Security Assessor Sr

Telos Corporation Washington, DC

The most security-conscious organizations trust Telos Corporation to protect their vital IT assets. The reputation of our company rests on the quality of our solution and the integrity of our people. Explore what you can bring to our solutions in information assurance, secure networks, secure enterprise messaging, and identity management.

Be a part of the Telos culture and see what sets us apart! Telos offers an excellent compensation package with benefits that include generous paid time off, medical, dental, vision, tuition reimbursement, and 401k. Our employees enjoy more than just a great work environment!

This position will serve as an analyst for client security control assessments as assigned. The candidate will be responsible for the performance of security control assessment planning and execution in compliance with client policies and procedures with minimal supervision.

The Senior FISMA Assessment Assessor will serve as the lead for all assigned client security control assessments. The candidate will be responsible for the performance of security control assessment planning and execution in compliance with client policies and procedures with minimal supervision.

The candidate will have had prior experience working with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current state of Information Security, and be able to interpret requirements of relevant governing bodies (NIST, OMB, GAO, etc). The candidate will be required to interface with federal employees and contractors to perform the required activities. Additionally, the candidate will responsible for assisting in the presentation of the security control assessment status reports and findings to the client. The ideal candidate will have prior experience performing similar work for a federal client, to include strategic planning, solution development, FISMA assessments, and a technical background.

Responsibilities:

* Perform Assessment and Authorization activities for Major Applications and General Support Systems, Risk Assessments, System Security Plans, Contingency Plans and System Test and Evaluations in accordance with FISMA, OMB, and NIST guidelines

* Evaluate and validate the status of applicable security control implementations for assigned FISMA systems

* Responsible for performing Quality Assurance on team's completed assessments, ensuring the deliverables are client-ready

* Demonstrates continuous effort to improve operational performance, streamline work processes and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality seamless customer service

* Perform other administrative and support functions as needed

* Complete assignments with independent thought and action within the scope of specific assignments

* Work cooperatively with other Telos Corporation employees, government agencies and other industry partners

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

* 2+ years of Information Technology Experience.

* Experience leading and managing assessments projects with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and work towards strict deadlines.

* Preferred Security Professional Certifications (CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC, CAP, and/or CEH).

* Previous experience with scanning tools: Nessus, SIH, AppDetective, WebInspect.

* Excellent interpersonal, interviewing, analytical and problem solving skills to address variable situations.

* General knowledge of industry security requirements, standards, and best practices.

* Strong written and verbal communications skills with the ability read and analyze data effectively to write cogent reports on assessment findings with sound recommendations.

* Good human relations, communication, supervisory and time management skills.

* Bachelor's degree in information technology related field.

* Strong written and verbal communications skills and the ability to interact with people at all levels are required

* A professional attitude regarding attention to detail and customer service and excellent organizational skills are required

* The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to access sensitive information, which requires US citizenship.

* Telos maintains a drug-free workplace and will conduct drug testing on all applicants who have accepted an offer of employment

* Telos Corporation participates in the E-Verify program. Therefore, any employment with Telos will also be contingent upon confirmation from the Social Security Administration ("SSA") and/or the Department of Homeland Security ("DHS") of your authorization to work in the United States

Telos offers an excellent compensation packages including salary commensurate with experience and benefits to meet your needs for today and the future. EOE/A

Job Type

Full-Time

Location

Washington, DC 20002 US (Primary)

Telos offers an excellent compensation packages including salary commensurate with experience and benefits to meet your needs for today and the future. Telos and its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.