CISO Process Oversight and Improvement Consultant

Location: Falls Church, VA
Date Posted: 09-20-2018
CareNational
CISO Process Oversight and Improvement Consultant
Falls Church, VA - Must be local to the area


W2 Contract - 2+ years in duration
Must be US Citizen or Green Card Holder
Must be have or be able to obtain Public Trust Security clearance

Seeking a successful candidate to become a critical member of the 5-person CISO Process Oversight and Improvement Team (POIT).
 
Primary Roles and Responsibilities of the CISO Process Oversight and Improvement Team (POIT) are:
  • Serving the entire CISO organization with various aspects of the organization’s cybersecurity process improvement framework which is based on the CERT Resilience Management Model (CERT-RMM) including interpretation of Model’s practices in the context of the client.
  • Reviewing and validating correctness, relevancy, and completeness of work products (a.k.a. objective evidence) generated by various CISO teams demonstrating that they have instantiated one or more of the RMM (Resilience Management Model) practices. Categorizing instantiation of each of the RMM practices on a FILIPINI scale (NI=not implemented, PI=partially implemented, LI=largely implemented, FI=fully implemented).
  • Reviewing and validating correctness, relevancy, and completeness of work products (a.k.a. objective evidence) generated by various CISO teams demonstrating that they have addressed (implemented) one or more of the 600+ cybersecurity improvement recommendations. Categorizing each recommendation either as completed or not.
  • Defining, executing, and managing the lifecycle of objective evidence submission, storage, review, and validation process.
  • Weekly reporting on the progress of the CISO organization’s cybersecurity capability and process improvements including updating the value several performance metrics including the CISO’s Cybersecurity Program Progress Metric (CPPM).
  • Facilitating process improvement activities across the CISO organization.
Each week, one member of the team takes responsibility for leading and coordinating the team’s activities. The POIT has weekly face-to-face interactions with CISO and CISO organization’s leadership team; i.e., the POIT has high visibility to CISO organization’s decision makers.
 
Required Skills:
  • Ability to work well in a strong collaborative team-oriented environment.
  • Ability to effectively present information to, and interact well with, different levels of the organization.
  • Very strong communication skills.
  • Very strong in-person interaction skills.
  • Ability to be assertive to ensure stakeholders’ compliance to organization’s process improvement objectives.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Experience with model-based process improvement
  • Cybersecurity expertise and experience
 Desirable Skill and Experiences
  • Years of cybersecurity experience 7+
  • Years of process improvement experience 5+
  • Information technology or cybersecurity auditing experience
  • Experience with process improvement models
  • Previous experience with CERT-RMM
  • Previous experience with CMMI
  • CERT-RMM and/or CMMI appraisal experience

MUST HAVES:
  • Candidates must have all required skills/experience to be considered. 
  • Candidates must be a US Citizen 
  • Candidates need Public Trust Clearance 
  • Locations: Falls Church, VA 

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KARI HANNA
Division Vice President - I.T.
CareNational Healthcare Services
Kari@CareNational.com
480.681.0168 (CALL – TEXT – FAX)
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