Microsoft Defender

+ FireEye products

+ Email protection platforms

+ Palo Alto products


Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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Job Posting: JC251748852

Posted On: Nov 30, 2023

Updated On: Dec 14, 2023

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