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Enterprise Assessments Lead

Client: Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
Location: DMV Metropolitan Area

Client: DHS
Role: Enterprise Assessments Team Lead
Location: DMV Metropolitan Area
Reports To: BPA PM

Position Overview

Contingent upon contract award, Avint requires an Enterprise Assessments Team Lead to manage a team in support of conducting Cybersecurity Maturity Assessment activities and assessments for Network Operation Centers (NOC) and Security Operations Centers (SOC) supporting the Department of Homeland Security.

Responsibilities

The Enterprise Assessments Team Leader provides technical knowledge and guidance of all areas related to conducing cybersecurity maturity assessments for SOCs and NOCs. As Team Lead they will analyze, plan, and report on all issues to ensure projects stay on schedule and within budget. Prepares and delivers presentations as required.

Team Lead will be responsible for:

  • Conducting SOC and NOC cybersecurity assessments.
  • Supporting the development of Assessment and Compliance documentation.
  • Conducting research on cyber threats and assess the protections that are in place to mitigate cyber threats.
  • Developing assessment rules of engagement and pre-assessment guidance and documentation.
  • Conduct cybersecurity policy reviews and recommend enhancements.
  • Reviewing Incident Response Plans and metrics.
  • Developing assessment process improvements and recommendations.

Requirements

  • Active Top-Secret Clearance
  • Current DHS Suitability or ability to obtain one
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a related field such as Engineering, Information Systems, Information Technology or a technical discipline OR equivalent work experience
  • 8 years of progressive demonstrated experience in Information Assurance/Information Security, with a good working knowledge of both DoD and Federal Government Information Assurance / Security policies and procedures
  • Experience with information security related projects and be knowledgeable with the NIST Risk Management framework, FISMA, and DHS 4300A policies.
  • 5 years specific experience working in either a Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT), Security Operations Center (SOC), or Network Operations Center (NOC)
  • 3 years specific experience leading assessment teams.

Why is this a Compelling Position?

As the Enterprise Assessments Team Lead, you will:

  • Interface with system owners and operators and the system security officers to ensure systems are protected and secure from malicious actors.
  • Be a trusted member of the security team, and a key advisor to system owners and operators, supporting federal agencies to protect themselves against our nation’s adversaries and sophisticated cyber threats.
  • Lead a team of cybersecurity experts that helps ensure the security of information systems supporting DHS and its Components.

For more information, view the full position description here.