Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
More than 7 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Job Title:
IT Systems Analyst

IT Systems Analyst


IT Systems Analyst


Tracking Code2532-987Job Description

Founded in 1980, COLSA Corporation’s team of cyber engineers, analysts and professionals across the US provide government customers with the latest and most sophisticated engineering, programmatic, and information technology services.

Centered at the core of its values, COLSA knows its people are its most valuable resource.  In addition to receiving a competitive compensation package, our employees enjoy offerings such as flexible work schedules, paid time off, benefits that begin on the date of hire, recognition programs, tuition and certification assistance, and immediate vesting in our matching 401(k) plan. Our WE CARE Wellness program provides support and initiatives to empower employees and their families to live healthy, balanced lives and our Association of COLSA  Employees (ACE) provides a fun way for employees and their families to come together in times of both celebration and need. We invite you to connect your talents with opportunity, and be a part of our “Family of Professionals,” in supporting cutting-edge initiatives related to our country’s national defense!

We are currently seeking candidates for an IT Systems Analyst to support the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) Ground-based Midcourse Defense Cyber Warrior Training Capability (CWTC) Cyber Range Development.

General Summary

The position is located in Huntsville, AL. The candidate will provide support related to all aspects of cybersecurity, certification & accreditation as it relates to CWTC to include infrastructure supporting the systems, associated systems and subsystems components. Candidate will support the Risk Management per the Risk Management Framework (DoDI 8510.01) and coordinate control type data entries for the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMass) database in order to achieve Authority to Connect (ATC) to classified and unclassified networks. Candidate will work with internal team members to obtain an in-depth understanding of customer specific security requirements in order to translate them into policies, processes, and standards to ensure compliance with FISMA, NIST, and OMB guidance. Candidate will evaluate and make recommendations designed to promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the security program. Candidate will support the development and execution of test plans to support cyber testing for the system vulnerabilities, security impacts and SW/HW performance, and SW/HW interoperability security-based issues. Must have the ability to clearly present and communicate technical approaches and findings and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Required Experience

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or the equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 8 years work related experience
  • Experience developing RMF packages
  • Experience with eMASS
  • In-depth understanding of cyber security policy, tools, threat mitigation, network topologies, and secured networks
  • Strong understanding of NIST Special Publications, FISMA, OMB requirements, and cyber security best practices
  • Currently active DoD 8570.01 qualifying baseline certification(s)
  • Currently active DoD SECRET security clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience developing complete RMF packages from system categorization through the Authority to Operate (ATO)
  • Experience certifying and accrediting MDA and GM test enclave related systems
  • Experience working with DoD Classified / Unclassified networks and enclaves
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job LocationHuntsville, Alabama, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular


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