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Information System Security Officer

Category: Cyber Security Consulting

City: Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID: J0319-0750

Employment Type: Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI is in search of a Senior Information Security Consultant to join our rapidly growing team.

The Security Consultant will join the United States Industry Solutions Security (USIS) Strategy and Market Solutions team supporting governance, risk, security and compliance consulting focusing on various industries to include state and local government sectors. The successful candidate will collaborate with application owners, security specialists, and service providers to assist CGI clients in building effective security strategies and deploying effective security solutions while addressing ever-changing regulatory and industry compliance challenges. The Senior Consultant will understand applicable state and local laws as well as the regulatory requirements in one or more industries. This consultant requires the ability to discuss security architecture that CGI designs to protect infrastructure, platforms, and applications.

CGI security practice utilizes the Security System Development Lifecycle, Agile, and Secure DevOps methodologies to respond to threats, reduce risks, and create secure operating environments for our clients. If you are an experienced consultant looking to utilize critical thinking skills, who does not hesitate to question the status quo, as well as able to work with leaders and team members at all levels of the organization, across functional lines, using your analytical skills to think outside the box, then CGI has an opportunity for you.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Essential Duties and Functions:

• Serve as a security expert for one or two of CGI’s sectors within USIS; These include Government, Healthcare, Finance, Insurance, Utilities and Energy.

• Understands the regulatory and industry-specific security requirements, such as NIST SP 800-53, the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, and related publications, Payment Card Industry – Digital Security Standards (PCI-DSS), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) / Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH), IRS Publication 1075, Cloud Controls Matrix (CCM), Security, Trust & Assurance Registry (STAR), International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 2700x, The Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP), North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Standards, NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), and Gramm–Leach–Bliley Act (GLBA).

• Assess 3rd party cloud service providers for the client and industry standards compliance

• Assess maturity levels of clients IT Security Program, develops programs as required.

• Analyze and design controls to secure on and off premise private, public, community, and hybrid cloud environments

• Coordinates the preparation of and may prepare document packages for regulatory submissions from all areas of company as well as for internal and external audits and inspections. May serve as point of contact for interactions with regulatory agencies for defined matters.

• Analyzes business activities and operations for risk. Identifies areas of potential loss or damage and quantifies impact. Implements and evaluates compliance with business risk-reduction policies, processes and standards. May participate in the development and maintenance of disaster recovery and business continuity plans.

• Assist in assessing and responding to public sector bid solicitations.

• Travel between 25-50% of time.

• Must be based in proximity to a CGI office.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Required Skills:

• 10 years of design and planning experience related to information security, IT infrastructure, architecture or applications.

• 5 years of experience delivering consulting services including substantial interaction with executive or senior client management

• 5 years of experience developing program plans or strategic plans related to information security, IT infrastructure, risk management, or related areas

• 5 years of working in risk assessments, risk management, controls monitoring, controls audits.

• 5 years of policy, procedures, standards, work instructions, report generation and managing projects.

• One or more industry recognized certifications in information security (e.g., CISSP, CISA, CISM, etc.)

• 5 years experience Enterprise IT security risk assessments and related frameworks (e.g., ISO 27000 series, NIST 800 Series, COBIT, IT General Controls, etc.)

• 5 years experience: PCI, Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, GLBA, FISMA, NIST or other compliance frameworks

• 5 years Experience with multiple, simultaneous vendor management

• Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college

Desired Skills:

• Experience in IT Security Testing (e.g., penetration testing, web application security assessments, vulnerability assessments and technical security assessments

• Secure SDLC, Agile, or DevOps experience

• Experience in Identity and Access Management

• Experience in virtualized security environments

• Experience with Cloud Security vendors in the IAM, Data Protection, Monitoring, SaaS providers

• Experience with Linux and Windows operating systems

• Experience with application development

• Proven ability to build, manage and foster a team-oriented environment

• Proven ability to work creatively and analytically in a problem-solving environment

• Desire to work in an information systems environment

• Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills

• Excellent leadership and management skills


  • Systems Analysis

  • Systems Architecture

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