AECOM IT Security Analyst in Washington, District Of Columbia

Business Line Government

Position Title IT Security Analyst

United States of America - Washington, D.C.


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented information security analyst to join our team in Washington, DC to begin an exciting and challenging career with AECOM . The position will be located in Washington DC, across from the L'Enfant Plaza Metro.

Essential Responsibilities: Please list what the candidate will be doing in this position

Job Description:

The selected candidate will provide Information System Security Officer (ISSO) support for multiple major Federal IT application and Information systems. They will be responsible for conducting structured security certification and accreditation (C&A) activities utilizing the Risk Management Framework and in compliance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements. As a member of the Security Team, the candidate will lead the review of technical, management and operational Security Controls in accordance with DHS to ensure the completeness and effectiveness of the IT system's information technology and security solutions.

Required skills:

  • Experience guiding a system through full ATO (Authority to Operate) lifecycle

  • Experience writing security plans and contingency plans and all ATO artifacts

  • Experience analyzing security scan reports

  • Experience creating, managing, and completing Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&Ms)

  • Experience analyzing system audit logs

  • Ensure configuration management is appropriate for all Information Systems (IS) software and hardware, including that change control requirements are documented and tracked

  • Ensure security logs and audit trails are reviewed in accordance with established schedules

  • Conduct periodic reviews of Privileged user accounts (Developer, Admin, etc.)

Day-to-day work:

The candidate will be responsible for ensuring that Certification and Accreditations (C&A) / Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documents, Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) and artifacts are maintained and updated in accordance with DHS policy. The candidate will participate in the DHS change, configuration, and release management process to ensure an appropriate security level is in the systems lifecycles. As a technical expert in the security field, the candidate will be relied upon to ensure that senior management is kept apprised of all pertinent security systems issues. They will also be responsible for the operation of a security monitoring and auditing solutions.

Skills, product knowledge:

  • Must have experience with analyzing security scan reports

  • Must demonstrate a complete understanding of Information Security Administration principles, concepts, practices, and standards as well as a complete understanding of network devices, TCP/IP and related Internet protocols.

Should possess leadership skills including organizing, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.

Minimum Requirements

  • Requires Minimum Active Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligible.....DHS EOD strongly preferred

  • Bachelor's degree and 10 years of related subject matter experience or combination of education, certifications and specialized industry experience (subject to the Government Contracting Officer granting a waiver). Experience should include systems certification and accreditation (C&A). A minimum of one year C&A experience in a classified environment as well as a minimum of one year experience with FISMA compliance is also required.

  • Requires excellent oral and written communications skills; a self-motivated problem solver with the ability to learn quickly; ability to establish and maintain a strong customer focused working relationship.

  • Must be able to obtain/maintain DHS-EOD clearance.

Travel: 10%, Remote Work Authorized: 20% - 40%.

Certifications: (minimum (1) active required)

  • ISC2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or CISSP-ISSMP, ISSAP or ISSEP

  • Certification and Accreditation Professional (CAP)

  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

  • C&A experience with classified networks is highly desired


Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Information Technology

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 154468BR