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Cyber Information Assurance Analyst

University Park, PA, USA
Cyber Information Assurance Analyst

Careers at the Applied Research Laboratory at the Pennsylvania State University

Cyber Information Assurance Analyst

WE Are...

Searching for an experienced Cyber Information Assurance Analyst to facilitate security modernization efforts in the Cyber Security Department at the Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State University, located in State College, PA.

What YOU Will Do...

You will coordinate, design, evaluate, and submit critical compliance required documentation and controls applicable to new and existing security services, controls, solutions, processes, procedures, and policies.

What YOU Need to be Successful...


Bachelor's Degree in Information Security, Information Technology, or Computer Science AND

Minimum of two years of related experience OR

An equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred skill/experience areas/:

Active security clearance possession

At least two years of operational experience with familiarity in security/event log auditing

Vulnerability scanning and mitigation using Tenable Security Center

Windows, Unix/Linux, and OSX operating system administration

TCP/IP Network analysis and network/packet level examination tools such as tcpdump, Zenmap, or Wireshark

Network monitoring tools such as Bro, Suricata, or Snort

SEIM management such as Splunk

VMWare and management of virtual machines

Required experience/skills:

Knowledge in certification and accreditation process such as RMF and DIACAP

Knowledge in NIST/ISO standards, DoD directives, and regulatory requirements

Knowledge in defining and interpretation of audit requirements

Risk assessment planning and preparation

Policy and procedure, security plan, POAM, and training material development

Test plan creation

Security related certification (Security+, CCNA-Security, GSEC, SSCP, CISSP)

You will be subject to a government security investigation, and you must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Employment with the ARL will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen.

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Located in the heart of Happy Valley, State College, PA, The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State is an integral part of one of the leading research universities in the nation and serves as a University center of excellence in defense science, systems, and technologies with a focus in naval missions and related areas.

Employment at ARL Penn State includes many benefits and rewards, including:

Comprehensive relocation package

Professional development

Career advancement opportunities

75% Tuition discount for you and your family

Safe and diverse community

College sporting event mecca

World-Class entertainment facilities and events

Cultural events

Good public education system

Activities for all stages of your life

ARL is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we believe this is central to our success as a Department of Defense designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are part of our workforce.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION on other positions at ARL, visit our web site at

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CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS: For more about safety at Penn State, and to review the Annual Security Report which contains information about crime statistics and other safety and security matters, please go to, which will also provide you with detail on how to request a hard copy of the Annual Security Report.

Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer, and is committed to providing employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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