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Senior Security Consultant in Richmond, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 2/5/2018

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Job #:  804366

Senior Security Consultant

Richmond, VA

Accountable for leading an Access Control Facility (ACF2) mainframe remediation project. The project will consist of working with the government CISO, and senior DXC management to resolve policy issues, and ACF2 changes. The Senior Security Specialist will understand mainframe internals, ACF2 administration, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Department of Defense (DoD) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) security requirements and have project management experience. In addition, this requires the ability to interact and influence at a managerial level within client organizations such as Information Governance and IT Security leads. You will be able to demonstrate industry expertise and understanding of the security governance and compliance. Primary Responsibilities: * Establish a security remediation project plan * Assist in the creation of a security policy panel * Coordinate changes to ACF2 implementing role based security control * Work with the VITA CISO and Architects to address updates. * Manage and report security incidents during the project * Ensure Audit preparation, facilitation and remediation * Manage Security Risk and Exception to standards management * Ensure knowledge and implementation of security fundamentals, policies and standards (regulatory and contractual) * Escalate and resolve Security Issues * Assist and coordinate delivery of Security Metrics and Reporting in support of the project contractual commitment Education and Experience Required: * At least 3 years experience working in a risk management, audit, security or technical delivery role * Bachelor or master degree in Computer Science, Computer Studies, Information Security (or equivalent combination of education and experience) * Knowledge of the security and auditing regulations * Exposure to ACF2 and mainframe audits and compliance programs * Experience in mainframe support * Experience in ACF2 administration * Excellent and effective communication skills * Ability to work effectively in diverse, multi-national and virtual environments * Self-motivated and tenacious * Demonstrate sound judgment and integrity * Ability to influence Delivery personnel in the execution of security and compliance requirements Preferred skills * Experience in ES outsourcing business or 5+ years in industry vertical * CISSP certification, CISM/CISA or CRISC a plus * Fluent in English Public Trust Security Clearance is required for this position