Position IT Security Lead Location Falls Church, VA Type Contract Job Description IT Security Lead Consultant FCPS is seeking a IT security practioner with broad information security and technology expertise. This position is responsible for rapidly establishing a division-wide information security management program to ensure that the confidentiality, integrity, availability, and business continuity of the information assets are adequately protected. The IT Security consultant acts as the division senior IT security lead responsible for the overall strategy and direction for information security and assurance. This position is responsible for reviewing, developing security policies and procedures that provide system and application protection and for balancing security needs with the division strategic plan. This position reports to the Chief Information Officer (CIO). This is a hands on technical position and deep knowledge of core networking, application, and information security programs is crucial for immediate success. Develop information security tasks at the leadership team level following established industry standard frameworks. Conduct rapid risk analysis for enterprise information systems, identify critical assets and develop plans to safeguard confidential, sensitive FCPS data. In collaboration with the Chief Information Officer, identify and prioritize information security initiatives and projects. Take ownership of the projects and bring relevant teams together to ccoorindate and manage the implementaion Ensure strong change management and communication with system owners and establish agreements regarding risk management strategies and processes. Provide leadership and guidance to the IT data security team in establishing best practices in the areas of data security operations, monitoring and response incident handling systems administrator security training endpoint host and network security information asset security identity and access management. Desired Skills and Competencies Excellent written and verbal communication skills, organizational management and the ability to manage staff and priorities. T hey must have knowledge and experience in leading security operations and governance for an organization. Experience working in a variety of organizations with different security levels. Ability to reach consensus and balance conflicting demands. Knowledge of security and privacy-related state, federal, and industry mandates including HIPAA, PCI-DSS, FERPA, CIPA, and COPPA. Bachelorrsquos or Masterrsquos Degree in computer science, information assurance, business management, and data security are desired. Industry certifications such as Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM).
Associated topics: cybersecurity, identity, information assurance, information technology security, leak, malicious, phish, protect, security, violation