General Dynamics Information Technology Senior Process Analyst REMOTE in Sedgwick, Kansas
Type of Requisition: Regular
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Job Family: Policy Analysis
At GDIT, people are our differentiator! As a Senior Process Analyst supporting the VA Enterprise Security Architecture (ESA) Modernization Support project, you will be trusted to work actively with GDIT security and Cyber-Security professionals to support our VA customer.
Our mission within the VA is to ensure Veteran’s information, VA information systems and infrastructure is cybersecurity ready. GDIT will accomplish this while ensuring the resiliency of VA’s cybersecurity infrastructure through proactive monitoring, adaptive responses, adherence to Federal requirements and best practices, and the recruitment, retention, and development of a world-class cybersecurity workforce.
The ideal Senior Process Analyst will work with project stakeholders to analyze, develop and refine processes that foster adoption and compliance with of the ESA program. They will determine and develop metrics to measure the effectiveness of various components of the ESA program and incorporate existing best practices and recommendations. They should reflect progress in achieving OIS and ESA strategic goals.
The Senior Project Analyst will define and develop metrics and reports in both numerical and graphical formats, including the development of an ESA dashboard. In addition, the Senior Project Analyst shall determine additional metrics that can be developed using existing ESA tools and develop prototypes of possible new metrics. Lastly, the Senior Project Analyst will meet with internal and external stakeholders to ESA to assist in the determining the right metrics for the dashboard and ESA reporting.
Support Agency-level Cybersecurity governance, including analyzing, developing and refining processes, and procedures to support a cybersecurity, privacy, and controlled unclassified information program built around National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications (SP) 800-37, 800-39, 800-53, 800-137, 800-160, 800-171, as well as other relevant NIST information security publications
Understands how to look for and identify trends, errors, and missing data
Creates alternate depictions of data to identify and highlight issues.
Summarize findings in summary reports
Creating and documenting requirements for developers to create reports, metrics and dashboards
Conduct requirements elicitation sessions of various types with key process stakeholders to understand their needs
Verifies adherence to specified process requirements and supports testing and quality assurance activities
Required Skills and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree with 10 years of experience. Eight (8) years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education
A solid understanding of information technology, cybersecurity best practices, and experience with NIST Information Security governance, especially NIST SP 800-37, SP 800-53, and SP 800-137
Knowledge of cybersecurity risk management processes (e.g., methods for assessing, scoring, and mitigating risk)
Knowledge and experience with current federal cybersecurity, privacy, and controlled unclassified information legislation and compliance requirements including, but not limited to, FISMA, and FITARA
Proven ability to take complex issues and distill information, ideas, and concepts to essential elements
Experience gathering, compiling, and analyzing business process data specifically as it relates to IT systems and the business systems that rely on IT
Demonstrated ability to recommend and implement process improvements, as necessary, to facilitate team and stakeholder collaboration to improve cybersecurity and privacy operations
Experience documenting to-be process benefits in graphic, narrative and oral formats
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Experience documenting business requirements, user stories, process guides, and project collateral
Experience with the use of Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.
Must be able to meet customer facility COVID requirements
Ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance (T4)
US Citizenship is required
Desired Skills and Experience
Experience developing reports, metrics and dashboards for different user levels
Experience in project management, engineering management, or another related subject of comparable complexity and responsibility.
ITIL certification(s) or training
Certified Business Analysis Professional (CBAP)
One or more of the following certifications:
Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
Certified in Risk and Information System Control (CRISC)
CompTIASecurity+ Knowledge of VA 6500 and familiarity working with VA information systems
Active VA clearance
This position requires being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by January 18, 2022 or the start date, if after January 18. Individuals who work in or reside in Texas or Montana or work outside of the United States may be excluded from this requirement.
We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.
GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.