Gunnison Consulting Group Inc
  • Suitland-Silver Hill, MD, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time



Gunnison is growing! Join our team.

Gunnison is seeking energetic and dedicated team member with good foundations in support of our largest client in a long term program with our client in Suitland, MD. This position is an integral part of a team supporting a massive data collection and analytics effort.  

Location: Suitland, MD - Easily Accessible by car or Metro, free parking

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Interpret enterprise information assurance and security standards.
  • Develop and implement information assurance/security standards and procedures.
  • Coordinate, develop, and evaluate security programs for an organization.
  • Recommend information assurance/security solutions to support customers' requirements. Identify, report, and resolve security violations.
  • Establish and satisfy information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.
  • Support customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.
  • Perform analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.
  • Analyze and define security requirements for computer systems which may include mainframes, workstations, and personal computers.
  • Design, develop, engineer, and implement solutions that meet security requirements.
  • Provide integration and implementation of the computer system security solution.
  • Analyze general information assurance-related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems.
  • Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle.
  • Ensure that all information systems are functional and secure.
  • Experience managing a small team highly desired.

Job Requirements

  • Previous experience working as a Project IT Security Lead on a similar-sized project
  • Extensive experience in creating a System Security Plan (SSP) that meets or exceeds the minimum requirements to obtain an Authority To Operate (ATO) for each project
  • Experience in information system design, including application programming on large-scale DBMS and the development of complex software to satisfy design objectives.
  • IT Security support (requires at least one certifications):
    • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
    • Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
    • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
    • Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)
  • Previous development experience required.
  • At least 7+ years of total experience OR 4+ with Master's degree
  • Bachelor's Degree in CS, IST or a related field of study
  • Demonstrated history of passion, commitment, responsibility and creativity.
  • Ability to pass a US Government Background investigation (national agency check, Secret or TS not required).

o   Previous experience working as a Project IT Security Lead on a similar-sized project

o   Extensive experience in creating a System Security Plan (SSP) that meets or exceeds the minimum requirements to obtain an Authority To Operate (ATO) for each project

o   IT Security support (requires at least one certifications):

  Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)

  Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)

  Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

  Certified Information Security Auditor (CISA)



Why Join Gunnison?

  • Gunnison takes on ambitious projects.  We target fun, challenging work that requires creative thinking and innovation.  Quality is our top priority.
  • Gunnison's employee benefits meet or exceed what other companies in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area offer.
  • Gunnison is a family-oriented business. As a small firm, there is a great sense of camaraderie and employees are treated like family. This is an atmosphere we fully intend to maintain, even as we continue to grow.
  • Gunnison's revenues have grown steadily since the firm's founding in 1994. Our growth rate over the past decade is 19% per year.
  • Our employee resources, financial resources, and client base are all expanding. Just as important, we have solid partnerships with several other firms, providing specialized niche expertise to fulfill unique customer needs. The vast majority of our work is from repeat customers.


Employee Benefits

Gunnison's employee benefits meet or beat other companies in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. We invite comparison.  Click here for details

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Must be eligible for employment in the United States

We are unable to sponsor H1B candidates at this time


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