Federal - Security Audit and Compliance Analyst

We are:

Accenture Federal Services, providing a tailored strategy to address the many cybersecurity challenges faced by customers in today's ever-changing business and industry landscape. Our team delivers a wholistic approach to cybersecurity assessment, monitoring, investigation, and response. Whether we're defending against identified threat actors, detecting and responding to the unknown, or running an entire security operations center, we build cyber resilience so our clients can grow with confidence in their security.

You are:

A Cyber Security professional and enthusiast, who is seeking opportunities to evolve his/her craft by understanding latest cyber threats and help clients identify intrusion in their respective environments. In order to effectively do this, you leverage cutting edge Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) data analytics, as well as network/endpoint detection and response technologies for investigating any malicious activity in customer's on-prem and cloud environments.

The work:

The Security Senior Analyst will provide support across the project with Security Authorization activities for the client in accordance with National Institute of Standards and Technology NIST 800 series, federal laws, policies and regulations. Coordinates all aspects of clients IT Audit Compliance program with management and internal teams. Perform information assurance certification and accreditation analysis, security assessments and make recommendations to the information security managers to bring the system into compliance. Support annual FISMA, OMBA 123, SSAE 18 audits and other yearly and ad hoc IT and financial control audits. Update Security related POAMs and responsible for developing and maintaining information system security documentation e.g., SSP . You may split time across contracts as needed.

Here's what you need:

  • Minimum of one year reviewing one or more of the following Federal Security frameworks: FedRAMP, FISMA, RMF, DIACAP and NIST SP 800 series and NIST SP 800-53
  • Ability to work independently on project tasks


Bonus points if you have:
  • Security Risk and Audit Operations
  • Cybersecurity Operations


As required by the Colorado Equal Pay Transparency Act, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of minimum compensation for roles that may be hired in Colorado. Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location. For the state of Colorado only, the range of starting pay for this role is $61,700 to $89,399 and information on benefits offered is here : https://www.accenture.com/us-en/careers/local/total-rewards

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