Security Analyst SME at CGI, Virginia, US

Application ends: March 31, 2023
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Job Description

We are seeking a highly experienced Security Subject Matter Expert to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring the security and integrity of our client’s information systems and data, as well as developing and implementing security policies, procedures, and standards. As a Security Subject Matter Expert, you will work closely with various project managers and client’s to ensure compliance with industry regulations and standards.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Provide expert advice and lead the team in implementing the design of components of technological structures.
• Collaborate with project leads and client to ensure security requirements are integrated into business processes and systems
• Work with the team in implementing solutions with a process-driven view, as well as schedule maintenance and/or updates to existing structures.
• Independently determine customer needs while identifying and resolving conflicting or complementary needs across customer groups.
• Translate moderately complex functional requirements into technical solutions to meet needs.
• Schedule and ensure ongoing maintenance of existing structures.
• Apply advanced skills, knowledge, and/or experience to lead modeling, analysis, and planning projects.
• Work remotely supporting the project team

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• A bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (i.e.: Computer Science, Computer Engineering or a similar major with extensive computer-based or technical content) but will consider additional experience in lieu of education
• The candidate should have overall 12+ years of experience
• Expertise in implementing complex full security guardrails and practices for stack solutions including API, Micro-Services, Streaming etc. in large Enterprise Data organizations.
• Expertise in Data Domains such as Data analytics, DMS, Relational and nosql Databases
• Experience with industry security frameworks (ISO, SOX, SWIFT, OWASP, NIST Cyber Security, etc.).
• Proficient with security standards ( NIST Framework, FedRamp) for REST standards and best practices and hands-on experience in developing RESTful APIs
• Expertise in designing solution architecture with a view towards resiliency, availability and very comfortable in designing Failover and Recovery strategies
• Experience developing sharing strategies for future scaling and performance.
• You will be looked to for architectural design, systems design, and developing unique and elegant solutions to pressing challenges
• Experience with Azure and cloud architecture
• Our Federal customer requires that all applicants be eligible to work in the United States and be eligible for a Public Trust level clearance

• Experience with the following technologies, listed in order of priority, will benefit a candidate. Specific version experience is not required.
• CISSP Certification
• Experience with cybersecurity best practices for Amazon Web Services (AWS) and/or Microsoft Azure
• Knowledge and understanding of NIST Cybersecurity Framework
• Knowledge of zero trust architecture security paradigm
• Experience with security operation centers (SOCs) and/or defensive cyber operations (DCO)
• Experience with Security Information and Event Management (SIEM) systems
• Demonstrated innovation with DevOps in a cloud environment
• Experience with DevOps automation
• Experience with the full Atlassian suite of tools (JIRA, Confluence, BitBucket, etc.)
• Worked in an Agile development environment

As a Federal Contractor, all members of CGI Federal, regardless of role or work location are required to be fully vaccinated, with the exception of those with approved medical or religious accommodations.

Due to the nature of the government contracts this position requires US Citizenship.

CGI is required by law in some jurisdictions to include a reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role. The determination of this range includes various factors not limited to: skill set level; experience and training; and licensure and certifications. CGI typically does not hire individuals at or near the top of the range for their role. Compensation decisions are dependent on the facts and circumstances of each case. A reasonable estimate of the current range is $122,900-196,700.


  • Information technology
  • Project Management
  • Data Warehousing

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While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

At CGI, we recognize the richness that diversity brings. We strive to create a work culture where all belong and collaborate with clients in building more inclusive communities. As an equal-opportunity employer, we want to empower all our members to succeed and grow. If you require an accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, please let us know. We will be happy to assist.

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Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, sex, religion, creed, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, military and veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation or perceived sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, and gender expression, familial status, political affiliation, genetic information, or any other legally protected status or characteristics.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary dependent upon specific assignment and/or level of US government security clearance held. CGI will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records in accordance with all local regulations and ordinances.

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