Information Security Specialist/Cyber Security

cyber security analyst, Information Security, Certified Information Systems Security Professional, System Security Certified Practitioner, AWS Certification
Full Time, Contract W2
Depends On Experience
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Information Security (InfoSec) Specialist

Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for developing and managing Information Systems cyber security, including disaster recovery, database protection and establishing secure software development standards.
  • Responsible to develop and implement security standards and documentation.
  • Reports to CEO.
  • Directs IT staff in the day-to-day performance of their duties related to InfoSec.
  • Ensures that corporate, department and project security milestones and goals are met while adhering to approved budgets.  
  • DoD or DoE IT clearance desired.
  • Performs information security risk assessments based on the NIST RMF (SP800-39).
  • Categorizes systems based on risk profile (SP800-60, FIPS 199).
  • Develops a System Security Plan identifying appropriate security controls (SP800-53, FIPS 200).
  • Documents and implements Security Policies, Procedures and Controls (SP800-24, SP800-61).
  • Maintains corporate ISO 27001 Information Security practices and ensures client sites meet security requirements such as GSA FedRAMP Moderate.
  • Develops and delivers IS security standards, best practices, architecture and systems to ensure information system security across the enterprise.
  • Supports implementation of client-facing systems and security in the AWS or Azure clouds or GovCloud and monitors security controls to ensure compliance with NIST guidelines and ISSI security policies.
  • Implements procedures and methods for auditing and addressing non-compliance to information security standards and monitors security controls on a recurring basis to assure information security (SP800-37/137/53A). 
  • Collaborates with auditors to assess the security implementation (SP800-53A).
  • Evaluates compliance with security standards and relevance with industry security norms.
  • Works with software engineers and developers to ensure that all applications are functional and secure before deployment.
  • U.S. Citizen capable of passing a Federal IT background check. 
  • CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ Certified
  • Extensive knowledge of the Federal Government or DoD security standards and practices.

Essential Job-duties include

Essential qualification criteria


Essential - Typically requires 5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor. Desirable - 1 - 3 years supervisory experience desirable.

Preference certification criteria

  • Possessing any of the below certifications (in addition to the above)
  • (ICS)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  • (ICS)2 System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • AWS Security Specialty Certification

Posted By

Ekta Arora

7337 Hanover Office Parkway, Suite A Greenbelt, MD, 20770

Dice Id : 10106963
Position Id : 715442
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