Cyber Security – Information Assurance (IA) Specialist

Website Maveris

United States

Maveris exists to help organizations reach their fullest potential by providing thought leadership in IT and cyber. We are looking for a full-time, permanent Cyber Security Information Assurance (IA) Manager to join our talented, dynamic team in support of a large Federal Government customer. An ideal candidate for this position enjoys security work, possesses both deep and wide expertise in Cyber Security Control Monitoring, Alerting, and Assessment in an enterprise environment, and has experience leading an effective team.

Responsibilities

  • Will work in close contact with the Information Security Office in surveillance of user, software and network assets for appropriate use and enterprise wide protection
  • Experience in the methods, procedures and actions required to protect and secure information system hardware and software against malicious and damaging attacks and actions
  • Experience with cyber security tools and network topologies
  • Understanding of Application Penetration and Intrusion Testing software and methods of deployment
  • Maintain environment in a safe and secure system based on sound design and implementation techniques
  • Will work in close contact with the Information Security Office in surveillance of user, software and network assets for appropriate use and enterprise wide protection
  • Write comprehensive reports including assessment-based findings, outcomes and propositions for further system security enhancement
  • Draft policies, guidelines, and standard operating procedures (SOPs)

Requirements

Knowledge in some or all of the following areas:

  • Able to utilize cyber security industry standard methods in providing secure systems
  • Knowledge and experience in Cyber Security Tools, Network topologies
  • Knowledge of implementation and security levels and roles necessary for successful deployment
  • Must stay abreast of current cyber security trends relevant to the client’s business and system security
  • Experience with network security and networking technologies and with system, security, and network monitoring tools
  • Thorough understanding of the latest security principles, techniques, and protocols
  • Familiarity with web related technologies (Web applications, Web Services, Service Oriented Architectures) and of network/web related protocols
  • Familiarity with security frameworks (e.g. NIST Cybersecurity framework) and risk management methodologies
  • Demonstrate technical capabilities and professional knowledge
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Great attention to detail and a results driven approach
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities

Preferred Education/Experience

  • Proven experience as a Cyber Security Information Assurance Specialist
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related field;
  • 8 years of relevant experience; Additional years of experience can be used in lieu of a degree
  • Professional certifications (e.g. CompTIA Security+, CISSP) are a plus

Benefits

  • 401(k) with company match
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

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