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Sr. Cybersecurity IT Specialist

Chenega MIOS
Washington, District Of Columbia
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Nov 27, 2023

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Sr. Cybersecurity IT Specialist

Washington, DC

Are you ready to enhance your skills and build your career in a rapidly evolving business climate? Are you looking for a career where professional development is embedded in your employer's core culture? If so, Chenega Military, Intelligence & Operations Support (MIOS) could be the place for you! Join our team of professionals who support large scale government operations by leveraging cutting-edge technology and take your career to the next level!

Chenega Analytic Business Solutions (CABS) provides federal agencies and commercial customers trusted insights in Records and Information Management, Administrative Solutions, Information Technology, Engineering, and Training. Formed in 2017 to serve federal and commercial customers, CABS is 8(a) certified and has grown quickly into a leader in the federal IT and Training environment.

This role will support The U. S. Department of the Treasury as CABS provides Cybersecurity and complex IT systems support services. These services include cyber governance, policy, reporting, and performing enterprise risk assessments and management, including threat and vulnerability testing, developing, and maintaining risk management framework architecture, and the general oversight of Treasury Cybersecurity services. The primary goal of this venture is to provide innovative solutions and services necessary for the U.S. Department of the Treasury to secure and protect internal systems and associated sensitive business data which will result in improvements in efficiency, agility, innovation, and potential cost savings. As a valued member of the CABS team, you will play a vital role as we enable The U.S. Department of the Treasury to review all critical assets, systems, information, and data effectively and continuously, thereby achieving a better understanding of the threats facing their network.

The Senior 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.


Work you'll do

As a Senior Cybersecurity IT Specialist within our HVA - United States Department of the Treasury team, you will:
  • 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.

  • 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
  • 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

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
  • 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.
  • 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.

How you'll grow

At Chenega MIOS, our professional development plan focuses on helping our team members at every level of their careers to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn.

We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their careers.


At Chenega MIOS, we know that great people make a great organization. We value our team members and offer them a broad range of benefits.

Learn more about what working at Chenega MIOS can mean for you.

Chenega MIOS's culture

Our positive and supportive culture encourages our team members to do their best work every day. We celebrate individuals by recognizing their uniqueness and offering them the flexibility to make daily choices that can help them be healthy, centered, confident, and aware. We offer well-being programs and continuously look for new ways to maintain a culture where we excel and lead healthy, happy lives.

Corporate citizenship

Chenega MIOS is led by a purpose to make an impact that matters. This purpose defines who we are and extends to relationships with our clients, our team members, and our communities. We believe that business has the power to inspire and transform. We focus on education, giving, skill-based volunteerism, and leadership to help drive positive social impact in our communities.

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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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