Senior Security Assurance Consultant TS/SCI

Leesburg, VA

About Fortreum 
Fortreum is a cybersecurity advisory and assessment firm that specializes in solving compliance-related hurdles for both Commercial and Federal customers. We are a startup organization that has a simple mission – enable our customers with the right tools and insight, business understanding, and capabilities to sell their products or services in regulated markets. To do this, we focus on 4 core values:  
Quality matters most  Customer-driven mindset  Autonomy to do your job  Personal accountability/stewardship  
While we may be small, we truly are experts in what we do, and it shows in the quality of the work we perform for our customers.  
The Opportunity On our team, you will have the opportunity to work with the best and brightest in the field. Fortreum team members have supported the biggest cloud providers in the world, and you will have the opportunity to learn from the best. We are growing rapidly and are looking for candidates with a background in performing security assessments on highly complex cloud-based systems in support of FedRAMP and NIST-based frameworks to support our growing customer base. The Sr. Security Consultant leads projects evaluating the security and compliance of clients against regulatory and industry requirements and standards, as well as security best practices. This role will have a strong understanding of compliance requirements in order to develop reports and documentation for clients. They will also provide quality control and peer review to other members of the delivery team. A Sr. Security Consultant must be able to lead a moderately complex NIST-based assessment from start to finish with little oversight.

Key Responsibilities

  • Leads moderately complex NIST-based assessments as Technical Program Manager (TPM), with the ability to instruct and provide oversite to a team of assessors
  • Escalates client and project issues to management in a timely manner to inform and engage the necessary resources to address the issue
  • Provides project-based feedback and professional mentorship to team members
  • Interfaces with clients through entire engagement, interacting will all levels of client organizations and properly escalating 
  • Leads project activities including preparation, review of documentation and artifacts, evaluation of procedures, and client interviews
  • Works with junior staff to improve interviewing techniques to establish efficiencies in gathering the required information
  • Develops and manages priorities, assignments, and charge authorizations for the project team
  • Prepares, performs initial quality reviews, and approves deliverables
  • Enforces a consistent writing style and approach to conducting assessments or developing documentation in accordance with defined practices
  • Prepares client-ready deliverables to include ensuring these deliverables (e.g. SAP, SAR) are reviewed by the Quality Assurance Team
  • Advises clients on compliance activities and their desired outcomes
  • Officially take on up to 3 direct reports with the responsibility to mold and professionally grow each report
  • Manages team, including overseeing talent decisions regarding performance management
  • This is a customer facing role. You may be required to travel to client locations and deliver professional services 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent job experience
  • 5+ years of professional services experience
  • 3+ year of consulting experience assessing systems against NIST SP 800-53
  • Proficient in Microsoft 365 product suite
  • Strong technical acumen with regards to cloud security
  • Active Top Secret SCI clearance

Preferred Skills

  • Ability to be self-directed with little oversight
  • Ability to quickly take on new technologies and concepts
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships with team members and clients
  • Comfortable supporting fast-paced team environments
  • CISSP and one of the following certifications: CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) GIAC Certified Enterprise Defender (GCED) GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH) GIAC Security Leadership (GSLC) Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) Certified Information System Security Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP) Certified Information System Security Engineering Professional (CISSP-ISSEP) Certified Information System Security Management Professional (CISSP-ISSMP) CyberSec First Responder (CFR) Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO)
What Fortreum Offers 
We offer a competitive compensation package, where you will be rewarded based on your performance/outcomes and recognized for the value you bring to our business. You will be a part of something special as we continue to grow. The founders have a proven track record of successful company acquisitions/exit of both small and mid-market cybersecurity organizations. Our benefits package includes medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, 401(k), short-term disability, long-term disability, AD&D, flex time off, annual bonuses, training stipends, certification reimbursements, and eleven paid holidays.
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Tags: CASP+ CCSP CISA CISM CISO CISSP Clearance Cloud Compliance CompTIA FedRAMP GCED GCIH GIAC GSLC NIST NIST 800-53 SAP Security assessment Security Assessment Report Top Secret TS/SCI

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

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