Cyber Security Analyst (Remote) #5287


  • US-Remote Employee Location
  • Cybersecurity & Intelligence
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


GovCIO is seeking an experienced Cybersecurity Analyst to join our team. The analyst will support multiple cybersecurity efforts and proactively monitor upcoming cyber priorities across the portfolio and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA).



  • Communicate and provide consultative support to the VA on matters related to system security and Authorization to Operate (ATO) matters.
  • Lead or participate in security and privacy activities within project teams.
  • Review, identify and compose system/application security controls in accordance with NIST SP-800 53, CNSSI 1253, and VA Handbook 6500.
  • Perform cyber security and information system risk analysis, vulnerability assessment, compliance assessment and gap analysis on existing systems and systems in development.
  • Responsible for the development and on-time delivery of assigned security and privacy artifacts.
  • Develop various security and privacy documents such as contingency plans, incident response plans, business impact analyses, configuration management plans, memorandums of understanding, interconnection security agreements, privacy threshold analyses and privacy impact assessments.
  • Must have experience with the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) or other governance, risk and compliance tools.
  • Ability to proactively communicate and coordinate with various internal and external project stakeholders depending on needs.
  • Must be able to identify and mitigate risks to projects.
  • Identify and communicate symptoms for process improvement. 
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance and supervision.
  • Must be able to work efficiently in a remote work environment.


  • A Bachelors Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific/technical discipline is required. 
  • 10 years of experience.
  • 4 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education.

Required Skills and Experience

  • CISSP or equivalent IT security certification.
  • An Expert Cyber Security Analyst has extensive IT experience with Cyber Security Policy and threat mitigation. Must be well-versed in Cyber Security Tools, network topologies, intrusion detection, PKI, and secured networks.  Analyst must possess a high level of expertise in developing long term strategies and be knowledgeable about various cyber threats and their mitigation.

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Experience achieving Authorization To Operate (ATO) for projects within the VA or other federal agencies.
  • Experience with the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS).

GovCIO is a team of transformers — people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can’t do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things – for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this missoin. Are you ready to be transformer?

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

Compensation Range (In compliance with Colorado's Equal Pay for Equal Work Act for remote or positions located in CO)


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