ShorePoint is a cybersecurity services firm with a focus on high-profile, high-threat private and public-sector customers who demand experience and proven security models to protect their data. We are seeking an individual to oversee Information Technology (IT) Security and Security Operations Center activities for a federal customer. The candidate will work closely with the agency Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) to provide situational awareness and recommendations related to the overall security posture for the organization. This is a unique opportunity to lead a project and shape the growth, development and culture of an exciting and emerging company in the cybersecurity market.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage all IT Security and SOC team members
  • Provides security governance, risk, and compliance support for the client CISO office including providing situational awareness
  • Manage Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) process to support continuous monitoring activities in accordance with NIST and FISMA requirements and guidelines
  • Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the security of the USAID operating environment and advising the CISO on security concepts and controls to ensure compliance with Federal regulations and USAID policies
  • Responsible security engineering activities related to the overall security infrastructure, platform and application security across the Agency’s network, to include security review of all proposed configuration changes
  • Provide oversight and management of the Security Operations Center (SOC) including security operations management and security incident response including security incident detection and analysis, containment and eradication of security incidents and classified spills, and forensic security activities
  • Responsible for vulnerability and audit management activities

Required Skills and Experience

  • 10 years of relevant security experience
  • Demonstrated experience leading IT Security activities related to the roles and responsibilities listed above
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a SOC environment

Desired Skills

  • FISMA, NIST, FIPS policy knowledge
  • Familiar with technologies such as: ForeScout CounterAct, Splunk, Nessus, and Palo Alto
  • Tools and Patch management
  • Classified spillage management
  • Security and privacy incident response management
  • Intrusion detection and recovery
  • Vulnerability management and remediation
  • Malware and host-based protection
  • Threat protection
  • SOC incident response and management
  • Containment eradication & recovery post-incident activity
  • 24x7x365 continuous monitoring, detection and analysis of potential intrusions in real-time
  • Reporting and trend analysis
  • Contingency management

Certification Requirement

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Education Requirement

  • Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology Management, Security, Business, or other technology- or security- specific discipline preferred
  • Bachelor’s Degree with 4 additional years of experience; or Associates Degree with 8 additional years of experience; or HS Diploma with 12 additional years of experience may be substituted

Location

Washington, D.C.

Security Clearance

Secret

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