Senior Security Specialist

The Senior Security Specialist Oversees the efforts of security staff to design, develop, engineer and implement solutions to security requirements. This position requires a person who will:

  • Communicate effectively with clients and colleagues
  • Be self-directed and take direction well
  • Meet deadlines and deliverables.
  • Can manage multiple individuals and workstreams

Employment is contingent on the individual holding an IRS moderate-level MBI. They will not be considered without this clearance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gathering and organizing technical information about an organization’s mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs.
  • Providing support to plan, coordinate, and implement the organization’s information security and for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of security related to IT systems.   
  • Providing advice and thought leadership based on understanding and knowledge of business security practices and procedures and of current available security tools.
  • Designing and prepares technical reports, studies, and related documentation, makes charts and graphs to record results, prepares and delivers presentations, training, and briefings as required by the task order.
  • Providing an interface and information to the IRS FISMA team for creation and resolution of Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) related to FISMA reporting requirements and the correction of FISMA issues.
  • Performing as a Project Manager as required.

All work will take place at government facilities or at corporate headquarters. Any deviations from this will require special permission from the Program Manager and/or the client. 

Work Experience Requirements:
The Senior Security Specialist will have at least 10 years of professional experience with 3 of those years at the Internal Revenue Service.

Education Requirements:
The Senior Security Specialist will hold a college degree, with a Master’s Degree preferred. Twelve years of relevant professional experience with 3 at the IRS may be used in lieu of the degrees.