Cyber Security Consultant

Immediate, FTE / Direct opportunity with our client, a major Healthcare Insurance organization in the DMV area! We are seeking a Cyber Security Consultant, who will report directly to the CISO, and will be accountable for a variety of tasks and deliverables, as listed below. The selected candidate will be responsible for recommending, architecting, and leading the implementation of security solutions across the breadth of security domains including but not limited to cloud security, identity, authorization, and authentication management, network security, data security, application security, and detection & response for private data center, public cloud or hybrid implementations. The Consultant, Information Security works closely with solution architects, application, and system owners to provide security guidelines and architecture consultancy to secure new and existing applications and systems being created in or migrated to the cloud. The Consultant, Information Security works diligently towards identifying needed security pattern changes needed as a result growing threats, vulnerabilities, incidents and comes out with recommendations that fits the existing security standards and patterns.

- Develop/Enhance companywide security best practices. Participate in brainstorming sessions for interpreting technical requirements into security solutions and designs that are consistent with the current information security architecture and with security policies and guidelines. Create and curate detailed security architecture documents and library to be shared within and outside information security. Provide information security representation support for solution architecture presentations to the Architecture Review Board. Contribute and maintain library of security design patterns, security standards, best practices, checklists, and other guiding artifacts. Provide support to CISO on quarterly information security strategy and roadmap update.
- Research information security improvements and brief management. Research new techniques and methodologies available to enhance information security risk posture. Work across information security teams and other teams in the enterprise to provide guidance and expertise in developing security solutions for cloud security, application security, identity access management and authorization, data security, network security, and threat and vulnerability management security domains
- Assess, plan, and execute security measures in a layered approach to protect the organization. Work and collaborate with information security teams and other teams in the enterprise, or with customers (internal and external) in resolving security issues within the application security, identity access management and authorization, data security, network security, and threat and vulnerability management domains. Apply creative thinking in problem solving and actively identifying opportunities for information security improvements.

Required Skills

Education Level: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field OR in lieu of a Bachelor's degree, an additional 4 years of relevant work experience is required in addition to the required work experience. Advanced degree is preferred

CCSP Certified Cloud Security Professional
CISM - Certified Information Systems Security

Experience: 10 years relevant information security experience.

** Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs) **
- Ability to manage multiple tasks and deliverables with minimal supervision.
- Ability to explain technical information to technical and nontechnical personnel.
- Ability to provide direction and mentor less experienced teammates.
- Knowledge of cybersecurity risks, frameworks, best practices and industry/regulatory requirements.
- Knowledge of network architecture, cloud security, application security, identity and access management, data security, firewall security.
- Understanding of business needs and commitment to delivering high-quality, prompt, and efficient service.
- Must be able to meet established deadlines and handle multiple customer service demands from internal and external customers, within set expectations for service excellence. Must be able to effectively communicate and provide positive customer service to every internal and external customer, including customers who may be demanding or otherwise challenging.

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Washington, DC



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, June 13, 2022

Job Type

Direct Hire

Anticipated Duration

Direct Placement

Date Posted

Wednesday, May 18, 2022

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