IT Systems Analyst – Cybersecurity

About the job

Tetra Tech, Inc. has an opening for a Cybersecurity Specialist (IT Systems Analyst II) at the US Army Pueblo Chemical Depot (PCD), in Pueblo, Co. This position will provide information systems security support to PCD’s information systems security specialist with responsibility for providing operational and technical advice to the Information Management Office (IMO), while supporting the unique Chemical Weapons destruction mission. The successful candidate must be a US citizen and will be required to possess and maintain certifications IAW DOD Directive 8570.01M / DOD 8140.01 Cyberspace Workforce Management IAM-I, COMPTIA Security+, Cybersecurity Analyst+ (CySA+). Ability to obtain and maintain an active NACI (Tier 1) and Secret Clearance (Tier 3) is required.

Discover your full potential. At Tetra Tech, we are collaborating with industry-leading experts for a sustainable future for our world. We combine consulting and engineering with advanced analytics and technology to solve the world’s most complex challenges. Our innovation hubs across the globe will enable you to share ideas and best practices while growing your professional network. Wherever you are in your career journey, you will benefit from working with world-class engineers, scientists, and technical specialists.

Apply today and join the company that is Leading with Science®.

Your Role

  • Complete work involving the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of systems, networks, and data through the planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of information systems, security programs, policies, procedures, and tools.
  • Conduct information security studies and analyses.
  • Provide technical advice and solutions to the government information systems security specialist and the Information Management Office (IMO) in matters relating to information systems security.
  • Assist in the development of IA policies and procedures.
  • Promote awareness of security issues to endure sound security principles are reflected in IMO vision and goals and ensure the rigorous application of information security/information assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of all IT services.
  • Conduct risk and information assurance vulnerability assessments (IAVAs) of planned and installed information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs. Assist in the development of recommendations and corrective actions and determine efficient means to comply.
  • Assist the Information System Owner (ISO) and Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in the registration of IT systems into the Army Portfolio Management Solutions (APMS) and Enterprise Assurance Support Service (eMASS) in accordance with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF).
  • Review new information security hardware and software polices/procedures, evaluate network security tools, and develop and/or modify network security test.
  • Perform extensive research and study of IA reports and publications and maintain up-to-date knowledge of IA procedures, requirements and best practices.
  • Occasional travel for training or attendance at information security/information assurance conferences, meetings, or presentations may also be required.

Qualifications

  • Must have an Associate Degree or higher in an IT-related field, IT Security preferred.

The Ideal Candidate Will Possess Knowledge Of

  • DOD and DA policies, procedures, regulations, directives and requirements as it relates to information security. This knowledge is used in development of guidance and procedures for the installation, to identify vulnerabilities, and to assess potential security violations or problems.
  • DOD Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes and registering information systems (IT) packages
  • IT security principles (network, security, and network security architecture) and methods; and IT security products and services sufficient to evaluate, recommend the acquisition of, implement, and disseminate IT security tools, procedures, training and practices to protect information assets.
  • Programming techniques (associated with security tools), automated data processing (ADP) equipment characteristics, system and network software characteristics, DOD, DA, NETCOM, and Information Assurance/information system security regulations and standards to evaluate the effectiveness of systems, devices, procedures, and methods used to safeguard all automated systems, classified and privacy data in computer accessible media.
  • Mission and functions of the Army organization, work processes and subject matters to ascertain sensitive information areas, which sections require special alterations, and to advise, evaluate, and implement security-related matters/issues.
  • Telecommunications and computer hardware and software to protect systems from viruses, data tampering, and unauthorized system entry.
  • System software and systems development life cycles including systems documentation, design development, configuration management, cost analysis, data administration, systems integration, and testing.

Must possess COMPTIA Security+ certification

  • Must possess or be able to obtain within 6 months of hire, certifications IAW DOD Directive 8570.01M / DOD 8140.01 Cyberspace Workforce Management IAM-I within 6 months of assuming this position.
  • Must possess or be able to obtain within 6 months of hire, CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification.
  • Must possess a valid motor vehicle driver’s license and be able to drive.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain, at a minimum, a Secret Security Clearance.
  • A Microsoft 10 or Microsoft Desktop Administrator Associate certification is desirable
  • Employee may be recalled to work and/or required to work other than normal duty hours, which may include evenings, weekends, and/or holidays.

Colorado Equal Pay: The salary range for this position is $26-$32 hour

About Tetra Tech

Tetra Tech combines the resources of a global, multibillion-dollar company with local, client-focused delivery in more than 450 locations around the world. Our reputation rests on the technical expertise and dedication of our employees—21,000 associates working together to provide smart, scalable solutions for challenging projects. We are proud to be home to leading technical experts in water, environment, infrastructure, resource management, energy, and international development.

Explore our open positions at https://www.tetratech.com/careers. Follow us on social media to learn more about our people, culture, and opportunities:

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Tetra Tech is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Diversity, inclusion, and equity are among Tetra Tech’s core values. Throughout our history, the company has prioritized equitable inclusion of all people. All qualified candidates will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, military or veteran status, gender, age, disabilities, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information and any other characteristics protected by the law. We invite resumes from all interested parties. Please visit our website at www.tetratech.com to see the array of diverse services and exciting projects we are currently working on.

Tetra Tech is a VEVRAA federal contractor and we request priority referral of veterans for available positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Please no phone calls or agencies.

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