Senior Cybersecurity Specialist #4507


  • US-Remote Located in DC/MD/VA
  • Cybersecurity & Intelligence
Apply Now

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation that improves governmental operations each day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?




  • Provide Information Assurance support to Government client. Support the development of security documentation including System Security Plans (SSP) and Security Controls in accordance with NIST publications and the Risk Management Framework leading to system Authorization to Operate (ATO).
  • Work with system owners to address POA&M and continual system security evaluation processes and finding. 
  • Interface with internal and external agency security personnel to establish and maintain Interagency Security Agreements (ISAs).
  • Track system interconnection security documentation in support of the System Owner. There are roughly 175+ interconnections requiring memorandum of agreement (MOU) and interconnection security agreement (ISA) documentation. Responsible for ensuring all interconnections are covered by appropriate and up-to-date ISA documentation by initiating and developing ISAs for all new connections or connections requiring ISA renewals. 
  • Will work closely with the internal Federal Customers and External Agency ISA Coordinators to assist with the coordination and approval of ISA documentation.
  • Provide technical expertise to the design, development of Case Processing applications that will implement required information security policies and procedures.
  • Devise and conduct risk assessment programs to identify areas of potential vulnerability for all applications within this agency’s application suite.
  • Interpret and evaluate proposed legislation and broad-based policies concerning information technology.
  • Assesses potential impact on existing program requirements working with Case Processing System Analysts.
  • Evaluate the feasibility of implementing new developments to enhance systems security and reliability and Analyze findings and develop long-range plans to minimize risks, mitigate vulnerabilities, prevent security incidents, and insure systems reliability across supported systems.
  • Develops, recommends, and implements approved security contingency plans, incident response plans, and disaster recovery procedures for the Case Processing applications.
  • Coordinates with network security and application teams in determining Intrusion Detection Systems/Intrusion Protection Systems (IDS/IPS), Firewall, Security Proxy, Email Security, and Vulnerability Scanning Solutions that will be used with Case Processing.
  • Work with Information Security Specialists, Network Support personnel, System Administration personnel and others to access system security posture and remediate vulnerabilities 


  • Bachelor’s with 8+ years (or commensurate experience)
  • Must have 5+ years of experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) is REQUIRED
  • Must have expert proficiency with assessing, documenting and remediating cyber security vulnerabilities
  • Must be able to lead efforts to remediate system vulnerabilities and close identified Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms)
  • Must be able to lead efforts to Update security documentation for NBIB IT PMO systems needed to obtain and maintain Authority to Operate (ATO)
  • Must be able to lead efforts to work with project teams to collect evidence and remediate findings
  • Must be able to lead efforts to work with Information Security Specialists to access system security posture and remediate vulnerabilities
  • Must have active Top Secret clearance

Desired Skills

  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 



COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

Apply Now

Not The Right Fit?

Is this not the job you’re looking for? That’s ok! We’ve got plenty of other opportunities for you to peruse. Search all of our open positions by your area of interest or location.

View All Jobs