CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Security Analyst in Fairfax, Virginia

Security Analyst

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Category:Information Technology

City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0616-3024

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI Federal’s Emerging Technologies Practice (ETP) seeks a highly-motivated security professional to support Environmental Protection Agency projects in the Regulatory Agencies Program business unit. The Information Security Analyst will be a part of a security team that supports projects’ information security needs to comply with EPA’s comprehensive security program and the NIST Risk Management Framework ( RMF)

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Prepare, validate, and maintain security documentation including, but not limited to: system security plan (SSP), risk assessment (RA), contingency plan (CP), privacy impact assessment (PIA), eAuthentication assessment, FIPS categorization

• Provide support for the security life cycle of major applications to the CGI Federal project team and client stakeholders

• Collaborate with the CGI Federal project team to support security assessments (Security Assessment and Authorization [SA&A] or Certification and Accreditation [C&A] activities) and audits

• Have strong analysis, oral and written communication, and change management skills

• Be able to work with all levels of CGI Federal and client project team members and establish and maintain a strong customer-focused working relationship

• Identify and mitigate security business and system risks

• Identify and manage POA&Ms through remediation as well as develop corrective action plans for each POA&M

• Be a team player with the ability to work independently and proactively while being flexible and prioritizing competing priorities, often under time constraints

• Participate in writing proposals

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Required Knowledge and Skills:

Knowledge of NIST Special Publications especially 800-53 and 800-37. Ability to communicate clearly and present information to the customer in a format they can understand.

• Preparing security documentation

• Evaluating security and privacy controls to determine which are applicable and which have changed

• Participating in security assessments and audits

• Completing non-technical analysis activities

• Providing direct support to a client ISSO

• Identifying and mitigating risks

• Managing POA&Ms

Commitment to ongoing quality and process improvements

Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Project

Desired :

CISSP, Sec+, or CAP Certifications. Knowledge of Nessus scanning tool. Knowledge of EPA environments and systems.

Knowledge of Xacta or Archer Or Trusted Agent FISMA

Due to the nature of the government contract, US Citizenship and the ability to get a security clearance is required.

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.

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