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Director IT Security -

Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: May 11, 2024

Job Description:

Director IT Security - Silver Spring, MD

Rate: 140- 150k

Seeking an Director IT Security to manage and direct all activities within the Information Security Office and may also be appointed to hold the role of Information Security Officer (ISO).

Responsible for the development and maintenance of an enterprise-wide information security program to assure information assets are adequately protected.

Knowledgeable of Information Security best practices and regulatory and compliance requirements that impact security for the enterprise. This includes, FISMA, FedRAMP, HIPAA, HITECH, PCI, HITRUST and 21 CFR Part 11.

The ISM develops policies and standards that direct security functions relative to information technology systems, networks, applications, voice and data communications, computing services and operational processes within the enterprise.


? Works closely with the ITS Director, and Senior Leadership to ensure the security of the firm?s and client?s systems and data

? Oversee the development and implementation of a company-wide Information Security training and awareness

? Provides strategic and technical security guidance for all IT projects, including establishing baseline system standards, evaluation of the enterprise architecture, hardware, software, and technical controls and works closely with the IT Operations and Architecture staff

? Ensures the access control, disaster recovery, business continuity, incident response, and risk management needs of the organization are properly addressed in conjunction with relevant functions and third parties.

? Ensures implementation and compliance of federal regulations including FISMA, FedRAMP, HIPAA and 21 CFR Part 11.

? Manages and performs Certification and Accreditation activities for projects when required and tracks and reports on all Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&M) activities.

? Performs ongoing information risk assessments and audits

? Leads an incident response team to contain, investigate, and prevent future computer security breaches.

? Leads the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of the Information Assurance and Security Management Systems.

Required Skills

Required Experience

? Bachelor's in a computers- with 8 yrs of relevant IT experience


Bachelor?s degree in a non-computer with 10 years of relevant IT exp.

? At least four years of full-time work experience in an information security management and/or related function (i.e. IT audit and IT Risk Management). Information security management qualifications such as CISSP or CISM.

Hands-on team leadership and management experience.

? A background in technical IT roles such as IT architecture, development or operations, with a clear and abiding interest in information security.

Demonstrated experience interpreting and implementing controls meeting the compliance and security NIST special publications, FISMA, HIPAA, and other guidance regarding systems and data security.

Must have strong working knowledge of pertinent law and the law enforcement community.

Excellent written and oral communications skills are required.


IT audit, IT Risk Management, CISSP or CISM , IT Security, Information Security, FISMA,

FedRAMP, HIPAA, HITECH, PCI, HITRUST, disaster recovery

We are an equal employment opportunity employer and will consider all qualified candidates without regard to disability or protected veteran status.

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