Senior Information Security Engineer - Manager

2 weeks ago
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Job Function
Information Security
Job Schedule
Regular Full-Time


MAXIMUS is a leading operator of government health and human services programs and has partnered with state, federal and local governments to provide critical, high quality health and human service programs to a diverse array of communities. Operating under MAXIMUS’s founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People® since 1975, MAXIMUS Federal Services is entirely focused on helping government agencies run programs cost-effectively and serve program constituents with improved outcomes. By being a responsible steward for government programs, we help the federal government deliver on its promises through our people, process and technology. Our focus is always on outcomes and results that connect citizens more effectively with government services.


The IT Security Team Manager will support the team, with high level planning, systems architecture and technical direction. This position will work to collect requirements from the diverse customer base, perform the appropriate analysis, develop the strategic roadmap, and all associated documentation. They will act as the primary point of contact between the IT Security Team and the customer. The IT Security Team Manager will serve as a subject matter expert with regards to IT Security and associates services.  


  • Serve as manager of the IT Security Team
  • Support the Security Operations Center
  • Develop policies and procedures to ensure agency's compliance with departmental policies, federal law and regulations
  • Develop and implement information sharing regarding cyber security best practices and common vulnerabilities
  • Conduct, as needed, system penetration testing, vulnerability assessment, and security risk analysis
  • Support process, technical and R&D activities
  • Conduct research of new technologies, systems and processes to make recommendations on the enhancement of the OASAM and DOL's security posture
  • Perform research and preliminary proof-of-concept testing of security tools
  • Serve as the System Owner liaison
  • Conduct incident response activities to include investigation, containment, and mitigation of undesired activities that pose a risk to the Department's IT assets
  • Prepare and submit SAR responses
  • Perform audit log, firewall, forensic reviews
  • Analyze events and correlation to specific incidents

The Ideal Candidate will Possess the Following Additional Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university required, equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • Master's degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • At least ten (10) years of IT experience is required
  • At least six (6) years of information security experience is required
  • At least five (5) years of managerial experience is required
  • Knowledgeable with regards to Federal Information Management Security Act (FISMA), Federal Information System Control Audit Manual (FISCAM), Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA), Presidential Directives (PD) 63 and 67, Public Law 100-235, Office of Management and Budget (0MB) A-123, 0MB A-127, and 0MB A-130
  • Experience in Change Management is preferred
  • Experience in COOP and Disaster Recovery in preferred
  • Experience with Backup and Recovery Strategy and Enterprise Cloud is preferred
  • Preferred Certifications:
    • ECouncil - Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
    • PMI - Certified Project Manager Professional (PMP)
    • ISACA - Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
    • ITIL v3 Foundation, IT Service Management (ITSM)

Physical Requirements:

  • Work is performed in a general office environment
  • Ability to lift or transport items weighing up to 20 lbs.
  • Ability to sit for up to 80% of time

Additional Requirements, as per contract/client:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain Public Trust Security Clearance
  • United States Citizenship or Permanent Residency

EEO Statement

A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource.

MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.


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