Cybersecurity Analyst

  • BCT Partners
  • Washington D.C. or Remote
  • Jun 03, 2021
Full time Information Security Information Systems Network Engineer

Job Description

Position Summary:  
The Cybersecurity Analyst will assess the overall cybersecurity posture of the client’s network:  identify devices/services on the network that pose the most risk, identify devices/services across the client’s enterprise that have network access and exploitable vulnerabilities, visualize where aggressors can pivot following system compromise, and coordinate with other teams to enhance digital resilience. This role also implements, monitors, supports and hardens cloud infrastructure and environments, and works with client leadership to provide direction and expertise for a strategic cloud security transformation. 
Key Responsibilities1: 

  • Analyze security posture and vulnerabilities present in cloud architectures 
  • Review security documentation to determine security status of cloud products and applications 
  • Perform security audit and compliance tasks for cloud applications 
  • Recommend and provide guidance to Cloud Architect, project leadership, and those performing remediation activities
  • Coordinate and communicate across a matrixed team of stakeholders
  • Be mindful and responsive to challenges that may surface with legacy applications 
  • Project manage small projects 
  • Provide tracking and briefing of the security status of cloud service providers 

 Perform other reasonable tasks as assigned by management in support of BCT’s goals and objectives. 
Experience, Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: 

  • In-depth knowledge and experience of next-gen technical architectures, cloud infrastructures, evolving business practices, development practices, finding innovative ways to enable secure business practices and strong risk management skills 
  • 3 to 5 years’ professional experience in Information Technology and Cloud Security; Information Security and DevOps team experience (ideally working in a matrixed team environment)
  • Zero-trust architecture and identity management experience required; Google Cloud and Azure experience desired
  • Advanced understanding of policy and compliance for FISMA, NIST and Security Controls
  • Ability to examine and evaluate security strategies and defenses; to determine security and business impacts
  • Experience inheriting FedRamp controls 
  • Incident response documentation process proficiency 
  • Familiarity with Risk Management; with cyber threat hunting and vulnerability management 
  • Understanding of DHS CDM as well as Microservices, API's, and 3rd Party Identity Management 
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university or college; CISSP, CISA, CISM or similar certifications are a plus, but not required
  • Respectful demeanor and interpersonal skills; ability to work independently and as part of a collaborative team in virtual and in-person environments; must be organized, and able to effectively prioritize and meet deadlines 
  • Strong organizational, administrative and project coordination skills, and the ability to effectively manage multiple priorities  
  • Effectively communicate when speaking and writing, exercise sound judgment, ask questions and be open to the input and decisions of others   
  • Able to, both independently and collaboratively, solve problems, make decisions and support change 

BCT Partners’ mission is to provide insights about diverse people that lead to equity.
We are a national, multi-disciplinary consulting firm that delivers a full range of research, consulting, training, technology, and analytics services. BCT works with government agencies, corporations, nonprofit organizations, educational institutions and foundations, and is one of the leading firms in the country with expertise in the following markets: housing and community development, economic development, workforce development, children and families, health, education, and diversity, equity & inclusion.
We invite and welcome to our team people who share our values and goals; those with a passion for making the world a better place, who see strength in our diversity, seek equal opportunity for all communities and are motivated to create a more equitable and just society.  We appreciate the knowledge, abilities, and ideas of each individual and embrace his/her/their positive contributions to our collaborative and dynamic work environment.

Our Clients
This position supports several BCT clients.  A majority of the work will be with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Administration for Community Living (ACL) Office of Information Resources Management (OIRM).  The mission of HHS ACL is to maximize the independence, well-being, and health of older adults, people with disabilities across the lifespan, and their families and caregivers. ACL’s Office of Information Resources Management (OIRM), located within the Center for Management and Budget (CMB), works with ACL’s program centers to provide and transform information technology services in support of programs serving older Americans and Americans with disabilities. 
This Project
ACL’s goal is to identify, develop, operate and secure a portfolio of new and existing systems that better support the needs of its program, increase system security, and/or reduce the cost for system development and operations.  These technology solutions must comply with a complex set of laws and regulations, as well as user and reporting requirements, and must be sustainable and easily adaptable as program and compliance requirements evolve.
OIRM operates across four segments, all reporting to the ACL Chief Information Officer:  1) IT Portfolio Management (ITPM), 2) Enterprise Digital Strategies & Solutions (EDSS), 3) Policy, and 4) Administrative Support. These segments are cohesive and must work in concert to achieve effective results.   OIRM has contracted with BCT Partners to provide support to EDSS.   
 BCT Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, military and or/ veteran status, or any other Federal or State legally protected class. BCT Partners will not discriminate against persons because of their disability, including disabled veterans, and will make reasonable accommodations for known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying and require special assistance or accommodations due to a disability, please contact our Human Resources department at We appreciate the diversity of our communities and invite all who are interested to apply.

For more information regarding BCT Partners' commitment to equal employment opportunity and affirmative action please click here: