Arlington, VA

Information Security Manager

Job Specs

Code:
4911054002
Department:
Cyber Defense
Date:
20-10-08
Offices:

Job Description:

XOR Security is currently seeking an experienced Information Security Manager. The goals of this position will be to achieve the following:

Responsibilities:

  • Providing support to plan, coordinate, and implement the lab’s information security
  • Providing support for facilitating and helping the lab identify its current security infrastructure and defining future programs, design and implementation of security related to lab systems
  • Assisting the efforts of security staff to design, develop, engineer and implement solutions to security requirements Responsible for implementing and developing the DHS IT security
  • Gathering and organizing technical information about the lab’s mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs
  • Performing risk analyses which also includes risk assessment
  • Providing support to plan, coordinate, and implement the lab’s information security
  • Providing support for facilitating and helping the lab identify its current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of security related to lab systems
  • Possessing and applying expertise on multiple complex work assignments which are broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks
  • Has the ability to apply a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments - Planning and leading major technology assignments
  • Evaluating performance results and recommending major changes affecting short-term project growth and success
  • Functioning as a technical expert across multiple project assignments.

Required Skills:

  • U.S. Citizenship - Must have an active Secret clearance; TS/SCI clearance preferred - Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
  • 2+ years of directly relevant experience in information security
  • Knowledge of Computer Network Defense (CND) policies, procedures, and regulations
  • Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and network security architecture
  • Knowledge of boundary protection and enclaving
  • Knowledge of authentication and access management technologies
  • Knowledge of several of the following areas is required: Understanding of business security practices and procedures; current security tools available; hardware/software security implementation; different communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools; familiarity with commercial products, and current lab infrastructure technology
  • Ability to serve as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO)
  • Must be able to work collaboratively across physical locations. Desired Skills:
  • ISSO experience - DHS experience - Cybersecurity skills including threat hunting.
  • Required Education: BS Information Management, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or related degree. Two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.
  • Desired Certifications: CISSO, CISM, CISS

Closing Statement:

XOR Security offers a very competitive benefits package including health insurance coverage from the first day of employment, 401k with a vested company match, vacation and supplemental insurance benefits.

XOR Security is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). M/F/D/V.

Citizenship Clearance Requirement - Applicants selected must meet background investigation eligibility requirements.