Security Analyst

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NIC is currently working 100% remote due to COVID. The hired candidate must be willing and able to work in the local office if needed and/or required long term.

NIC – Federal is currently seeking applicants for a Security Analyst for our Arlington, VA location. Acquired by Tyler Technologies (NYSE:TYL) on April 21, 2021, NIC is a leader in digital government solutions and payments, partnering with government to deliver user-friendly digital services that make it easier and more efficient to interact with government. NIC and Tyler are united in their mission to empower public sector entities to operate more efficiently and connected more transparently with their constituents and with each other.

Qualified candidates should be a highly motivated individual with strong organization and communication skills (oral and written) and knowledge in cybersecurity best practices, frameworks, and assessment tools that thrives in a fast-paced, team environment. This candidate will be responsible for managing federal and internal security assessments and audits, and developing and maintaining detailed security documentation. In addition, this candidate will be responsible for gathering and reviewing artifacts requested for assessments to ensure evidence is appropriate, accurate and complete, and will work with the NIC Federal Director of Technology in all vulnerability and compliance scanning activities to ensure these activities meet security objectives.



  • Manage FISMA security assessments, internal audits and third-party audits for multiple applications
  • Gather, review, and deliver supporting evidence and artifacts for assessments and audits
  • Coordinate, manage and collaborate with various teams within NIC and government to ensure security program requirements are met and delivered on a timely schedule
  • Create, update and maintain security policies, procedures and other related documentation
  • Create, update and maintain Authorization to Operate packages for multiple federal applications
  • Manage and ensure timely remediation of findings documented on the Plan of Actions & Milestones (POA&Ms)
  • Ensure compliance with Continuous Monitoring Program (CMP) for multiple applications
  • Manage responses to any findings of security assessments



  • Demonstrate strong knowledge in vulnerability testing, operation systems hardening and regulatory compliance, such as PCI-DSS, SOX, HIPAA, NIST, etc.
  • Develop and maintain monthly vulnerability reporting to federal government partners
  • Coordinate and/or run network and application vulnerability scans as needed
  • Develop and manage various security trainings and ensure timely completion by all NIC Federal employees
  • Facilitate and participate in various security testing to include Incident Response, Continuity of Operations and Disaster Recovery
  • Manage various compliance tools and ensure all requests are satisfied in a timely manner
  • Manage penetration testing support for multiple applications
  • Set agendas and facilitate security discussions during internal and external meetings
  • Manage federal background investigation process. Assist new employees in successfully completing process
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Undergraduate degree in cybersecurity, computer science, information systems, or equivalent
  • Minimum of three years of related work experience
  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF) and/or federal security assessments following NIST guidelines
  • Experience with federal agencies is beneficial
  • Professional security certifications such as the ISC2 Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)



  • Ability to obtain Public Trust clearance
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills at all levels, including verbal and written abilities
  • Strong familiarity with technology/web/eCommerce/cybersecurity projects
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and prioritization skills
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work under minimal supervision
  • Collaborative style and ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
  • Works well with others in a team environment
  • Ability to support the team outside of business hours, as needed
  • Ability to pass a thorough background screening
  • Some work-related travel may be required


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