Paragon Technology Group

  • Security Analyst II

    Job Location US-IL-Scott AFB
  • Overview

    The Security Analyst II will serve as the lead for all assigned client Risk Management Framework security control assessments. The candidate will be responsible for the performance of security control assessment planning and execution in compliance with NIST, DoD, policies and procedures with minimal supervision.



    The candidate will have had prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of cybersecurity, cloud hosting, Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), and be able to interpret requirements of relevant governing bodies (NIST, OMB, GAO, DoD, etc.). The candidate will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities. Additionally, the candidate will responsible for assisting in the presentation of the security control assessment status reports and findings to the client. The ideal candidate will have prior experience performing similar work for a DoD client, to include strategic planning, solution development, RMF or DIACAP assessments, and have a technical background.


    • 3+ years of Information Technology Experience (reviewing, consulting, or advising)
    • 2+ years of knowledge and practical understanding of NIST SP 800 series.
    • 2+ years of demonstrated experience leading and managing assessments projects with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work towards strict deadlines.
    • Security Professional Certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CAP, CEH).
    • Previous experience with scanning tools: Nessus, SIH, Fortify, WebInspect.
    • Expert skills in cyber security assessment techniques and practices.
    • Excellent interpersonal, interviewing, analytical and problem-solving skills to address variable situations
    • General knowledge of industry security requirements, standards, and best practices.
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability read and analyze data effectively to write cogent reports on assessment findings with sound recommendations
    • Good human relations, communication, and time management skills
    • Excellent MS Excel and Word skills
    • Bachelor’s degree in information technology related field
    • DoD Secret Clearance desired
    • Travel 10 – 25% depending on project

    Paragon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.



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