Job Information

Guidehouse IT Security Information Protection Technical Sr. Analyst in ATLANTA, Georgia

Job Family :

IT Cyber Security

Travel Required :

Up to 10%

Clearance Required :

Ability to Obtain Secret

What You Will Do :

Our Security Information Protection Technical Sr. Analyst is a member of a service team with upwards of four (4) personnel within the Information Security Operations group that are focused on data loss prevention (DLP), data aggregation/sharing monitoring, sensitive information management, cryptographic services, telemetry logging, and secure file transfer services. Effectively supports and executes multiple or more complex IT Security Information Protection projects that may span company-wide initiatives within scope, timeline, and budget. Applies technical knowledge to innovation and performance improvement while demonstrating critical thinking and sound logic when assessing problems and opportunities in generating solutions. Accountable for ensuring the day-to-day operations of Guidehouse Information Protection security systems, maintaining, and protecting Guidehouse and Client data within Azure and AWS to the NIST SP 800-171, NIST SP 800-53, ISO 27001, ISO 20000, HIPAA, and HITRUST standards, and managing Guidehouse and client information securely through all means of electronic transfer. Reports directly to the Security Information Protection Manager.

Job Function:

  • Understands and supports the IT Security Information Protection initiatives that support overall IT Security Operations goals and objectives

  • Demonstrates effective written and verbal communication skills; delivered in a professional, respectful, and timely manner

  • Produces high quality work product leveraging existing templates, tools, and methodologies that align to applicable professional standards and best practices

  • Clearly and concisely conveys more complex messages to IT Security Information Protection team; effectively presenting facts and recommendations

  • Designs and configures monitoring and alerts using Azure Purview, Defender, CSPM, etc. in accordance with Guidehouse Policies, Standards, and Procedures

  • Assists with the development of information protection strategies and efforts to address security data loss, minimizing impact on business operations

  • Assists in conducting risk assessments and security audits to identify vulnerabilities and recommending mitigations to enhance security posture

  • Proactively asks questions, validates what is heard, and shares relevant informed point of view in meetings and client discussions

  • Demonstrates the ability to sense and respond to verbal and non-verbal cues and adapt my messages and approach based on the audience

  • Demonstrates honest and professional behavior in all interactions

  • Identifies risk issues (e.g., technical, client service, engagement, team, internal and external) and escalate them to IT Security supervisors and senior leaders

  • Helps with issue resolution, risk mitigation and contingency planning in alignment with IT Information Protection leader guidance and IT Security risk mitigation plans

  • Uses critical thinking, analysis, expertise, and collaboration to develop technical solutions and solve problems

  • Thinks innovatively to proactively identify opportunities for system and process enhancements and make recommendations to IT Security Information Protection leadership

  • Works in unstructured or unclear circumstances

  • Mentors and/or trains IT Security Information Protection team and/or IT Security, working with supervisor/leaders to position them for success, serving as a resource to peers

  • Promotes the development of new technical knowledge and skills within IT Security Information Protection team

  • Conducts quality assurance reviews using established or establishing KPIs and self-audit work before showing work to more senior staff and/or clients, learning from mistakes

  • Takes ownership of tasks and the tasks delegated, resolving issues and escalating as appropriate

  • Presents themselves and the company in a manner that always promotes a positive lasting impression of high quality, promptness, and professional service

  • Draws from experience to propose solutions to meet needs, focusing the team accordingly

  • Builds a high level of trust with stakeholders by meeting and anticipating needs and expectations

  • Demonstrates an advanced understanding within Azure and AWS and ability to apply technical or specialized knowledge specific to role, industry, business line, and/or functional area within Azure and AWS

  • Stays current on Azure and AWS events, trends, and issues in the news relevant to IT Security

  • Ensures prescribed IT Security policies, procedures, and standards are followed while identifying opportunities for system and process enhancements

  • Communicates with parties within and outside of IT Security; May have responsibility for communicating with parties external to the organization (e.g., customers, vendors, etc.)

