The Squires Group

Cyber Security Specialist

US-VA-Reston
Job ID
2017-8430
# of Openings
4
Category
Cyber

Overview

The Squires Group has a contract opportunity for a Cyber Security Support Specialist to work on a Federal Project in Washington, DC or Loudon County, VAThis project is providing certified ISSOs to ensure a suitable security position is maintained for information systems and programs.  The ideal candidate will provide technical support that allows information assurance for networks, systems, databases, and applications.  This plan will certify and accredit the assigned IT system, and ISSOs shall ensure that all required C&A artifacts are developed and maintained in accordance with DHS standards.

 

Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens and have an active Secret clearance

Responsibilities

  • Cyber Security Support Personnel (CSSP) will provide technical support that ensures information assurance for networks, systems, databases, and applications
  • Information System Security Officer (ISSO) will maintain the appropriate operational security posture for information systems and programs

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s in Computer Science, Engineering, IT Security (or related discipline) or equivalent experience
  • 3 years of relevant Federal IT Security experience, including:
    • Implementation of IT security programs across platforms
    • IT vulnerability reporting and security incident response
    • Identifying the need for IT security changes based on new technologies or threats
    • Ensuring IT security and awareness/compliance
    • Reviewing proposed new systems/networks/software for potential IT security risks
  • Experience with Federal security regulations, standards, and processes
  • Security+, SSCP, CEH, CPT, GIAC, CSSLP, CISM, CISA, or CISSP Certification
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens and have an active Secret clearance 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous DHS Component security experience and knowledge of DHS 4300a regulations
  • Understanding of fundamental cloud computing concepts
  • Experience with Information Assurance concepts and processes within the Federal government 

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4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:

  1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects, and a list of exciting
  2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
  3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and trust.
  4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field. 

The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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