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Sr. Cybersecurity IT Specialist

Chenega MIOS
Washington, District Of Columbia
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Jun 23, 2023

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Sr. Cybersecurity IT Specialist

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TheSenior Cybersecurity IT Specialist shall provide a thorough understanding of complex IT systems and knowledge of the latest security standards, systems, and authentication protocols, as well as best practices.

Duties and Responsibilities:

• Support assigned systems and work with various engineering, technology, and operations teams to define, explain, and implement security configuration controls.

• Work with technical leads to translate information into a risk mitigation strategy.

• Provide information to support policy decisions regarding The Treasury Department's cybersecurity framework.

• communicate specific cybersecurity concerns and provide solutions to incorporate effective measures against possible compromise as part of the organization's cybersecurity strategic plan.

• Research security standards, security systems, and authentication protocols.

• Provide technical supervision for and guidance to the ACIO/CS PMOs.

• Define and assist with the implementation and maintenance of security policies and procedures.

• Select and assist with the configuration of relevant types of common security hardware and software to implement a security policy.

• Lead the design and assist in the preparation of technical reports, studies, and related documentation, making charts and graphs to record results, and preparing and delivering presentations, training, and briefings as required.

• Management of IT security and IT risk (e.g., data systems, network, and/or web) across the enterprise.

• Address questions from internal and external audits and examinations.

• Facilitate IT security/risk training curriculum.

• Serve as project manager/lead within IT security projects.

• Complete annual company and customer-required training, as required.

• Complete the timesheet daily in the online system according to company policies and procedures.

• Travel up to 10% as required.

• Other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

• Bachelor's degree. Masters preferred.

• 5+ years of senior-level technical expertise with specialized experience in cybersecurity and interoperability for complex hardware, software, and automated information systems is required

• CISSP required

• Must have knowledge, skills, and abilities in one or more of the following cybersecurity concepts, architecture principles, security of networks, applications and data, security implications, and adoption of evolving cyber technology

• Public Trust is required with the ability to obtain and maintain a favorable Department of Treasury background investigation for the life cycle of the project

• The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

• Experience in the subject matter at a similar size, scope, and complexity as required by this task order.

• Possess in-depth knowledge of cybersecurity architecture.

• Ability to capture high-level technical information clearly and concisely.

• Possess strong communication and organization skills.

• Be highly motivated, independent thinker, and team player, with a sense of urgency, and the ability to meet management and customer deadlines in a fast-paced environment.

• Ability to capture high-level technical information in a clear, concise manner.

• Must have the ability to take and pass a drug test (the department may require drug screening for probable cause at any time).

• Must have the ability to attend all customer in-person meetings and conferences as requested.

• Must have the ability to communicate with others effectively both orally and in writing.

• Ability to multi-task in a high-stress, performance-based environment.

• Maintain a high level of integrity and accountability.

• Possess strong problem-solving and leadership skills.

• Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed.

• Ability to travel 10% as required.

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Chenega Corporation’s Military, Intelligence, and Operations Support (MIOS) Strategic Business Unit (SBU) provides innovative solutions for federal, DOD, and commercial customers worldwide. Founded in 2005 and headquartered in Lorton, Virginia, Chenega MIOS is a shared services division of Chenega Corporation. As an Alaska Native Corporation, 100% of our profits benefit our Native shareholders through preservation of culture and heritage or being reinvested in the business, truly making Chenega a “Corporation with a higher cause.” 

Chenega MIOS provides standard business services to its 20+ wholly-owned companies of Chenega Corporation and assists in managing contracts with a net value of over $600 million. Together, the companies aligned under the MIOS SBU offer a diverse range of capabilities that strengthen our capacity for shared knowledge and mission-focused service to our customers. These capabilities include but are not limited to information technology, systems engineering, records management, and staff services. 

As a 2020 Top Workplace, we are proud to be a Washington Post featured employer and are always looking for dedicated professionals in the DC Metro region. Still, our footprint reaches across the globe with work in 39 states, DC, Guam, and 11 different countries. Please find our DC Metro area positions below, and for more information on Chenega MIOS, our capabilities, and employment opportunities, please visit

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