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Diligent is the global leader in modern governance, providing SaaS solutions across governance, risk, compliance, audit and ESG. Empowering more than 1 million users and 700,000 board members and leaders with a holistic view of their organization’s GRC practices so they can make better decisions, faster. No matter the challenge.

At Diligent, you are an agent of positive change. You are joining a team of passionate, smart, creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place. Be a part of a global community on a mission to make a real impact.

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Position Overview: 

We are seeking a Federal Governance & Compliance Analyst to join our team. The candidate will be responsible for managing the POAM (Plan of Actions and Milestones) process, working with DoD and Federal Civilian agencies, analyzing vulnerability, application, web, and database scans for multiple environments, and providing support for compliance with the FedRAMP program.  The candidate should have experience in building and maintaining network architecture diagrams, data flow diagrams, System Security Plans, Ports, Protocols, and Services Management (PPSM) documentation. The role requires knowledge of NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF), FedRAMP High, Moderate, and DoD CC-SRG (IL-4,5,6) baselines. Familiarity with StateRAMP and TX-RAMP is also a plus. This is a full-time position in Diligent’s Cybersecurity organization reporting to the Director of Governance and Compliance.  The candidate will work with experienced professionals in the field of compliance and security. If you have a passion for security, compliance, and problem-solving, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity. 

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Manage the POAM process, including creating, tracking, and reporting on POAM items 
  • Work with DoD and Federal Civilian agencies to address security concerns and ensure compliance with FedRAMP requirements 
  • Analyse vulnerability scans to identify security risks and recommend remediation actions 
  • Provide support for compliance with FedRAMP program requirements, including conducting security assessments and preparing security documentation 
  • Maintain and update a System Security Plan 
  • Collect and maintain artifacts used and needed for FedRAMP/IL-5 annual assessment 
  • Collaborate with third-party assessment organization (3PAO) for assessments 
  • Stay up-to-date on changes to regulations and standards related to federal compliance and security 
  • Work cross-functionally with engineering, product, advisory, legal, and sales teams to provide customer and stakeholder support 

Required Experience/Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Security or related field or equivalent experience 
  • 2+ years experience in federal compliance and governance, including experience with FedRAMP, NIST, FISMA and other relevant regulations and standards 
  • Knowledge of how to maintain and update an SSP (System Security Plan) 
  • Foundational knowledge of DoD CC-SRG 
  • Familiarity with AWS GovCloud environment and its related services 
  • Experience in using scanning solutions to gather and review container, database, web application and other vulnerability scans. 
  • Project management skills, including experience with Jira and Service Now ticketing systems or similar 
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills 
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment 
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a government background/suitability determination to work within an AWS GovCloud environment and with DoD and other federal agencies as required 

Preferred Experience/Skills

  • Experience within the Federal government as a compliance analyst, GRC analyst, Cloud Security Analyst, ISSO, IT Auditor or similar is preferred 
  • Relevant certifications in compliance, audit, cloud security, or related field (e.g. CISSP, CISM CISA, etc.) 
  • Experience with regulatory compliance and information security management frameworks (MITRE, NIST CSF, etc.) 

FLSA Status: Exempt 

U.S pay range
$115,000$130,000 USD

What Diligent Offers You 

  • Creativity is ingrained in our culture. We are innovative collaborators by nature. We thrive in exploring how things can be differently both in our internal processes and to help our clients
  • We care about our people. Diligent offers a flexible work environment, global days of service, comprehensive health benefits, meeting free days, generous time off policy and wellness programs to name a few
  • We have teams all over the world. We may be headquartered in New York City, but we have office hubs in Washington D.C., Vancouver, London, Galway, Budapest, Munich, Bengaluru, Singapore, and Sydney.
  • Diversity is important to us. Growing, maintaining and promoting a diverse team is a top priority for us. We foster and encourage diversity through our Employee Resource Groups and provide access to resources and education to support the education of our team, facilitate dialogue, and foster understanding.

Diligent created the modern governance movement. Our world-changing idea is to empower leaders with the technology, insights and connections they need to drive greater impact and accountability – to lead with purpose. Our employees are passionate, smart, and creative people who not only want to help build the software company of the future, but who want to make the world a more sustainable, equitable and better place. 

Headquartered in New York, Diligent has offices in Washington D.C., Baltimore, London, Galway, Budapest, Vancouver, Bengaluru, Munich, and Sydney. 

 

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