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Director of Information Security

Favor TechConsulting
Vienna, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Director of Information Security

Location: Vienna, VA/ Remote - Must be located within 1 hour radius for emergency situations

Department: Corporate/Technology Services

Type: Full Time

Minimum Experience: Experienced

Security Clearance Level: Ability to successfully pass a thorough background investigation and to start with a secret or above clearance.

*The clearance level stated above must be met for consideration for this specific opportunity. Unfortunately, FTC is unable to sponsor at this time.

Military Veterans are highly encouraged to apply!

Favor TechConsulting, LLC (FTC) is seeking a talented Director of Information Security to support our Technology Services team.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Role Overview:

Favor TechConsulting (FTC) is seeking a full-time Director of Information Security to support FTC’s Technology Services team. This position is located in Northern Virginia and will require on-site work. Candidate will work in a team environment supporting FTC’s core infrastructure. The candidate will be responsible for Information Security as well as supporting the infrastructure of FTC.


  • Responsible for the overall cybersecurity posture of FTC digital infrastructure and project security standards, providing a corporate cybersecurity strategy to help guide the company’s efforts
  • Responsible for ensuring that FTC and its projects are compliant with and certified against various governance frameworks, such as NIST SP 800-171, NIST SP 800-53, RMF, ISO 27000/27001, CMMC, and others, as required
  • Work with business sponsors and stakeholders to design, test, implement, and support security solutions
  • Develop and provide security guidance for project teams, ensuring that best practices are followed across the company
  • Lead FTC’s vulnerability management program, scanning and reviewing findings across the infrastructure, manually validating security findings using penetration testing techniques, and ensuring that findings are remediated
  • Oversee FTC’s incident response program, providing support to react to incidents, as needed; Conduct investigations into incidents, as they occur
  • Develop and implement security architecture, as well as manage and operate security tools within the infrastructure
  • Serve as cybersecurity representative for all configuration management needs across the enterprise, working with various internal teams to ensure that network, application, and mobile device systems are configured to the most secure standards
  • Serve as cybersecurity SME across the company, providing knowledge and information regarding the corporate cybersecurity posture and capabilities, as well as assisting with business development efforts
  • Advise senior government resources as needed in support of the Growth team

Required Skills & Experience

  • BS/BA in Computer Science or directly related field (e.g., Information Technology, Information Science, etc.) plus 7 years of related experience
  • Experience with enterprise cybersecurity projects and validating those projects against cybersecurity risk frameworks, such as CMMC, NIST SP 800-53/800-171, and ISO 27000
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Technical cybersecurity skills required to ensure best practices in configuration management, vulnerability management, incident response, and security architecture
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a security clearance

Professional Certification(s):


Formal Education:

BA + Master’s in Cyber or additional 7 years’ experience

Years of Professional Experience:


Desired Skills & Experience

  • Experience with security in cloud computing environments, such as AWS and Azure
  • Experience with managing Active Directory domains, including mail server management, and/or web server applications
  • Extensive threat emulation, red-team, and/or penetration testing experience
  • Digital forensics, threat hunting, or incident response experience
  • Experience managing Microsoft Defender security solutions such as but not limited to:
  • MS Cloud App Security
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Azure Sentinel
  • MS Data Loss Protection
  • MS Information Protection
  • MS Information Governance
  • DOD 8570 IAM Level III certification (CISSP, CISM, GSLC, CCISO)

Professional Certification(s):


Formal Education:

BA + Master’s in Cyber or additional 7 years’ experience

Years of Professional Experience:


Additional Information:

Favor TechConsulting (FTC) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, or genetic information.

FTC requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment unless legally entitled to an accommodation. If you receive an offer of employment, it will be made contingent upon satisfaction of this requirement, and you will be required to show proof that you are fully vaccinated or to promptly engage in an interactive process to allow Human Resources to evaluate potential reasonable accommodations for valid medical or religious reasons. Please do not provide information about whether you are seeking an exemption from the vaccination requirement unless and until you receive a conditional offer of employment from FTC.

U.S Citizenship is required for this specific opportunity and all selected applicants will be subject to a government security investigation. This includes but is not limited to; meeting the eligibility requirements for access to classified information and the ability to obtain a government-granted security clearance. Individuals may also be subject to a background investigation including, but not limited to; criminal history, employment verification, education verification, drug testing, and creditworthiness.

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