Part-Time Cyber Information Assurance Analyst

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Campus City:
University Park, PA
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
Job Number:
Work Unit:
Applied Research Laboratory
Access and Effects
Full/Part Time:


The Access and Effects Department in the Cyber, Data, and Image Sciences Division of the Communications, Information, and Navigation Office within The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State University is seeking a Part-Time Cyber Information Assurance Analyst. Responsibilities include: Participate in conducting risk assessments and provide recommendations for system and/or network application design, implementation, and operation; assist in the vulnerability assessments of systems and networks to identify deviations from acceptable configurations or policies; assist in the monitoring of correcting actions of system audits; assist in the obtaining, certification, and accreditation of systems through the creation of process documentation support; support the establishment of program control processes to ensure risk mitigation; participate in periodic audits of systems; assist in the implementation of required policies, procedures, and configurations; and may make recommendations for improvements. A Bachelor’s degree in Information Science and Technology or Security and Risk analysis is required as well as prior experience in Security and Risk Analysis. Candidate selected will be subject to a government security investigation. You must be a U.S. citizen to apply. Employment with the Applied Research Laboratory will require successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen. The Applied Research Laboratory (ARL) at Penn State University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion; we believe this is central to our success as a Department of Defense designated University Affiliated Research Center (UARC). We are at our best when we draw on the talents of all parts of society, and our greatest accomplishments are achieved when diverse perspectives are part of our workforce.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088