Senior Cyber Security Policy Analyst (Remote) #2674


  • US-VA-Fairfax
  • Cyber Security & Intelligence
  • Suitability/Public Trust
  • Fully remote
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GovCIO is looking for a Cyber Security Policy Analyst to work a small policy team supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs, Office of Information Security, Information Security Policy Compliance division. This position will be 100% remote. The ideal candidate has experience incorporating cyber security policy development best practices and proactively crafting policy recommendations for clients.


  • Facilitate the development of effective cyber policy and processes, including drafting of cyber security policies, standards, processes, and/or procedures and guiding them through the appropriate agency review processes
  • Execute daily taskings and management of cyber security policy work products, including but not limited to crafting and reviewing cyber security policies 
  • Coordinate with internal stakeholders to develop and adjudicate comments for cyber security policy and guidance
  • Draft policies using concise language to support research and analysis
  • Review and consolidate cyber security policies in accordance with client requirements
  • Verify policies, strategies, and procedures comply with the agency Executive Handbooks and Style Guides
  • Formulate reports related to cyber security policy or associated Executive Orders which summarize the information and display key evidence for stakeholders to review


Required Skills and Experience:

  • BS/BA degree and 5-7 years of experience in supporting cyber security programs with a focus on evaluating and analyzing federal policies and guidelines
  • Ability to analyze and interpret Federal legislation, directives, Office of Management and Budget (OMB) mandates, and guidance provided by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) against existing information security and cyber security policy to identify required updates
  • Working knowledge of NIST publications, OMB circulars, DHS bulletins, and other federal/industry guidelines and best practices
  • Knowledge and experience applying policy development best practices, strategies, and procedures
  • Understanding of Risk Management Framework (RMF), Information Security, and Security Policy
  • Understanding of compliance requirements, standards, and guidelines governing security within the Federal Government (e.g., NIST publications, FISMA, ICD’s, and Department memoranda)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and ability to take initiative in a dynamic, collaborative, and client-facing environment
  • Ability to effectively communicate with senior government clients, participate in and lead discussions, confidently discuss project status, and propose relevant and effective solutions
  • Clearance Required: obtain and maintain a Suitability/Public Trust clearance

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. 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 mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $115,000 - $120,000 Annually

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