Managed Security Services SME - Washington, DC


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Managed Security Services SME - Washington, DC


Washington, DC 



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per year


IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Database Development-Administration, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, General-Other: IT-Software Development, IT Project Management, Network and Server Administration, Software-System Architecture

Job Description:

Managed Security Services SME
The Managed Security Services SME will be responsible for developing cybersecurity requirements and support standup of a virtual cloud security function for a federal agency.  The selected candidate will work in Washington, DC and must be willing to travel to other locations as duties and customers require.
-Develop cybersecurity requirements for a managed security services (MSS) provider to be on-boarded.
-Establish a virtual cloud security function to alleviate the pressures customers face daily related to information security, to include malware, customer data theft, skills shortages, resource constraints, and outdated legacy systems.
-Consult with customers to develop detailed and comprehensive specifications and recommendations for meeting agency security needs, taking appropriate action to plan and deliver solutions.
-Monitor call and event logs to identify security risks and compliance issues.
-Deliver business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
-Analyze nefarious activity, respond to threats, and prevent intrusions to the network.
-The selectee will be expected to perform additional job duties as needed to support the customer and our company.
-Minimum requirements:  Bachelor’s degree plus 8-10 years of related experience OR master’s degree plus 6 years of related experience.
-Desired certifications: While not required to minimally qualify for this position, the ideal candidate will possess two or more of the following certifications:  CISP, CISSP, CISM, CCSK, CCSP, Security+, CEH, GCIH, GCFA, GNFA, GRID, GREM, and GSLCGSTRT.
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
-Ability to develop reports, recommendations, proposals, presentations, and other critical documentation for federal leaders.
-Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, managing multiple stakeholders and projects concurrently.
-Strong organizational and time-management skills.
-Positive attitude, self-motivated, confident, and tenacious.
-Results-oriented, creative, and energetic.
-Ability to work well under pressure.
-Ability to work both independently and with a team to solve problems.
-Strong work ethic and adaptability.
-Ability to manage and deliver services to federal customers efficiently and effectively.
-Willingness to travel as needed.
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