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Knowledge Consulting Group (KCG) is one of the largest privately held cybersecurity services firms in the United States; serving as a Federal Government Contractor and supporting Commercial customers. We operate as a trusted cyber advisor to our customers across the country. We take great pride in maintaining a single focus on being the leader in cybersecurity services, providing risk management, governance, operations, and compliance services, utilizing our CISO framework methodology. We are uniquely positioned as a trusted cyber advisor with over 90 percent of our cyber professionals holding security clearances and security-specific certifications. With over 12 years of experience in providing cybersecurity services to our customers, we have a strong record of past performance in advising and executing cyber missions for all types of organizations and sectors.
Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Candidates must possess an Interim Secret clearance and be clearable to the Top Secret level.
The successful candidate will have 2+ years of Security Assessment and Authorization experience and a Bachelor’s Degree in related field. If no degree, then must possess 6 years of related experience. Must possess experience with NIST standards. Experience with Cloud Security is a must; FedRAMP is a plus.
This includes experience executing the full life-cycle of C&A activities including: defining the certification boundary, performing formal and technical risk assessments, developing and executing Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) requirements, and developing Systems Security Plans (SSP), and/or Systems Security Authorization Agreements (SSAA) in accordance with federal and industry directives, guidelines, and best practices.
Additionally, the candidate must have experience establishing and implementing processes and procedures related to continuous monitoring/ on-going security authorizations in accordance with NIST 800-137. The candidate must be familiar with government-wide Continuous Monitoring capabilities and initiatives such as the Continuous Diagnostics & Monitoring (CDM) program.
Additionally, this candidate must:
Strong verbal and written communication skills are highly preferred. It is highly desired that candidates possess strong interpersonal skills. Candidates must be fluent in the English language.
Candidates may be asked to provide a writing sample.
Knowledge Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
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