Director Information Systems Security

    • Washington, DC

Kforce has a client in search of a Director Information Systems Security in Washington, DC.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Sciences, Mathematics (or related disciplines) or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum 10 years of information security experience; minimum of 7 years of experience working as either an information systems security officer/manager; Minimum of 5 years of experience in performing enterprise or software engineering risk management/lifecycle security
  • Minimum of 7 years in managerial/supervisory experience with technical engineering/IT staff
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, and project management (from conception to completion) skills
  • Communicate effectively (written and verbal) with all members of our organization from research staff, IT engineers to C-Level executives
  • Technical depth in networking infrastructures, firewalls, web security, anti-virus, operating systems security, application security, encryption, intrusion detection/prevention systems, cyber security awareness, business continuity, and physical security
  • ISC2 CISSP certification
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Security or Information Technology program
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) for a federal agency sponsored information system
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience as a software developer, software engineer, systems administrator or network engineer
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with NIST, FISMA, SSAE 16/SOC1 & SOC2, HIPAA, ISO/IEC 27000, or PCI DSS risk/security controls frameworks
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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