Associate Information Security Analyst

Organization Overview

Ranked by Washington Technology as a top 100 leader in IT services, Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. If you want to apply your technical expertise to programs that help control infectious diseases, address housing and homelessness issues, and inform policies that create economic opportunities in the U.S. and abroad, we invite you to join our team. Our IT team of over 60 professionals collaborates across 45 offices worldwide. As a member of our team, you will be on the front line supporting users around the world. Clients have come to rely on Abt to provide innovative solutions with energy, creativity and top notch customer service. Our company culture of continuous learning supports opportunities for long-term career growth and a balanced work/life experience.


Are you interested in a career in Cyber Security and Information Assurance? Develop your skills at Abt Associates! Abt Associates seeks a motivated Associate IT Security Analyst to support the Cyber Security Team in Rockville, MD. Abt supports a flexible and remote work environment in addition to in-office support. The Associate IT Security Analyst is a member of an existing cross-discipline team in IT Security that has responsibility for designing, implementing and supporting information security solutions as well as ensuring compliance with FISMA, HIPAA, APP, GDPR, and other standards for a global think tank.

The ideal candidate will have a strong academic record and be ready to deliver awesome work. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply.

Key Roles and Responsibilities

Work collaboratively with other team members to implement FISMA policies and procedures

Assist with certification and accreditation process .

Provide information security training to staff and customers as needed.

Documentation that encapsulates the results of security tests, including ST&E reports and technical risk assessment reports.

Review and research system weaknesses for risk and solutions.

Apply systems thinking and business analyst skills to Cybersecurity challenges.

Preferred Skills / Prerequisites

Must have a high level of understanding and knowledge of technology including server architecture, Microsoft Windows operating systems.

Must be able to deliver oral presentations and white papers to colleagues and senior staff.

Must have strong technical writing skills.

Good interpersonal skills and teamwork skills.

High level of work independence.

Requirements gathering, analysis and organization skills.

Strong desire to learn new skills and technologies.

Any of the following certifications are a plus, but are not required: GSEC, GIAC, CCNP, CEH, SSCP, CAP, CISA, Security+, Network+, AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors Degree + Two years of relevant experience, or Masters Degree

Abt Associates is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer committed to fostering a diverse workforce. Abt Associates provides market-competitive salaries and comprehensive employee benefits. Local candidates strongly encouraged to apply.

Disclaimer: Abt Associates will never ask candidates for money in exchange for an offer of employment.

Abt Associates is a mission-driven, global leader in research and program implementation in the fields of health, social and environmental policy, and international development. Known for its rigorous approach to solving complex challenges, Abt Associates is regularly ranked as one of the top global research firms and one of the international development innovators. The company has multiple offices in the U.S. and program offices in more than 40 countries.

At Abt Associates, we are committed to creating a lasting culture of equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that in order to achieve full participation, our practices must be free of prejudice, discrimination, and bias that result in inequitable outcomes. We are actively working to advance equity for everyone, and while we still have much work to do, we know that racial and cultural diversity are an asset to our business and the communities where we live and serve. Our ongoing commitment is focused on creating business practices that advance racial and social equity, investments in community impact programs for the benefit of Black, Indigenous, and people of color , and expand upon project work related to racial equity and social justice.

Job Details:

Posted Date : 2022-05-07

Job type : Full Time

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