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Chief Information Security Consultant (CISC)

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Added 2018-09-16 15:51:21


Job Description:

The Chief Information Security Consultant (CISC) will serve as a trusted advisor on cybersecurity matters to VA Executive Management. The candidate must be a tactical and strategic leader of supporting technical and business teams in creating competitive and compelling enterprise technology solutions that will result in delivery of innovative solutions as well as expansion into new technological areas. Candidates should have demonstrated expertise in cybersecurity IT; communications; systems architecture; engineering, and integration; along with the ability to apply this expertise across a broad portfolio of IT systems, software, and infrastructure solutions at a strategic, enterprise level.

The Chief Information Security Consultant will provide senior technical cybersecurity leadership to the VA Infrastructure Operations team as the principal-level manager who leads strategy, operations, and budget for the protection of the enterprise information assets. The scope of responsibility encompasses communications, applications and infrastructure, including the policies and procedures which apply. The CISC has area responsibility to determine and enforce enterprise information security standards and ensures that all information systems are functional and secure. The candidate must have experience managing an information security team and be able to delegate operational responsibilities. In addition, the candidate should also possess strong strategic planning skills and the ability to communicate security concepts to all levels, as well as understands the security implications of business requirements.



·       Masters Degree and 15 years of prior relevant experience.

·       Minimum of one professional security management certification, such as a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) or other similar credentials, is required.

·       Knowledge and understanding of relevant legal and regulatory requirements, such as FISMA, FedRAMP, the Privacy Act of 1974, Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX), Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), Payment Card Industry/Data Security Standard (PCI-DSS).

·       Experience supporting Cyber Transformation Activities

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Specific details

Employment Type Full time
Degree 4 Year Degree
Salary Range 4500


Texas, United States, North America


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