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Job Summary

Company
Knowledge Consulting Group
Location
Washington, DC 20002
Industries
Computer/IT Services
Job Type
Full Time
Employee
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code
1568

Jr. Security Administrator

About the Job

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. Top Secret clearance is required w/ the ability to get SCI.

The Application Security Administrator position is an entry level position with duties that primary focus on the establishment and management of several thousand user accounts for three financial systems: developing and implementing roles based access controls through user profiles which address need-to-know, separation of duties and least privilege according to established federal policy; development of standard operating procedures (SOPs) and user guidance; and conducting annual user recertifications.

Requirements:

The successful candidate will have at least one year in the information security field, and will be knowledgeable on the general concepts of information security practices and government regulations applicable to FISMA.  Must possess experience with NIST.


It is preferred a B.A. or B.S. in related field and 1 year of IA experience.  B.A. or B.S. may be substituted with 4 additional years of professional Information Assurance services experience.


Additionally, this candidate must:

  • Communicate effectively through written and verbal means to co-workers, subordinates and senior leadership.
  • Ability to function in a fast-paced environment and effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating resources and ensuring scheduled goals are met.
  • Ability to assess and weigh current and evolving security risks in an operational environment.
  • Familiarity with FIPS and NIST 800 series documentation
  • Be able to quickly understand new concepts and technology for the purpose of using that knowledge to effectively evaluate information systems’ security posture.

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.

 

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

https://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH14/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=KNOWLEDGECG&cws=1&rid=2452

 

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


 

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