Sr Advanced Risk Specialist

Posted on 29 August 22 by Emmanuelle Kramer

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Compass Pointe Consulting LLC is a Maryland based, Woman Owned Small Business specializing in IT and Finance & Accounting Solutions and Services is looking for Sr Advanced Risk Specialist to work 100% REMOTE. Due to the nature of the work MUST be a US CITIZEN and perform the work within the USA. This position provides an opportunity to further advance the cutting-edge technology that supports some of our nation’s core defense/intelligence services and systems.  Candidate will work closely with esteemed customers to develop solutions that allow them to carry out high-stakes national security missions. The candidate will work within the IT Governance team which collaborates with members of IT and the business to continuously improve the security posture of the organization.  This team also engages in various projects that assess risk and make decisions on appropriate risk management strategies.

 

Candidate Responsibilities:

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  • Represent IT Governance, spanning across all functions of the IT and information security organization covering a variety of control areas, and championing sound security and risk practices.
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  • Function as a leader in the identification of improvements in the IT Governance risk and compliance programs
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  • Assist in development of, and executes, security controls, defenses, and countermeasures to intercept and prevent internal or external attacks or attempts to infiltrate company email, data, e-commerce, and web-based systems
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  • Manage the tracking of remediation activities of any findings/issues identified through risk assessments for cloud and on-premises environments
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  • Assist in the risk assessment activities which include the development, execution and management of IT Risk Registers supporting both internal and 3rd party service provider environments, mitigating controls and provides risk mitigation recommendations
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  • Assist in development of policy or advocates for policy changes that will support new initiatives or required changes and enhancements
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  • Support the development of Information Security education materials and awareness activities
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  • Support the management and execution of internal, or external, security audits by responding to requests for information
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  • Applies current computer science technologies to the design, development, evaluation, and integration of computer systems and networks to maintain system security
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KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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  • Recognized internally and/or externally as a subject matter expert (SME) in multiple adjacent disciplines/fields
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  • Having broad expertise or unique knowledge, uses skills to contribute to development of company objectives and principles and to achieve goals in creative and effective ways
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  • Works on significant and unique issues where analysis of situations or data requires an evaluation of intangibles
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  • Exercises independent judgment in methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results
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  • Have a strong working knowledge of relevant cyber frameworks and certifications
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  • Possess an advanced understanding of risk in the cloud, particularly with Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings
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  • Substantial knowledge of the organization's core business/mission processes
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  • Knowledge of import/export control regulations and responsible agencies for the purposes of reducing supply chain risk
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  • Substantial knowledge of risk threat assessment
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  • Substantial knowledge of network security architecture concepts, including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of defense-in-depth)
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  • Acts independently to determine methods and procedures on new or special assignments
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JOB-4591

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