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DC Government
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6 Months
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15 Aug 2012
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Short Description:


IT Security consultant is needed to facilitate immediate and comprehensive review of OCTO IT Security policies and procedures to identify gaps, update existing polices and to recommend implementation of new security policies and procedures to CTO.


Complete Description:

Provides review, guidance and development of OCTO IT security risk assessment policies and procedures and monitors adherence in order to ensure information systems reliability and accessibility and to prevent and defend against unauthorized access to systesm, networks and data. Guides and assists systems staff to ensure the proper and timely implementation of information systems security standards.  Conducts IT security risk and vulnerablity assessments for planned and installed systems as requested. Provides guidance to staff pertaining to the preparation, authentification, safeguarding and transmission of sensitive and confidential materials


Behavior Characteristics:

Highly articulate, Excellent writing skills.



Experience in setting IT security standards Required 15 Years 3 - Expert

Exp. establishing IT security policies for financial or health institutions Required 10 Years 3 - Expert

Exp. providing security policy guidance/publication in large enterprises Required 10 Years 3 - Expert

Extensive knowledge of NIST Special Publication 800 Required 4 Years 3 - Expert

Extensive knowlege of IRS Publication 1075 Required 4 Years 3 - Expert

Masters Degree Required

Responsible for crafting policy, planning and mgt concepts Required 6 Years 3 - Expert

Working knowledge and implementattionof FISMA and NIST security standards Required 5 Years 2 - Proficient

CISM Certification Highly desired

CISSP Certification Highly desired

Exp. translatiing goals for security into effective IT security policies Highly desired 5 Years

Experience with PCI DSS Desired 3 Years 2 – Proficient


Master’s degree from an accredited higher education institution