Job Description :
Role : Information Security Engineer
Duration : Contract to Hire
Location : Bethesda, MD
Experience : 8+ Years
Primary Skills : Information Security, AWS, NIST, FISMA, Healthcare Domain
Clearance : Must be able to obtain a Public Trust

Responsibilities
Perform network, web application, physical security reviews, social engineering tests, and other related security projects
Work closely with the security team to understand goals, determine security requirements, to design, and implement infrastructure and data security solutions
Responsible for assisting others in interpreting, understanding, and applying information security policies and standards to mitigate information security risks
Assess threat advisories to determine vulnerability and impact to the enterprise
Generate and maintain dashboards, reports, and profiles to track the overall security health and status of the eRA

Qualifications
8+ years of Information Security experience
Expert level knowledge of information security policies, controls, and processes as well as infrastructure (networks, servers), databases, and Internet technologies.
Hands-on expertise operating in an AWS environment with mastery of architecture and security capabilities in the cloud
Knowledge of Information Security Control Practices and Frameworks (e.g., CIS CSC, OWASP, NIST, FISMA)
Experience collaborating with auditors to asses security implementations
Knowledge of IT environments, information security, privacy, and threat and vulnerability management.
Technical writing skills to develop security documentation
Excellent organizational, analytical and problem-solving abilities

Education:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
Security certifications (CISSP, CEH, etc
Knowledge of Grants Management and Health Care related support activities, processes, and regulations are preferred