Cloud Security Compliance Analyst

Herndon, VA

Posted: 05/20/2019 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Industry: IT Job Number: 229452
Softworld is seeking a qualified candidate that must be familiar with DoD RMF, FedRAMP and FISMA and the relevant guidance issued by agencies and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) including: NIST Special Publication (SP) 800-37, NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-53A, NIST SP 800-30, and NIST SP 800-18. The candidate should have a solid understanding of operating system and networking security, IT system policies, and Security Assessments and Authorizations (SA&A) and knowledge with supporting Defense department customers with securing and maintaining cloud based solutions. The candidate will contribute to system design, capacity planning, operations and maintenance, implementation and sustainment activities across development, staging and production environments and work closely with operations, engineering and Program Managers to ensure proper and timely service delivery of customer’ s solutions and services. 

Additional responsibilities include:

Maintain eMass accreditation package with continuous monitoring and annual assessments
Support operational threat analysis based upon log correlation tools
Support contingency and incident response activities
Develop monthly and quarterly reports based upon system, vulnerability and network monitoring and alerting capabilities
Develop risk management framework information assurance documentation
Recommend improvements; maintain/monitor production and non-production systems to ensure infrastructure performs at maximum efficiency
Write knowledge base documents to improve operations, SOP and contribute to the overall IT organization
Required Skills

Ability to apply knowledge of vulnerability  management, risk management assessment, and IA policy and procedures to develop, implement, and maintain a secure cloud environment
Ability to gather customer requirements and translate those requirements into short and long term strategies for support
Ability to manage time and respond to shifting priorities and tasks
Ability to work well under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
High level of motivation, confidence, integrity and responsibility
Strong analytical and critical thinking skills.
Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to present analysis and conclusions with clarity and professionalism with all levels of management
Proficiency with MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint and MS Visio
Recognized security certification for IAM and IAT III required: CISSP (CISSP can be obtained after start)

Must possess 5-7 years cyber security, information security and information assurance experience

Must possess 3-5 years of experience with RMF and compliance activities (DoD RMF, DIACAP, FISMA, FedRAMP, PCI DSS, HIPAA)

Must possess 1-3 years of experience securing cloud based systems and solutions (AWS is primary environment but please do send over people with any cloud experience)
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