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Information Security Analyst II - Federal Programs



Boston, MA, USA · New York, NY, USA · Denver, CO, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

As an Information Security Analyst II for the Federal Programs team, you will support efforts to respond to U.S. Government regulations and standards, including FedRAMP (NIST 800-53), DISA Cloud Computing SRG and STIGs, as applicable. You will provide subject matter expertise for the design, implementation, operations, management, and maintenance of the Datadog product in all aspects of Information Assurance and Information Security as it relates to Datadog’s Federal Programs activities. This includes being able to assess and mitigate system security threats and risks, validate system security requirements, analyze and collaborate on system security designs, verify compliance with system security requirements, manage the complete internal and external assessment and audit lifecycle, testing,, and act as a liaison with other departments and business units to support ongoing system security operations and maintenance.

At Datadog, we place value in our office culture - the relationships and collaboration it builds and the creativity it brings to the table. We operate as a hybrid workplace to ensure our Datadogs can create a work-life harmony that best fits them.

What You’ll Do:

  • Support security efforts in pursuit of U.S. Government accreditations (FedRAMP, FISMA, DoD Cloud Computing SRG).
  • Synthesize complex customer documents (MSAs, Security Addendums, etc.) into concrete requirements for the Datadog Engineering, Legal and Finance teams.
  • Document Datadog practices to provide transparency to customers, prospects and other stakeholders.
  • Communicate directly with Datadog customers, prospects and other stakeholders.
  • Work across security and engineering teams to design, implement, and monitor security and compliance features.
  • Support assessment and continuous monitoring and reporting activities.
  • Support engineering teams in the implementation, maintenance, and monitoring of Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).
  • Design and maintain defensive policies that allow the Datadog security and general engineering teams to move quickly and adapt to an evolving threat landscape.

Who You Are:

  • You have a BS and a minimum 5 years of relevant industry experience
  • You have a proven track record working in security policy, compliance, information security operations or security consulting
  • You have a strong understanding of cloud services architecture (Amazon Web Services)
  • You have demonstrable experience designing, supporting, advising, and assessing the implementation of security controls for a FedRAMP authorized (Moderate/High) or DoD Impact Levels 4/5 system and managing continuous monitoring activities with external stakeholders
  • You have demonstrable experience partnering with stakeholder teams to implement standards and procedures that provide business value first while meeting control requirements
  • You have experience with implementing the Department of Defense Cloud Computing Security Requirements Guide, STIGs, and working with eMaaS
  • You value correctness and efficiency, and leave no stone unturned when reviewing documentation
  • You have or are able to acquire a certification in compliance with DoD Manual 8140 Intermediate or Advanced level for Cybersecurity
  • Ability to comply with ITAR and GovCloud requirements

Datadog values people from all walks of life. We understand not everyone will meet all the above qualifications on day one. That's okay. If you’re passionate about technology and want to grow your skills, we encourage you to apply.

Benefits and Growth:

  • New hire stock equity (RSUs) and employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • Continuous professional development, product training, and career pathing
  • Intradepartmental mentor and buddy program for in-house networking
  • An inclusive company culture, ability to join our Community Guilds (Datadog employee resource groups)
  • Access to Inclusion Talks, our internal panel discussions
  • Free, global mental health benefits for employees and dependents age 6+
  • Competitive global benefits

Benefits and Growth listed above may vary based on the country of your employment and the nature of your employment with Datadog.

Datadog offers a competitive salary and equity package, and may include variable compensation. Actual compensation is based on factors such as the candidate's skills, qualifications, and experience. In addition, Datadog offers a wide range of best in class, comprehensive and inclusive employee benefits for this role including healthcare, dental, parental planning, and mental health benefits, a 401(k) plan and match, paid time off, fitness reimbursements, and a discounted employee stock purchase plan.

The reasonably estimated yearly salary for this role at Datadog is:
$123,000$157,000 USD

About Datadog:

Datadog (NASDAQ: DDOG) is a global SaaS business, delivering a rare combination of growth and profitability. We are on a mission to break down silos and solve complexity in the cloud age by enabling digital transformation, cloud migration, and infrastructure monitoring of our customers’ entire technology stacks. Built by engineers, for engineers, Datadog is used by organizations of all sizes across a wide range of industries. Together, we champion professional development, diversity of thought, innovation, and work excellence to empower continuous growth. Join the pack and become part of a collaborative, pragmatic, and thoughtful people-first community where we solve tough problems, take smart risks, and celebrate one another. Learn more about #DatadogLife on Instagram, LinkedIn, and Datadog Learning Center.

Equal Opportunity at Datadog:

Datadog is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and is proud to offer equal employment opportunity to everyone regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, veteran status, and more. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. Here are our Candidate Legal Notices for your reference.

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