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ABC IT Security Analyst 3
Ref No.: 18-06974
Location: Richmond, Virginia
Start Date / End Date: 10/29/2018 to 04/30/2019
Requisition Description

Engagement Type: Contract


Short Description:

ABC IT Security Analyst 3

Complete Description:

*local candidates strongly preferred
*ALL candidates MUST be able to attend a personal interview, NO phone interviews, NO Skype, NO exceptions
*Please do NOT submit candidates who were submitted to the previous reqs ABC IT Security reqs. We need NEW candidates ONLY.


This position is for a lead security lead analyst who will support two large IT projects (FMS/Licensing) running concurrently. Primary responsibilities include: conducting security analysis, identifying and designing security controls, drafting and maintaining system security documentation. The security analyst will review application, network, and architecture designs to ensure effective security controls are in place.

The projects are scoped for transformative business applications along with radical change to IT infrastructure. Specific focus areas for this security lead include: SSO, IAM, and a new hybrid cloud architecture for both SaaS and IaaS. The host environments will be complex and require the analyst to be highly proficient in the network and communications knowledge areas.

The suitable candidate will be a self-starter who collaborates with business and technical stakeholders and is able to meet aggressive deadlines. The candidate will possess critical problem solving and effective communication skills.
Experience and Skills:
8-10 years of professional experience in the information security field.
8-10 years of professional experience in a technical role, such as architecting or engineering.
5-7 years of professional experience designing and managing security models and access solutions.
4-5 years in a security lead position with security evaluation and review responsibilities.

Highly proficient in the Identity and Access Management domain, to working experience with Active Directory, LDAP, and SAML.


Expert knowledge in multiple technical domains such as: IAM, web architecture, network design and protection mechanisms, communication protocol standards, and cryptography.

Strong working knowledge of security standards and frameworks.


Required / Desired Skills
Skill Required / Desired Amount of Experience
Solid working experience identifying and evaluating security controls pursuant to information security stnadards such as NIST 800-53, PCI DSS Required 5 Years
Working experience identifying and assessing information security risk Required 5 Years
Working experience designing, implementing, and supporting complex technical solutions Required 10 Years
Working experience designing, implementing, and supporting web solutions Required 10 Years
Strong analytical and problem solving skills Required 5 Years
Working experience designing or testing security controls for cloud solutions Highly desired 5 Years
Working experience in a dedicated information security role Highly desired 5 Years