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IT Security Consultant

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Bay State Computers Falls Church , VA 22040

Posted 3 months ago

Bay State Computers, Inc. is a professional services firm and a leading provider of Information Technology (IT) services and products to the U.S. Federal Government and Industry. Bay State brings together experienced IT professionals and the latest state-of-the-art technology tools, practices, and products to support projects and task order requirements for our customers. For more information about Bay State visit our website, connect with us on LinkedIn, or follow us on Twitter.

We have an exciting opportunity for an IT Security Consultant join our team.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Works closely with Account Security Officer (ASO) and Segment Security Officers (SSO) to ensure operational security measures are implemented.

  • Assesses and mitigates system security risks; determines and analyzes security requirements for implementation and testing.

  • Reviews and continuously monitors implemented security controls.

  • Creates and maintains security checklists, templates and other tools to aid in the A&A process.

  • Performs security control assessment using NIST 800-53A guidance and as per continuous monitoring requirements.

  • Performs risk analyses to determine and recommends essential safeguards.

  • Proactively mitigates system vulnerabilities and recommends compensating controls.

  • Prepares security authorization packages in accordance with the client contractual requirements.

  • Develops core documents such as System Security Plan, Contingency Plan, Incident Response Plan, Standard Operating Procedures, Plan of Actions and Milestones, Remediation Plans, Configuration Management Plan, etc.

  • Maintains client-specific Plan of Action and Milestones and supports remediation activities.

  • Maintains an inventory of hardware and software for the information system.

  • Develops, tests and trains on Contingency and Incident Response planning.

  • Conducts independent scans of application, network and database and utilizes Managed Security Services Vulnerability Assessment Team (VAT) support as applicable.

Required Experience/Skills:

  • 3-5 years' experience working in a risk management, audit, security or technical delivery role
  • (One or more desired) - CompTIA Security+ CE, OR; Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), OR; ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), OR; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security and CISSP
  • Experience of security processes and standards, in particular NIST 800-series and RMF
  • Good understanding of Assurance Practices and Risk Management, hands on experience

Education: College Degree in a technical discipline

Benefits: Full-time employees (permanent or contract employees who are employed for a term greater than 6 months) are eligible for benefits including time-off benefits, such as vacations and holidays, and insurance and other plan benefits.

Location: Falls Church, VA

Bay State Computers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.


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IT Security Consultant

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Bay State Computers