Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Security Operations Center (SOC) is a US Government program responsible to prevent, identify, contain and eradicate cyber threats to CBP networks through monitoring, intrusion detection and protective security services to CBP information systems including local area networks/wide area networks (LAN/WAN), commercial Internet connection, public facing websites, wireless, mobile/cellular, cloud, security devices, servers and workstations. The CBP SOC is responsible for the overall security of CBP Enterprise-wide information systems, and collects, investigates, and reports any suspected and confirmed security violations.
The DHS CBP SOC Program has a critical need for a Strategic Cyber Risk Management to join our Cyber Risk Management & Communication team. Basic Qualifications for this role are:
Candidate selected for this position will identify strategic risk through collaborative working effort with the SCAs, ISSMs, ISSOs, system owners, along with other applicable teams to gather data for the creation of a full picture of the strategic cyber risks.
Candidate will develop and maintain a risk tolerance level through working with senior management to formally establish the level of acceptable risk.
In addition, the selected candidate must be able to create a strategic risk picture and maintain the risk tolerance level, conduct reviews and approvals of risk acceptance memorandums, assist with the prioritization of POA&Ms, create risk profiles for all CBP information systems, identify common gaps in the information system compliance to focus holistic funding in support of remediating security findings for multiple systems.
Candidate will assist the Government in conducting reviews and recommendations to aid the government in approving of risk acceptance memorandums, assist with the prioritization of POA&Ms, create risk profiles for all CBP information systems, identify common gaps in the information system compliance to focus holistic funding in support of remediating security findings for multiple systems.
Candidate will assist the Government in creating a holistic picture of the cyber risks in the CBP environment and provides methods to effectively communicate the risks to the applicable stakeholders and senior management.
All candidates must have demonstrated knowledge, experience, or expertise with the following at a minimum:
Knowledge of NIST SP 800-53 security controls and required documentation
NIST SP 800-37 Risk Management Framework
NIST Cybersecurity Framework
Using the Enterprise Logging System to conduct regular reviews of audit logs (operating systems, applications, Database etc.)
Reviewing and writing security policies and procedures
Candidate must possess a current Top Secret clearance
All Department of Homeland Security CBP SOC employees are required to favorably pass a 5-year (BI) Background Investigation.
Bachelors’ degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, Cyber Security, or related field and 8 years of related experience. Additional years of experience and cyber certifications may be considered in lieu of degree.
Familiar with the management, operational, and technical aspects of IT Security in a complex enterprise environment.
Should have at least one of the following certifications:
CAP, CISM, CISSP, CISA, CASP, CEH, GCED, CRISC
Experience in cyber government, and/or federal law enforcement. Experience in Vulnerability scanning and analysis. Experience in financial, CSP and FISMA audits.
Has 3+ years of experience operating, analyzing, and resolving vulnerability scan results using tools such as Nessus, Tenable Security Center, or a comparable commercial or GOTs product
Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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