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Cloud Security Analyst

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Job ID: 2017163
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Jan 7, 2021
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: No
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a Cloud Security Analyst to join SAIC to support our PBGC customer in Washington, D.C. This position is a member of a team that supports the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation (PBGC), an independent agency of the United States government. 


The successful candidate will support design and implementation of a cloud service suite that offers both Infrastructure and Platform as a Service (IaaS/PaaS) as well as integration with associated Software as a Service (SaaS) tools and offerings. The candidate will provide subject matter expertise in security principles and cloud security best practices to technical and acquisition project teams and assess potential security risk that might result from inadequate design decisions or incomplete integration of cloud-based tools.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Developing security requirements for cloud deployments based on industry best practices and tailoring requirements to publish standards and policies (e.g.NIST 800-53)
  • Provide subject matter expertise to engineers on best practices to compliant security control implementation.
  • Developing and overseeing cloud security validation, reviewing environments, collecting artifacts supporting proper security implementation.
  • Implementing customer responsibilities for security controls provided in whole or in part by the Cloud Service Provider
  • Determining and documenting actual implementation of customer-provided security controls and enhancements
  • Interpreting security principles and requirements for technical teams as relate to cloud services
  • Reviewing secure configuration baselines for compliance with best practices and agency policy
  • Tailoring NIST SP 800-53 security controls to the cloud environment
  • Developing security recommendations following NIST and Cloud Security Alliance guidance and security best practices
  • Reviewing and interpreting continuous monitoring reports provided by Cloud Service Providers as part of FedRAMP required deliverables

This job is temporarily remote due to Covid-19.



• Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent
• Minimum of four years’ experience as a Security Analyst or Engineer or equivalent role, at least two years of which must be in a cloud environment
• Active CompTIA Security+ or (ISC)2 CISSP certification
• Active CCSP or CCSK cloud security certification
• Demonstrated experience with information security engineering practices and experience with implementation of NIST security controls
• Strong communication and writing skills
• Fluent in all Microsoft Office products (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Project, Visio)


Security Clearance:

  • All candidates for consideration must be eligible to obtain a US Public Trust Clearance


SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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