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Sr Analyst, FedRAMP ConMon


Business Analyst


Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States

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Apptio, an IBM Company, is looking for a Senior Analyst, FedRAMP ConMon with extensive experience of assessing risk and running continuous monitoring activities within the FedRAMP space. The primary objective of this role is to drive and manage the monthly Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) process as part of continuous monitoring for FedRAMP attestations.

Your Role and Responsibilities
  • Manage and monitor compliance-related tasks, such as vulnerability scanning, security testing, and security incident management
  • Develop and maintain FedRAMP compliance documentation and reports, including System Security Plans (SSPs), Security Assessment Reports (SARs), and Continuous Monitoring Plans (CMPs)
  • Collaborating with customers FedRAMP ISSOs and other ConMon leaders to develop and maintain a continuous monitoring program for all the company’s system
  • Develop and update the Plan of Action and Milestones by including findings identified during both the initial assessment and monthly following the ATO
  • Provide first level SIA and SCR technical review and document Significant Change Requests (SCR) and Operational Requirements
  • Collaborate with the FedRAMP ISSO to ensure that the system is operating effectively despite changes in the threat landscape and any upgrades or improvements to the system
  • Coordinate and verify FedRAMP evidence and artifacts per Continuous Monitoring requirements for FedRAMP customers
  • Partner with engineering and operations teams to ensure alignment to compliance requirements for FedRAMP
  • Effectively communicate with management on decisions that impact federal programs and teams
  • Executing the monthly Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) report and coordinating related activities with various stakeholders within the security and business teams
  • Provide metrics to executive leadership team and compliance team on a weekly basis
  • Leading monthly government customer calls and walking them through the state of remediation

Required Technical and Professional Expertise
  • 5 + years of experience in creating and driving POA&M for FedRAMP
  • Highly proficient with NIST Risk Management Framework (FIPS 199/200, NIST 800 18/30/37/39/53 publications
  • 3 + years of experience in implementing security controls following NIST 800-53
  • FAIR, CRISC, CISSP, SANS GSEC or equivalent certifications
  • 3+ years of experience in building productive relationships with both technical and non-technical teams.
  • 3+ years of proven history in identifying dependencies between complex projects and resolving potential impact.

Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise
  • Bachelors + 7 years of related experience or Masters + 5 years of related or demonstrated experience in FedRAMP requirements and SA&A
  • 8+ years of experience in Security Risk/Vulnerability Management
  • 5+ years of experience with FedRAMP audit/POA&M
  • Knowledge of public cloud platforms and related security topics
  • Experience in Software as a Service organization is a plus
  • Comfortable dealing with ambiguity, change and conflicting priorities
  • Ability to make high quality decisions with limited information
  • Strong technical skills but equally comfortable interacting with senior business leaders
  • The ability to drive collaboration and influence multiple technical and functional teams
  • Demonstrated ability to function as a strong business to technology, helping to bridge the business view and requirements to technologists building solutions
  • Experience in requirements development, program management, and/or process improvement efforts in a technical company, preferably a SaaS provider
  • Experience working with governance, risk, and compliance systems and performing risk assessment activities is highly preferred
  • Ability to operate effectively in a remote environment
  • Self-starting, self-motivated, self-directed, and self-sufficient
  • Be based in the U.S.

About Business Unit
IBM Software infuses core business operations with intelligence—from machine learning to generative AI—to help make organizations more responsive, productive, and resilient. IBM Software helps clients put AI into action now to create real value with trust, speed, and confidence across digital labor, IT automation, application modernization, security, and sustainability. Critical to this is the ability to make use of all data, because AI is only as good as the data that fuels it. In most organizations data is spread across multiple clouds, on premises, in private datacenters, and at the edge. IBM’s AI and data platform scales and accelerates the impact of AI with trusted data, and provides leading capabilities to train, tune and deploy AI across business. IBM’s hybrid cloud platform is one of the most comprehensive and consistent approach to development, security, and operations across hybrid environments—a flexible foundation for leveraging data, wherever it resides, to extend AI deep into a business.

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Being an IBMer means you’ll be able to learn and develop yourself and your career, you’ll be encouraged to be courageous and experiment everyday, all whilst having continuous trust and support in an environment where everyone can thrive whatever their personal or professional background.

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About IBM
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Location Statement
IBM offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program. Eligible employees may have access to: - Healthcare benefits including medical & prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, and mental health & well being - Financial programs such as 401(k), the IBM Employee Stock Purchase Plan, financial counseling, life insurance, short & long- term disability coverage, and opportunities for performance based salary incentive programs - Generous paid time off including 12 holidays, minimum 56 hours sick time, 120 hours vacation, 12 weeks parental bonding leave in accordance with IBM Policy, and other Paid Care Leave programs. IBM also offers paid family leave benefits to eligible employees where required by applicable law - Training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform where IBMers can grow skills and obtain industry-recognized certifications to achieve their career goals - Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups, giving & volunteer opportunities, and discounts on retail products, services & experiences The compensation range and benefits for this position are based on a full-time schedule for a full calendar year. The salary will vary depending on your job-related skills, experience and location. Pay increment and frequency of pay will be in accordance with employment classification and applicable laws. For part time roles, your compensation and benefits will be adjusted to reflect your hours. Benefits may be pro-rated for those who start working during the calendar year. This position was posted on the date cited in the key job details section and is anticipated to remain posted for 21 days from this date or less if not needed to fill the role. We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law. IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.

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