IT Security Analyst

Titusville, Florida, United States Full-time

Seabrook Solutions has an exciting opportunity for an IT Security Analyst to support the Authorization and Accreditation (A&A) process for major information systems supporting the Kennedy Space Center’s (KSC) Laboratory Support Services and Operations (LASSO) contract.

 

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for drafting and maintaining the necessary documentation in support of the entire NASA KSC A&A process.
  • Responsible to know all applicable NASA and KSC laws/regulations/policies regarding IT security.
  • Responsible for ensuring the implementation and maintenance of security controls for the LASSO Business Systems
  • Responsible for ensuring continuous monitoring (weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annually & annually) of LASSO Business Systems IT Security posture and compliance.
  • Responsible for reporting LASSO Business Systems IT Security posture, compliance & IT Security contract deliverables to NASA IT-B
  • Maintains all LASSO IT Security records in NASA systems (RISCS, NAMS, AART)
  • Responsible for providing security consultations to a variety of customers (NASA, LASSO).
    • Principal advisor for IT security to the LASSO system owners.
    • Responsible for assisting the system owner and technical staff with security requirements and assessing the risk category of the system data
    • Responsible for assisting the system owner and key players with documenting the security posture of the system(s)
    • Conducting validation tests of the client's technical systems.
  • Responsible for implementation and maintenance of the following:
    • LASSO Business Systems security plans
    • Configuration Management Plan
    • Contingency Plan
    • Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M)
    • Privacy Impact Assessments (PIA)
    • Risk Assessments
  • Provides pre-purchase review of all contract procurement requests for IT Security compliance.
  • Acts as liaison and LASSO representative to NASA IT-B for the LASSO Business Systems.
  • Provides coordination for all IT Security Incident Response actions and mitigations relating to LASSO contract.
  • Interfaces with business systems through the FISMA Certification and Accreditation (C&A) life cycle to evaluate and identify appropriate mitigation strategies to bring Systems into compliance with established policy and industry guidelines
  • Responsible for NIST C&A activities for existing systems and systems under development
  • Provides ongoing gap analysis of current policies, practices, and procedures as they relate to established guidelines outlined by NIST, OMB, FISMA, etc.

 

 

 

Education & Experience:

 

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, MIS or related field
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in the field or related area.
  • Experience with implementation of NASA and KSC IT Security requirements.
  • Experience with laboratory contract IT Security requirements and operations preferred.
  • Familiarity of the Authorization and Accreditation documentation and procedures, including Systems Security Plans (SSP), Risk Assessments, Information Data Types and Data Categorization, Continuous Monitoring, Security Operations Procedures or Guides, Contingency Plans (CP), Interconnection Security Agreements (ISA).
  • Foundational knowledge of NIST, FISMA, and FIPS.
  • Strong writing skills and the ability to communicate well-written and concise documentation.
  • Ability to interact with system administrators on a technical level. OS, software development, and network-level knowledge preferred

 

 

Seabrook Solutions, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law.