Senior Security Analyst


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TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Contract position – Senior Security Analyst / Richmond VA – (JOB-20150). If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please apply to see the TECHEAD difference that has made us successful for 30+ years!

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Job Description:

Contract: 6 Months (Possible Extension)

Hybrid: 3-4 days onsite

Local Candidates Only

Richmond, VA

Techead is seeking an experienced Sr. Security Analyst to join our municipal client for a contract opportunity.


  • Document and address organization’s information security, cybersecurity architecture, and systems security engineering requirements throughout the acquisition life cycle.
  • Employ secure configuration management processes.
  • Perform security reviews, identify gaps in applications and security architectures, and develop a security risk management plan.
  • Define and document how the implementation of a new system or new interfaces between systems impacts the security posture of the current environment.
  • Determine the protection needs (i.e., security controls) for the information system(s) and network(s) and document appropriately. 
  • Document the vulnerability management process including security impact analysis. Track vulnerabilities until remediation.
  • Determines security protocols by evaluating business strategies and requirements.
  • Responds to, and investigates, security incidents and provides thorough post-event analyses.



  • 5 years’ experience in IT risk management and information security
  • Utilize emerging technologies to design and implement security solutions; monitoring and improving those solutions while working with an information security team.
  • Consult and engineering in the design and development of security best practices; implementation of security measures to meet business goals, customer needs and regulatory requirements.
  • Security considerations of cloud computing, including data breaches, hacking, account hijacking, malicious insiders, third parties, authentication, APTs, data loss and DoS attacks.
  • Identity and access management; tracking and creating/enforcing policies that govern access sensitive technology resources and information assets.
  • Strong communication skills; strong critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Strong leadership, project, and team-building skills, including the ability to lead teams and drive initiatives in multiple departments.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify risks associated with business processes, operations, technology projects and information security programs.
  • Ability to function as a subject matter expert who can explain complex topics to those without a technical background.

Technical skills and knowledge:

  • The NIST 800-53 rev 5 specifications for an information security management system and/or Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS)
  • Risk assessment procedures, policy formation, role-based authorization methodologies, authentication technologies and security attack pathologies.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • IT security or risk assessment certifications are advantageous (CISM, CCSP, CISSP, and/or Comptia Security+)


TECHEAD’s mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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