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Job Summary

Knowledge Consulting Group
Washington, DC 20001
Computer/IT Services
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
2+ to 5 Years
Education Level
Bachelor's Degree
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

IT Security Awareness Specialist

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. Interim Secret Clearance required.


Support a Cybersecurity Program in the development of an effective IT Security Training and Awareness Program designed to provide guidance and tools for targeted audiences.


Perform a gap analysis/assessment of training needs and develop the IT Security Awareness Program roadmap / Training Plan / Schedule for the program.


Work in concert with multiple key program stakeholders to ensure that high-quality training deliverables are produced on-time, properly reflect the tone and culture of the organization, and are appropriate to the audience. Deliver training, as required.


Develop IT security awareness content that will be published organization-wide, examples include:

  • Brochures
  • Monthly tips
  • Posters
  • Presentations
  • Whitepapers
  • Webinar content
  • Electronic Learning Modules (ELMs)
  • Videos
  • Example policies, procedures, and other IT security best practice content 


Minimum/General Experience: Two years of information assurance services experience. Experience shall be in a related security technology or discipline such as security training and awareness, creating and implementing security concepts and policy, encryption technology, firewall technology, or information protection. One of the two years of experience shall be in a lead security design or technical task/program leadership position.


Minimum Education: B.A. or B.S. in related field. B.A. or B.S. may be substituted with 4 years of professional Information Assurance services experience.


Functional Responsibility: Responsible for applying information assurance expertise and knowledge to either network and/or enterprise security. Is familiar with and able to apply “best practices” security methodologies. Functional expertise in one or more information assurance technologies or capabilities such as Vulnerability/Threat Assessments, Network Intrusion Detection, Secure Operations, Firewall Design & Deployment, Public Key Encryption, Virtual Private Networks, 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 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, 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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