Kforce Information Assurance Specialist in Windsor Mill, Maryland

Kforce has a client in Windsor Mill, Maryland (MD) seeking a Information Assurance Specialist. Responsibilities:

  • Provides system design expertise to ensure that as new systems are designed, security implications and security requirements are incorporated into the system from the initial design phase

  • Reviews network designs, database system designs, communication engineering designs, etc. as they relate to security requirements

  • Performs security audits and code inspections during the development and testing of new systems

  • Trains developers in secure coding processes; inspects code for security vulnerabilities and uses the results to improve the development process

  • Bachelor's degree in related IT field

  • Must possess at least one current (non-expired) industry compliant certifications in security or information assurance such as CISA, CISSP, CEH, GCIA, CISM, or Security

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in systems security; experience in providing leadership to Development Teams in secure coding techniques

  • Experience with evaluating application, system, and network security controls against requirements such as FISMA, FIPS, and NIST guidelines

  • Experience with application security, database security, and network security tools and IA controls

  • Experienced in performing vulnerability scanning execution, assessment, and analysis utilizing security systems tools

Experience and knowledge with IT Security Tools such as:

  • IBM AppScan Source (Ounce)

  • HP Fortify

  • Veracode

  • AppDetective

  • Burp Suite

  • Nessus

  • Metasploit

  • BackTrack

  • Qualys

  • Knowledge of a variety of the IA field's concepts, practices, and procedures to ensure the secure integration and operation of all systems

  • Possess an understanding of secure code development processes (OWASP, SEI CERT, BSIMM, OMG, etc.)

  • Ability to perform risk assessments and security audit services

  • Must have the ability and skills to professionally write policy, technical whitepapers, checklists, standard operating procedures, and author formal technical and non-technical reports

Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.Compensation Type:HoursMinimum Compensation:0.00Maximum Compensation:0.00