Ricardo: Information Assurance Analyst

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Information Assurance Analyst

  • Role type
  • Permanent

  • Location/s
  • Warren, MI

Job Description

Ricardo Defense is seeking an Information Assurance Analyst to join our team.  This Information Assurance Analyst will participate in the documentation, design, and implementation of computer, information and other data communications networks. This Information Assurance Analyst will support Cybersecurity and Information Assurance Governance and Information Technology Governance efforts. 


This position will assist in the development, review, and maintenance of documents to support CNSSI 1253, and the Risk Management Framework including the Information Support Plan (ISP) and the Acquisition Cybersecurity Strategy. 


Candidates for this position must be able to perform successfully both collaboratively and independently with periodic oversight. This Information Analyst requires regular interaction with customers and subject matter experts. This position is a hybrid work position allowing 2-3 days WFH and 2-3 days per week at our customers location in Warren, MI.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Derive and allocate cybersecurity requirements to sub-system and component levels
  • Efficient, accurate preparation of policy statements and/or evidence of compliance
  • Collaborate with project managers, development team, end users and customers to ensure that requirements and expectations are addressed in all phases of the project
  • Monitor and test computer systems’ security
  • Design plans to protect system data from cyber-attacks 
  • Analyze security data and provide well written reports derived from the data
  • Conduct reviews with product teams to ensure cybersecurity requirements are being met throughout the product development life cycle
  • Develop, review, and maintain documents to support the DoD Risk Management Framework and the CNSSI 1253
  • Successfully represent the company and communicate effectively with customers
  • Information Technology experience supporting Risk Management Framework or other compliance background including Cybersecurity
  • The ability to communicate complex ideas succinctly to peers, management and customers in person and through documentation
  • Bachelor's degree in IT, Engineering or other applicable field from an accredited college or university 
  • Experience with cybersecurity for information systems
  • 2+ years of relevant experience; Master’s Degree suitable in lieu of experience
  • Good technical leadership, planning and organization/control skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Secret Clearance
  • Working knowledge and experience with NIST 800-53
  • Working experience with IDS/IPS and SIEM solutions
  • The ability to create and maintain compliance documentation such as Cyber Security Strategies, Plans of Actions and Milestones, Security Traceability Matrices and System Security Plans.  

Ricardo Defense offers an impressive compensation and benefits package including:

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Benefits
  • Company Paid Life and AD&D
  • Company Paid Short Term and Long-Term Disability
  • Flexible Spending & HSA Accounts
  • 401k with Company Match
  • Paid holidays, vacation and sick days

About Us:
Ricardo Defense is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ricardo Inc. established as a separate limited liability company in 2015 and structured under a Defense Security Service ‘Special Security Agreement’. Ricardo Defense provides engineering, technology, product innovation, sustainment, and field support services for our customers in the defense industry. We are committed to providing outstanding value through quality engineering solutions focused on class-leading product innovation and robust strategic implementation. We are guided by our corporate values of respect, integrity, creativity & innovation and passion. Ricardo, Inc. is the US subsidiary of Ricardo plc. For more information, visit www.ricardo.com.


Ricardo Defense is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity or gender expression), age, mental or physical disability, creed, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, medical condition, genetic trait or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.