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Job Summary

Knowledge Consulting Group
Washington, DC 20001
Computer/IT Services
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
7+ to 10 Years
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Cybersecurity Policy Lead

About the Job

Knowledge Consulting Group (KCG) is one of the largest privately held cybersecurity services firm 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. Must be clearable.



The contractor will continue to establish and refine information security and privacy policies, incorporating new and emerging federal laws, OMB requirements and NIST guidance, while also accounting for best practices and emerging threats and technologies. Collectively these documents address a variety of information security and privacy information, from HHS information security and privacy program policies, interim memos, subject-specific guidance and implementation standards. The contractor shall:


a. Maintain existing HHS security policies, memoranda and standards. Specifically

  • Identify and analyze new and emerging requirements for policy impacts;

  • Develop new policies, procedures, memoranda or standards;

  • Regularly review and update existing policies, procedures, memoranda or standards;

  • Retire policies, procedures, memoranda or standards when obsolete.

b. Maintain a comprehensive policy tracking mechanism

c. Coordinate all related policy communication and approval activities



B.A. or B.S. in related field and seven years of information assurance services experience. Four of the seven years’ experience shall be in a lead security design or technical task/program leadership position. B.A. or B.S. may be substituted with 4 years of professional Information Assurance services experience.

Experience shall be in a related security technology or discipline such as security assessments (planning & compliance, architecture, audits, risk & vulnerability identification), creating and implementing security concepts and policy, encryption technology, firewall technology, information protection and/or security training and awareness.

Responsible for applying information assurance expertise and knowledge to either network and/or enterprise security, specifically to cyber security policy support services. Is familiar with and able to apply industry “best practices” security methodologies. Experienced in managing major areas of information assurance to include oversight of policy tasks, such as, but not limited to: policy/standards/procedure analysis/review, development, refresh, etc.  Interfaces with all necessary levels of management and staff regarding Information Assurance services. Keeps aware of local, national, and international trends and developments in the area of information security and relates them to the needs of the client.


Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must.  It is highly desirable that candidates possess strong interpersonal skills.  Candidates must be fluent in the English language. 

Candidates may be asked to provide a writing sample.

Must be able to present effectively to senior leadership.  Self-starter, who can quickly adjust to shifting priorities while ensuring that current tasks stay on track.  Must be able to think ‘outside of the box’ and consult with clients on strategic initiatives.

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, disability status, sexual orientation or gender identity.

If interested in the position, please apply directly through our website:


If you have questions or have trouble applying, you may contact:  katie.hanson@knowledgecg.com.



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