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Chief Information Security Officer in McLean, VA at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 3/26/2019

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Job Description

Job Number: R0048595

Chief Information Security Officer

Key Role:
Maintain responsibility for protecting the security, privacy, confidentiality, and integrity of information throughout the enterprise. Preserve accountability for enterprise-wide information security efforts and the integration of all aspects of information security to assure the protection of corporate and financial data and functions. Work directly with business units to facilitate IT risk assessment and risk management processes, evaluating and updating the risk-based process for the assessment and treatment for risks that may result from partners and other service providers continuously. Ensure security programs are following regulations and policies to minimize and eliminate risk and oversee the approval, training, and dissemination of security policies and practices. Deliver regular reports on the status of the information security programs to the CIO, enterprise risk teams, senior business leaders, and the board of directors as part of a strategic enterprise risk management program.

Basic Qualifications:
-15+ years of experience with IT and Cyber
-10+ years of experience with information security, security threats, and the design, processes, and operation of a comprehensive information security environment
-Experience with operational in a CIRT or SOC
-Experience with driving and executing compliance assessments for regulatory requirements, including ISO, DSS, and SOX and effective management, leadership, organization, and planning expertise

-Knowledge of compliance policies and procedures and state and federal laws and regulations

-Ability to handle difficult or sensitive situations, think strategically, synthesize business data, and develop innovative and holistic business solutions that are forward thinking and growth-oriented
-Ability to display a proven track record of leadership in creating and implementing new program directions and initiatives and build and establish excellent business relationships within IT and related departments to maximize efficiency and opportunities to improve an organization

-Ability to communicate a clear vision to continually advance the organizational security posture, with key milestones and measurements for success

-Top Secret clearance required

-BA or BS degree or 15+ years of experience with IT and Cyber or 25+ years of experience with IT and Cyber in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree

Additional Qualifications:
-Possession of excellent executive level oral and written communications skills
-TS/SCI clearance preferred

-BA or BS degree in IT, Business Administration, or a related field preferred; M.A. or MS degree a plus

-CISM, CISSP, or OSCP Certification preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.

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