Cyber Security Analyst

at Maximus
Published February 10, 2024
Location Arlington, VA
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Job Description Summary:

Who We're Looking For:
Passion Seekers: Individuals dedicated to impactful work.
Self-Starters: Those ready to initiate change.
Collaborators: Team players achieving client success.

Maximus seeks a Cyber Security Analyst with comprehensive knowledge and a track record of high-impact contributions. You will plan and lead significant projects, leveraging expertise to drive short-term and strategic growth. In this role, you will function as a technical expert across multiple assignments and may supervise team members, ensuring project success and client security.

*This position is contingent on award*

Design and implement cybersecurity control solutions that safeguard information and systems.
Fulfill complex enterprise-wide cybersecurity requirements based on user needs, policies, regulations, and resource constraints.
Identify security risks, threats, and vulnerabilities across networks, systems, and applications, proposing and implementing recommended mitigation measures.
Apply cybersecurity expertise to government and commercial common user systems, as well as specialized systems with unique security needs, such as command and control networks.
Collaborate with stakeholders in system security documentation, compliance, and RMF implementation.
Develop, implement, and maintain cybersecurity strategies, standards, policies, and procedures.
Provide expert cybersecurity integration advice and create action plans for security improvements.
Support continuous monitoring, ensuring compliance with NIST 800-53 controls, DoD STIGs, and program policies.

Minimum Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in cybersecurity or a related discipline, or any bachelor's degree with a cyber-related certification of CISSP or higher.
In lieu of a BS/BA: Associate's degree in a cyber-related discipline and 12 years of work related experience, or 14 years of work related experience in relevant field with a high school diploma.
TS/SCI clearance is highly preferred. However, Top Secret with SCI Eligibility will be considered.
Bachelors in a cybersecurity discipline with 10 years experience OR Bachelors in any discipline and CISSP with 10 years experience OR 14 years experience in relevant field.
10 years of work-related experience in cybersecurity in the following areas:
o Practical knowledge of security frameworks (NIST 800-53, RMF, DIACAP).Strong technical writing capabilities.
o Experience with Nessus, FedRAMP, and cloud/network security.
o Linux and network expertise.
o Comprehensive knowledge of operating systems and network security.
o CompTIA Security+ or similar credentials (if not already holding CISSP or higher certification).

Preferred Qualifications:
Advanced certifications like CISSP/CISA/CISM/CRISC.
Cloud technology proficiency (AWS, Azure, GCP).

Key Skills and Abilities:
Exceptional communication and organizational skills.
Microsoft Office proficiency.
Independent and collaborative working capacity.
Public speaking and meeting facilitation experience.

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Job Summary:

Maximus TCS (Technology and Consulting Services) Internal Job Profile Code: TCS035, T5, Band 8

MAXIMUS Introduction:
Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

EEO Statement:
EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. Were proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

Pay Transparency:
Maximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to job location, a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation ranges may differ based on contract value but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation. Maximus will comply with regulatory minimum wage rates and exempt salary thresholds in all instances.

Posted Max:
USD $190,000.00/Yr.

Posted Min:
USD $96,400.00/Yr.