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Deloitte Cyber Risk Management Specialist- TS/SCI+polygraph in Springfield, Virginia

Are you passionate about cyber and security challenges in information technology, associated with threats and vulnerabilities? Are you looking for an enriching experience to build your career and brand? If you are interested in a role that offers an opportunity to provide front line support to our clients instead of a back office programmer position then Deloitte s Federal Cyber Risk team could be the place for you! Join our team of Cyber Risk professionals who collaborate with government agencies, IT professionals, and clients to support cyber security and risk consulting engagements.

Work you ll do

As a Specialist Senior within our Cyber Risk team, you will:

  • Serve as a security advisor on risk matters, technical and non- technical, involving the identification and prioritization of security risks throughout the System Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Collaborate within the client and at Intelligence Community (IC) security meetings and working groups; collaboration includes examining risk analysis, mitigation security considerations, and providing technical guidance when applying security controls throughout the SDLC (internal and external)

  • Support client objectives and positions at internal and external information security forums and cyber defense meetings, conferences, technical exchange meetings, and working groups; communicate meeting results to the client, and track/report action items for the client

  • Prepare risk assessments (i.e., identify and document risks to systems and system s residual risk) using NIST SP 800-30, 800-39, and client policiesSupport the development and documentation of risk assessment results and recommendations using identified threats, applicable vulnerabilities, and likelihood of occurrence within the context of client risk tolerances

  • Develop risk mitigation strategies, solutions, and recommendations to maintain or reduce component s, system s, or the enterprise s security riskEnsure security considerations and risk tradeoffs are integrated throughout the SDLC and that residual risk remains at an acceptable tolerance level during the RMF continuous monitoring phase

  • Develop, document, and assess measures and metrics related to cyber security assessments and risk acceptance

  • Provide recommendations on how to improve the timeliness of implementing mandatory federal, IC, and client security policies and procedures

  • Promote an understanding and use of Enterprise Security Services (ESS), common controls, and other security services to enable consistent, efficient, and effective security control implementation throughout the SDLC

The Team

Transparency, innovation, collaboration, sustainability: these are the hallmark issues shaping Federal government initiatives today. Deloitte s Federal practice is passionate about making an impact with lasting change. Carrying out missions in the Federal practice requires fresh thinking and a creative approach. We collaborate with teams from across our organization in order to bring the full breadth of Deloitte, its commercial and public sector expertise, to best support our clients. Our aspiration is to be the premier integrated solutions provider in helping to transform the Federal marketplace.

Our Federal Cyber Risk team is client focused and mission driven. Our team works across industries and sectors to respond more rapidly and effectively, providing recommendations to improve cyber threat detection.



  • Hold a current, active and maintain a TS/SCI U.S. Government security clearance

  • Bachelor s Degree in Information Technology, Information Systems Security, Cybersecurity, or related field

  • 5 years of relevant consulting or industry experience

  • Proven experience effectively prioritizing workload to meet deadlines and work objectives

  • Demonstrated ability to write clearly, succinctly, and in a manner that appeals to a wide audience

  • Proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet, and presentation creation tools, as well as Internet research tools

  • Hold or earn an IAT/IAM Level III security certification within 6 months of hire. Certifications include: CISSP, CISM, CISA, CASP, CCNP Security, GCED, GCIH, or GSLC.


  • Experience performing risk assessments, risk mitigation strategies, solutions, and recommendations to maintain information system s security risk at an acceptable tolerance level

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a teamProven skills demonstrating strong judgment, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities

  • Experience managing client relationships

  • Experience presenting to clients or other decision makers to present and sell ideas to various audiences (technical and non-technical)

  • Strong communication skills and the ability to advise clients on technical designs, implementations, and solutions to protect against cyber security attacks

  • A&A (RMF) SME with risk management experienceUnderstanding of cyber defensive architecture and technologies required to protect, detect, and respond to cyber threats and attacks

  • Understanding of fundamental cloud computing concepts

  • Knowledge of and experience with Federal security policies, regulations, standards, and processes including FISMA, FIPS, ICD, NIST, & CNSSI.

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