  • Works independently on mid to large or complex projects and assignments, with minimal guidance and to influence parties within and outside the job function at an operational level regarding policies, best practices, and procedures

  • Responsible for developing technical Azure and AWS solutions that may require collaboration with internal expertise and deep analysis of the technical system

  • Problems and issues faced are difficult and may require understanding of broader set of issues. Problems typically involve consideration of multiple issues, job areas or specialties; Problems are typically solved through drawing from prior Azure and AWS experience and analysis of issues.

  • Manages projects while delegating work to lower-level employees

  • Ability to participate in cross- department discussions to influence job area processes

  • Exhibits practical knowledge of project management

  • Advanced understanding and ability to apply standards, principles, theories, and technical concepts obtained through advanced education combined with experience

What You Will Need :

  • Bachelor’s degree with 4-6 years of experience; OR Master's with 2-5 years of experience; OR 8 Years of experience in lieu of degree

  • United States Citizenship

  • Clearance: Ability to obtain a National Security Clearance or a U.S. Federal Government Public Trust

  • Must be able to work East Coast US business hours

  • Experience working with Executive Leadership

  • Experience supporting Microsoft Windows 10/11 operating systems

  • Experience supporting Microsoft Azure and M365 cloud environments

  • Working knowledge of NIST SP 800-171 and NIST SP 800-53

  • Working knowledge of the MITRE ATT&CK framework

  • Experience working with Security Operation Centers, physically or virtually

  • Experience executing processes and procedures in compliance with required NIST and IT standards

  • Experience using a SIEM, such as Splunk or Sentinel to do analysis of security anomalies and events

  • Experience creating writing queries with Search Processing Language (SPL) or Kusto Query Language (KQL)

  • Working knowledge of broad web application environment standards, implementation strategies, and best business practices

  • Significant experience with the operational employment of data loss protection (DLP) and sensitive information management such as Azure DLP, Microsoft MSIP/AIP

  • Experience working with secure file transfer systems, such as: Kiteworks, IBM Aspera, Globalscape EFT, WinSCP, or other Secure File Transfer tools

  • Experience working with file share monitoring systems, such as: Varonis, SolarWinds, Atera, Netwrix, ManageEngine, or other file share monitoring tools

  • Experience in one or more of the following cryptographic capabilities:

  • S/MIME generation

  • Code signing certificates

  • HSM cryptographic key generation

  • Key encryption keys

  • Key material supersession procedures

  • NIST SP 800-88 cryptographic erasure procedures

  • Cryptographic Key Management

  • Ability to work on many concurrent, and changing priorities

  • Action-oriented and able to manage and meet aggressive timelines and deadlines.

  • Must have excellent organizational and time management skills

What Would Be Nice To Have :

  • Degree in computer-related or cyber field

  • One or more of the following certifications:

  • (ISC)2 Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP)

  • ISACA Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

  • SANs GIAC certification (e.g., GPEN or GW APT)

  • Offensive-Security Certified Professional (OSCP)

  • EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

  • CompTIA Security+ Microsoft Security (Operations Analyst/Engineer/Administrator) Associate

  • Microsoft Information Protection Administrator Associate

  • Experience working with firewalls/web application firewalls, secure file transfer systems, implementing changes, and monitoring status

  • Experience working with US Federal Law Enforcement and/or Intelligence Communities

  • Experience with Threat Intelligence

  • Experience conducting Incident Response and Security Investigations

  • Working knowledge of Active Directory, Exchange, SharePoint, and Teams

  • Demonstrated ability to learn and document new technologies/solutions

  • Experience with ServiceNow is a plus

  • Experience working in an ITIL environment

  • Experience with Kiteworks

  • Experience with Varonis

  • Preference will be given to candidates who are located within 50 miles of a Guidehouse office.

The annual salary range for this position is $86,500.00-$129,700.00. Compensation decisions depend on a wide range of factors, including but not limited to skill sets, experience and training, security clearances, licensure and certifications, and other business and organizational needs.

What We Offer :

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

  • Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

  • 401(k) Retirement Plan

  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life

  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

  • Student Loan PayDown

  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

  • Skills Development & Certifications

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

  • Mobility Stipend

About Guidehouse

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.