Senior Information Security Analyst - FedRamp

Location: San Diego, California US


Requisition Number: 210544

External Description:

Senior Information Security Analyst - Teradata is seeking a technical subject matter expert to work with a team charged with establishing our FedRAMP security posture. The ideal candidate will work with Security Engineering, Security Architecture, and Security Operations to identify security requirements, execute gap assessments, and document standard security procedures in accordance with FedRAMP requirements. You will collaborate across Teradata Global Security to implement FedRAMP security solutions, ensure continued compliance with established policies and procedures, audit, and continuous monitoring programs stemming from FedRAMP. This position will report to the Senior Manager, Security Operations.

Given the nature of work on initiatives for our federal contracts, US Citizenship is required. Position can be based in our San Diego Headquarters or Remote.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: As a FedRAMP Senior Information Security Analyst you’ll be responsible for explaining security control requirements to diverse audiences in a way that fosters understanding and ownership. The ideal candidate will have strong communication skills to build support for new security control adoption and implementation among stakeholders throughout Teradata. Ensure compliance to guidance, standards, regulations, and policies related to Federal and FedRAMP requirements.  You will work within a SOC environment supporting operational commitments to responding, analyzing, and triaging security events. Work with security vendors (i.e. SIEM partner) by applying expertise in log tuning to ensure proper coverage, respond to security events of interest, as well as provide technical support during security incidents.  

Support efforts to conduct assessments of information security controls in order to measure their effectiveness and identify gaps using the NIST Risk Management Framework. Develop, document, and implement FedRAMP compliant workflows. Collaborate across teams to support efforts to develop and maintain FedRAMP compliance.

Assess security solutions and provide recommendations for improvements to current security posture. Experience demonstrating strong analytical, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills leveraging SIEM technologies. Previous experience with NIST standards a plus.  

Basic Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, IT, Information/Cyber Security field from an accredited college or university. 5+ years of demonstrated experience in information security roles


  • BS degree in related field preferred OR equivalent experience/certification acceptable
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in information security roles
  • Industry certifications such as CISSP, CCSP, CEH, GCIH, or GSEC preferred
  • Firm understanding of networking concepts (OSI model)
  • Experience in:
    • Supporting Federal information systems/applications
    • Security and risk management frameworks (NIST RMF, NIST CSF, CIS CSS, etc)
    • Assessment and Authorization processes
    • ATO packages
  • Familiarity with AWS, Azure, and/or Google Cloud
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently


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City: San Diego

State: California

Community / Marketing Title: Senior Information Security Analyst - FedRamp

Job Category: Security

Company Profile:

Teradata helps businesses unlock value by turning data into their greatest asset.  We’re the cloud data analytics platform company, built for a hybrid multi-cloud reality, solving the world's most complex data challenges at scale. Collectively, we endeavor to serve equal parts innovator and contributor. Because our mission isn’t just about the collection of data – it’s about revolutionizing the future of transportation to save lives, optimizing energy costs to make the planet a cleaner place, and using data to predict and identify cancer risks.

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