• Program Development Analyst

    Job Locations US-CO-Westminster | US-WA-Bellevue | US-GA-Alpharetta | US-TX-Dallas | US-VA-Reston | US-DC-Washington, D.C. | US-WA-Seattle
    Regular Full-Time
  • About Coalfire

    Coalfire is the cybersecurity advisor that helps private and public sector organizations avert threats, close gaps, and effectively manage risk. Our professionals are among the most talented in the industry, and each and every day, they strive to provide the unbiased assessments, advice, and innovative solutions that help our clients meet their specific challenges and build long-term strategies to protect their organizations. For nearly 20 years, we’ve been on the cutting-edge of one of the world’s most important industries – and we’re committed to making the world a safer place by solving our clients’ toughest security challenges.


    We’re growing rapidly and are currently seeking a Program Development Specialist to support our any of our Coalfire office locations.


    What you'll do

    We are looking for a Program Development Analyst to help scale and deliver several strategic initiatives at Coalfire (digital transformation, teaming and coordination improvements, process improvement, and assessment and compliance automation), driving advances in how IT compliance, regulation, and security services are delivered at Coalfire. This position will report into the Program Development and Innovation department within Operations.

    • Work closely with Coalfire leadership to understand the current methodology, process and requirements, as well as our current digital landscape within the company.
    • Assist in the collection and documentation of business requirements, development of user stories, estimates, and work plans.
    • Support efforts to develop methodology, resources, and tools intended to enhance teaming and coordination across different delivery organizations, including audit program improvements, evidence and interview management, and deliverable coordination.
    • Partner with delivery, sales, and marketing organizations to identify areas for improvement and automation within our existing delivery and sales processes and workflows
    • Partner with the Product and Engineering teams to enhance and automate the delivery of our services and develop the capability to provide customers better value through use of the tool.
    • Interface with customers and external regulatory bodies to drive and advance the future of compliance requirements and compliance oversight in industry
    • Define, monitor and drive KPIs for initiative adoption and performance

    What you'll bring

    • 5+ Years of IT security and compliance assessment experience.
    • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems Technology, Engineering, or Business Administration or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Subject matter expertise in IT security controls auditing and auditor expectations
    • Certifications: CISA, CISM, CISSP, ISO/IEC 27001:2013 Lead Auditor/Implementer, PCI QSA, etc.
    • Solid competency in the following security frameworks (SOC, ISO, PCI, HIPAA, HITRUST)
    • Demonstrated understanding of cloud infrastructure, network and application security, firewalls, access management, and data protection.
    • Team player who thrives on collaboration and influencing without authority and working with a variety of stakeholders.
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.

    Bonus Points

    • Solid competency in the following security frameworks (FedRAMP, FISMA, CSA STAR)
    • Experience leading consulting engagements and compliance or risk assessments
    • Experience with OSCAL, and / or the DHS CDM program
    • Experience with hardware, firmware, and software configuration standards, including STIGs
    • Experience with scripting languages, including Python
    • Experience with data analytics and data science concepts, including machine learning
    • Experience with external accreditation audits for auditors (A2LA, ANAB, PCI SSC, AICPA, etc.)
    • Experience working with engineering teams to design features and functions to enable processes through technology.

    Why you'll want to join us

    Passionate problem-solvers who are hungry to learn, grow, and contribute. That’s what it takes to be a part of the Coalfire team. We work together to tackle the toughest cybersecurity challenges and help our clients become more secure and successful. We are trusted advisors who are committed to shaping our industry. At Coalfire, our people have the opportunity to expand their minds and skills, build meaningful relationships with the industry’s smartest minds, and have a direct impact on our company’s success. 


    Along with energetic culture and supportive environment, you’ll have the flexibility to balance your personal and work life and grow personally and professionally. We work hard, and we play hard – and the two often overlap. We host family-friendly events and happy hours along with professional meetups and informal networking sessions, and we’re active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including: [list of benefits]


    • Health, dental, and vision insurance with an employer contribution
    • Flexible paid time off (employees are encouraged to spend four weeks away from the office each year)
    • A generous 401(k) plan
    • A corporate wellness program
    • Tuition reimbursement
    • A kitchen stocked with snacks, coffee, and tasty beverages


    Coalfire is an EEO employer.



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