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Senior Cyber Security & Assurance Analyst (Contract)

Nuix Herndon, VA

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Nuix creates innovative software that empowers organizations to simply and quickly find the truth from any data in a digital world. We are a passionate and talented team, delighting our customers with software that transforms data into actionable intelligence. 

At Nuix, we hire the best people from around the world and empower them to do what they do best. We pride ourselves on our ongoing innovation, dedicated customer service and cutting-edge solutions that make a real difference to our customers and the world in which we live.

We collaborate to provide innovative solutions for more than 1,800 customers in over 72 countries. Our customers include many of the world's top financial institutions, corporations and government departments, all major global regulatory agencies, leading security and law enforcement agencies, and all tier-one advisory firms and litigation support vendors.

The Senior Security & Assurance Analyst will be responsible for the global execution, coordination, oversight, and enhancement
of the company's compliance program and operational audits. They will be an objective security and assurance consulting
internal auditor, committed to adding value and improving business processes globally. This position will assist in researching,
applying and maintaining up to date frameworks, certifications & assessments. The Senior Security & Assurance Analyst will help
Nuix accomplish its objectives by bringing a disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of internal/external
controls and governance processes. They will assist Nuix in obtaining certifications deemed necessary by the company.


  • Apply a risk-based approach to establish audit scope, develop and execute operational audit procedures Test internal/ external controls to support compliance with security assessments/frameworks
  • Schedule & Conduct walk- throughs with process owners and external auditors
  • Oversee and/or assist with development of technical security risk and compliance documentation to create repeatable audit artifacts Assist/participate in and/or lead design as required of compliance-driven architecture solutions
  • Develop and update security authorization documentation and manage POA&Ms Lead efforts to help define and develop compliance into the full product lifecycle
  • Be a key Business partner for Engineering, Operations, GRC, IT teams to articulate, prioritize, and collaborative plan and implement controls
  • Help define, review, and refine compliance related epics and stories/ use cases and requirements; and help manage the backlog of compliance and security requirements
  • Help develop, maintain, and communicate a strategic and multi-period product roadmap for compliance features and functionality
  • Serve as a primary point of contact for Engineering and Product Security to clarify and consult on compliance needs
  • Provide good-practice insights into implementation of leading practices for achieving compliance / control outcomes where asked; work alongside engineering to advise, research, and provide inputs into potential ways to achieve control outcomes
  • Research and apply data analytics and emerging audit techniques Assist with other compliance and security priorities as needed Performs risk assessments, security reviews, internal audits, design reviews & gap assessments on product set.
  • Manage & track findings from identification to closure.
  • Ability to evaluate & review a plan of action and determine if the proposed plan meets control requirements.
  • Documentation Control Manager: help develop, maintain, and track security policies, procedures and guidelines for the specific product set and ensure cross functional teams are trained.
  • Assist in due diligence and integration processes to assess control impacts for investments or acquisitions Perform other related duties and lead special projects as assigned
  • Responsible for preparing and reporting key product compliance & risk metrics and reports to be shared with Top Management Assist with Security Questionnaires


  • Minimum 5 years' experience in a regulatory environment, IT security/compliance field or similar environment.
  • Prefer experience with NIST RMF, FISMA and/or FedRAMP environments.
  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in related field or equivalent
  • Experience in data analysis, statistical analysis, or related field.
  • Systems Analysis and design techniques Experience with ISO 27001, PCI, NIST, SOC, ITAR, EU GDPR and/or SOX is beneficial. Prior experience with compliance auditing, internal audits, and/or documentation in support of audits.
  • Ability to manipulate large amounts of data and to compile detailed reports Experience working with GRC and cybersecurity programs preferred.
  • Previous cloud compliance and audit experience preferred. Excellent communication skills (research, writing and verbal).
  • Writing experience must include policies, procedures and guidelines. Project management experience is preferred.
  • Experience analyzing business processes and putting together process flow, and recommending process changes and efficiencies.
  • Ability to interact with management and staff in a fast paced team environment. Self-starter and motivator; ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • Proven success with managing multiple tasks/projects and deadlines simultaneously Proactive individual with strong facilitation and interviewing skills Experience with data analytics, data mining or data visualization tools a plus
  • This job description is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with this job

Nuix is on an incredible journey of transformation, aligning our strengths with our ambitions to pursue greater opportunities. To find out more about who we are and what we are doing, please visit our web page.

As we expand our global team and extend our skills and expertise, we are unified as one Nuix team guided by our shared values.

Nuix Vision

Finding Truth in a Digital World.

Nuix Mission Statement

Nuix creates innovative software that empowers organizations to simply and quickly find the truth from any data in a digital world. We are a passionate and talented team, delighting our customers with software that transforms data into actionable intelligence.

Nuix Values

Customers – Focus, Deliver, Delight 
Innovation – Unleash Collective Genius
Teamwork – Stronger together
People – Respect, Encourage, Reward 
Integrity – Authentic and Accountable
Passion – Committed to the Mission

We believe in these principles and seek to weave them into the fabric of our daily work at Nuix. In doing so, we co-create a dynamic and purposeful company culture that we can be proud of and want to belong to.

** Nuix is an Equal Opportunity Employer ** 



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