Cyber Strategy Consultant

Arlington, Virginia, United States

First Information Technology Services

Designing Information Security Solutions with You in Mind.

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First Information Technology Services (FITS) has been providing Information Security, Cloud Computing Security, and IT consulting services since 2000. FITS consultants perform comprehensive assessments from beginning to end to produce meaningful, actionable reports that fit within an organization's comprehensive risk strategy.  

Location: Arlington, VA

Category: Cyber Strategy Consultant

Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time

Travel Required: No

Shift: Day

Potential for Telework: Yes, 40%

Clearance: Top Secret

FITS is seeking a Cyber Strategy Consultant to provide services on a contract supporting DHS CISA Joint Cyber Defense Collaborative (JCDC). This is a full-time salaried position with compensation based on experience and overall strength of the candidate. The ideal candidate will have excellent problem-solving skills. They will be able to synthesize clear takeaways and recommendations from complex information and package them into logical outputs. The ideal candidate will also have strong communications skills.

What you’ll do:

  1. Support the development of methodologies for assessing the cyber risk to the nation’s critical infrastructure
  2. Develop standard risk analysis policies, standard operating procedures, and similar documents to ensure standardized approaches across the programs  
  3. Work alongside stakeholder communities to prioritize responses to emerging risks and threats
  4. Communicate and present effectively with all audiences, including high level stakeholders

Required Qualifications:

  • Clearance: Top Secret
  • Citizenship: Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited academic institution in a relevant field
  • Experience:
    • 7+ years of experience with Risk Management, Critical Infrastructure, and/or Cyber Response
    • Strong background in risk and vulnerability analysis; knowledge of risk modeling and frameworks; and recommending risk mitigation strategies.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in IT and cybersecurity environments in U.S. Government agencies or critical infrastructure entities
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited academic institution in a relevant field.


Pay Range $130,000 - $160,000

The FITS pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, or other law.

Free parking is also provided on this contract. 

First Information Technology Services, Inc. believes that a well-rounded compensation package helps teams members thrive in their work and home life. FITS proudly invests in benefits for its employees, covering 100% of health, dental, and vision coverage for employees and their dependents (including domestic partners), paid time off, holidays, matching 401(K), short/long term disability, and parental leave. FITS also provides up to $5,000 annually for professional development, including reimbursement of job-related training classes, seminars, tuition, and certification expenses. 

FITS is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. FITS is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to provide employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at FITS are based on business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications, regardless of race, color, ethnicity, age, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, family or parental status, disability, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. 

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Tags: CISA Clearance Cloud Cyber defense Risk analysis Risk management Strategy Top Secret

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity Health care Parental leave

Region: North America
Country: United States
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Category: Consulting Jobs

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