Dell Sr. Advisor, IT Security (FedRamp) with Active Secret Clearance in McLean, Virginia

Job Description:

Job Description:

In this role, the Information Security and Compliance Officer (ISCO) will be responsible for supporting the goals, strategy and methodologies related to internal corporate and client-based Audit & Compliance activities. The ISCO will ensure that audit, compliance, and continuous monitoring activities are performed in accordance with the establishment and maintenance of all compliance certification requirements. The ISCO will also be responsible for ensuring the protection and security of corporate assets and client data within the internal cloud environment.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Report to the Director of Security and Compliance\Federal Compliance Manager

  • Assist with documenting and regularly reviewing security policies, processes and procedures

  • Assist in the creation, generating, and updating of Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&M).

  • Assist with performing SSAE, SOC2, PCI/DSS, ISO, NIST and other framework audits.

  • Assist with FedRAMP continuous monitoring and compliance activities.

  • Assist with Disaster Recovery test exercises documentation updates.

  • Act as IT security liaison between external clients and internal teams to assess risk, identify, develop, and enforce policies, procedures and internal controls.

  • Help identify, implement, and maintain appropriate security and compliance measures

  • Leverage dashboards or platform specific consoles and repositories including third party security services associated with security processes and tools to represent threats and vulnerabilities in the environment.

  • Contribute to security awareness and training activities.

  • Assist in ensuring departmental goals are achieved, timelines are met, and service excellence is provided in all aspects of security work.

  • Perform other security related tasks such as responding to incidents and emergency situations, as needed.

Required Experience :

The successful candidate will have experience in many or all of the following:

  • Must have Active DOD Secret Clearance or higher to be considered for this position.

  • Minimum of five (5) years of general and broad-based experience in the Information Technology (IT) field to include the information system authorization to operate (ATO) process used in the Federal environment.

  • Experience with the following security frameworks: ISO, CSA CCM, PCI, FISMA, HIPAA, NIST, SSAE, SOC2, and FedRAMP.

  • Working knowledge of NIST SP800-37 rev.1, and NIST SP800-53 rev. 4.

  • Firm understanding of cloud-based information systems and network architecture

  • Hands on experience with security tools including centralized logging, vulnerability scanning, firewalls, intrusion detection and SEIM tools

  • Experience developing or enhancing security policies and procedures

  • Sound knowledge of Federal IT Compliance Standards

  • Working knowledge of virtualization technologies

  • Excellent MS office, Vision, Project skills

The successful candidate will:

  • Be able to work effectively in the High Tech, high pressure business culture.

  • Be dynamic and creative – with a desire to work in a rapidly evolving organization.

  • Be able to work within a team as well as alone.

  • Have the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

  • Have flexibility and desire to travel, as client assignments require.

  • Have good communication skills

  • Possess enthusiasm and drive

  • Align with corporate cultural

Preferred Education and Experience:

  • CISSP Certification highly preferable

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and/or IT Security

Supplementary Note:

This position is performed in an office setting. There are times when the position will require work in a data center and will include racking computer and storage equipment. The physical demands of this position are limited to the ability to use a computer, telephone and standard office equipment, lift up to 75 lbs., bend, stoop, and carry articles used in office activities. Occasional travel, including operating a motor vehicle, may be necessary.

EMC Values:

When you choose our company, you join a diverse world of innovative thought leaders. At our core is a commitment to workplace diversity, the sustainability of our planet, and community corporate involvement. We offer highly competitive salaries, bonus programs, world-class benefits, and unparalleled growth and development opportunities-all to create a compelling and rewarding work environment.

We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. We encourage applicants of all ages.

Critical Hiring Criteria:

Functional Area(s):

Administrative Services & Operations



Business Unit:



US - Virginia - McLean