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Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) - La Plata, MD with Security

La Plata
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7 Jun 2024

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Requires US Citizenship Employment Term and Type: Exempt, Full Time Required Security Clearance: Top Secret / SCI Eligible. Required Education: Master of Science or 15 years of equivalent experience in lieu of a degree Job Title: Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) The Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) serves as the process owner of all assurance activities related to the availability, integrity and confidentiality of customer, business partner, employee and business information in compliance with the organization's information security policies. A key element of the CISO's role is working with executive management to determine acceptable levels of risk for the organization and ensure the organization's security posture is aligned with business objectives. The CISO will work closely with other company senior leadership to ensure the organization's security program is effective and efficient. Primary Duties: Effectively communicate with both technical and non–technical staff. Develop policies and procedures to protect enterprise communications, systems, and assets from internal and external threats. Facilitate a metrics and reporting framework to measure the efficiency and effectiveness of the program, facilitate appropriate resource allocation, increase the maturity of the information security, and review it with stakeholders. Ensure technology solutions adhere to appropriate security practices and meet security requirements, including Software–as–a Service (SaaS) contracts, Infrastructure–as–a–Service (IaaS) contracts, Platform–as–a–Service (PaaS) contracts, and customized software development solutions. Perform incident response planning, including developing, maintaining, and enforcing the incident response plan in addition to managing security incidents if/when they occur. This will include coordinating incidents, if applicable, with associated third–party providers and, if applicable, multiple regulatory organizations and stakeholders. Ensure the company is in regulatory compliance with the rules of relevant bodies. Coordinate, provide leadership and management for security related audits and inspections. Work with company departments/divisions to align security initiatives with business goals. Brief leadership on the security risk posture of the organization. Required Qualifications: Professional security management certification. Minimum of 15 years of experience in a combination of risk management, information security and IT jobs. Knowledge of common information security management frameworks, such as NIST. Desired Skills: Microsoft 365 Security Administration Experienced in the Intelligence Community or Military environment Educational Requirements: Master of Science and 10 years experience in Cybersecurity or IT Management or Bachelors Degree with 15 years experience in Cybersecurity or IT Management Security Clearance Requirements: Top Secret / SCI Eligible Physical Requirements: Sitting, Standing, Walking, Grasping, Reaching, Near Acuity, Speaking, Listening, Sight, Use of Hands/Fingers Travel 10%–15% This position description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. This and all positions are eligible for organization–wide transfer. Management reserves the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time. Company Overview: FGS, LLC is an international, leading–edge provider of technical services to include Secure Information Systems, Security and Engineering and Intelligence Analysis. Our turn–key solutions include the design, engineering, deployment operations, and sustainment of secure technology and critical infrastructure for the protection and safety of our customers' mission–critical information, processes, and personnel. Demonstrating an unyielding commitment to our customers, superior trust and dedication with our partners, and leading edge technical expertise over the past seven years, FGS has experienced explosive growth providing superior services through the world, from North America and the Pacific Rim to the Middle East and Europe. FGS provides secure, leading edge technology and process management services to military, government, and commercial clients worldwide. FGS offers a generous compensation package including health, dental, vision, 401(k), group life insurance, educational reimbursement, among other benefits. We value our employees and strive to offer many opportunities for professional growth. FGS, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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