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Cloud Security Analyst

Washington, District of Columbia
Closing date
Oct 9, 2023

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Technology and Software
Full Time

Job Details

Responsibilities & Qualifications

  • Analyze cloud services, APIs, and log payloads to ensure industry standards and security needs.
  • Provide development and revision from Cyber leads on customer solutions that incorporate Cloud technologies. Also provide advisement to CAO & Cyber teams in current technologies to include new cloud, mobile and desktop application work products.
  • Provide technical support for Cybersecurity on related Cloud technologies and other assignments.
  • Provide analysis and reporting on the cloud products currently in use at the customer to include high- risk services, data usage, and threats.
  • Executing cloud security controls and appropriate processes for designing security capabilities.
  • Collaborate with IT, Data Engineers, and Product Managers to optimize security across cloud and on-premises ecosystems.
  • Create technical documentation as needed.
  • Work closely with security team for additional security practices and support.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field.
  • Five (5) years of experience in Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a related field.
  • One (1) to two (2) years of experience implementing or supporting cloud-based cyber security.
  • Understanding and familiarity with cloud architectures (e.g., SaaS, PaaS), common commercial cloud systems (e.g., Google Workspace, Microsoft 365, AWS, Oracle) and cloud security solutions (e.g., Cloud Access Security Broker, Multi-factor Authentication, Zero Trust Architecture).
  • Knowledge of common cybersecurity technical controls and their application to cloud systems, such as access control, audit and accountability, configuration management, identification and authentication, system and communication protection, and system and information integrity.
  • Understanding of US Government cybersecurity standards and methodologies including FISMA, the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, NIST 800-37 Risk Management Framework, NIST 800-53 Cybersecurity Controls, and the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP).
  • Knowledge of other common industry cybersecurity standards and organizational best practices.
  • Knowledge of current cybersecurity threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Understanding of basic information technology concepts, systems, and network architecture.
  • Proven success in contributing to a team-oriented environment.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting CASB/SASE solutions.
  • Achievement of CCSP (Certified Cloud Security Professional) or industry cloud certification preferred.


We are seeking a Cloud Security Analyst to join our team supporting our customer in Washington, DC.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. "Technology moving at the speed of thought" embodies these principles - the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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Additional Job Information

  • Establish Focus
  • Change Management
  • Develop Others
  • Oral Communication
  • Written Communication
  • Interpersonal Awareness
  • Build Relationships
  • Analytical Thinking
  • Conceptual Thinking
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Technical Expertise
  • Initiative
  • Foster Innovation
  • Results Oriented
  • Teamwork
  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Location: Washington, DC
  • Type of environment: Office
  • Noise level: Medium
  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday - Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.
  • Amount of Travel: Less than 10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Citizenship: US Citizen

Clearance requirement: N/A to start, eligible for Secret/TS


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status"). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

TekSynap is committed to ensuring that our online application process provides an equal employment opportunity to all job seekers, including individuals with disabilities. If you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an application, please contact for assistance.


TekSynap understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. Technology moving at the speed of thought®embodies these principles – the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

The TekSynap founders have worked together for over a decade, supporting customers ranging from small departmental operations & maintenance efforts to leading broad nationwide deployment efforts for agencies such as the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. This core management team has operated in leading companies such as SIGNAL Corporation and managed business sectors of over 100M in annual revenue in industry leading companies such as General Dynamics.

At each level this team has absorbed what “works” – for the company, our customers and our employees. We synthesize the best at each level resulting in a unique service provider that combines the infrastructure and process models of larger organizations with an agile ability to cost effectively meet our customer’s requirements.

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