Orbital ATK Associate Information Assurance Security Analyst in Chandler, Arizona

Associate Information Assurance Security Analyst

Locations:Chandler, AZ

Categories: Information Technology


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Job ID:MO20173008-41041

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition.

United in pride and shared goals, Orbital ATK employees come from diverse backgrounds and work together to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable solutions. Work with the best and unleash your potential.

Orbital ATK is currently seeking anAssociateInformation Assurance Security Analystto join our Information Systems Security (ISS) team in Chandler, Arizona.

**Must have Secret clearance.

Role description & Responsibilities:

The Associate Information Assurance Security Analyst is responsible for performing security assessment of systems and networks and identifying any deviation from acceptable configurations and policy. Act as a technical interface with the customer. Provide expertise in the analysis, assessment, development, and evaluation of security solutions and architectures to secure applications, operating systems, databases, and networks that support our business objectives.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage the full life-cycle classified computing environments to include the daily administration, planning of upgrades, new deployments, and maintaining operational data flows

  • Maintain security by monitoring and ensuring coverage, effectiveness, compliance to standards, policies, and procedures; assisting in conducting incident response and analyses; developing and conducting training programs

  • Coordinating and conducting event collection, log management, event management, compliance automation, and identity monitoring activities

  • Provide maintenance and administration services for hardware and software in classified computing environments on the site

  • Coordinate IS Security processes, procedures, and standards with other sites within the business unit

  • Research and maintain a deep understanding of current and emerging technologies and Information Assurance Security solutions

  • Upgrade security systems by monitoring security environment; identifying security gaps; evaluating and implementing enhancements

  • Prepare system security reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing trends

  • Conduct ongoing and regular Information Assurance Security capability assessments and reviews including people, process and technologies; ensuring that all security capabilities and tools are operating effectively

  • Ensure security capabilities are reviewed and compliant within defined risk levels while considering hardware/software currency, performance/availability, security and information

  • Ensure that all Information Assurance Security related capabilities and solutions are operating effectively

  • Participate in the Computer Security Incident Response process

  • Responsible for identifying continuous security capability improvements that will help protect our computing environments

  • Establish timelines and patterns of activity based on multiple data sources

  • Manage effective liaison relationships with other IS groups, vendors, and others

Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related business or technical areas, or an equivalency of education and work experience.

  • Candidates must be a US Citizen and have the ability to obtain a U.S. government security clearance

  • Entry level position-preferably one year experience minimum experience.

  • Technical skills proficiency in the following areas: security information event management, network communication using TCP/IP protocols, basic system administration, basic knowledge of computer network defense operations (proxy, firewall, IDS/IPS, router/switch, open source information collection

  • Self-starter with the ability to proactively engage and develop relationships with subject matter experts and analyst counterparts

  • Travel requirement of up to 10%

Skills & Knowledge Qualifications:

  • Optional Certifications (any): CISSP, CEH, Security+, SANS certification(s), Network+, CCNA

  • Basic desktop operating system proficiency (Windows and Red Hat Linux)

  • Working knowledge of networking technology and tools, firewalls, proxies, IDS/IPS, encryption, and protocols

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent teamwork skills and the ability to successfully interface with other IS Groups

  • Metrics development and reporting

  • System configuration and architecture

  • Demonstrated strong working knowledge of various information technologies and industry best practices

  • Demonstrated ability to take initiative and accountability for achieving results

  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills

If you are a dynamic, successful, driven professional, Orbital ATK is the company that will further your experience and career growth. We offer a highly competitive salary, comprehensive benefits including, medical, dental, 401k, tuition reimbursement, and much more.

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:0-1 Year


Expertise:Information Technology