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ATO Cybersecurity Analyst, Senior

Booz Allen

Dec 22

ATO Cybersecurity Analyst, Senior

The Challenge

As an ATO Cyber Security Analyst on our team, you’ll use your experience to work with the Veterans Affairs (VA) to discover and mitigate their cybersecurity risks, understand, and apply policies to address requests for information on cyber best practices, and support ATO activities for RMF steps 0-6, and provide information system security expertise to ensure the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for information systems. You will perform very detail-oriented system documentation and updates and collaborate closely with system owners and facility ISSOs or Area Managers to execute system steward duties. You will bring your expertise to train other System Stewards in system risk management duties. You’ll work with your client to translate security concepts into actionable implementable solution recommendations to help the client make informed security decisions. This is your opportunity to act as an information security subject matter expert while broadening your skills in cybersecurity. This position is open to remote delivery anywhere within the U.S., to include the District of Columbia.

Join us as we protect our nation's cyber infrastructure.

You Have:

  • Experience with managing complex system records in the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) tool

  • Experience with supporting system Authority to Operate (ATO) processes and creating artifacts, control implementation details, and POAMs

  • Experience with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) security controls, the Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) security documentation tool, Risk Management Framework (RMF), and security compliance processes

  • Experience with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and Federal Information System Controls Audit Manual (FISCAM) criteria

  • Ability to facilitate meetings, analyze authorization documents and associated artifacts against authorization requirements to identify gaps

  • Ability to establish a schedule to address outstanding authorization requirements, and coordinate directly with system team stakeholders

  • Ability to obtain a security clearance

  • HS diploma or GED and 18+ years of experience with IT, or Bachelor's degree in CS, IT, or Engineering and 10+ years of experience with IT 


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.


The proposed salary range for this position in Colorado is $110,000 to $125,000. Final salary will be determined based on various factors.

At Booz Allen, we celebrate your contributions, provide you with opportunities and choice, and support your total well-being. Our comprehensive benefit offerings include healthcare, retirement plan, insurance programs, commuter program, employee assistance program, paid and unpaid leave programs, education assistance, and childcare benefits.

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.

Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and funding to advance your skills.

Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.

Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.

Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.