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Deep Dive Analyst

Deep Dive Analyst

TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology (IT) and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TiSTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology’s FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.

Summary:

The Deep Dive Analyst will provide unparalleled support and will appropriately contribute to the daily workload of a highly-skilled and diverse group of security assessment testers.

Responsibilities:

  • Improve the operational systems, processes, and policies in support of the client’s mission through the management and guidance of multiple work streams, teams, and clients
  • Support engagements related but not limited to Operations & Maintenance, Helpdesk Operations, Software and Application Development and Maintenance, Financial Operations, and Project and Acquisition Management
  • Provide input to key deliverable structure and content, as well as facilitating buy-in of proposed solutions from top management levels
  • Direct timely delivery of quality work products for the client
  • Manage engagement risk
  • Provide professional development of junior staff performing the role of counselor and coach, as well as providing leadership and support 

Required Skills:

  • Have a broad knowledge of security methodologies, solutions and best practices.
  • Have experience with multiple open source and commercial testing tools. A non-comprehensive list includes Nessus, App Detective, Metasploit, Burp Suite, and nmap.
  • Advanced understanding of the strengths and weaknesses of security tools. Ability to select the right tool for the job. Ability to configure and troubleshoot tools if necessary.
  • Be comfortable using, configuring, troubleshooting, and administrate both Unix/Linux and Microsoft operating systems. Candidate should also have extensive systems engineering experience with at least one of these OSs.
  • Candidate should have a solid understand of the security policies of Department of Justice and FBI, as well as security guidelines published by the National Institute of Standards (e.g., 800-53 rev 4 and 800-53a).
  • Have the ability to think critically and creatively. Capable of synthesizing and analyzing large amounts of data related to complex systems. Ability to articulate thoughts and findings in a concise and comprehensive manner.

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree

Clearance Requirements:

  • US Citizenship and active VA clearance

Location: Martinsburg, WV

Equal Opportunity Statement  
TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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