Junior Public Sector Security Analyst

McLean, Virginia
May 07, 2022
May 16, 2022
Full Time
Here at Appian, we're passionate about technology. We love making it, and we love using it. Joining Appian CIO will provide you with the opportunity to learn in an environment that values cross-functional collaboration and is committed to personal and professional growth. We want to revolutionize the way people work, and in doing so, we develop the Appian platform to be simple so our customers can thrive.

Appian's information security team is growing and is seeking a Junior Public Sector Security Analyst. As a Security Analyst you will be responsible for addressing security and compliance requirements, through the drafting and reviewing of compliance documentation, and by working with internal teams to ensure all services are in alignment with associated compliance frameworks. The role will be heavily focused on evaluating technology controls internally against public sector frameworks (e.g., FedRAMP, DISA IL, FISMA, NIST) and regularly update teams and documentation to address regulatory and compliance risks.

To be successful in this role, you'll need:
  • To have exposure to or experience with governance, risk and compliance activities
  • To draft, revise, and review compliance documentation of existing compliance frameworks in support of audit functions and compliance programs.
  • To assess potential regulatory changes for impact on Security compliance objectives and the ability to keep up to date on changing Public Sector Framework and Compliance requirements.
  • To translate regulatory requirements to internal business partners and aid in keeping alignment on compliance requirements.
  • To effectively communicate engineering guidelines based on regulatory requirements and document results from engineering teams.
  • To assist with the education and training of process/control owners so they better understand the technology controls framework and their responsibilities.
  • To build strong relationships with business partners at Appian (Information Security/Security GRC, Internal IT, Legal, Engineering, and Products team) and facilitate continuous improvement aligned with operational processes.
  • To have the ability to produce and/or edit technical drawings using Draw.IO/Visio or similar design tools.
  • To have familiarity with DoD Impact Level (IL) standards.
  • To have experience writing proposals and understanding basic contract language.
  • To demonstrate strong verbal and written communication skills as well as strong analytical and problem-solving abilities.
  • To have the ability to work independently or as a member of a team on various tasks.

Some of the tools and resources we will equip you with include:
  • We'll immerse you into our community rooted in respect starting on day one. Our community is strong and growing! Our affinity groups are a great place to start connecting with peers from all across the globe.
  • Appian offers a wide variety of growth and development opportunities such as: our in-house Appian MBA program for new managers, Appian University which is a full library of over 3,000 LinkedIn Learning and Udemy courses, Presentation Skills training, and tuition reimbursement for those seeking to further their education.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in related field of study with IT/security controls experience or Master's degree
  • Knowledge of NIST RMF, NIST SP 800 Series, FedRAMP and FISMA
  • Familiarity with cloud data security compliance and working with public cloud solutions (AWS, Google, and Azure)

About Appian

Before Appian was a company, it was an idea. Not about a product or a market, but about the culture needed to sustain innovation and value. Today, we help businesses build apps and workflows rapidly, with a low-code automation platform.

Appian was founded on the belief that talented and passionate people, given the power and autonomy to excel, will deliver amazing impact. We have worked thoughtfully to create an inclusive, agile and collaborative work environment where employees feel challenged, and all voices are heard. We value and encourage cross-departmental collaboration, and actively seek opportunities to better ourselves and others. Creating impact to us means that when we deliver results, we're focused on lasting positive change.

Join us.

Appian Corporation is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Further, Appian will not discriminate against applicants for inquiring about, discussing or disclosing their pay or, in certain circumstances, the pay of their co-worker, Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination .

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at ReasonableAccommodations@appian.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address.

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