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Lead Information System Security Specialist - Washington, D.C. (Public Trust) (47831)

Equipment/Technology Specialist

Equipment and Facilities Specialist



Washington, Washington DC, United States

Are you looking to elevate your cyber career? Your technical skills? Your opportunity for growth? Deloitte's Government and Public Services Cyber Practice (GPS Cyber Practice) is the place for you! Our GPS Cyber Practice helps organizations create a cyber minded culture and become stronger, faster, and more innovative. You will become part of a team that advises, implements, and manages solutions across five verticals: Strategy, Defense and Response; Identity; Infrastructure; Data; and Application Security. Our dynamic team offers opportunities to work with cutting-edge cyber security tools and grow both vertically and horizontally at an accelerated rate. Join our cyber team and elevate your career.

Work you'll do

  • Implement risk management programs for our federal clients by utilizing NIST, RMF, and FISMA compliance frameworks.
  • Enhance cyber awareness with clients and project teams.
  • Work alongside federal clients to help them mitigate risk with the use of continuous monitoring and incident response.
  • Establish security controls to ensure protection of client systems.
  • Implement cutting edge security tools for our federal clients.
  • Lead a supporting ISSO functions workstream inclusive of all efforts associated with the Risk Management Framework (RMF).
  • Assist ISSO's in creating security risk profiles for systems and components to provide applicable security controls with implementation descriptions.
  • Create, track and manage Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms) in CSAM.
  • Perform Security Impact Analysis (SIA).
  • Create documents: such as System Security Plan (SSP), Security Assessment Report, Contingency Planning, Incident Response Plan, policies, procedures, Executive summary, Interconnection Security Agreements (ISA) as part of information security continuous monitoring process.

The team

Deloitte's Government and Public Services (GPS) practice - our people, ideas, technology and outcomes-is designed for impact. Serving federal, state, & local government clients as well as public higher education institutions, our team of more than 15,000 professionals brings fresh perspective to help clients anticipate disruption, reimagine the possible, and fulfill their mission promise.

At Deloitte, we believe cyber is about starting things-not stopping them-and enabling the freedom to create a more secure future. Cyber Strategy, Defense and Response (SDR) focuses on helping federal clients design and implement transformational enterprise security programs with an emphasis on defending against, recovering from, and mitigating major cyberattacks. If you're seeking a career that increases cyber awareness, utilizes risk management programs, and develops strategies for cyber defense and response, then the Cyber SDR offering at Deloitte is for you.



  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future
  • Active Public Trust security clearance required
  • Experience working with RMF and NIST 800-53/CSF
  • Experience working with cyber security tools
  • Experience with cyber awareness (e.g., phishing emails, cyber trainings)
  • Security risk management
  • Stakeholder communication
  • Team management

  • Prior professional services or federal consulting experience
  • Certifications (e.g., CompTIA Security+, CEH, CISSP)
  • Experience with security architecture and engineering integrating technologies in cloud-based services such as AWS, Microsoft Cloud Solutions, Pega, Acquia, SailPoint, and Okta (including FEDRAMP Package analysis).
  • Knowledgeable over National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications (SP) to support RMF Business Rules. For example: NIST 800-37, NIST 800-53 Rev. 4, NIST800-60, NIST 800-18, and NIST 800-30.
  • Experience in testing information system security controls and identifying weaknesses.

How you'll grow

At Deloitte, our professional development plan focuses on helping people at every level of their career to identify and use their strengths to do their best work every day. From entry-level employees to senior leaders, we believe there's always room to learn. We offer opportunities to help sharpen skills in addition to hands-on experience in the global, fast-changing business world. From on-the-job learning experiences to formal development programs, our professionals have a variety of opportunities to continue to grow throughout their career.