CheyenneRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Cheyenne jobs

Cyber Security SME (Remote)

Company: GovCIO
Location: Cheyenne
Posted on: May 4, 2024

Job Description:


GovCIO is seeking a qualified Cyber Security Subject Matter Expert who is well-versed in security operations, cyber security tools, intrusion detection, and management and administration of secured networks. These skills will be used to lead VHA Finance Product Line compliance with the VA's Authority to Operate (ATO) processes. Additional responsibilities include ensuring the assurance of security and adherence to regulatory requirements established by the VA. This role will serve as an expert in areas of compliance, risk management, and incident response. The candidate will work with team members to ensure systems adhere to the necessary security requirements and maintain operation status. In addition, the candidate is expected to collaborate with intrusion analysts to identify, report on, and coordinate remediation of cyber threats. This individual is expected to assess the client's security posture by assessing intrusion signatures, tactics, techniques and procedures associated with preparation for and execution of cyber-attacks. Provides detailed briefings and intelligence reports to leadership. This position will bea fully remoteposition. The core hours of operation will be from Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm ET.


Perform comprehensive security assessment on all VA systems, applications and network devices for vulnerabilities.

Review and analyze log files to report any unusual or suspect activities.

Utilize incident response use-case workflows to follow established and repeatable processes for triaging and escalating.

Verify compliance of VA systems, applications and network devices meet security standards and compliance requirements (including but not limited to NIST, ISO, HIPAA FIPS, VA 6500, and RMF)

Establish and uphold incident response protocol.

Strong critical decision making skills with regards to documentation process and procedures.

Execute measures to resolve incident responses and alleviate security incidents immediately.

Report incidents and providing detailed information for use in after action reports.

Analyze and correlate incident event data to develop preliminary root cause and corresponding remediation strategy.

Provide technical support for new detection capabilities, recommendations to improve upon existing tools/capabilities to protect the VA network, and assessments.

Manage and assess security patch maintenance with infrastructure team to ensure all systems and software rectify identified vulnerabilities.

Test and validate procedures on security measures.

Deliver security training to team members to ensure understanding of best security practices.

Provide audit support for ATO evaluations.

Engage in development of safe system design within domain architecture.


Required Skills and Experience:

Bachelor's degree in computer science, electronics engineering or other engineering or technical discipline, 15 years of experience (10 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education).

Strong understanding and application of security standards

Intermediate knowledge and experience with VA eMASS

Intermediate experience with ATO Management

Clearance Required: Must be able to obtain and maintain a Suitability/Public Trust clearance

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.

Posted Pay Range

The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an "at-will position" and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Posted Salary Range

USD $135,000.00 - USD $146,000.00 /Yr.

Submit a referral to this job (

Location US-Remote

ID 2024-3742

Category Cyber Security Services

Position Type Full-Time

Keywords: GovCIO, Cheyenne , Cyber Security SME (Remote), Accounting, Auditing , Cheyenne, Wyoming

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Wyoming jobs by following @recnetWY on Twitter!

Cheyenne RSS job feeds