Senior Privacy Analyst


Full Time, Contract: W2, Independent

  • Work from home



Job Description

Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) is a leading Information Technology and Management Consulting firm, delivering solutions to Federal, State and Local Government and commercial industry. We are best known for Knowledge & Information Management, Energy Management & Environmental Sustainability, Enterprise Systems Development & Operations and Cyber Security and Information Assurance. With offices in the DC Metropolitan Area and across the nation, we serve Fortune 500 decision makers and Federal, State and local government agencies throughout the U.S.
Job Description:
The ideal candidate will report directly to the program manager and have strong information privacy compliance skills and the ability to lead tasks with limited supervision. The Senior Privacy Analyst will be part of a federal National Privacy Program (NPP), which is responsible for implementing and maintaining agency level privacy policies, procedures, standards, and guidelines. The Privacy Analyst will support compliance with the Agency's Privacy Program; assessing Privacy Threshold Analysis questionnaires, reviewing, and approving Privacy Impact Assessments (PIAs); coordinating the publication of System of Record Notices (SORNs) with program offices; maintaining the official privacy act files, the Agency Federal Information System Registry, and providing and training or training opportunities for all key privacy personnel.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide subject matter expertise on privacy and data protection to help incorporate privacy-by-design into processes, critical projects and initiatives.
  • Review PTA questionnaires used to determine if an information technology system contains PII, whether a PIA is required, whether a SORN is required, and if any other privacy requirements apply to the system.
  • Evaluate PIA to ensure conformance with applicable legal, regulatory, and policy requirements for privacy; determine the risks and effects; and evaluate protections and alternative processes to mitigate potential privacy risks.
  • Lead and coordinate privacy data calls across the Agency.
  • Assist with the evaluation of NIST SP 800-53 Privacy controls which will be used to safeguard and secure PIA in Agency systems operating in the information environment.
  • Maintain the Federal Information System (FIS) Registry for Privacy.
  • Train Agency Liaison Privacy Official (LPOs) and other stakeholders, as required, on Privacy matters, topics, trends and issues relating to PTAs and PIAs.
  • Ensure that the Agency is complying with Privacy laws, statutes, policies, and regulatory documents to safeguard PII and that Agency Stakeholders are addressing Privacy requirements, as outlined in published directives and are implemented with accurate information.
  • Keep abreast of current developments in privacy laws, regulations and industry standards.
  • Collect customer satisfaction and internal service performance feedback to foster continual improvement.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • USCitizenship.
  • Bachelor's Degree and minimum seven (7) + years of experience in a privacy, data protection, and/or information security compliance role.
  • Experience working for a U.S. federal government Agency or contractor.
  • Demonstrated experience assessing risk and advising on organizational controls. Compliance or auditing experience also advantageous.
  • Skill in applying government privacy laws, regulations, principles and policies to assignments involving the release of information to the public.
  • Skill in conducting analyses of legislation and regulations to determine impact on program operations.
  • Knowledge of the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act.
  • Knowledge of Federal and Agency records management systems, regulations, principles and polices.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and meet multiple project milestones and deadlines as required by the client.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills including delivery of client-ready work products and the ability to communicate complex technical issues to senior stakeholders and non-technical staff.
  • Experience working with Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) requirements and NIST guidelines, including NIST SP 800-53.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage competing work assignments in a time sensitive environment.
  • Keen attention to detail and the ability to solve problems using best practices and systematic approach .

Preferred Tool Experience
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance (GRC) Tools e.g., Telos Xacta IA Manager or similar like CSAM, RSA Archer, etc.
  • CDM Dashboard
  • SharePoint
  • Qlik Sense

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced Privacy certifications e.g., Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP), Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) or equivalent.
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our communities, families and employees. With employee health and safety as our top priority DSA is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. DSA, will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date and show proof of vaccination on the first day of employment along with all I9 required forms. These forms are only to be provided via instruction from HR and with approval from DSA management for any access to customer facility.

Salary and Benefits include but not limited to:

  • The hours for this role are Full-time, Regular - Start and End times are dependent on customer requirements
  • Leave benefits include Paid holidays, Vacation, Sick and Bereavement
  • Retirement benefits include 401K with 20% match to employee contribution, and Employee Stock Ownership Shares provided by DSA.
  • Insurance benefits include customizable Medical, Dental, Health, Company Paid Life and Disability Insurance, Health savings, Vision and Domestic Partner Coverage
  • Miscellaneous benefits include Tuition assistance and Technical 100% Paid Training and Family Tuition Assistance.
Founded in 1963, Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has been providing Defense and Federal Government customers' business-driven Information Technology and consulting solutions and services for more than 50 years. DSA's people excel in helping our customers achieve sensitive, mission-critical business goals and objectives. DSA is a 100 percent employee-owned company: every employee has a stake in the success of our company and our customers.Our culture embraces training and development opportunities that include leadership programs, employee networks, continued education, and much more. We recognize that building expertise in your profession benefits everyone. DSA's leadership and training programs help employees better manage their projects, inspire coworkers and customers and reinforce DSA's guiding principles since 1963.

We also value the unique combination of skills, abilities, aspirations, and backgrounds of every individual our diversity makes us stronger. We are 100 percent employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).DSAemployees receive customizable benefits that are highly competitive in each local market that include a Vanguard 401K.DSA provides equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status; race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.

DSA will provide necessary reasonable accommodation to ensure that an individual with a disability who is not able to fully utilize DSA's online job application system is provided with equal opportunity to apply and be considered for all jobs. If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email HR or call 1-877-422-4372.

DSA recognizes that the global spread of COVID-19 is a challenging time for everyone. Our #1 priority is the health and safety of our workforce, guests and candidates, and we provide the necessary supplies to maintain safety in the work place. Due to the current situation surrounding COVID-19, our response time and scheduling of interviews may increase. DSA is looking to fill various positions despite the COVID-19 and are managing our workforce within the compliance of all state requirements.


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