Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) Analyst

Las Vegas, NV

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Our staff provides cyber security support to the Department of Energy National Nuclear Security Administration.

Criterion Systems is seeking to hire a Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) Analyst in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Cybersecurity Service Provider (CSSP) Analyst will support Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration Cybersecurity Program. The CSSP Analyst is responsible for the efficient execution of the CSSP Evaluator Scoring Metrics (ESM).The CSSP Analyst will support control functions, including assisting with planning and analysis of cybersecurity activities. This includes the tracking of baselines, reporting on deliverables, and communication of findings.

The CSSP Analyst will assist the CSSP Manager with the following duties and responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

  • Identifying, and prioritizing cybersecurity activities
  • Creating necessary reports
  • Performing issue/risk/action item tracking
  • Creating and managing daily task lists of action items and follow-up activities
  • Helping develop CSSP artifacts and track historical data
  • Reviewing current status and schedule for forecasting future activities
  • Monitoring and reporting on progress of subscriber reviews, including time lines and status
  • Ensuring compliance with ESM requirements, verifying and documenting results for formal acceptance
  • Identifying and proposing solutions for areas of improvement (continuous process improvement)
  • Assist the CSSP in the developing and issuing pertinent communication to the subscribers and stake holders
  • Performing and reviewing vulnerability scans
  • Tracking vulnerability and compliance trends
  • Some limited travel required < 10%
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience
  • Three (3) years working in an IT environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration or related degree or 4 years of working experience to substituted for degree.
  • US Citizenship
  • Current, active DoD Top Secret or DOE Q clearance
  • Excellent written, analysis and communications skills – communicate clearly and concisely with diverse audiences and should be comfortable giving and receiving feedback
  • Must have demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively with CSSP team members, customers and external vendors
  • Must have the ability to work on tasks with multiple deliverables – assess priorities and operate in a flexible manner in order to meet the dynamic needs of the team
  • Strong experience with features of MS Project, Excel, Visio, SharePoint, and Word
  • Strong customer-service orientation
  • Compliance with 8570 CSSP Analyst within six months
  • Strong knowledge of IT technology and Cybersecurity services
  • Experience in change and risk management
  • Analytical skills and problem solving skills needed to manage multiple factors on a project simultaneously
  • Strong team working skills
  • Attention to and precision with detail
  • Prefer individual with energetic, can-do approach to work, who tracks and follows up on tasks independently, who seeks out additional work, and who recommends ways to improve upon current activities

Criterion Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit



Criterion offers comprehensive health benefits including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance. Most of our plans are available at no cost for employee only coverage.

Time Off

Employees begin accruing PTO at 15 days per year and acquire more based on seniority. In addition to PTO, Criterion provides 10 holidays and bereavement, military, jury duty, and family medical leave.


  • Roth and Traditional 401(k) Plans with company matching contributions
  • Health Care and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Commuter Benefits


All employees are eligible to use up to $3,000 annually for approved professional development, including trainings, memberships, seminars, and degree programs.

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Criterion Systems, Inc. is committed to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination at all levels of our organization. We believe in treating all applicants and employees fairly and make decisions 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 conditions, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.

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