IT Security Specialist (Level II) with Security Clearance

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Silotech Group, Inc
United States
02 May 2024
30 May 2024
Job Type
IT Security
Employer Sector
Technology, IT & Telecoms
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview Silotech Group provides Advanced Cyber Solutions, Intelligence Solutions, Enterprise/Cloud IT Services and Products, and Managed IT/Security Services to Federal, State, and Commercial clients. We provide Federal Government and Commercial clients with customized, agile technical solutions focused on data, enterprise platforms, service engagement, and customer workforce development through trust–driven and collaborative relationships. Our vision is to help customers achieve their most challenging goals by unifying innovation, integrity, and exemplary services and products. Silotech Group is seeking a Level II Information Assurance (IT Security Specialist) to support the Department of Homeland Security's Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA). This key role is integral to ensuring that CISA's systems comply with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), DHS Sensitive Systems Policy Directive 4300A, and applicable NIST guidelines. Our mission is to provide our clients with technical excellence and robust security solutions that foster innovation, integrity, and outstanding service. Location Washington, D.C. Clearance Requirements Candidate must possess an active TOP SECRET clearance Essential Role and Responsibilities Conduct comprehensive security assessments to evaluate the weaknesses or deficiencies in CISA's information systems.
Prepare detailed security assessment reports summarizing findings from the evaluations and recommend corrective actions.
Support the Security Control Assessment (SCA) Team in testing and analyzing system–specific, common, and hybrid controls.
Ensure compliance with all relevant security requirements and assist in maintaining necessary documentation for Assessment and Authorization (A&A).
Collaborate closely with system stakeholders and other IT security professionals to ensure systems maintain their Authority to Operate (ATO).
Participate in the development of security protocols and measures to enhance the overall information security framework.
Provide inputs to improve security processes and support ongoing compliance efforts according to federal mandates.
Qualifications Education Bachelor's degree with 5 years' experience, or
High School diploma with 10 years' experience in a related field (e.g., Cybersecurity, Information Technology, Information Security).
Experience Proven experience in IT security, particularly within government or high–security environments.
Strong background in conducting security assessments and familiarity with FISMA, DHS directives, and NIST publications.
Experience with security control assessments and risk management.
Ability to communicate complex security concepts and risks effectively to both technical and non–technical stakeholders.
Certifications Preferred certifications include Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), or similar.