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Sirius Computer Solutions Data Security Specialist (Secret clearance required) in Washington DC, District Of Columbia


Data Security Specialist (Secret clearance required)

Position Summary:

Sirius Federal, LLC, a subsidiary of Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc., is looking for Data Security Specialist, with a current Secret security clearance, to work on client site located in Washington, DC (position is remote during covid-19 and will return to full-time onsite after covid-19).

The primary purpose of this position is to provide support to plan, coordinate, and implement the organization’s information security policy. Helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of firewall and other related security issues on LANs/WANs.

A working knowledge of several of the following areas is required: understanding of business security practices and procedures; knowledge of current security tools available; hardware/software firewalls and their implementation; different communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools; familiarity with commercial products (ex. - Domain Name Systems, public–key encryption technology, Smartcard, Cyberguard, TimeStep).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of overall security industry trends and Federal customer security compliance requirements

  • Strong hands on experience with firewalls

  • SIEM/SOC experience

  • Technical documentation

  • Risk tolerance / assessments / IT audits

Basic Qualifications:

  • A current SECRET security clearance is required.

  • At least (5) years’ experience in IT Security

  • Bachelor’s degree (preferred) or equivalent related experience.

  • Knowledge of Federal IT practices / specific to Security

  • Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF), FedRAMP, FISMA, NIST Security controls (800-53 etc.) and Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)

  • At least (2+) years’ of FISMA and Information Assurance related experience

Other Position Requirements:

  • Must meet DoD 8570 requirements - Security+, CCNP, or related Security certifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CISSP or equivalent certification

  • Experience with Cloud technologies, especially Azure

  • Demonstrated ability to interface with system stakeholders.

  • Self-motivated and capable of managing multiple priorities, and tasks.

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with a high attention to detail.

  • Strong communications skills and business acumen.

  • Understanding and expertise in FISMA requirements and reporting

  • Ability to understand and address technical issues and synthesize into actionable terms from a business perspective.

  • Working knowledge of MS Office business applications.

Data Privacy and Security

  • All Sirius Federal employees are responsible to safeguard the information and information systems that they use or handle in the execution of their duties. Employees are obligated to know and perform their duties in accordance with Sirius Federal policies, standards, and procedures related to security and report security violations to the appropriate Sirius Federal authority.

  • Participate at hire and annually in the Information Security Awareness training as well as other required training identified by the Human Resources department. Other data privacy and data security related regulatory training may be required based on your role or assignment.

The above primary duties, responsibilities, and position requirements are not all inclusive.

Serving federal agencies since 1991, Sirius Federal has a wealth of knowledge and resources to offer best practice solutions that achieve optimal outcomes and meet compliance guidelines. Together with our parent company Sirius Computer Solutions, Inc., we offer a comprehensive range of solutions backed by an expert team of engineers and the highest levels of partnership with leading manufacturers. From design to deployment, support, and maintenance, our technology solutions and services are designed with a constant focus on supporting our customers’ missions. We prioritize your success – and we don’t succeed unless you do.

Sirius Federal is a Cisco Gold Partner, Dell Technologies GSA Authorized Partner, F5 Platinum Partner, IBM Platinum Business Partner, NetApp Star Partner, Nutanix Master Partner, Palo Alto Networks Diamond Partner, Splunk Elite Partner, Tenable Platinum Partner, and VMware Premier Partner.

Sirius Federal is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. As a government contractor, Sirius Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans; maintains a drug-free workplace; and participates in E-Verify.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)