Cyber Security Assessor

at Apex Systems
Location Washington, DC
Date Posted May 13, 2018
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


We are looking for highly organized Cyber Security professionals with experience conducting assessments leveraging industry best practices. Candidates should be excellent team players with the proven ability to resolve problems professionally and systematically. Strong written and verbal communication skills along with exceptional attention to detail are critical for this role.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with accountable executives and process owners to understand their NIST CSF subcategories and tier maturation criteria
  • Facilitate next steps towards meeting team board commitments
  • Review cyber/system/network security body of evidence and documentation for accuracy and completeness
  • Document assessment results of the evidence review in accordance with defined process and template

Required Experience:

  • Cyber security certificate
  • At least five years of experience in cyber security
  • At least three years of experience in the financial sector
  • Knowledge of cyber security principles and their application
  • Knowledge of cloud, networking, and/or enterprise architectures
  • Experience with the NIST Cyber security Framework

Preferred Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience with the FFIEC’s Cyber security Assessment Tool (CAT)
  • Experience with NIST’s 800-53 Rev 4 controls
  • Experience with the Center for Internet Security (CIS) Controls
  • Experience using Confluence

Location: Washington D.C.

Target Compensation: negotiable, paid weekly, on a W2 basis, OT is time + half

Contract duration: 6 months with possible extension

Work Schedule: Full-time, 1st shift, looking for candidate flexibility

Start date: ASAP (After official offer received and background check/drug screen completed)

How to apply:

 If interested please send an updated resume (in a .DOC format please) to Anthony at [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] for consideration.

Additional perks include: CompTIA certification discounts, a business casual work environment, career development workshops through Apex Systems, technical training webinars, contractor health benefits (at a group discounted rate), matching 401K, and more!

(Note: PTO/Vacation pay is NOT included while on contract)

EEO Employer

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