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Security Engineer #3824

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  • US-DC-Washington, D.C.
  • Information Technology
  • Secret
  • Hybrid schedule
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Overview

GovCIO is currently hiring for a Security Engineer to support our client’s contract needs. This position is located in the Washington, DC area and will be a remote position with some intermittent onsite work.

Responsibilities

  • Review technical architecture designs being produced by various teams across USAID from a Security perspective.
  • Perform Analysis of Alternatives researching product and strategy options and presenting recommendations and analysis.
  • Create and maintain Security related Reference Architectures.
  • Create and maintain Security Standards.
  • Work within USAID interdisciplinary teams (e.g. CISO, ISSOs, Information Assurance, Privacy teams) to ensure that organizational information exchange requirements are identified and met. Be an evangelist for promoting new ideas and concepts related to Security at USAID.

Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's with 15+ years (or commensurate experience)  
  • Be a seasoned Security Architect/Engineer with federal and/or commercial experience (minimum of 7 years in this field). In this role that candidate should:
    • Have a thorough understanding of Security Architecture and the role it plays in the enterprise and how it interacts with all facets of IT Architecture.
    • Review and maintain USAID IT Security Architecture reference model.
    • Have an understanding of Security Principles.
    • Have an understanding of Security Management concepts.
  • Be a Thought Leader in all aspects related to Security at USAID. The candidate should be able to conduct research, develop position papers, reports and presentations for briefings to a wide variety of teams on any topic related to Security. 
    • This can include (but is not limited to) emerging technologies, trends in Security, Security strategies, current and target states related to Security Architecture at USAID, existing USAID products.
  • On a regular basis, be able to
    • Review technical architecture designs being produced by various teams across USAID from a Security perspective.
    • Perform Analysis of Alternatives researching product and strategy options and presenting recommendations and analysis.
    • Create and maintain Security related Reference Architectures.
    • Create and maintain Security Standards.
  • Be able to work within USAID interdisciplinary teams (e.g. CISO, ISSOs, Information Assurance, Privacy teams) to ensure that organizational information exchange requirements are identified and met. Be an evangelist for promoting new ideas and concepts related to Security at USAID.
  • Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program experience.
  • Have awareness and knowledge of federal directives, FISMA, Certification & Accreditation (C&A) processes, System Assessment & Authorization (SA&A) processes, FEDRamp, Security-related NIST controls and standards

 Desired Qualifications

  • MA/MS and 13+ years’ experience 
  • CISSP certification
  • Substantial Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation (CDM) program experience
  • Knowledge and experience with Cloud Service Providers (AWS and Azure strongly preferred)
  • Experience and understanding of International Development similar to the work undertaken by USAID.

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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.

 

Posted Pay Range

 

The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $165,000 - $175,000 Annually

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