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Location: Arlington, VA
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The Portfolio Information Systems Security Engineer (ISSE) is a senior cybersecurity leader within our corporate security directorate, supporting our Client Data Protection (CDP) program, who serves as a principal advisor to the CDP Director, Chief Information Security Officer (CISO), and portfolio leadership in managing people, processes, and technology capabilities impacting the security of AFS network and applications, and the security, proper access, and retention of AFS and client data.
Acting as a primary consultative resource for client delivery teams in solving for security related questions and issues to protect AFS and client data
Assisting with setting direction, priorities, and monitoring compliance with a variety of requirements based on industry best practices, internal controls, federal regulations, contractual obligations, and similar
Representing the needs of the business for security initiative planning and prioritization, and advocates for better integration between security and business operations for client teams
Identifying and recommending programs or new technologies to mitigate risks and increase overall compliance to federal regulations and contractual requirements
Here Is What You Need:
Bachelors Degree or 7 years of equivalent industry experience
Experience with one or more of the following: IT security, cyber defense, or cyber GRC experience at senior levels
Expert-level applied knowledge of cybersecurity frameworks in use within the federal government, such as NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Risk Management Framework, and associated NIST standards and processes.
Experience and/or advanced practical knowledge of U.S. federal government contracting models and methodology, to include risk assessments, pricing, and staffing.
Bonus Points If:
10+ years of industry experience
Certification or educational equivalent in project management and agile methodology.
Experience in a cybersecurity leadership or decision-making role setting policy and standards within a medium or large organization.
Experience or strong working knowledge of the Federal Defense and the Intelligence Community, as a member of uniformed services, civil servant, executive, or supporting contractor.
Experience with engineering IT systems, working knowledge of cloud technologies, and secure system configurations
Familiarity with Salesforce, Servicenow, and Microsoft O365, both front-end and back-end.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively both in-person and remote, with strong collaboration skills and executive presence.
Strong ability to translate technical/security issues to business users and senior leadership
Senior level cybersecurity risk management or leadership certification such as CISSP, CISM, CCISO, or GSLC, or equivalent education (i.e., Bachelor's Degree or graduate certificate).
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