Location: Washington, DC

Job ID: 2492

# of Positions: 0


We have an immediate need to hire a Senior Information Security Officer in Washington, DC.

U.S. Citizenship is required.
Active Secret clearance is required.
CISSP certification is required.

The Sr. Information Security Officer provides information security expertise and leadership to Federal Government client.


  • Providing senior level guidance and leadership regarding our Federal Government clients’ information security;
  • Participating in Information Security working groups (Government sponsored or private) to obtain the latest security and regulatory guidance (including applicable privacy laws and statutes);
  • Identifying and analyzing vulnerabilities, and recommending countermeasures for the identified vulnerabilities;
  • Perform Security Test and Evaluations for accreditations (ST&E);
  • Lead Business Continuity Planning activities;
  • Perform Risk Assessments and Vulnerability Assessments (risk management);
  • Conduct security certification activities in support of our Federal Government clients’ systems, sites and networks;
  • Supporting the implementation of Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) guidelines and policies.


Minimum Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must have an active Secret clearance.
  • Demonstrable information risk management experience in environments, including secure communications-computer operational architectures, procedures and environments, network security risk analyses, system accreditation, security test and evaluation and information security;
  • Evaluating and implementing Information Assurance and Information Security tools for assessing and maintaining system security to support system development and integration;
  • Intensive and progressive experience performing appropriate analyses to ensure threat assessments, protection, detection, and reaction functions are performed;
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills;
  • Must have the ability to work with a diverse range of clients – from VIPS (white collar) to Mechanical Staff (blue collar).

Technical Requirements (required and desired):

  • Specialized experience managing or implementing Government and/or private industry information security, communications-computer systems security and industrial security policies and procedures;
  • Knowledge of developing standardized certification and accreditation processes in accordance with security industry policy and maintain established accreditation baselines;
  • Experience in managing, responding to, and resolving crisis situations caused by network attacks;
  • Experience developing and maintaining firewall rule sets and router access control lists (ACLs);
  • Intensive and progressive experience configuring and managing network and security devices and facilities to include bridges, routers, controllers, firewalls, gateways, communications devices, network and security monitoring and management tools.

Training and Certifications (required and desired):

  • NSA and Windows NT certification preferred.
  • CISSP required.

Capital TechSearch, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.