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Information Security Analyst

Remote, Remote

Company Introduction  
9th Way Insignia is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business bringing transformative technology to our government customers so they can achieve their missions.  Our specialties include cybersecurity, cloud modernization, software development, data analytics, enterprise architecture, enterprise IT, analytics and artificial intelligence.  Learn more about 9th Way Insignia at https://9thwayinsignia.com.    

 

Program Introduction  
9th Way Insignia Technology is looking for an Information Security Analyst to assist in providing  Information Technology Program Management and technical support (i.e., development, operations and maintenance) to the Department of Veterans Affairs, Benefits and Memorial Services (BAM) Portfolio.  BAM provides high quality, effective, and efficient Information Technology (IT) services to those responsible for providing care to the Veterans at the point-of-care as well as throughout all points of the Veterans’ health care in an effective, timely and compassionate manner. VA depends on Information Management/Information Technology (IM/IT) systems to meet mission goals, and deliver world-class, innovative systems that ensure reliable, secure, and seamless delivery of benefits and services directly to Veterans and their families. The BAM serves the Veterans Benefits Administration, the Board of Veterans Appeals, and the National Cemetery Administration to develop and manage advanced technology solutions. 

 

Professional Level Information:  
A Information Security Analyst aligns as a Level 4 (H) Hybrid Manager at 9th Way Insignia.  A Level 4 (H) accomplishes department objectives by managing staff and processes and evaluating department activities. Focuses on leading a team and working hands-on with projects involving technology.  Hybrid Managers require skills and qualifications such as exceptional leadership, communication and interpersonal skills. 

 

Functional Job (LCAT) Information:                                                                                                                   Information Security Analyst - Plan, implement, upgrade, or monitor security measures for the protection of computer networks and information. May ensure appropriate security controls are in place that will safeguard digital files and vital electronic infrastructure. May respond to computer security breaches and viruses.                                                                                                    

 

Responsibilities:  

  • Prepare detailed reports documenting security breaches and assess the extent of damage caused by these incidents. 

  • Monitor network traffic to identify potential security breaches and promptly investigate any anomalies. 

  • Install and configure security software tools, including firewalls, intrusion detection systems (IDS), and data encryption programs. 

  • Collaborate with IT teams to ensure robust security measures are in place. 

  • Research and stay informed about the latest developments in information technology security. 

  • Implement cutting-edge technologies to protect sensitive data and systems. 

  • Develop and maintain security policies, standards, and procedures. 

  • Create a comprehensive security plan that aligns with industry best practices. 

  • Conduct regular simulated cyber-attacks to identify vulnerabilities in computer systems. 

  • Address and remediate any weaknesses before external threats exploit them. 

  • Advise managers and senior executives on security advancements and risk mitigation strategies. 

  • Assist colleagues in installing new software and educate them on security protocols. 

 

Requirements:   

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology , a related field (or equivalent work experience in lieu of degree). 

  • 7-9 years experience 

  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail. 

  • Knowledge of network protocols, security frameworks, and risk assessment methodologies. 

  • Excellent communication skills to collaborate with cross-functional teams. 

 

Preferred/Desired:  

  • Relevant certifications (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CEH) are highly desirable. 

 

Salary Range:  
The salary range for this position is  $72,822-$80,765

 

9th Way Insignia’s range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.  

 

Location:   

Remote 
 

Clearance, background investigation:  
Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.  
 

Legal:  
We’re an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer that empowers our people to fearlessly drive change – no matter their race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation, or related medical conditions), national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, military or uniformed service member status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, local, or international law.  

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