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Acquisition Security Analyst - Entry/Mid-Level

National Security Agency (NSA) | Fort Meade MD 20755 USA | Part Time | Posted: 09/12/2019

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ResponsibilitiesNSA Overview The professionals at the National Security Agency (NSA) have one common goal: to protect our nation. The mission requires a strong offense and a steadfast defense. The offense collects, processes and disseminates intelligence information derived from foreign signals for intelligence and counterintelligence purposes. The defense prevents adversaries from gaining access to sensitive classified national security information. Acquisition Security Analysts collect data concerning sponsor needs and product application by reviewing acquisition documentation or tasking from sponsoring organizations and interviewing sponsors. On behalf of the National Security Agency, they evaluate vendors and products to determine the extent of any foreign influence. They coordinate with subject matter experts to determine the level or risk associated with product use. Description of the Position Acquisition Security Analysts support the organization by: - Applying principles, methods, and tools for assessing and mitigating threats/vulnerabilities - Understanding commercial information technology marketplace, products, and services - Assessing applicability of available tools to various situations - Understanding the principal methods and techniques of gathering intelligence information - Evaluating the scope and availability of intelligence analysis tools available at NSA - Preparing and maintaining case files, risk assessments, and acquisition security databases detailing the findings, recommendations, status, and results of assessment actions. - Reviewing acquisition strategy plans to identify acquisition security concerns associated with acquisition strategies and provide guidance for addressing those concerns. - Developing and monitoring implementation and effectiveness of countermeasures for mitigating security risks. - Briefing customers and managers concerning acquisition security policy and procedures and specific cases. ***PLEASE NOTE: U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants. Reasonable accommodations provided to applicants with disabilities during the application and hiring process where appropriate. NSA is an equal opportunity employer and abides by applicable employment laws and regulations. All applicants and employees are subject to random drug testing in accordance with Executive Order 12564. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of a security background investigation and polygraph. This position is a Defense Civilian Intelligence Personnel System (DCIPS) position in the Excepted Service under 10 U.S.C. 1601. DoD Components with DCIPS positions apply Veterans' Preference to eligible candidates as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 USC, in accordance with the procedures provided in DoD Instruction 1400.25, Volume 2005, DCIPS Employment and Placement. If you are a veteran claiming veterans' preference, as defined by Section 2108 of Title 5 U.S.C., you may be asked to submit documents verifying your eligibility. Please note that you may be asked a series of questions depending on the position you apply for. Your responses will be used as part of the screening process of your application and will assist in determining your eligibility for the position. Be sure to elaborate on experiences in your resume. Failure to provide the required information or providing inaccurate information will result in your application not being considered for this position. Only those applicants who meet the qualifications for the position will be contacted to begin employment processing. Please Note: Job Posting could close earlier than the closing date due to sufficient number of applicants or position no longer available. We encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

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Location Fort Meade, MD, 20755, United States
Categories Security/Protective Services

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