Information Systems Security Officer - Senior Consultant

Job Locations US-CO-Denver
ID
2019-3404
Category
Client Services
Type
Regular Full-Time
Travel
0-20%
Govt Clearance Level
Top Secret SCI

Overview

Interested in working with talented people to help develop innovative solutions to some of society’s most complex and challenging problems?  We are Guidehouse, a leading consulting firm serving the public sector and commercial clients with specialized capabilities in strategy, technology, and risk management.  You may not yet know our name, but we have a rich history.  Guidehouse is a combination of PwC’s former public sector practice and Navigant’s deep expertise in energy, financial services and healthcare.

 

We offer an exciting, fast-paced environment that fosters intellectual growth and rewards individuals based on impact, not tenure. Our firm is at the forefront of an emerging model solving complex problems that stretch across government and private companies, affording our people the opportunity to be on the cutting edge of the consulting profession. By focusing on markets facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation, and significant regulatory pressure, our employees also develop and deploy world class knowledge and problem solving that leads to breakthrough solutions.

Responsibilities

The Air Force Space and Missile System Center (SMC) Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) program requires support with life-cycle engineering and related technical support. These activities will support the development and integration of capabilities and methods to enable the continuous monitoring, security, potential vulnerability, and assessment of the SBIRS mission processing system against known and potentially unknown cybersecurity threats. This position is located in Colorado Springs, CO

Qualifications

Required:  

 

This position requires an active TS/SCI clearance.

 

·        Associate Degree in Computer Science/Engineering or related discipline or 5+ years’ experience in the IT/cybersecurity industry

·        A minimum of 2 years of experience as an ISSO

·        Relevant experience in the following areas:

o   Recommending resource allocations required to securely operate and maintain the Network Enterprise (NE) IA requirements

o   Participating in IS risk assessment during the A&A process

o   Developing security requirements for hardware, software, and service acquisitions specific to NE IA SBIRS networks

o   Ensuring NE IS recovery processes are monitored ensuring IA features and procedures are properly restored

o   Identifying alternative functional IA security strategies to address SBIRS NE security concerns and develop plans capable of implementation

o   Ensuring all IA inspections, tests, and reviews are coordinated for the NE

o   Evaluating the adequacy of security measures proposed or provided in response to requirements listed in acquisition and operations documents

o   Developing and implement programs to ensure systems, network, and data users are aware of, understand, and follow NE and IA policies

o   Evaluating IT enclave systems and assess risk posture and system security findings, and recommend mitigation and/or remediation actions

o   Incident management and response experience

·        Minimum qualification is Security+ and the Contractor has 120 days for a new employee to obtain a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification

·        Knowledge of electronics theory, IT, telecommunications and supervisory, and control systems including cryptography, vulnerability assessment, and exploitation techniques

·        Experience analyzing vulnerabilities, assessing risks, and ultimately making a risk recommendation to the AO. This includes in-depth knowledge and experience with requirements risk management, security engineering, and security architecture.

·        Experience using RMF and ITIPS

Additional Requirements

  • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Disclaimer

About Guidehouse 

With a unique blend of large firm resources and an entrepreneurial collaborative culture, Guidehouse is where your purpose, passion, and expertise transforms organizations.

Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges with a focus on markets and clients facing transformational change, technology-driven innovation and significant regulatory pressure. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and technology/analytics services, we help clients create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare them for future growth and success.  Headquartered in Washington DC, the company has more than 7,000 professionals in more than 50 locations.

If you’re passionately motivated to make a difference and deliver exceptional work, we invite you to learn more about your career opportunities at www.guidehouse.com

Additional Requirements

  • This position requires successful completion of a background check and employment verification.
  • The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

Disclaimers

Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.

 

Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco.

 

If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at RecruitingAccommodation@guidehouse.com. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation.

 

Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee.

 

Rewards and Benefits

Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace.

 

Benefits include:

  • Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance
  • Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Basic Life & Supplemental Life
  • Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability
  • Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities
  • Skills Development & Certifications
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach
  • Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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