Cyber Security Strategist with Security Clearance

MetaPhase Consulting
United States
01 Apr 2024
26 Apr 2024
Job Type
Cyber Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
At MetaPhase, we believe Quirky is Cool and being authentic is the only way to be! We take the work we do very seriously and do a lot of important mission–focused work for our clients. We are individuals with different passions and strengths who take as much joy in the work we do as from those we work with. Today, we have a team that is invested in creating new solutions that lean forward, challenge the status quo, but also reflect our intimate knowledge of our customers' business. Over the years we have fostered a culture in which we are united by shared values–passion, solidarity, generosity, curiosity, and boldness–and these come alive in the work we do and how we do it. Together, we know our people are our difference–for our clients and our colleagues. Are you ready to: Work alongside a dedicated and diverse set of people to offer honest advice and practical guidance to our clients? Learn and grow by taking advantage of every opportunity available to you? Join a company which prides itself on its shared values and inclusive culture? Be the difference and make it happen? Role Summary MetaPhase is seeking a Cyber Security Strategist with 8 or more (8+) years of experience to be a part of a federal customer engagement team supporting cybersecurity strategy, business requirements and analysis, and process improvement. This team will work closely with senior federal leadership to distill national cyber security mission requirements, identify gaps in current services, and draft strategic documents outlining future activities, ensuring they closely align with national cyber security plans. This position is not technical in nature, but rather requires an ability to work well with senior leaders, understand the current cybersecurity policy and plan landscape, and draft detailed strategic documents. What You Will Be Doing Work on multiple projects simultaneously and translate external business requirements into internal ones. Identify and solve the core business need, turning vague or aspirational business requirements into clear and concise strategic requirements. Conduct reviews of current activities to identify gaps between current activities and other requirements. Draft divisional strategic plans, ensuring alignment to other agency and national cyber security plans. Be self–motivated, detail oriented, and highly organized. Leverage skills in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Apply strong communication skills to build relationships, connect people, and support team members. Own and lead communications between internal and external stakeholders as needed. What We Need From You (Required) Minimum of 10 or more (10+) years' experience in communications, business analysis or role that involves writing, speaking, coordination and 5 + of more years of experience in a leadership or management capacity. At least one related industry certification (i.e., Project/Program Management Professional (PMP), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Experience in cyber security policy, organizational change management, roadmaps, and AOP development and implementation.
Possess strong technical, analytical, and problem–solving skills. U.S. citizenship required (no exceptions)
Bonus Points (Desired) Federal consulting experience; Experience at DHS a strong plus Security Clearance (Existing Top Secret Clearance preferred) Travel None Work Location Washington, D.C. (Currently remote) Education Level Minimum bachelor's degree (master's highly preferred) Clearance Level Ability to obtain and hold an active Top Secret Clearance About MetaPhase Consulting MetaPhase Consulting is different with a purpose – demonstrating a new approach to the industry that puts employees and culture first! We continue to be recognized by industry as one of the fastest growing and most impactful consultancies in the nation, and are aggressively hiring to grow our team: Fastest Growing Inc 5000 Fastest Growing Company – 2020, 2021, 2022, 2023 Washington Technology Fast 50 Award – 2020, 2021 Financial Times America's Fastest Growing Companies – 2021, 2022, 2023 Best Places to Work Washington Post Top Workplaces – 2022, 2023 Washington's Business Journal's Best Places to Work – 2021, 2022 Virginia Businesses Best Place to Work – 2021, 2022, 2023 Northern Virginia Technology Council Top 100 Technology Firms – 2020 Company & Individual Awards 2021 Washington Business Journal Small Business – CEO of the Year 2021 FedScoop 50 – Industry Leadership Award Nominee 2021, 2023 Moxie Award Finalist 2022 SECAF Government Contractor Awards ($27.5 to $50 Million in Revenue) 2022 FedScoop Best Bosses Finalist – Brett McLaren 2022 Washington Business Journal 40 under 40 – Brett McLaren 2022 FedHealth IT and G2XChange Women in in Leadership Awards – Beth Angerman 2022 George Mason University Prominent Patriots in Business – Fred Costa 2022 TiE DC Capital ELITE Award 2023 Elev8 Engage GovCon Finalist 2023 Consulting Magazine Leaders in Technology Finalist – Alexa Tsui (Mentor of the Year Award) 2023 Maryland Tech Council ICON Awards Finalist for Government Contracting Company of the Year: Over $50 Million 2023 Greater Washington Government Contractor of the Year ($25 to $75 million) Awards Finalist MetaPhase Consulting is an equal opportunity 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, or any other factors protected by federal, state, or local law.