Information Security Analyst Senior

Ashburn, VA
Cyber/Security /
Regular /
Agile Defense provides leading-edge Digital Transformation solutions to support and advance our customers' mission. We deliver innovative and high-quality services to our customers worldwide through an empowered and engaged workforce.

Requisition #: INFOR004148

Job Title: Information Security Analyst Senior

Location: Hybrid

Clearance Level: Active DHS Clearance

Required Certification(s): 
CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security +, CISSP and Security auditing are recommended.

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Office of Information and Technology (OIT), Enterprise Infrastructure and Operation Directorate (EIOD), Network Architecture and Engineering Division (NAED) provides management services and oversight of the CBP infrastructure to protect, defend and restore the confidentiality, integrity and availability of CBP mission essential data communications and applications. The purpose of this task order is to provide network architecture and network engineering services. NAE ensures a standardized, high performance, and secure enterprise network architecture for the CBP enterprise that seamlessly integrates existing and emerging technologies. NAED, which comprises the Network Architecture Branch (NAB) and Network Engineering Branch (NEB).
The ISSO will be the Designated Person(s) assigned to one or more existing FISMA Systems of Record as well as new IT Systems that are slated as new work products to develop an Authority to Operate (ATO) and follow-on Continuous Monitored system.
As a Designated ISSO, they will sign a DHS sponsored Letter that lays out the roles and responsibilities of the ISSO function to maintain Compliance requirements on a daily basis.
The ISSO will report to a Designated Information System Security Manager (ISSM) and the Director of Security. Due to the importance of keeping system(s) updated to meet FISMA guidelines, while supporting DHS/CISA directives around limiting vulnerabilities, the ISSO role is of upmost importance
throughout its lifecycle.


Required Certifications
CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security +, CISSP and Security auditing are recommended.

Education, Background, and Years of Experience
Senior ISSO role will highlight past experiences over a 5-to 10-year period. A junior ISSO role will highlight past experiences over a 2- to 4-year period.


Required Skills
CSAM experience is required
Certifications, such as Network+ and Security +, CISSP and Security auditing are recommended.
A senior ISSO role will highlight past experiences over a 5-to 10-year period. A junior ISSO role will highlight past experiences over a 2- to 4-year period.

Preferred Skills
Previous work experience in the following area includes, but is not limited to:
Familiarity with network and information system security principles and best practices.
In-depth knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), the NIST publications,
and the DHS 4300A.
Experience with implementing the NIST 800-53 Security Controls in an Assessment &
Authorization (A&A) process.
Experience reviewing Nessus scans, managing vulnerability mitigation and information
security process in an Enterprise environment.
Basic understanding of Enterprise networking concepts.
Ability to work well within a team environment and build rapport with government and
customer organizations.


Environmental Conditions
The primary worksite will be Government sites within the National Capital Region (NCR) and Northern
There will be occasions where the Contractor will have to travel to colocations in Ashburn, VA,
San Jose, CA. and Durham, NC as well as the National Data Center (NDC) in Northern Virginia. The
Contractor will also be required to travel field sites within the Continental United States (CONUS),
Outside Continental United States (OCONUS), and international sites to support requirements.

Strength Demands
Light – 20 lbs. Maximum lifting with frequent lift/carry up to 10 lbs. A job is light if less lifting is involved but significant walking/standing is done or if done mostly sitting but requires push/pull on arm or leg controls.

Physical Requirements
Stand or Sit; Walk
Employees of Agile Defense are our number one priority, and the importance we place on our culture here is fundamental. Our culture is alive and evolving, but it always stays true to its roots. Here, you are valued as a family member, and we believe that we can accomplish great things together. Agile Defense has been highly successful in the past few years due to our employees and the culture we create together. We believe several attributes are the root of our very best employees and extraordinary culture. We have named these attributes “The 6 H’s” – Happy, Helpful, Honest, Humble, Hungry, and Hustle.

Happy: We exhibit a positive outlook in order to create a positive environment.
Helpful: We assist each other and pull together as teammates to deliver.
Honest: We conduct our business with integrity.
Humble: We recognize that success is not achieved alone, that there is always more to learn, and that no task is below us.
Hungry: We desire to consistently improve.
Hustle: We work hard and get after it.

These Core Values are present in all our employees and our organization's aspects. Learn more about us and our culture by visiting us here.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements
Agile Defense is subject to federal vaccine mandates or other customer/facility vaccination requirements as a federal contractor. As such, to protect its employees' health and safety and comply with customer requirements, Agile Defense may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)