Cybersecurity Technical Consultant - Health

Mclean, VA, United States


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Are you passionate about protecting the nation’s critical infrastructure and enabling mission success through innovative cybersecurity solutions? Do you have experience in risk management, security engineering, and compliance for federal civil agencies? If so, you might be the ideal candidate for the Cybersecurity Technical Consultant role at Maximus, a global leader in government services.As a Cybersecurity Technical Consultant, you will work with a team of experts to provide end-to-end cybersecurity services for federal civil clients, such as the Department of Energy, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Department of Health and Human Services. You will apply your technical skills and knowledge to assess, design, implement, and maintain secure and resilient systems and networks that support the client’s mission objectives. You will also advise the client on best practices, standards, and regulations for cybersecurity, such as NIST, FISMA, and FedRAMP.Required Qualifications:• Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, computer science, engineering, or a related field• Must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.• 7+ years of relevant experience in cybersecurity consulting, engineering, or operations for federal civil agencies• Knowledge of federal cybersecurity frameworks, policies, and guidelines, such as NIST SP 800 series, FIPS, RMF, and CSF• Experience in performing security assessments, audits, and reviews using various tools and methodologies, such as NIST SP 800-53A, NIST SP 800-115, and NIST SP 800-171• Experience in designing and implementing security solutions, such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, SOAR, encryption, VPN, PKI, and cloud security• Experience in conducting vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, and incident response using various tools and techniques, such as Nessus, Metasploit, Wireshark, and Splunk• Experience in developing and maintaining security documentation, such as SSP, SAR, POA&M, and SOP• Experience in providing security training and awareness to stakeholders and end-users• Experience in working with cross-functional teams and communicating effectively with technical and non-technical audiences• Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.• Professional certifications, such as CISSP, CISM, CEH, or CCNA Security, PMP, are preferred#techjobs #clearance

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Maximus TCS (Technology and Consulting Services) Internal Job Profile Code: TCS040, T4, Band 7

MAXIMUS Introduction

Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit

EEO Statement

EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We’re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.

Pay Transparency

Maximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to job location, a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short- and long-term incentives as well as program-specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation ranges may differ based on contract value but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation. Maximus will comply with regulatory minimum wage rates and exempt salary thresholds in all instances.

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USD $170,000.00/Yr.

Posted Min

USD $77,600.00/Yr.
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Region: North America
Country: United States
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Category: Consulting Jobs

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