Functional Analyst

Functional Analyst

The ASTA Group, LLC is seeking a Functional Analyst with expertise as an Information Assurance Technician, to support a position located in Virginia Beach, VA.   

Job Responsibilities

    • Recognizes a potential security violation, takes appropriate action to report the incident as required by regulation, and mitigates any adverse impact.
    • Applies instructions and pre-established guidelines to perform IA tasks within the computer environment (CE).
    • Provides end user IA support for all CE operating systems, peripherals, and applications.
    • Supports, monitors, tests, and troubleshoots hardware and software IA problems pertaining to their CE.
    • Applies CE specific IA program requirements to identify areas of weakness.
    • Applies appropriate CE access controls.
    • Installs and operates the IT systems in a test configuration manner that does not alter the program code or compromise security safeguards.
    • Conducts tests of IA safeguards in accordance with established test plans and procedures.
    • Implements and monitors IA safeguards for CE system(s) in accordance with implementation plans and standard operating procedures.
    • Applies established IA security procedures and safeguards and comply with responsibilities of assignment.
    • Complies with system termination procedures and incident reporting requirements related to potential CE security incidents or actual breaches.
    • Implements online warnings to inform users of access rules for CE systems.
    • Implements applicable patches including IA vulnerability alerts (IAVA), IA vulnerability bulletins (IAVB), and technical advisories (TA) for the CE operating system(s).
    • Installs, tests, maintains, and upgrades CE operating systems software and hardware to comply with IA requirements.
    • Understands and implements technical vulnerability corrections.
    • Enters assets in a vulnerability management system.

Requirements

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Employees must have ability to lift objects up to 20 pounds, sit for extended hours, and operate standard office equipment. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

Candidates must meet the following requirements:

  • Associates degree and 2 years experience in IT and Security Mgt or a minimum of 4 years experience in IT
  • Valid driver’s license
  • Full Tier 3 background investigation required
  • Secret level security clearance required or must be able to reactivate previous clearance

This is a full-time position, requiring a 40-hour work week, Monday-Friday. 

Benefits

Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Life Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off

Interested in Applying?

Send a copy of your resume to resume@theastagroup.com.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.

AAP/EEO Statement

The ASTA Group, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer an Equal Opportunity Employer. ASTA does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All aspects of employment, including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs.

Reasonable Accomodations for Applicants with Disabilities

The ASTA Group, LLC is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you would like to apply for employment with ASTA and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website, please contact us by email at resume@theastagroup.com or by phone at (850) 912-6793.