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USPS-Solution Architect V, Public Trust or Secret Clearance|Tier II in Eagan, MN at GDH

Date Posted: 1/9/2019

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Job Description

Information Assurance Compliance Analyst Level III - Postal Clearance (Eagan)

Responsibilities:
• The individual will provide System Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) support services, including conducting independent assessments, assisting in the development of required security documentation, and the preparation, review, and briefing of completed authorization packages for systems within the US Postal Service.
• Assesses and mitigates system security risks; determines and analyzes security requirements for implementation and testing.
• Reviews and continuously monitors implemented security controls.
• Assists system owners in developing security authorization packages that are fully compliant with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidelines.
• Performs security control assessment using NIST 800-53A guidance and as per continuous monitoring requirements.
• Performs risk analyses to determine and recommends essential safeguards.
• Conducts annual security controls effectiveness testing. Documents findings and advises and monitors remediation efforts on all systems.
• The individual must be capable of independently developing SA&A packages and executing the associated tasks required in support of their development through independent assessment/ISSO support services. The individual will conduct annual reviews and make updates to the system documentation as required.
• Develops core documents such as System Security Plan, Contingency Plan, Incident Response Plan, Standard Operating Procedures, Plan of Actions and Milestones, Remediation Plans, Configuration Management Plan, etc.
• Work closely with representatives from other business units to request information, provide clarification, and validate findings, evidence, and POA&M statements.
• Ability to effectively coordinate A&A activities of the US Postal Service information systems to meet acquisition milestone requirements.
• Maintain and meet deliverable schedules. Must be proactive in obtaining information from multiple internal and external teams to complete requirements on schedule. 
EXPERIENCE LEVEL: 5-9 years experience working in a risk management, audit, security or technical delivery role EDUCATION: Bachelor or master degree in Computer Science, Computer Studies, Information Security (or equivalent combination of education and experience) CERTIFICATIONS (One or more required): CompTIA Security+ CE, OR; Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), OR; ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), OR; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security and CISSP PREFERRED SKILLS: Fluent in English, grammar and communication. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
• Ability to influence OCISO Delivery system stakeholders in the execution of security and compliance requirements
• Knowledge of the security countermeasures and overall RMF and NIST compliance Experience as a Security consultant in Risk and Compliance
• Experience in working with security mgt including information governance and compliance
• Good understanding of Assurance Practices and Risk Management, hands on experience;
• Experience of security processes and standards, in particular NIST 800-series and RMF
• Knowledge of security audit and accreditation processes
• Ability to interpret request for proposal and respond to security and compliance requirements
• Knowledge of Federal Security, industry and market trends
• Understands client and USPS solutions - what they consist of, product roadmaps, IT concepts
• Understands how cyber security GRC requirements fit within or interface with the sales of other solutions
• Understands federal security and regulations impacting security requirements to develop strategies for supporting internal USPS operations