CyberSecurity Technical Architect

Grant Thornton - Alexandria, Virginia

036931




Grant Thornton is seeking a Senior Manager to join its Financial Management Advisory and Assurance service line and take an active role in engagement execution, project management and key business development activities.

Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector helps executives and managers at all levels of government maximize performance and efficiency in the face of ever tightening budgets and increased demand for services. Our public sector team members find solutions that help government leaders with issues including acquisitions, financial management, human capital, information technology and performance management in federal, state, local and international governments.

At Grant Thornton, our professional staff applies traditional, cutting-edge approaches and methods to a variety of analyses. As part of our team, the Senior Manager will utilize various methodologies and models to execute client projects.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
Oversee engagements with an emphasis on quality standards and timely completion.
Interface with the client and understand a client's business and technology in order to identify, pursue, and ultimately win additional service opportunities.
Help identify performance improvement opportunities for clients and lead client presentations.
Ensure that all work products are complete, accurate and conform to defined standards.
Lead proposals and business development calls.
Represent the Firm at business and community functions in order to maintain current, acquire new and expand existing client relationships.
Participate in the hiring and terminating of team members as well as planning staffing levels and implementing new Firm initiatives.
Supervise, coach and develop Managers and staff.
Perform engagement management responsibilities, including performance reviews, task delegation, project scheduling, project financials, quality review and client management.
Meet or exceed sales targets for new and follow-on work.
Manage business development activities, such as proposals, capture, account teams, whitepapers, conferences, and/or other thought leadership materials.
Meet or exceed targeted billing hours (utilization).
Interview campus and/or experienced candidates.

Qualifications

Minimum 12 years of experience in one or more of the following capabilities: FISMA, NIST, FISCAM assessments and/or IT Audit, Penetration Testing, Intrusion Detection Systems and Data Loss Prevention tools.
Extensive knowledge of industry trends & security issues in cybersecurity.
Extensive knowledge of industry trends & security issues in applications/systems, client/servers and IT Processes.
Advanced understating of SIEM solutions, including Splunk & Tableau software.
Advanced understanding in one or more of the following areas: Operating System Security, Network Security, Pen Testing, Security Operations, Cyber Hunting & APT, Database Security, Encryption and Ethical Hacking.
CISSP & CEH required.
Experience with Internal Control Testing.
Experience with DIACAP, RMF, A&A, SSP, FFMIA, NIST SP 800-53 and Incident response.
Knowledge of FISMA and OMB Circular A-130, documentation, testing, and reporting requirements.
Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills and experience in supervising a project team.
Extensive knowledge of IT controls and best practices.
Eligible to receive a U.S. Federal Government Top Security Clearance.
Bachelor’s Degree required from an accredited college or university in a related field.
Ability to obtain and maintain certain job-related certifications if no job-related advanced degrees.
U.S. citizenship may be required. Ability to work in the United States indefinitely required.
Travel may be required.
Coach and mentor junior staff members.
Ability to work overtime required on occasion.
Ability to sit in an office environment for long periods of time.
Ability to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
Ability to communicate clearly in writing and verbally.
Ability to obtain and maintain firm independence and abide by firm ethics requirements.
Meet or exceed continuing professional education (CPE) requirements.

Grant Thornton LLP is the U.S. member firm of Grant Thornton International, one of the six global accounting, tax and business advisory organizations. Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector, based in Alexandria, VA, is a global management consulting business with the mission of providing responsive and innovative financial, performance management and systems solutions to governments and international organizations. Visit Grant Thornton’s Global Public Sector at www.grantthornton.com/publicsector.

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Requisition ID: 036931

Alexandria, VA
Alexandria, Virginia






It is the policy of the firm to promote equal employment opportunities. All personnel decisions, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits and termination, are made without regard to race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

 
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