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Information Security Analyst

Category: Cyber Security Consulting

City: Richmond, Virginia, United States

Position ID: J0220-0293

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:


This is a rare opportunity to join a fast-growing team of information security experts as we transform, enhance, and expand the security program for one of the largest information technology providers in the world. You will join the United States Industry Solutions (USIS) Security Strategy and Solutions team supporting governance, risk, and compliance consulting services as well as security service delivery across one or more US-based industries, with an initial assignment supporting one of our State government clients.

The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of current security practices as well as the ability to identify and apply legal, regulatory, and industry-specific security requirements. You will help our clients define and deploy effective security solutions and strategies while addressing ever-changing regulatory and industry compliance challenges. You must be able to collaborate with a variety of technical and management disciplines including infrastructure and security architecture, security operations, application development, project managers, product owners, and others.


• Serve as a security subject matter expert for one or two US-based CGI industry sectors, such as state and local government, healthcare, finance, insurance, or energy.

• Understand whether and how to apply legal, regulatory, and industry-specific security requirements and practices, such those described under Required Qualifications.

• Perform information security maturity assessments for clients, and assist clients in developing information security roadmaps/programs as required.

• Develop and maintain security-related documentation, including but not limited to system security plans, risk assessments, continuity of operations plans, business impact assessments, or incident response plans

• Analyze and design controls to secure on and off premise private, public, community, and hybrid cloud environments

• Participate in ongoing security-related activities in support of new or existing client contracts, including but not limited to assessing proposed application or infrastructure changes for security impacts, assisting with the development and maintenance of disaster recovery plans, and producing routine security status reports

• Coordinate and participate in the preparation of document packages for regulatory submissions from all areas of company as well as for internal and external audits and inspections. Potentially serve as point of contact for interactions with regulatory agencies for defined matters.

• Assess 3rd party cloud service providers for the client and industry standards compliance

• Analyze business activities and operations for risk. Identify areas of potential loss or damage and quantify impact. Implement and evaluate compliance with business risk-reduction policies, processes and standards.

• Assist in assessing and responding to public sector bid solicitations.

• Travel between 25-50% of time.


• Three years of experience related to information security, IT infrastructure, architecture, or applications.

• One or more industry recognized certifications in information security (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, SANS/GIAC certifications, etc.). The CISSP certification is highly desirable

• Two years of experience performing security assessments, either self-assessments or assessments of another party, ideally using an industry-standard framework such as the CIS controls.

• Two years of experience working with one or more legal, regulatory, and industry-specific security requirements, guidelines, and practices, such as:

o The NIST 800 series of Special Publications, including especially SP 800-53 and the NIST Cybersecurity Framework

o Payment Card Industry – Digital Security Standards (PCI-DSS)

o Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) / Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH)

o IRS Publication 1075

o Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM)

o Security, Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR)

o International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 2700x

o The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP)

o North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC)

o Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards

o Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), or

o Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (GLBA)

• Two years of experience delivering consulting services including interaction with executive or senior client management

• Two years of working in risk assessments, risk management, controls monitoring, controls audits.

• Two years of policy, procedures, standards, work instructions, report generation, and managing projects.

• Two years of experience with multiple, simultaneous vendor management

Must have 2+ years of experience in each of the following:

Information Technology Experience

Security Assessments

Consulting Services Delivery

Risk and Compliance Assessments


• Experience leading a team of security professionals

• Experience providing consulting services to a public sector entity (federal, state, county, city, etc.)

• Additional industry recognized certifications in information security (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, SANS/GIAC certifications, etc.)

• Experience in information security testing (e.g., penetration testing, web application security assessments, vulnerability assessments and technical security assessments

• Secure SDLC, Agile, or DevOps experience

• Experience in Identity and Access Management (IAM)

• Experience in virtualized security environments

• Experience with security vendors providing cloud-based IAM, data protection, security monitoring, and security-related SaaS offerings

• Experience with Linux and Windows operating system administration

• Experience with application development

• Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment

• Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

• Desire to work in an information systems environment

• Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

• Excellent leadership and management skills

• Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university

Experience with each of the following:

Public Sector Experience

Security Team Leadership

Application Development Experience

Information Security Testing


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