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HBSS Admin / Cyber Analyst

Company: COLSA
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

General Summary: Performs system monitoring and analysis support for the detection of cyber incidents and provides recommendations on how to correct findings.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities (*Essential Functions):

  • Configures and maintains HBSS. *

  • Responsibilities include: monitoring network and systems to detect security events such as intrusions and virus incidents, maintaining anti-virus updates, configuring host-based firewalls, and monitoring the security posture of systems in the classified environment.*

  • Performs scheduled audits using Policy Auditor on assigned systems and generates reports as necessary.*

  • Applies HBSS security configuration settings as required by DISA STIG and security enclave ISSO.*

  • Daily monitoring of HBSS dashboards and reports to facilitate the trend analysis of security events to facilitate faster incident response to malicious activities.*

  • Develops Plans of Action & Mitigation (POA&M) to document deviations from approved DISA STIG requirements and/or category findings which pertain to HBSS.*

  • Responsible for managing and administering additional cyber tools as new tools are implemented into the technical architecture.

  • Identifies where systems/networks deviate from acceptable configurations, enclave policy, or local policy.*

  • Conducts audits to ensure information systems security policies and procedures are implemented as defined in security plans and best practices. *

  • Performs detailed analyses to validate established security requirements and to recommend additional security requirements and safeguards.*

  • Establishes strict program control processes and policies to ensure mitigation of risks and supports obtaining certification and accreditation of systems. *

  • Supports the formal testing requirements through pre-test preparations, participation in the tests, analysis of the results, and preparation of required reports.*

  • Performs evaluations (compliance audits) and/or active evaluations (vulnerability assessments). *

  • Conducts trend analysis of security events to identify anomalous malicious activity and repeat infection. *

  • Provides leadership and threat mitigation training techniques to lower level employees.*

  • Leads response teams to ensure any anomalies are corrected in accordance with government or industry standards.

    At COLSA, people are our most valuable resource and centered at our core value. We invite you to unite your talents with opportunity and be a part of our "Family of Professionals!" Learn about our employee-centric culture and benefits here ( .
    Required SkillsRequired Experience
    Required Qualifications

    • Bachelor's Degree in related field, or equivalent experience.

    • Minimum of 7-10 years of work related experience.

    • Current CompTIA Security+ certification.

    • Microsoft certification (e.g., MCP/MCSA).

    • Trained in DISA HBSS Admin.

    • Ability to clearly present and communicate technical approaches and findings.

    • Must have a minimum of a SECRET security clearance. US Citizenship required.

      Preferred Qualifications

      • CASP or CISSP Certification

      • HBSS Certification

        Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Keywords: COLSA, Huntsville , HBSS Admin / Cyber Analyst, Administration, Clerical , Huntsville, Alabama

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