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Cyber Security Analyst II

Reston, Virginia
Information Management


Job Description

THE COMPANY

Fannie Mae provides reliable, large-scale access to affordable mortgage credit in communities across our nation. We are the leading source of funding for housing in America, which means more people can buy or rent a home. We are focused on sustaining the housing recovery, improving our company, and leading change to make housing better.

Join our diverse, high-performing team and make a difference as we work together to enable access to a good home.

For more information about Fannie Mae, visit http://www.fanniemae.com/progress

JOB INFORMATION

Under limited supervision, design and administer procedures in the organization that sustain the security of the organization's data and access to its technology and communications systems. Assess risk of exposure of proprietary data through weaknesses in platforms, access procedures, and forms of access to the organization's systems and the data contained in them. Track security violations and identify trends or exposures that could be addressed by additional training, technical measures, or use of application tools to enhance security. May lead or execute simulated attacks or security violations to assess the organization's data security measures.

KEY JOB FUNCTIONS

  • Conduct platform or operating system vulnerability scans which assess exposure of system to attacks or hacking. Respond to questions and issues raised regarding viral activity, spam/phishing etc. Produce reports.
  • Serve as organization's POC for the third party certification of security procedures and use of cyber security protections. Ensure that system's security controls, policies and procedures examined, measured and validated against third party standards.
  • Design, plan and implement test strategies to support the core infrastructure in the contingency environment for all critical business applications to ensure business continuity in the event of a major business interruption or disaster.
  • Participate in internal reviews by auditors, operational risk assessment staff, or compliance/reporting staff to prepare assessments or reports of operational risks associated with IT/IS infrastructure, access to systems, exposure to attacks, etc.
  • Participate in developing and testing of new methodologies and systems for recovery of the critical core business processes and the enterprise infrastructure.
  • Review commercial products available to enhance corporate hardware, platforms, applications and data. May test or evaluate products under consideration for purchase or licensing.
EDUCATION
  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent required
MINIMUM EXPERIENCE
  • 2+ years of related experience
SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS
  • Basic knowledge of cybersecurity terminology and incident response procedures
  • Experience engaging and coordinating cross-functional individuals and teams during crisis situations
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with experience communicating to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Ability to manage high priority issues and projects under tight deadlines with senior management visibility
  • Experience planning tabletop exercises or other simulations designed to test crisis management procedures and capabilities
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with ability to evaluate information from multiple sources and provide recommendations to senior management

This position is on the Cyber Incident Management team.                                      
EMPLOYMENT              

As a condition of employment with Fannie Mae, any successful job applicant will be required to successfully complete a background investigation.
 
Fannie Mae is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Req ID: 55008