InfoSec Consultant in Bellevue, WA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/27/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job #:  984177
An Information Security Consultant (ISC) provides subject matter expertise and analysis to clients. The role of the ISC is to bridge the gap between high-level security policies and requirements and technical/operational implementation of those requirements.
Our engineers work collaboratively to analyze problems and identify solutions. We are focused on the risks associated with security in the cloud. Every day, our staff members are faced with new and interesting challenges.
Our client provides a dynamic work environment with an excellent work/life balance. We are invested in the growth and development of our employees and ensuring that our staff remains interested and feels engaged by their work.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Create an ICD 503 / CNSSI 1253 Security Package
  • Conduct assessments of existing IT architecture for compliance with security requirements from applicable security frameworks.
  • Create documentation to support information system authorization/accreditation packages.
  • Provide continuous monitoring support for information systems.
  • Develop IT architecture deliverables, specific to information security countermeasure implementations, for operational systems and systems under development.
  • Develop IT security policies, standards, and guidance.

  • Top Secret/ TS/SCI Security Clearance
  • Intel Community experience heavily desired
  • XACTA experience desired
  • Ability to work independently
  • Occasional travel to DC

A successful ISC will become an expert in information technology, technical writing, and project management. Candidates should have strong skills in at least one of these three specialties and some experience, professional or otherwise, in the remaining two areas. The following is a list of related traits and skills we have found lead to success in our industry. The client does not expect that candidates will necessarily meet all of the items on this list.
  • Bachelor's degree
  • 2 or more years functioning in an operational IT role with exposure to diverse IT architectures, demonstrating progressive growth of skills and responsibility.
  • Experience completing or managing to completion projects/tasks/deliverables with minimal supervisory oversight.
  • Advanced understanding of IT operations techniques.
  • Advanced writing skills: able to clearly articulate ideas for executive-level and technical staff 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.
  • Intermediate presentation skills: able to interview engineers and brief executive-level stakeholders on technical subject matter
  • Advanced understanding of information security principles and risk assessment techniques.

  • 100% paid premiums for health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, short-term and long-term disability, and life insurance for employee and dependents
  • 15 days Paid Time Off, in addition to 10 paid holidays
  • 401(k) with 3% match
  • $5,000 annual reimbursement of job-related training classes, seminars, and tuition
  • Fun, tight-knit culture

EEO Employer
Apex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178-6178.