Abacus Technology

Information Security Cyber Specialist

US-DC-Washington
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-2998

Overview

Abacus Technology is seeking an Information Security Cyber Specialist to provide support in the areas of information assurance and cyber security.  This is a full-time position.

Responsibilities

Plan, organize, and execute all IT Security functions as directed by client.  Provide guidance regarding federal security regulations, policies, procedures, standards and guidelines in support of Risk Management Framework (RMF) preparation and compliance.  Participate in meetings and working groups with program partners to gather data and execute preparation of validation assessment activities, as required.  Perform in-depth security assessment scans and activities on various information systems to identify risks and remediation of strategies of security issues.  Ensure all required and applicable information security controls have been properly identified, implemented, and maintained as intended.  Prepare and manage Information Security documentation and security operational activities.

Qualifications

5+ years experience in an IT role focused on security.  Bachelor’s degree in a related field.  Must hold a IT security certification such as CISSP, CISA, and/or CISM.  Knowledge of a full range of IT security principles, concepts, practices, products and services (including systems software, database software, immediate access storage technology, and security device hardware), and methods for evaluating risk and vulnerability, implementing mitigating improvement, and disseminating IT security tools and procedures.  Must have strong analytical, problem solving and planning skills.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.  Able to be a team player who is flexible, delivery-oriented.  Must exhibit communications skills, both in writing and speaking, to properly and appropriately interact with staff and remote sites if applicable.  Must be a US Citizen and hold a current Secret clearance.

 

Applicants selected will be subject to a U.S. government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

 

EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled

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