Cybersecurity Consultant

Herndon, VA

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Posted 1 month ago

Dark Wolf Solutions is looking for a Cybersecurity Consultant who will advise clients on strengthening cybersecurity controls and improving compliance with cybersecurity frameworks such as the NIST Cybersecurity Framework (CSF), Risk Management Framework (RMF), PCI-DSS, HIPAA, and others. This position will be located in Herndon, VA. 

Key Responisbilites:

  • Conduct interviews and engage in hands on work to understand and improve client cybersecurity processes, technologies, and configurations.
  • Support development and implementation of innovative methods to achieve compliance with government and commercial cybersecurity frameworks.
  • Perform cybersecurity gap analyses between client implementations and requirements articulated in cybersecurity frameworks and best practices.
  • In some circumstances, create artifacts to support making accreditation decisions to include System Security Plans (SSPs), control matrices, security assessment reports, and Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&M)s.
  • Work as part of a larger Cybersecurity Team and may support multiple programs at one time.

Required Qualifications: 

  • A bachelor’s degree in information security or related discipline.
  • 2+ years of experience in consulting, information security, or a related field.
  • Advanced writing skills: able to clearly articulate ideas for executive level consumption.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills: able to use prior experience and knowledge to address new situations; especially during interactions with clients.
  • Advanced analytical skills: able to use prior experience and knowledge to seamlessly incorporate new knowledge or information during client interactions.
  • U.S. Citizenship and clearable to a Secret clearance or higher.

Desired Qualifications: 

  • The following certifications are desired: CEH, Security +, CISSP, CISM, CISA, CRISC