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Job Summary

Company
Knowledge Consulting Group
Location
Washington, DC 20001
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
1611

Cybersecurity Workforce Development 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. Must poses at least Level 5 Moderate Risk Public Trust.


Responsibilities:


As the complexity of the IT security-focused threats grows, so too does the need to enhance the skills of the HHS workforce. The contractor shall work with HHS to identify the skills needed to maintain and enhance HHS’ security posture, identify gaps between those skills and the existing workforce, and put in place greater opportunities for enhancing those skill-sets. Each of these efforts must be conducted in close coordination with HHS and OPDIV stakeholders, such as training developers and human resource personnel. Additionally, these efforts must be informed by best practices from the public and private sectors and align with guiding federal requirements
and legislation. The contractor shall support the following:

 

  • Develop and update position descriptions for critical cybersecurity roles in a 508-compliant format.
  • Develop and update technical competency models for critial cybersecurity roles in a 508-compliant format.
  • Develop and update career paths for critial cybersecurity roles in a 508-compliant format.
  • Provide administrative and logistical support for meetings and monthly workforce development-focused working groups
  • Support the development of a Department-wide standardized training curriculum to continually enhance the skill sets of the cyber security workforce
  • Provide subject matter expertise to support the updating or development of workforce policies, memoranda, and guidance.
  • Assist in the coordination of Department-wide workforce planning-focused activities.
  • Assist in the collection and aggregation of data necessary to support internal and external workforce-focused data calls and activities


Time can be split between Reston and DC location. Candidates must be willing to travel to DC for meetings.


Requirements:


B.A. or B.S. in related field and five years of information assurance services

experience. B.A. or B.S. may be substituted with 4 years of professional Information Assurance services experience

 

Experience with cybersecurity training and education programs.  Experience establishing and/or maintaining a department-level workforce development plan, experience with workforce development, to include, but not limited to:  developing position descriptions, developing competency models, developing career paths for various cybersecurity professional roles, and with delivering, and tracking training at the enterprise level.

 

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

 

Familiarity with Office of Personnel management (OPM) competency models in cybersecurity and profeciency levels and 508 compliance required. Familiarity with OPM's Multipurpose Occupational Systems Analysis Inventory - Close-Ended (MOSAIC) methodology  helpful.

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://chc.tbe.taleo.net/chc03/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=KNOWLEDGECG&cws=1&rid=2495

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


 

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