Information Security Specialist, Senior

  • Reston, VA
  • Posted 60+ days ago | Updated 4 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Process reengineering
Policies and procedures
Standard operating procedure
Risk management framework
Certification and accreditation
NIST SP 800 Series
Information security
Information Technology
Data Analysis
Cloud computing
Business operations
Market analysis
Professional development
Communications security
Information assurance
Information systems
Control system
Risk assessment
Risk analysis
Organizational leadership
IT security
Vulnerability assessment
Contingency plan
Disaster recovery
Configuration Management
IT management
Security controls
Corporate social responsibility
Embedded systems
Regulatory Compliance
National Institute of Standards and Technology
MEAN stack
Microsoft Excel
Information engineering
Profit and loss

Job Details

Req ID: 30677


Information Security Specialist - Senior

Reston, VA

At Cyberstar, we aim to analyze and boost human and business performance through the implementation of business process redesign and information technology (IT) modernization to include data analytics and cloud computing.

We offer an alternate solution to improving the quality and effectiveness of business operations. In an ever-changing economy, Cyberstar helps companies better read and understand their market data through the synchronization of process innovation, human dynamics, analysis, and the integration of data technology capabilities, to ensure functional optimization in their business.

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large-scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

The Information Security Specialist - Senior will provide multi-discipline security administrative and technical security support to the organization. Areas of responsibility include physical, computer, personnel, information, administrative, operational, and communications security analysis, assessment, and reporting.

  • Provide recommendations to organizational stakeholders for the integration of security processes and compliance with Federal regulations and Departmental policy.
  • Direct security efforts to increase efficiencies and enforce a global security mindset.
  • Provide strategic guidance for the further development of the security program.
  • Develop policies and procedures supporting regulations, directives, and Departmental policy.
  • Assist senior management with establishing a plan of action for the remediation of weaknesses.
  • Provide direct information assurance guidance pertaining to the development and modification of information systems and industrial control systems.
  • Provide strategic insight and continuous support for the integration of the system development life cycle.
  • Provide recommendations concerning new and existing projects and assist project managers with security oversight.
  • Coordinate with representatives and Subject Matter Experts (SME) from other Federal Agencies and commercial organizations to maintain awareness of upcoming changes to regulations and technologies.
  • Develop Risk Assessments in accordance with NIST guidance and deliver risk analysis and guidance as needed to organizational leadership.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of relevant experience OR
  • Master's degree and 5+ years of relevant experience OR
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent and 8+ years of relevant experience
  • 4+ years of direct full-time experience conducting security assessments and developing all deliverables within a system authorization package
  • Industry-recognized technical certification accepted in lieu of one year of experience
  • Background check required with the ability to get a Public Trust.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • Direct experience developing IT security policies, architectures, and standard operating procedures with a strategic perspective.
  • Extensive knowledge of and practical experience with implementing standard methodologies used in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process (Formerly referred to as Certification and Accreditation (C&A)).
  • Expert-level knowledge and experience with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidelines and industry best practices for Risk Assessment and Management, Vulnerability Analysis, Contingency Planning, Disaster Recovery, Configuration Management, Security Assessments, and developing Mitigation Plans.
  • Must have detailed and extensive experience with implementing, evaluating, and documenting all technical, management, and operational security controls as defined by the NIST SP 800-53 (as amended).

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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