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Deloitte Cyber Policy and Governance Analyst in McLean, Virginia

Are you looking to elevate your cyber career? Your technical skills? Your opportunity for growth? Deloitte's Government and Public Services Cyber Practice (GPS Cyber Practice) is the place for you! Our GPS Cyber Practice helps organizations create a cyber minded culture and become stronger, faster, and more innovative. You will become part of a team that advises, implements, and manages solutions across five verticals: Strategy, Defense and Response; Identity; Infrastructure; Data; and Application Security. Our dynamic team offers opportunities to work with cutting-edge cyber security tools and grow both vertically and horizontally at an accelerated rate. Join our cyber team and elevate your career.

Work you'll do:

The practitioner will be responsible for developing and managing Information Security policies, procedures, and methodologies in accordance with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), NIST Special Publications, other Federal laws & regulations, and direction from leadership. Additionally, the practitioner will be responsible for managing the following activities:

  • Review and update of agency security policies and procedures in alignment with NIST SP 800-53 Rev. 5

  • Perform research and analysis on federal requirements, guidelines, and standards, and cutting-edge technology to incorporate into Client policies and procedures

  • Create new policies to address open weaknesses

  • Development of training materials for Deloitte team members and Client personnel

  • Development of a variety of executive level communications (e.g. talking points, memorandums, announcements, etc.), and presentations (e.g. impact analysis, strategies, implementation plans, etc.)

  • Development and execution of Change Management strategies at the enterprise and department level

  • Support planning and execution of overarching organizational information security transformation initiatives

  • Support organization inheritable common controls program

  • Implement risk management programs for our federal clients by utilizing NIST, RMF, and FISMA compliance frameworks.

  • Enhance cyber awareness with clients and project teams.

  • Work alongside federal clients to help them mitigate risk with the use of continuous monitoring and incident response.

  • Establish security controls to ensure protection of client systems.

  • Implement cutting edge security tools for our federal clients.

    The team

Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of more than 15,000 professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.

At Deloitte, we believe cyber is about starting things-not stopping them-and enabling the freedom to create a more secure future. Cyber Strategy, Defense and Response (SDR) focuses on helping federal clients design and implement transformational enterprise security programs with an emphasis on defending against, recovering from, and mitigating major cyberattacks. If you're seeking a career that increases cyber awareness, utilizes risk management programs, and develops strategies for cyber defense and response, then the Cyber SDR offering at Deloitte is for you.



  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain the required clearance for this role.

  • Travel up to 25%

  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail (e.g. grammar, formatting, terminology, etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience performing issue resolution, solutioning, or strategic planning

  • Strong experience with PowerPoint, SharePoint, Word, Excel, and Visio

  • Knowledge of federal information security regulations from FISMA, OMB, NIST, DHS, etc., and experience in cybersecurity topics related to risk management, governance, policy, or program management

  • Demonstrated experience identifying or implementing process efficiencies, and developing innovative approaches to solving complex problems

  • Strong analytical, organizational, and project management skills

  • 3+ years of RMF experience with federal agencies

  • Experience working with RMF and NIST 800-53

  • Experience working with cyber security tools

  • Experience with cyber awareness (e.g., phishing emails, cyber trainings)


  • Prior professional services or federal consulting experience

  • Certifications (e.g., CompTIA Security+, CEH, CISSP)

    All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.