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Cyber Security Technology Specialist

Company: Breck Inc.
Location: Arlington
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

SummaryAt Breck, a women-owned small business in the marketing and communications sector, we serve as trusted advisors focused on mission-critical projects for federal government and private sector clients. We are thought leaders specializing in complementary and overlapping disciplines. We hire intelligent, critical thinkers who enjoy being challenged. Our flexible, creative work environment welcomes candidates driven by entrepreneurial spirit. Breck's team of employees with diverse skills and experience across multiple fields help us understand the larger context of our clients' projects. Breck is seeking an energetic candidate with experience in Cyber Technology Strategy Development including assessment of existing cybersecurity technologies, identification of new and innovative cyber defense services, emerging cyber market research, and product management of capability development pilots. This will be a full-time position in support of a federal client. REQUIRED

  • 8-10 years of professional experience in Cybersecurity
  • Currently holds, or is able to obtain, DHS Fitness Determination (must be a US citizen)
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP networking and associated network monitoring, detection, and prevention tools; SOC, threat hunting, or incident response experience highly preferred
  • Proven creative thinking and problem-solving skills; willingness to engage with new and complex content areas
  • Strong ability to collaborate with other team members and lend knowledge/perspective for the benefit of the team
  • Initiative to conduct independent research and discovery with end users, industry vendors, and stakeholders
  • Strong proficiency in cybersecurity technologies and knowledge of cybersecurity domains
  • Strong understanding of enterprise architectures, computer networks, their components, and best practices and technologies for securing them
  • Demonstrated mindset for defense and attack; understanding of how to secure new services and technologies
  • Demonstrated ability to think through a product management lens focusing on articulating the voice of end users, mapping end user needs to organizational goals, designing solution concepts, developing solution requirements, and designing mechanisms to measure progress towards outcomes
  • Demonstrated understanding of agile development frameworks, methodologies, and best practices for driving collaboration and quickly delivering value to end users
  • Strong interpersonal communicator through in-person, verbal, and written communicationEDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
    • Bachelor's Degree in a related fieldWORK SCHEDULE REQUIREMENTS --- Currently 100% remote, but must be willing to commute to the Arlington/DC areaESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES
      • Drive discovery and qualification of cybersecurity services, products, and tools available via market vendors to inform capability development pilot planning, vendor assessment, and to-be product parameters (ie., vision, features, technical requirements, end user outcomes, success criteria)
      • Engage with internal and external stakeholders to elicit mission needs, identify technology investment opportunities, frame capability development pilots, monitor post-implementation impacts, and inform improvements for continuous sensing of stakeholder needs
      • Leverage knowledge of cybersecurity technologies, best practices, and industry standards to brainstorm and develop perspective for new services and tools that creatively address the mission needs of partners
      • Brainstorm with technology SMEs across different cybersecurity domains and topic areas (ie., network defense, network monitoring and detection, vulnerability management, threat hunting) to identify gaps in existing services catalog and design concepts for services or tools that address these gaps and deliver new value to partners
      • Contribute technical subject matter expertise to briefings, whitepapers, strategies, capability pilot plans, market research RFIs, and other deliverables for technical and non-technical audiences to explain cybersecurity technologies, existing capability gaps, and proposed recommendations for capability maturationThe above statement reflects the general details necessary to describe the principal functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.We are an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

Keywords: Breck Inc., Arlington , Cyber Security Technology Specialist, IT / Software / Systems , Arlington, Virginia

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