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Deputy PM, Cyber Security Lead
Location Washington, DC
# of Openings 1
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K2Share serves to make a national impact through the training, information assurance, and secure hosting solutions services we provide to our clients. We provide amazing opportunities for people not only seeking to kick-start their career, but also a growth-oriented company to call home. Our team of fun, dedicated, and creative employees come together to form a work-hard and have-fun environment full of company events, camaraderie, and celebrated successes. K2Share highly values a work-life balance and provides a great benefits package and development opportunities to help you succeed in your personal and professional goals. For the past 14 years, K2Share has been recognized as one of the Best Companies to Work for in Texas.

Duties: This position serves as the Deputy Program Manager and lead for security control assessments conducted in support of a Cybersecurity Risk Management Framework (CRMF) Program at a large federal agency.  This encompasses developing, managing and maintaining the assessment schedule, assigning assessors based upon skill set and experience, performing independent security control assessments (including interviews, examinations, and testing) and risk assessments for agency’s information systems, providing remediation recommendations, providing recommendations to the Department’s Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and routinely briefing Chief Information Officer (CIO) and Deputy CIO.  Act as client point-of-contact and on-site technical team lead in support of this effort.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of information assurance practices and procedures, including the following skills:

  • 15 years experience with at least 7-10 years of experience in the information security field
  • Proven experience managing a team of security professionals and managing client expectations
  • Experience with NIST SP 800-53 Revision 4 and FISMA requirements/guidance
  • Demonstrated knowledge of current technologies used for technical security control reviews (i.e. Tenable Nessus software, HP WebInspect, HP Fortify, etc.)
  • Experience researching, publishing and maintaining continuous monitoring metrics and data relevant to customer cybersecurity risk posture and RMF implementation
  • Must hold current or be eligible to obtain Federal Security Clearance at Secret or higher level
  • Strong organizational and communication skills and ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting of subject matter experts, vendors, subcontractors, and clients
  • Ability to write clear and concise memos and documentation
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products

Preferred Skills:

  • Security certification (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, GSEC, GSLC)
  • Experience using CSAM workflow and modules to conduct control assessments and report results
  • PMI Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

Education: Bachelor's degree in relevant fields; or equivalent relevant work experience

Work Environment: This job operates in a well-lit and temperature-controlled office environment.

Physical Demands: The physical demands listed below are required to perform essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations can be made to help individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

An employee in this role must be able to remain in a stationary position 75% of the time and will occasionally need to move about inside the office. This position requires the constant operation of a computer. The employee must be able to frequently communicate and exchange accurate information with clients. 

Compensation: Commensurate with experience

What K2Share Offers You:

  • 18 paid time off days (the number of days increases with length of service at K2Share)
  • 10 paid holidays annually
  • Comprehensive health benefits for employees and their family 
    • Medical, dental, and vision premiums covered up to 100% by K2Share
    • Flexible spending accounts for dependent and medical care
    • Health savings account
    • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance
  • 401(k) plan with employer matching contributions
  • Flexibility for those needing time off for jury duty, voting, military leave, etc.
  • Wellness reimbursement program (includes fitness reimbursement program)
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Technical training and certifications as required
  • Transportation allowance

Location: Downtown Washington, DC, at Potomac Center Plaza (550 12th St SW).  Location is only two blocks from Smithsonian Metro (Blue/Orange/Silver) and L’Enfant Metro (Green/Yellow) stations, as well as just three blocks VRE stop (L’Enfant) and the slug line.

You must be a United States citizen, be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process and submit to a credit and background investigation as part of the selection process.

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information, including criminal background investigation and good credit history.

The US Government restricts access by Foreign Nationals to certain types of technology and technical data. Consequently, this posting is intended only for US citizens.

K2Share, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected Veteran status. K2Share offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training, and competitive compensation.

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