Cyber Risk Analyst

Remote, IL 60439

Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Other Professional Job Number: Na54021263 Compensation: $57.69 / hour

Job Description

Title: Cyber Risk Analyst 
Location: Remote - PART TIME (20 hours a week) 
Hire Type: 1 year contract
Hourly rate: $57/hr 

The ideal candidate would have: a fundamental understanding of IT Risk management and the NIST 800 series framework; experience working in a government environment; experience working closely with cyber security leadership and peers along with IT system/process owners to capture artifacts for control testing; technical understanding of systems and technologies to inform audits and assessments; ability to translate results into business-oriented, task-focused presentations.

Job Duties:
  • Possess a working level expertise with the National Institute of Standards and Technologies (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF) and the NIST 800-53 series of control families and approaches.
  •  Perform detailed analysis and a cyber risk assessment of Cloud Service Providers (CSPs). Engage vendors to review controls, certifications, and risks in support of the associated business need and the laboratory’s risk tolerance.
  • Partner with others from within the CSPO team and Laboratory IT environment to perform risk-based assessments of NIST 800-53 control validation and gap analysis.

  • Considerable knowledge of the NIST 800 series framework
  • Considerable knowledge of Risk Management
  • Considerable knowledge/experience of assessing controls.
  • Knowledge of industry-standard and organizationally accepted analysis principles and methods.
  • Experience in working with Governance Risk Compliance systems.
  • Experience presenting reports and outcomes to leadership, tracking to closure, and creating buy-in to risk management.
  • Experience and skill in conducting audits or reviews of technical systems.
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information.

Meet Your Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt
Technical Recruiter

Ashley Schmitt is a dedicated and experienced Senior Recruiting Team Lead passionate about empowering individuals through career opportunities. With an impressive track record of 8 years at Sterling, she has significantly impacted the organization's talent acquisition and development strategies.

With a remarkable 12-year career in the field of recruiting, Ashley has garnered a deep understanding of the industry's dynamics and trends. She has witnessed the ever-changing job market and thrived in guiding people through its complexities. For Ashley, the most rewarding aspect of recruitment is finding people roles that can genuinely improve their professional lives.

As a Senior Recruiting Team Lead, Ashley's leadership abilities shine through as she leads her team to excel in their roles. She believes in fostering a collaborative and inclusive work environment where all team member's strengths are recognized and utilized to achieve collective success.

Advice for candidates from Ashley: “Reflect on your skill sets and what makes you happy, be realistic about your strengths and weaknesses. Strengthen your online presence and always be networking!”

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