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Senior Cyber Security Specialist Job in Grove City, Ohio US

Senior Cyber Security Specialist

Sawdey Solution Services - Grove City, OH

Posted: 2/17/2021 - Expires: 5/18/2021

Job ID: 224511754


Job Description


Senior Cyber Security Specialist


Information Technology


We are seeking a Senior Cyber Security Specialist to support our corporate office located in Beavercreek, Ohio. The selected applicant can work either from the corporate office location, or remote/telework/virtual from any location within the state of Ohio. This position will require up to 20% travel to customer locations.

The Senior Cyber Security Specialist will meet, test, assess, and report on customer enterprise IT systems. The primary responsibility of the specialist will be assisting customer organizations in obtaining independent third party certifications of their enterprise systems relative to the Department of Defense (DoD) Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) model.

Additional Responsibilities Include, but are not Limited To:

Conduct CMMC assessments and gap analysis on customers' IT systems.

Evaluate and find the most efficient way to protect the system, networks, software, data, and information systems against any potential attacks.

Provide technical assistance in developing, coordinating, and processing risk assessments.

This includes creating, inspecting, reviewing policies and procedures, identifying shortfalls, making recommendations, and writing assessment reports.

Review system/system related initiatives for architectural sufficiency and identify any issues to the security manager.

Implement vulnerability testing, threat analyses, and security checks.

Give professional guidance to security teams.

Calculate accurate cost estimations and categorize integration issues for IT project teams.

Present NIST/CMMC requirements to business owners and security managers.

Write, analyze, and design system policies and procedures for enterprise systems.

Write, analyze, and capture network traffic over enterprise networks.

Research new threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities that may affect IT infrastructure, and ways to identify and protect against them.

Investigate potential cyber-attacks and intrusion attempts.

Provide risk consultation to requests for contractors, evaluations, and questionnaires.

Assist with proposal development, if necessary.

Perform other duties, as assigned.

Position Requirements


Minimum of ten (10) years' applicable experience.

Minimum of four (2) years' customer-facing cybersecurity advisory experience.

Must have experience performing NIST government compliance assessments (NIST 800-53, NIST 800-171).

Must have an understanding of computer forensics, threat hunting, and incident response procedures.

Must have experience in working with customer organizations in evaluating their Cybersecurity practices and providing support to improve their Cybersecurity posture.


Bachelor's degree in Cybersecurity or a related field.

Master's degree or equivalent preferred.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)

Security + Certification

Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)

GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC) Certification

Other Required Skills & Abilities:

Must be able to effectively communicate with customer and fulfill all duties and responsibilities as listed in the contract.

Must be proficient in Microsoft Office suite including, but not limited to: Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Outlook.

Must be able to travel up to 20% of the time.

Must be able to present NIST/CMMC requirements to business owners and security managers.

Must be able to customize and analyze vulnerability reports.

Technical Proficiencies:

Patching systems, limited incident response, firewall reports, Access Control Lists (ACL's), and running vulnerability scanning software.

US Citizenship: This position supports a U.S. Government Contract whose terms require Sawdey Solution Services to staff it only with U.S. Citizens.



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Remote, OH

About the Organization

Here at Sawdey Solution Services, Inc., an ISO 9001-14001 certified and CMMI-SVC v1.3 Level 3 appraised corporate headquarters, we have built a nationwide and global footprint by providing innovative, cross-disciplined professional services, engineering, and cyber solutions to Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Agencies, and commercial customers. Operating successfully since 2001, we are a Woman Owned/Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (WOSB/SDVOSB). Our mission is to provide employees with the best experience in a people focused, continuous process improvement environment. We are extremely proud of the culture we have created and encourage all prospective applicants to take a look at what other applicants and employees are saying about us:

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What We Offer:

Whether you are a transitioning service member or are an experienced government contracting professional, Sawdey Solution Services, Inc. offers a strong benefits package that extends beyond compensation. In addition to our healthcare plans, we also have benefits that encourage work/life balance, support your retirement goals, and aid in achieving not only your career goals, but your educational and training goals as well.

Don't just take our word (and others' words) for it* We invite you to come experience the Sawdey difference for yourself!

EOE Statement

Sawdey Solution Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer-Disabled-Veterans-41 CFR 60  1.4 and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status.

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Sawdey Solution Services is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, age, sex, color, physical or mental disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, or veteran status.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Per Diem Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Bachelor's degree
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