Company Overview

For 30 years, clients in the private and public sectors have relied upon SOS International LLC (SOSi) for critical operations in the world’s most challenging environments. SOSi is privately held, was founded by its current ownership in 1989, maintains corporate headquarters in Reston, VA, and specializes in providing logistics, construction, training, intelligence, and information technology solutions to the defense, diplomatic, intelligence and law enforcement communities.

All interested individuals will receive consideration and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or protected veteran status. SOSi takes affirmative action in support of its policy to advance diversity and inclusion of individuals who are minorities, women, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

1-191018-9701: Senior Computer Security Analyst
LocationU.S. - Virginia - Reston
Open Date10/18/2019

SOSi is seeking a Senior Computer Security Analyst in Reston, VA.  

Essential Job Duties

The Senior Computer Security Analyst shall:


  • perform security audits, evaluations, and risk assessments of complex operational data processing and communications systems;
  • conduct security and internal control reviews of sensitive application software intended for or in use;
  • conduct specific technical reviews to support non-standard operational requirements;
  • support security awareness and training programs through briefings and correspondence/documentation;
  • develop draft computer and communications security policies, standards, and guidelines;
  • design, develop, and maintain unique computer security tools and techniques for conducting computer and communications security evaluations and risk assessments;
  • provide advanced technical computer/ communication security assistance;
  • provide expert assistance and recommendations in the fields of trusted computer systems and network to other government agencies;
  • interpret national laws, regulations, standards, and guidelines relating to computer and communications security;
  • assist in the development of computer and communications security policies that implement national laws, regulations, standards, and guidelines;
  • conduct security tests, certifications, and evaluations of applications and systems processing sensitive and/or classified information;
  • assist in coordinating with other federal agencies on matters related to the security of shared ADP resources;
  • develop requirements and specifications for reviewing/approving the following on the basis of security concerns:
  • procurement requests; and
  • major system development activities, telecommunications and/or teleprocessing hardware/software, and hardware/software encryption techniques
  • provide support to investigations and/or assessments of computer security violations;
  • support monitoring the compliance with COMSEC and COMPUSEC policies and requirements through on-site system reviews, evaluations,
  • software/hardware subversion testing, and risk assessments; and
  • assess technology to ensure that security vulnerabilities are identified and countered.

  • Minimum Requirements


    Five years of experience in computer system design, integration, application development, and computer security. Two years of experience in technical task direction with an emphasis on computer security.


    • Security Clearance: Not required




  • Operate software to protect systems and information infrastructure, including firewalls and data encryption programs; and install security measures
  • Handle cyber-threats by applying reactive and proactive measures
  • Undertake research, simulate and run penetration tests using publicly available and proprietary tools
  • Responsible for developing and maintaining lab environments to evaluate new security threats
  • Implement and maintain security controls to upgrade systems
  • Identify abnormalities, recognize problems, and report violations
  • Maintain industry compliance certifications for the organization




  • Work environment is normal for office setting