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Junior IT Security Analyst (Remote)

FEI Systems
Columbia, MD
  • Expired: December 23, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

At FEI Systems, we create innovative technology solutions to improve the delivery of health and human services because we know when cumbersome administrative processes stand in the way, those who need it most are often left without access to proper care and support. From comprehensive case management software to disaster recovery services and content management information systems used in delivering foreign aid, our solutions are improving the lives of millions of people. We're looking for an IT security analyst who shares our commitment to leveraging technology to make a real impact in the world - a professional who knows, beyond all else, that the quality of our products and services is only as good as the company we keep.

Job Summary: A Junior Information Security Analyst has the ability to grow and the responsibility to report, indirectly, to first line Project Managers from a program standpoint; but, will ultimately report to the IT Security Director. The analyst will be responsible for monitoring, evaluating, and maintaining systems and procedures to protect networks, systems, and data from internal and external threats. It is incumbent of the analyst to identify risk, respond to reported security violations, determine root cause of violations, and recommend corrective actions to ensure data security. The analyst also researches, recommends, and implements changes to procedures to enhance data systems security, and assists in communicating and reinforcing security procedures and best practices to users. The analyst will need to possess and apply knowledge of principles, practices, and procedures related to information security, risk management, privacy, and IT governance to the completion of meaningful and challenging assignments.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works under general supervision to plan and conduct security related assignments for one or more programs/customers
  • Ensures successful/accurate vulnerability scans and vulnerability reporting of infrastructure and applications
  • Develops and/or maintains reports for consumption by support teams and for the IT Security Director
  • Act as a liaison between IT Security and program/development teams to help ensure business needs are met in the most secure manner
  • Help implement selected program components for our internal security department/posture

Required Skills/Experience:
  • Information Security Domain Knowledge - Candidate must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the information security and privacy domain.
  • Risk Management - Person must understand the total process of identifying, controlling, and mitigating uncertain events that may negatively affect system resources including risk analysis, implementation and testing, security evaluation of safeguards, and overall security review
  • Interpersonal - Must demonstrate self-motivation with a strong ability to work in a multi-tasking, changing environment
  • Vulnerability Management - Required that candidate has experience with vulnerability management tools including running vulnerability scans and vulnerability reporting

Preferred Skills/Experience:
  • Federal Security Compliance - Fluency in FISMA, NIST SP800-53, and the Federal systems certification and accreditation process
  • Governance - Experience with major governance regulations (e.g., SOX, HIPAA, NISPOM, DITSCAP, CoBIT, HITRUST, etc.)
  • Industry Experience - Healthcare industry experience, with a particular emphasis on health payer solutions, electronic health records, behavior health, data analytics, claims adjudication, medical management, and fraud detection and prevention is critical
  • Customer Sensitivity - Experience working with and/or for Health focused Agencies of the Federal Government to include NIH, CDC, CMS, VA, SAMHSA. Experience working with DHHS specific protocols (e.g., BPSSM, RMH, XLS, TRA, etc.).
  • Systems Development - Experience in full life cycle information technology solution implementation from conceptualization, requirements, design and specification through development (coding), integration testing and commissioning
  • Securing Cloud Environments - Experience securing applications and application development located in cloud and hybrid cloud environments
  • Other - Strong technical design and communication skills

Education and Certification:
  • A Bachelor's Degree or 3+ years of directly related professional experience may be substituted for the degree requirement
  • Professional Security Certification is preferred (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc.)

Travel Requirements:
  • There is minimal travel required, i.e., less than 10% of the time. Will attend at least one offsite security conference/training event per year

Work Environment:
  • Candidate must have a secure home location to support working from home.

  • Full time must be able to obtain Public Trust; other clearance may or may not be required

Location: Remote

Status: Full time position with full company benefits

NOTICE: EO/AA/VEVRAA/Disabled Employer - Federal Contractor. FEI Systems participates in E-Verify, a federal program that enables employers to verify the identity and employment eligibility of all persons hired to work in the United States by providing the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee's Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. For more information on E-Verify, please contact DHS at (888) 464-4218.

Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, disability, or genetic information, except where it relates to a bona fide occupational qualification or requirement. FEI Systems creates an Affirmative Action Plan on an annual basis. Pursuant to federal law, the portions of FEI Systems' Affirmative Action Program that relate to Section 503 (Persons with Disabilities) and/or Section 4212 (Protected Veterans), are available for inspection upon request by applicants and employees during FEI Systems' normal business hours.


FEI Systems


Columbia, MD
21046 USA



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