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Cyber Security Specialist

Company: ICF Olson
Location: Hyattsville
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Summary:ICF is seeking a Cybersecurity Specialist to provide the Information Assurance Manager's (IAM) office with support and guidance through established Department of Defense (DoD) and Army policies and well as organizational policies.Key Responsibilities:Perform IA assessments of organization and advice on best IT security practices for an R environment.Process IAM policy exception requests, perform risk assessments and provide guidance and recommendations that adhere to Army and DoD policy.Evaluate emerging cybersecurity tools and technologies for organizational impact.Coordinate cybersecurity inspections such as: DAIG, CSA, and CCRI, RMF.Manage IAM office user requests and tickets and provide guidance and recommendations that adhere to Army and DoD policy.Assist IA staff with ensuring that organization is meeting DoD 8570 requirements.Assist IA staff with the Assessment and Authorization (A) processes.Assist IA staff with software assurance and vulnerability management for the organization. Perform incident and spillage management.Write and review Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).Provide quality customer service.Required Professional Skills: Customer friendly with excellent written, verbal and problem solving skills.The ability to develop and execute detailed plans for cybersecurity projects. Able to multi-task and work independently within a team environment.Understanding of DoD and Army IA policies, guidance, and best practices.Understands RMF assessment and DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation packagesAbility to provide an independent assessment. Ensure security controls are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and are producing the desired outcome.Strong ability to develop effective written procedures and SOPs to guide daily operations.Working knowledge of cybersecurity tools for perimeter security, vulnerability management, host based security, network monitoring, etc. Working knowledge of Microsoft, Apple, and UNIX operating systemsBasic Qualifications: U.S. CitizenshipAbility to maintain active DoD clearance.Must be DoD 8570 compliant and maintain required certifications for an IAM II appointment.6- 10 years relevant IT experience with 3-6 of those years in Information Assurance and/or system security and a Bachelor's degree or equivalent in work experience.Skilled with Microsoft Office products such as Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.Mature, self-motivated, adaptable and able to work well in a group environment.Ability to maintain professional work appearance, attire, and positive behaviors.Preferred Skills/Experience: IASO/ISSO/IAM experience.Experience evaluating and managing vulnerabilities for a DoD network.Experience with Army A processes.Experience leading meetings or training sessions.Experience with managing cybersecurity projects.Knowledge of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Army Gold Master (AGM) and SCAP scans.Experience using DoD IA tools (e.g., eMASS, Retina, Nessus, Host Based Security System (HBSS))Experience with Vulnerability ManagementKnowledge of DoD Assessment & Authorization procedures. Working at ICF Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy .COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination: EEO is the law and Pay Transparency Statement . Maryland Client Office (MD88)

Keywords: ICF Olson, Silver Spring , Cyber Security Specialist, Other , Hyattsville, Maryland

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