Cloud Risk Analyst
CGI is actively seeking a Cloud Risk Analyst who will provide risk guidance on existing and emerging cloud technologies to the customer organization. You will support the customer through cloud based technology evaluation and technical guidance in the development and revision of information security policies. You will work closely with customer teams by providing them with risk management guidance and advice on current and emerging technologies involving the Cloud.
Your future duties and responsibilities
• Evaluate technologies and determine risk of technology architecture, implementation, and suitability for the customer. This may require interaction with vendors to gather product security features, research vulnerabilities/weaknesses, and provide implementation recommendations to Senior Management.
• Support the development of the customer’s A&A strategy for Cloud based systems.
O Provide technical writing support and guidance to system owners in the development, and technical review of System Security Plans (SSPs).
O Conduct in-depth technical security reviews, risk assessments, and architecture reviews for Cloud based technologies to ensure alignment with customer information security policies and technical guidelines.
O Develop recommendations for decision briefs for Senior Management to use in making ATO and other security decisions.
• Provide technical guidance in the development and revision of customer information security policies to incorporate Cloud technologies.
• Provide risk management guidance and advice to customer teams for emerging technologies to include new cloud, mobile and desktop application work products.
• Provide technical support for responding to and implementing recommendations of oversight entities.
• Provide analysis and reporting on the cloud products currently in use to include high risk services, data usage, and threats.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
• Knowledge and expertise in cloud computing, virtualization, Platform as a Service (PaaS), Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS), Software as a Service (SaaS).
• Demonstrated experience in conducting technical risk assessments for various Cloud platforms.
• Experience working with Cloud Security Alliance (CSA) guidelines and security guidance from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to include SP-800-53A: Assessing Security and Privacy Controls in Federal Information Systems and Organizations: Building Effective Assessment Plans, NIST SP 800-144: Guidelines on and Security and Privacy in Public Computing Cloud, NIST SP 800-145: The NIST Definition of Cloud Computing, NIST SP 800- 146: Cloud Computing Synopsis and Recommendations; Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) security control baselines and security guides.
• Demonstrated understanding and/or experience of various Cloud environments.
• Demonstrated experience supporting a CASB tool.
• Strong familiarity with FedRAMP and Federal Cloud guidelines.
•Due to the nature of this government project, US Citizenship is required.
• Achievement of CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional), CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) and/or CRISC (Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control) certification(s) a plus.
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