Cyber Security Analyst

Information Technology Pasadena, California


Cyber Security Analyst

Take your career to new heights. Come join us at MORI Associates and help us support the most exciting projects at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. As a Cybersecurity Analyst you will be part of a dedicated team of diverse professionals creating and supporting cutting edge solutions for our client’s critical missions.  MORI is a mid-sized nationwide company founded in 1997 with the ideals that creating an agile organization full of innovative and passionate people will progress science and technology for all life on earth.  We focus on offering a complete range of services from strategic consulting to the development of Information Systems and providing advanced engineering solutions. Now, let’s see if this opportunity is the right challenge for you.

What you will do:

 JPL OCIO-CISO assess mission project cybersecurity documentation to ensure compliance with NASA requirements in the prime contract and IT transition plan.

  • Analyze mission project IT security plans in ITSDB
  • Interface with mission project teams
  • Determine if system security categorization is completed and documented
  • Determine if Privacy Impact Assessment is completed and documented
  • Determine if all NIST SP 800-53 baseline security controls are addressed
  • Determine if the system description and system environment are described to NASA standards
  • Determine if a contingency plan is developed and tested
  • Determine if a system architecture diagram is developed
  • Collaborate with mission project teams to provide recommendations for needed updates based on the completed analysis
  • Review IT system security plans (SSPs) after entry into NASA RISCS systems
  • Ensure all required data accurately uploaded from ITSDB
  • Serve as JPL POCs for designated positions to complete RISCS workflows for granting and maintenance of Authority to Operate (ATO)
  • Maintain system cybersecurity documentation in NASA RISCS systems for all JPL systems designated as NASA systems


  • Experience applying the requirements of NIST SP 800-37 and NIST SP 800-53
  • Experience using Microsoft office suite (Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • High School with 9 years of related experience
  • Associates with 7 years of related experience
  • Bachelors with 5 years of related experience
  • Related required training