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Critical Assets / Key Vulnerabilities Analyst; DC; TS / w/SCI elig., DOJ

Location:  Washington, DC

Department:  DOJ

Clearance:  Active Top Secret with eligibility for access to Sensitive Compartmented Information

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Critical Assets and Key Vulnerabilities Analyst

Overview: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) established the Insider Threat Office (InTO) in 2014 to act as the central coordinating component for the FBI鈥檚 Insider Threat Detection and Prevention Program. The InTO leverages the specific strengths of existing insider threat programs and supports the centralization of technical, analytical, and administrative personnel and capabilities within the Bureau. The InTO identifies new tools required for a robust insider threat program, identifies key trends, and incorporates new data sets into analysis from various sources, working closely with internal administrative and investigative components to detect and deter insider threats.

Client supports strategic planning and program development efforts for InTO, including executing technical objectives associated with data exploitation and leading software development projects for InTO and its customers. The Critical Assets and Key Vulnerabilities Analyst provides advice and expert guidance on security issues affecting business processes and procedures that may be exploitable by insider threats, including the electronic processing, transmittal, and storage of sensitive and Classified information. The Critical Assets and Key Vulnerabilities Analyst promotes awareness of security issues and ensures sound security principles are practiced.


  • Maintains a centralized database of client assets, including location, existing security measures in place, and potential vulnerabilities;
  • Performs regular (at least annually) threat assessments to identify shifting or emerging threats and any associated vulnerabilities;
  • Assesses the client鈥檚 most critical assets and/or those exhibiting high vulnerabilities;
  • Coordinates with FBI entities to assess and mitigate key vulnerabilities;
  • Ensures FBI executive management is informed of key vulnerabilities that could be exploited by insider threats and progress on mitigating those vulnerabilities;
  • Communicates clearly and effectively, both orally and in writing;
  • Prepares complete, clear, and concise formal and informal reports, correspondence, briefings, charts, tables and graphs;
  • Identifies impacts and effects of study findings and makes recommendations; and
  • Assesses and improves the effectiveness of programs and complex management processes, systems, and procedures.

Required Skills:

路Bachelor of Science degree in a technical field or a Bachelor鈥檚 degree in a non-technical field with demonstrated practical experience in a technical field

路At least 5 years of experience in information technology (IT), information systems, or network security (or a related field)

路Critical thinker and solution finder for complex IT security situations

路Familiarity with assessing risks in business processes, including processes associated with IT systems and/or processes vulnerable to insider threats

路Familiarity with IT monitoring tools, configuration management, managing or maintaining user accounts and system privileges, risk and vulnerability assessments, and operations threat assessments

路Knowledge of network protocols, network security, information assurance management, cyber security capability validations, and automated vulnerability scanning tools

路Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

路Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Desired Skills/Qualifications

路Experience supporting federal government customers (FBI experience highly desirable)

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