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Assurit

Assurit is currently seeking experienced Lead Assessor to support one of our contracts!

Role Description:

The Lead Assessor is a critical role within our IT security team, responsible for ensuring that all assessment requirements are met in compliance with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) for the client’s systems. The Lead Assessor will be instrumental in validating the integrity of work and confirming adherence to quality assurance standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure compliance with NIST assessment requirements for the client IT Systems.
  • Validate the work provided to the client, ensuring all quality assurance requirements are met.
  • Lead and collaborate with the assessment team to maintain consistency in assessment processes.
  • Conduct thorough reviews and provide feedback to improve assessment procedures and outcomes.
  • Develop and implement best practices for IT system assessments.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, cybersecurity, or a related field.
  • A minimum of five years of experience conducting security assessments using the NIST RMF or equivalent frameworks.
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of the NIST security standards and guidelines, such as NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-37, NIST SP 800-30, etc
  • Proven ability to lead a team of assessors and manage complex assessment projects.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to present complex security findings to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Commitment to maintaining the highest standards of quality and integrity in all work.
  • Must hold in good standing at least one (1) of the following IT Professional Certifications (or equivalent):
    • GIAC Systems and Network Auditor (“GSNA”)
    • ISC2 Certified Authorization Professional (“CAP”)
    • ISC2 Certified Information System Security Professional (“CISSP”)
    • ISACA Certified Information System Auditor (“CISA”)

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Working at Assurit

Assurit is an award winning, certified small business headquartered in Fairfax, VA. We offer a highly competitive compensation and benefits package inclusive of medical and dental coverage, as well as paid time off.

Founded in 2013, Assurit has become a trusted provider of cybersecurity expertise to customers across federal, state and local governments, as well as the commercial sector. We are an employee-centric organization that focuses on the growth and development of our greatest asset – our people. We believe that if our Team is trained and educated, we will always be able to deliver our promise of customer success. If you enjoy work environments focused on continuous learning and growth, Assurit will be a great fit for you.

Whether you saw a specific job opening of ours or are simply interested in learning more about building your career at Assurit, feel free submit your resume. Based on your request, the appropriate individual within our organization will get back to you within 2 business days.

Assurit is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

To apply for this job email your details to denise.pho@assurit.com

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