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Columbia, Maryland, United States of America
JOB #R2201764

Security Consultant - Remote

The Security Consultant role performs security product installation, configuration, customization, and security audits for our clients.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Executing client engagements that exceed expectations based on strong understanding of the client’s business and their unique needs by:

    • Leading the requirements gathering process

    • Developing and implementing Tenable security solutions and workflow plans aligned with client business and security objectives

    • Installing and/or configuring all Tenable solutions.

    • Development of custom reports, dashboards. alerts and scans within Tenable products to meet client business objectives

    • Analysis of Nessus scan results and understanding the risk and threat levels of findings

    • Conducting security assessments and audits using Tenable methodology

    • Managing client expectations to enable their desired outcomes

  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with clients

  • Creating additional value for clients through continual insights and consultative advice based on experience with the client, their industry, established standards and industry and best practices

  • Assisting clients with upgrades and migration to new hardware or software versions

  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of internal delivery methods and tools.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 5 years of IT Consulting skills with an emphasis on client management, objection handling and a commitment to client success

  • Recent experience performing vulnerability scans, log analysis, security monitoring with Nessus, SecurityCenter, Tenable.io or other industry solutions

  • Bachelor's Degree or four years of experience in lieu of a degree

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • Deep understanding of Cyber Exposure to include all lifecycle states and network asset classes.

  • In depth knowledge of networks, both ‘traditional’ and VLAN, Linux/Unix and Windows administration, patch deployment and system configuration

  • Understanding of traditional and cloud-based computing environments and delivery models extending to how they are integrated and ‘secured’

  • Outstanding written and verbal communications skills

  • Understanding of security principles, policies and industry best practices

  • Knowledge of Auditing and Configuration frameworks such as ISO 17799, PCI, GLBA and HIPAA preferred

  • Understanding of OWASP and common exploitable cyber security threats

  • Understanding of common control systems such as firewalls, blacklists, ACLs and common network monitoring tools such as IDS/IPS

  • Understanding of wireless LAN protocols and various WLAN vulnerabilities and attacks

  • Consulting skills with an emphasis on client management, objection handling and a commitment to client success.

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Working at ICF

Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth.

We can only solve the world's toughest challenges by building an inclusive workplace that allows everyone to thrive. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to hiring regardless of any protected characteristic, such as race, ethnicity, national origin, color, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability status, or military/veteran status. Together, our employees are empowered to share their expertise and collaborate with others to achieve personal and professional goals. For more information, please read our EEO & AA policy.

COVID-19 Policy: New or prospective U.S. employees must provide proof of complete vaccination on the date of their commencement of employment. If selected for employment, you will provide proof of your full vaccination status, defined as vaccinated two weeks after receiving the requisite number of doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved or authorized for emergency use by the FDA.

Reasonable Accommodations are available, including, but not limited to, for disabled veterans, individuals with disabilities, and individuals with sincerely held religious beliefs, in all phases of the application and employment process. To request an accommodation please email icfcareercenter@icf.com and we will be happy to assist. All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodations. Read more about non-discrimination:  EEO is the law and  Pay Transparency Statement.

Maryland Remote Office (MD99)

Who is ICF?

A global consulting services company with approximately 8,000 people across 75+ countries, but we are not your typical consultants.
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