Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert

Woodlawn, Maryland, United States

IT Concepts Inc.

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Founded in 2003, IT Concepts’ core values – customer-centricity, teamwork, driven to deliver, innovation, and integrity – ensure we work together to be the best, realize objectives, and make a positive impact in our communities. We intentionally created and sustain our ITC culture that embraces change, experimentation, continuous learning, and improvement. We bring our design thinking problem-solving approach that challenges assumptions, prioritizes curiosity, and invites complexity to deliver innovative, efficient, and effective solutions. As we continue to grow in the support of our government customers, we are looking for driven and innovative individuals to join our team.

IT Concepts Inc. is seeking a highly skilled and experienced Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert to join our team supporting our Federal clients such as the Social Security Administration (SSA), Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), etc. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in cybersecurity, with a focus on federal regulations, compliance standards, and best practices. Additionally, the candidate must possess expertise in zero trust principles, Azure architecture, and be able to actively contribute to growth and business development opportunities, including participating in live bids and meeting with senior agency leaders.


  • Provide Cybersecurity expertise and support across the entire program lifecycle.
  • Develop and implement cybersecurity strategies, policies, best practices, tools, and procedures in compliance with federal regulations and industry standards.
  • Provide expert and hands-on guidance and support to internal teams on cybersecurity-related matters covering a wide range of technical areas.
  • Provide consultative insight and guidance to teams on Zero Trust implementations and architecture.
  • Provide technical input, both verbally and written, into white papers, best practice documentation and business development solutions.
  • Expert understanding of implementing and maintaining zero trust architecture and principles.
  • Expert understanding of designing, implementing, and managing AWS and Azure-based cybersecurity solutions.
  • Knowledge in technical areas related to incident response, recovery and prevention.
  • Broad understanding of information assurance, risk management framework, penetration testing, infrastructure operations, hardware, software, processes, systems, and tools.
  • Experience in IV&V, A&A activities, along with experience in Federal system ATO process.
  • Expertise in implementation of Insider Threat program for Federal agencies.
  • Communicate cybersecurity risks and initiatives to leaders of federal agencies in a clear and understandable manner.
  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to align cybersecurity initiatives with organizational goals and objectives.
  • Participate in live bids, contributing cybersecurity expertise to proposal development and client presentations.
  • Identify and pursue growth opportunities in the federal cybersecurity market, leveraging technical expertise and industry knowledge.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field. Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in cybersecurity, with a focus on the federal industry.
  • Any two of the following certifications required:  CISSP or CISA or CISM or PMP
  • In-depth knowledge of federal cybersecurity regulations and compliance standards, such as NIST, FISMA, OWASP, and FedRAMP.
  • Strong understanding of cybersecurity technologies, tools, and techniques.
  • Expertise and experience in in zero trust principles and implementation in federal organizations.
  • Proficiency in AWS and Azure architecture and security solutions.
  • Ability to effectively communicate technical cybersecurity concepts to non-technical stakeholders, including leaders of federal agencies.
  • Proven experience contributing to growth and business development efforts, including participation in live bids.
  • Ability to stay current in security and DevSecOps best practices, tools, technologies and policies.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and presentation skills.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels.


The Company 

We believe in generating success collaboratively, enabling long-term mission success, and building trust for the next challenge. With you as our partner, let’s solve challenges, think innovatively, and maximize impact. As a valued member of our team, you have the unique opportunity to work in a diverse range of technology and business career paths, all while supporting our nation and delivering innovative technology solutions. We are a close community of experts that pride ourselves on creating an environment defined by teamwork, dedication, and excellence. 

We hold three ISO certifications (27001:2013, 20000-1:2011, 9001:2015) and two CMMI ML 3 ratings (DEV and SVC). 

Industry Recognition 

Growth | Inc 5000’s Fastest Growing Private Companies, DC Metro List Fastest Growing; Washington Business Journal: Fastest Growing Companies, Top Performing Small Technology Companies in Greater D.C. 

Culture | Northern Virginia Technology Council Tech 100 Honoree; Virginia Best Place to Work; Washington Business Journal: Best Places to Work, Corporate Diversity Index Winner – Mid-Size Companies, Companies Owned by People of Color; Department of Labor’s HireVets for our work helping veterans transition; SECAF Award of Excellence finalist; Victory Military Friendly Brand; Virginia Values Veterans (V3); Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Corporate Breath Award 


We offer great benefits – Competitive Paid Time Off, Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Identity Theft Protection, Legal Resources Coverage, 401(k) with company matching with NO vesting period.  ITC Health benefits have a $0 premium for certain plans for eligible employees. 

We invest in our employees – Every employee is eligible for education reimbursement for certifications, degrees, or professional development.  Reimbursement amounts may fluctuate due to IRS limitations. We want you to grow as an expert and a leader and offer flexibility for you to take a course, complete a certification, or other professional growth and networking. We are committed to supporting your curiosity and sustaining a culture that prioritizes commitment to continuous professional development. 

We work hard, we play hard. ITC is committed to incorporating fun into every day. We dedicate funds for activities – virtual and in-person – e.g., we host happy hours, holiday events, fitness & wellness events, and annual celebrations. In alignment with our commitment to our communities, we also host and attend charity galas/events. We believe in appreciating your commitment and building a positive workspace for you to be creative, innovative, and happy. 


ITC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and a VEVRAA (Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Assistance Act) Federal Contractor. As such, any personnel decisions (hire, promotion, job status, etc.) on applicants and/or employees are based on merit, qualifications, competence, and business needs, not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, genetic information of the employee or family member of the employee, marital status, veteran status, political affiliation, or any other factor protected by federal, state or local law. 

ITC maintains a strong commitment to compliance with VEVRAA and other applicable federal, state, and local laws governing equal employment opportunity. We have developed comprehensive policies and procedures to ensure our hiring practices align with these requirements. 

As a part of our VEVRAA compliance efforts, ITC has established an affirmative action plan that outlines our commitment to the recruitment, hiring, and advancement of protected veterans. This plan is regularly reviewed and updated to ensure its effectiveness. 

We encourage protected veterans to self-identify during the application process. This information is strictly confidential and will only be used for reporting and compliance purposes as required by law. Providing this information is voluntary, and it will not impact your eligibility for employment. 

Our commitment to equal employment opportunity extends beyond legal compliance. We are dedicated to fostering an inclusive workplace where all employees, including protected veterans, are treated with dignity, respect, and fairness. 

How to Apply 

To apply to IT Concept Positions- Please click on the: “Apply for this Job” button at the bottom of this Job Description or the button at the top: “Application.”  Please upload your resume and complete all the application steps. You must submit the application for IT Concepts to consider you for a position.  If you need alternative application methods, please email and request assistance.    


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you need to discuss reasonable accommodations, please email 

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Tags: AWS Azure C CISA CISM CISSP Compliance Computer Science DevSecOps FedRAMP FISMA Incident response NIST OWASP Pentesting Risk management RMF Zero Trust

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Country: United States
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