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Data Security Engineer with Security Clearance

Maximus Inc
170000.00 USD Annual
Closing date
30 Apr 2024

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Security Engineer
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Description & Requirements Since 1975, Maximus has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. Maximus delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government–sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, Maximus is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit . Maximus TCS (Technology and Consulting Services) Internal Job Profile Code: TCS070, T4, Band 7 Maximus is searching for a Cyber Security Engineer to join a DoD program based in Arlington, VA. Position Overview: • The Data Security Engineer is responsible for providing subject matter expertise to the Chief Data Officer (CDO) Directorate and to support senior level leadership within the Office of the Deputy Chief Information Officer, Special Access Program Information Technology (DCIO SAP–IT). • Develop policies and procedures and provide strategic advice, counsel, and sound recommendations to support and defend policy decisions relative to enhancing data security posture.
• Create, define, and evolve the "as–is" and "to–be" data security architecture for the DoD SAP–IT data services. • Explore opportunities to enhance SAP–IT's data protection capabilities aiming to fulfill and implement the CDO's data strategy. Responsibilities: • Support the client to ensure adherence to Department of Defense guidance and policies relative to data security standards. • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills. • Design and implement robust data security controls framework throughout the data lifecycle for the SAP–IT enterprise. • Provide expert guidance on data security policies; and offer recommendations on data security initiatives. • Work independently and be part of a cross–functional, team–based environment; engage with diverse stakeholders and working groups. • Develops methodologies for data protection consistent with the overall CDO data strategy. • Stay abreast of industry trends, emerging threats, and regulatory requirements related to data security. • Leverage technical proficiency in a range of data protection technologies, encompassing data classification, privacy solutions, behavioral analytics, encryption, and Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) tools. Required Skills: • Candidates must possess an active TS/SCI clearance.
• A bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering, or related technical field. Four years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of the degree requirement. • Strong knowledge of various database technologies (SQL, NoSQL), data integration (ETL/ELT) frameworks, data security (ZTA, ICAM, ACCM) and DoD cloud services (AWS, Azure, GCP). • 8+ years of related experience in developing data security standards in the execution and management of large–scale Information Technology (IT) Projects. • Two plus years of direct experience in the following: Leading and executing enterprise–wide IT solutions in the private or public sector. Project management of technically and functionally diverse and complex IT Projects
Implementing detailed management techniques such as Earned Value Analysis
IT solution architectural analysis and design
Software and system developmental and acceptance testing
Acts as manager and overall point of contact for a specific project within an overall enterprise–wide IT solution Project.
Knowledge of data architecture risks and advanced technology solutions.
Demonstrated ability to translate complex security data models and analyses into simple, actionable components. Desired Key Skills and Abilities: • Prior experience working with Special Access Program (SAP).
• Ability to work in a dynamic work environment; coordinate and perform multiple assignments
• Previous experience working at the OSD, Joint Staff, or Service Staff level. • Strong ability to develop collaborative and productive relationships with a wide range of cross–functional teams and stakeholders. • Deep understanding of security frameworks, compliance standards, and regulatory requirements. • Ability to absorb and synthesize information from various sources and develop effective products for senior DoD leadership. • Strong analytical and problem–solving skills, with the ability to think strategically and anticipate future challenges. Minimum Requirements Maximus TCS (Technology and Consulting Services) Internal Job Profile Code: TCS070, T4, Band 7 EEO Statement Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies Maximus deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We're proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. Maximus is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Maximus provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status. Pay Transparency Maximus compensation is based on various factors including but not limited to job location, a candidate's education, training, experience, expected quality and quantity of work, required travel (if any), external market and internal value analysis including seniority and merit systems, as well as internal pay alignment. Annual salary is just one component of Maximus's total compensation package. Other rewards may include short– and long–term incentives as well as program–specific awards. Additionally, Maximus provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, paid holidays and paid time off. Compensation ranges may differ based on contract value but will be commensurate with job duties and relevant work experience. An applicant's salary history will not be used in determining compensation. Maximus will comply with regulatory minimum wage rates and exempt salary thresholds in all instances. Annual Base Pay Minimum for this Position $ 170,000.00 Annual Base Pay Maximum for this Position $ 200,000.00

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