Cybersecurity Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Analyst

at Jacobs
Published June 4, 2023
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


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**Your Impact:**

Jacobs Technology provides overall management and implementation of ground systems capabilities, flight hardware processing and launch operations at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida. These tasks will support the International Space Station, Ground Systems Development and Operations, and the Space Launch System, Orion Multi-Purpose Crew Vehicle and Launch Services programs.

COMET Cybersecurity Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Analyst Work as a Cybersecurity GRC Analyst supporting the Consolidated Operations, Management, Engineering and Test (COMET) contract on Kennedy Space Center. Primary function will be maintaining an effective risk posture and Authorization to Operate (ATO) for NASA systems supporting the Artemis Program.

Responsibilities include:

- Working with the ISSM and system administration team to ensure compliance with NASA/NIST 800-53 cybersecurity requirements for responsible systems.

- Sustaining all required NASA/NIST security plan documentation and controls to maintain an ATO.

- Be a subject matter expert on the Risk Management Framework (RMF).

- Perform risk assessments and develop mitigation plans to convey risk to NASA and COMET stakeholders.

**Here's What You'll Need:**


- Outstanding proficiency in communication skills (both written and oral), as well as building and sustaining relationships needed to achieve objectives.

- Expertise in delivering innovative solutions that align with organizational strategies, goals, and objectives.

- Experience evaluating new and emerging IT and cybersecurity technologies. - Security+, Network+ and/or Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP) certification (or equivalent entry-level certification).


- Bachelor's degree in Software Engineering, Computer Science, IT or Cybersecurity (or a related discipline from an accredited college or university) and 1+ years of governance, risk and compliance experience.

- U.S. Citizenship required for this opportunity. - Must comply with all "drug free workplace" requirements as mandated by directives issued by the appropriate federal contracting officer and the company, which requires drug testing for use of illegal drugs by employees.

**Physical Requirements:**

- Position may involve extended periods of sitting, walking, standing and use of stairs.


- Position will be required to be on-site for regular work hours Monday-Friday until completion of the 90-day probation period. After that _telework options (3 days on-site/2 days remote)_ will be made available. Telework opportunities are based on satisfactory job performance.

- Must be dependable and punctual.

**Essential Functions**

**Physical Requirements**

+ Position may involve extended periods of sitting or standing.

+ Physical requirements are: sitting, walking, standing, extensive use of stairs, and access to remote structures.

+ Position is located on a hazardous testing facility; must be able to quickly evacuate buildings in the event of an emergency.

**Work Environment**

+ Work will mainly be done inside, but fieldwork can be a combination of outside and inside depending on the project.

+ Working at heights and in confined spaces may be required.

+ Walking on uneven terrain including paved areas, gravel/rocks, and dirt/sand is required to access various locations on the facility.

+ Climbing ladders and platforms will be necessary.

+ All work must be completed in a safe manner in accordance with NASA and Company safety standards.

**Equipment and Machines**

+ Computers and printers used for producing reports and schedules.

+ Variety of equipment may be used.


+ **Full-time regular work hours between Monday-Friday.**

+ **Position may require occasional overtime including weekend work depending on task.**

+ **Must be dependable and punctual.**

+ **Shift work may be required.**

**Other Essential Functions**

+ Must be able to accurately communicate ideas in writing and verbal communication.

+ Must be able to travel to support position requirements. This may include travel to and from customer location, which may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can be made for POV, if necessary.

+ Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.

+ Must comply with all "drug free workplace" requirements as mandated by directives issued by the appropriate federal contracting officer and the company, which requires drug testing for use of illegal drugs by employees in sensitive positions.

+ Government security clearance may be required in the future.

+ Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a manner that fosters good relations with customers, clients, co-workers, and management.

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws ( and supplemental language (\_files/employers/eeoc\_gina\_supplement.pdf) .