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Privacy Analyst

Herndon, VA | Full Time
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About Coalfire

Coalfire Federal is a market leading cybersecurity consultancy firm that provides independent and tailored advice, assessments, technical testing and a full suite of cyber engineering services to Federal agency customers.  Coalfire Federal along with its parent company, Coalfire, has an unparalleled client list with deep customer relationships with leading cloud and technology providers including Amazon, Microsoft, IBM, Google and Oracle and Federal agencies.  Coalfire has been a cybersecurity thought leader for nearly 20 years, and has offices throughout the United States and Europe and is committed to making the world a safer place by solving our clients’ toughest security challenges. 

 

We’re currently seeking an experienced Privacy Analyst to support our Federal team. This role is primarily remote with only 1 day a week on site in Herndon, VA. 

What you'll do

  • Review and document the Agency use of PII and and ensure the implementation of privacy protections related to the collection, use, storage, and disclosure of personal information.
  • Assist in the review and documentation of Agency privacy projects, initiatives, and programs, as well as processes and procedures related to the proper handling of PII.
  • Review information technology documentation that supports privacy risk assessments and conduct privacy risk reviews and assessments to ensure compliance with privacy laws and Agency policy. Brief Privacy Officer as appropriate, on findings and recommendations.
  • Conduct quality assurance reviews of all privacy risk assessments and draft deliverables.
  • At the direction of the Privacy Officer, assist in the management and updating of privacy methods, procedural requirements, and evaluative processes to reduce and mitigate privacy-related risks, to include methods of minimizing holdings of PII
  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable privacy laws, standards, and industry best practices, and monitor developments in privacy issues.

What you'll bring

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.
  • A passion for privacy!
  • Experience with Privacy Package assessments and QA is required. 
  • At least 3 years or more specialized experience in two of the following:
    • (1) assisting in the administering of a privacy information program for an organization;
    • (2) experience with activities that required implementation of laws and other guidelines related to privacy information;
    • (3) being responsible for preparing privacy policy and procedural guidance;
    • (4) evaluating compliance with organizational policies, applicable law and local guidance;
    • (5) overseeing the organization's personally identifiable information protection processes and procedures; or
    • (6) conducting privacy reviews/risk assessments.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and assess risks and recommend appropriate remediation strategies.
  • Must be well-organized and detail-oriented with the ability to coordinate, prioritize multiple tasks, and be adaptable to change to accomplish assignments.
  • Ability to work independently and with teams.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel

Bonus Points

  • CIPP certification is desirable, but not required. 

Why you'll want to join us

Our people make Coalfire great. We work together on interesting things and achieve exceptional results. We act as trusted advisors to our customers and are committed to client-focused innovation as well as innovation in the industries that we serve. Coalfire offers our people the chance to grow professionally with colleagues they like and respect while tackling challenges that stretch their minds and expand their skill sets. We’re connected by our desire to innovate and our goal of helping to make the world a more secure place. 

Coalfire’s high energy, challenging, and fast-paced work environment will keep you engaged and motivated. Work-life balance is a core priority at Coalfire – we work hard and we play hard, the two often overlap, and we’re active in our communities. Plus, we offer great benefits, including:

  • 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
  • Certification reimbursement

Coalfire is an EEO employer.

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Career Path for Privacy Analyst

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