• Cyber Security Specialist

    Location US-Washington, DC
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/2/2019 3:13 PM)
    Job Code
    Clearance Required
    Not Required
  • Position Summary

    Avineon is seeking a Cyber Security Specialist to add to our team. The Cyber Security Specialist will manage the IT security policies and processes for a large organization. They will lead efforts to ensure that all networked systems are developed and managed in a secure fashion and in accordance with federal requirements and industry best-practices.

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Perform gap analysis as required on current security infrastructure, strategies, plans, policies, and procedures.
    • Update information security documentation and support cybersecurity efforts.
    • Ensure consistent application of information security standards and applicable FISMA and FEDRAMP requirements across all information systems.
    • Ensure all new information technology (IT) projects meet and integrate FISMA requirements and standards into their development.
    • Support risk management activities (e.g., identify, protect, detect, respond, and recover) that assure an acceptable level of risk.
    • Manage the information security incident management program to ensure the prevention, detection, containment, and correction of security breaches, threats, and vulnerabilities.
    • Participate in and support the resolution of problems concerning security and privacy violations/incidents.
    • Prepare and report information for internal and external audits.
    • Optimize IT processes to meet IT security-related goals and strategies.
    • Provide management briefing support as needed on progress and status of cybersecurity activities

    Education - Experience & Skills Required

    Required skills:


    • At least eight (8) years of IT experience, five (5) of which must be specifically related to IT security and ideally related to FISMA compliance.
    • IT technical experience to include networking, server administration, and virtual environments.


    Desired Skills/Qualifications:


    • A Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or comparable certification is strongly desired.


    Avineon, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or veteran status.



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