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Cyber Security Specialist IV

Kforce Inc
Chantilly, Virginia, United States
Kforce has a client in search of a Cyber Security Specialist IV in Chantilly, VA. Key Tasks:

Provides Cloud Security Architecture and Compliance expertise for the U.S. Postal Service
Works closely with Account Security Officer (ASO), Segment Security Officers (SSO) and Cloud Service Providers (CSP) to ensure FedRAMP compliance
Provides Cloud Computing Migration Assessments and Accreditations Services (A&A) for Software (SaaS), Infrastructure (IaaS), and Platforms (PaaS) using Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRamp) compliant criteria
Works closely with Account Security Officer (ASO) and Segment Security Officers (SSO) to ensure operational security measures are implemented
Assesses and mitigates system security risks; Determines and analyzes security requirements for implementation and testing
Reviews and continuously monitors implemented security controls
Creates and maintains security checklists, templates and other tools to aid in the A&A process
Performs security control assessment using NIST 800-53A guidance and as per continuous monitoring requirements
Performs risk analyses to determine and recommends essential safeguards
Proactively mitigates system vulnerabilities and recommends compensating controls
Prepares security authorization packages in accordance with the client contractual requirements
Develops core documents such as System Security Plan, Contingency Plan, Incident Response Plan, Standard Operating Procedures, Plan of Actions and Milestones, Remediation Plans, Configuration Management Plan, etc.
Monitors and Maintains client-specific Plan of Action and Milestones and supports remediation activities
Monitors and Maintains an inventory of hardware and software for the information system
Monitors and develops, tests and trains on Contingency and Incident Response planning


Must possess a minimum of a Bachelor's degree or Master's degree, Ph.D. or JD in a technical specialty such as Cyber Security, Computer Science, Management Information Systems or related IT field (Master's degree preferred)
10+ years of experience working as an Information Assurance Analyst for information technology, information assurance, or information management program
Experience within an Azure environment

Certifications (One or more required):

CompTIA Security +
CPTE - Certified
Penetration -Testing Engineer
CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker, Certified
Azure Cloud environment
Fluent in English, grammar and communication skills
Ability to influence OCISO Delivery system stakeholders in the execution of security and compliance requirements
Knowledge of the security countermeasures and overall RMF and NIST compliance
Experience as a Security consultant in Risk and Compliance
Experience in working with security management including information governance and compliance
Good understanding of Assurance Practices and Risk Management; Hands on experience
Experience of security processes and standards, in particular NIST 800-series and RMF
Knowledge of security audit and accreditation processes
Ability to interpret request for proposal and respond to security and compliance requirements
Knowledge of Federal Security, industry and market trends and HPE/USPS offerings
Understands HPE and USPS solutions - what they consist of, product roadmaps, IT concepts
Understands how cybersecurity GRC requirements fit within or interface with the sales of other solutions in HPE and HP's partner strategies

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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