Cyber Security Business Liaison Senior Manager / Vulnerability Manager
Location: Herndon VA
Length: 6 month contract to hire
The Cyber Business Liaison Senior Manager reports directly to the Corporate Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) and is responsible for being the Cybersecurity liaison within the CISO organization, between the CISO organization and CIO teams, and between the CISO organization and the business. The Cyber Business Liaison promotes cybersecurity and interfaces with contract/proposal teams regarding compliance that affects our client's brand and reputation.
The Cyber Business Liaison is a Senior Manager position that will be involved with a myriad of activities that will change as needs become apparent.
The main focus of this position is to work collaboratively with other teams within the CISO organization as well as within the CIO to impact change and define an acceptable security posture. The Cyber Business Liaison will be a main interface to the business, affecting corporate cybersecurity information that is included in proposals as well as creating and assessing key performance indicators surrounding cybersecurity requirements on contracts.
The Cyber Business Liaison will oversee the Vulnerability Management team, responsible for conducting corporate vulnerability scans and managing the vulnerability remediation program. This team will interact with multiple areas of the business to define and mitigate critical risks to the organization.
Other responsibilities of the Cyber Business Liaison include:
-Making technical and policy decisions that affect corporate security posture, especially as it relates to DFARS (NIST SP 800-171 compliance).
-Being able to provide monthly or as needed reports to the CISO
Self-starter capable of identifying areas that could utilize assistance.
Requires BS with12-15 years of experience, or MS with 10-13 years of experience, or a Phd with 10+ years of experience. Candidate will have a specialized knowledge in one or more fields of disciplines and general knowledge in a number of others.
This position is in support of a Defense Contractor and the candidate should be familiar with NIST requirements.
-10+ years in Cybersecurity with experience supporting government customers or contractors
-Experience with NIST cybersecurity controls and frameworks
-Experience supporting on-prem, Cloud, and hybrid environments
-Past experience conducting vulnerability assessment scans
-Experience creating and reviewing corporate-wide policies and rules
-U.S. Citizen required
-Ability to obtain Secret clearance desired
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