Senior Public Sector Security Analyst

Remote - USA

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Wiz is the unified cloud security platform with prevention and response capabilities, enabling security and development teams to build faster and more securely.

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Come join the company that is reinventing cloud security and empowering businesses to thrive in the cloud. As the fastest-growing startup ever, Wiz is on a mission to help organizations secure cloud environments that will accelerate their businesses. Trusted by security teams all over the world, we have a proven track record of success and a culture that values world-class talent.  

Our Wizards from over 13 countries work together to protect the infrastructure of our hundreds of customers, including over 40% of the Fortune 100, who trust us to scan and secure over 230 billion files daily. We’re the leading player in a massive and growing market, but it’s still early enough for you to make a significant impact. At Wiz, you’ll have the freedom to think creatively, dream big, and use your full range of skills to contribute to our record growth. Come join our team and help us create secure cloud environments that allow the best companies to move faster. 


We’re looking for a Senior Public Sector Security Analyst to join us in spreading the power of Wiz. This position can be equated to the conductor of a symphony: coordination, timing, and teamwork are central to success. The role will report into our Head of Federal Programs. 


  • Coordinate and execute federal governance, risk and compliance activities including but not limited to audit management, evidence collection and document control. 
  • Work closely with internal partners, consultants and/or auditors. 
  • Align teams to efficiently deliver shared goals. 
  • Coordinate resources in a matrix environment. 
  • Prepare stakeholders for internal and / or external audits.   
  • Work closely with the continuous monitoring team to ensure we execute on the items listed in the Plan of Action and Milestones through to completion. 
  • Define and track program metrics and key performance indicators regarding federal product “wellness”. 



  • You enjoy discovering new ways to complete tasks, always seeking to improve efficiency. 
  • You love automating manual processes and you have wicked strong excel skills. 
  • You are obsessed with quality. 
  • You have an aptitude for identifying, documenting, and addressing gaps in process performance. 
  • You are process driven. 
  • You have strong written and verbal communication skills, building strong relationships with stakeholders and teams around the organization. 
  • You are not risk averse nor risk addicted.  You know how to compare trade-offs to make a risk-based decision that is good for Wiz and good for our customers. 
  • You do not get stuck in analysis paralysis – you never let perfection get in the way of progress. 
  • You have a clear understanding of the unique characteristics involved in being audited to federal requirements. 
  • You are self-driven and require little oversight but enjoy building strong relationships. 



  • 5+ years of leading compliance initiatives.
  • Bachelor’s degree or commiserate experience. 
  • Working knowledge NIST framework including 800-53 v5, NARA GRS and DISA STIGS.  You don’t have to have it all memorized but you know how to find it and prove it. 
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills. 
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills. 
  • Ability to build and maintain reports that have meaning and value, not just colors. 
  • Experience interacting with both technical and non-technical individuals at all levels – technical acumen is a must. 
  • Experience operating autonomously. 
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve results with cross-functional, virtual teams. 
  • Organizational and analytical skills and can identify efficiencies and eliminate internal and external obstacles through creative/ adaptive approaches. 
  • Demonstrated ability to build trust and use influence to drive projects. 
  • Ability to establish/maintain a high level of trust and confidence. 


You can provide evidence that you meet EAR part 772 and ITAR 120.15 definition of a U.S. person (Any individual who is granted U.S. citizenship; or, any individual who is granted U.S. permanent residence (green card holder); or, any individual who is granted status as a “protected person”) and that you reside in the contiguous United States.  


If your experience is close but doesn’t fulfill all requirements, please apply. Wiz is on a mission to build a special company. To achieve our goal, we are focused on hiring Wizards with different backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.

Wiz is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, reproductive health decisions, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, genetic information, political views or activity, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.

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Tags: Audits Cloud Compliance DISA Governance Monitoring NIST NIST 800-53 POA&M Privacy STIGs

Perks/benefits: Career development Health care Startup environment Team events Wellness

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States
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