Policy Specialist – Cybersecurity

at Tallon Recruiting and Staffing
Location Alexandria, VA
Date Posted April 15, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

We are recruiting for a Cybersecurity Specialist to support policy planning and advising for a federal government program. Qualified candidates will have experience serving as a technical advisor and participating in working group meetings with a blended team of government and contractor personnel.  Duties and responsibilities include: Support the government leads developing proposed responses for tasks, coordinating draft responses with subject matter experts compiling the program response, scheduling and submitting the program response Coordinate and facilitate interagency working group meetings Gather and document meeting minutes, requirements and other meeting related requirements Assist the government in translating end-user feedback and capability gaps into project requirements and turning those requirements into scope documents Research and advise the government on enterprise environmental factors that can influence the organization and its projects Advise and assist government staff in the development of standardized office policies, processes, and procedures Advise and assist government staff in the development and implementation of processes to track all correspondence, deliverables and ensure it is completed in a timely matter Assist the government staff in planning and organizing project-related meetings including scheduling meetings, capturing action items, documenting meeting minutes, and distributing minutes to attendees Support Integrated Project Team (IPT) scheduling and activities Support the development and maintenance of collaboration environments, to include but not limited to the government’s organizational Microsoft SharePoint environment, functionality, content management, and training Support the government with the planning and development of senior level presentations and briefings Provide overall project management and analytical support to projects Support policy development for strategy, strategic plans, and workflow process Develop and manage project-related artifacts such as charters, schedules, risk registers, and status updates Advise organizational leadership on change management best practices Track and coordinate action items from initiation to execution Requirements include: U.S. citizenship Current Secret security clearance (at a minimum) with eligibility for TS/SCI; current TS/SCI preferred Eligibility to obtain DHS Suitability (required to start work) 10+ years of related work experience with a master's degree (or bachelor's degree in a related discipline with 15 years of related work experience) Advanced database management and maintenance skills Proficiency using Microsoft Office including Microsoft Project, Visio, Excel Experience developing strategic plans and work flow processes Demonstrated experience in developing project-related artifacts such as charters, schedules, risk registers, and status updates Expertise developing, writing and editing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) Experience developing and supporting project related documents and organizational plans and processes Ability to gather, organize and analyze information data Experience working with Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) working groups Ability to draft policy documents for processes, system requirements, and future system enhancements Ability to grasp technical concepts and translate information to a non-technical audience Experience supporting technical challenges and solutions such as machine-to-machine capabilities and automated network defense solutions Knowledge and understanding of basic network security principles Experience working threat analysis Understanding of the threat intelligence sharing standards and platforms like STIX/TAXII and Malware Information Sharing Platform (MISP) is a plus Knowledge or awareness of how net defender leverage Indicators of Compromise (IOCs) protect networks is a plus #CB *MON #D