DoD Cybersecurity Solutions Senior Consultant

at Guidehouse in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description


Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public and commercial markets with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. We help clients address their toughest challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures with a focus on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that prepare our clients for future growth and success. The company has more than 10,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit:


Our Cybersecurity consultants are a team of business integrators with extensive consulting and industry experience who help our clients solve their complex business issues from strategy through execution. A Cybersecurity Consultant will provide the opportunity to grow and contribute to our clients’ business issues every day, applying a collection of security spectrum capabilities including cyber strategy and governance, IT risk, security technologies, cybercrime and breach response. This position offers the opportunity to engage with cross functional cybersecurity teams focused on high-end professional services to bring innovative ideas and solutions for Guidehouse clients. The Cybersecurity Assessor is responsible for:

+ Performing Risk Management Framework requirements for Independent Verification & Validation (IV&V)

+ Performing audit and assessment of NIST 800-53 security control implementation and configuration

+ Participating in technical meetings and interviews

+ Participating in related efforts as identified by the Government



+ Minimum Years of Experience: 5 years working with cybersecurity, information security, information assurance, or information technology in an audit or assessment capacity

+ Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of relevant experience

+ Minimum Certification Required: IAT Level I in accordance with the DoD Approved 8570 certifications

+ Clearance Required: Active or Interim DoD Secret or ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance

+ Experience with one or more DoD tools: Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Services (eMASS), Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS), Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Security Compliance Checker (SCC), Automated Continuous Endpoint Monitoring (ACEM), and Host Based Security System (HBSS)

+ Experience with common DoD operating systems and applications


+ Experience within a professional services firm or large enterprise that supports client services

+ Experience with Risk Management Framework assessment and authorization activities

+ Experience with common, inherited, and hybrid control implementation; Security Technical Implementation Guide and Security Requirement Guide compliance; and DoD-specific assignment values, overlays, and implementation guidance

+ Experience with project management, cybersecurity analysis, presentations/briefings, cybersecurity metrics, cybersecurity policy, and technology employed by the DoD

+ IAT Level II certification

Additional Requirements

+ This position may require travel

+ The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described.

+ This position is open to candidates virtually from Montana, New Mexico, Utah, Wyoming, Arizona or Eastern, Pacific, Central, and Aleutian time zones.

+ Due to our contractual requirements and an Executive Order from the White House, every federal government employee and onsite federal contractor will be asked to attest to their vaccination status. In the interest of health and safety during the continued unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, anyone who does not attest to being fully vaccinated will be required to follow CDC guidelines which may include (subject to specific contractual requirements): wearing a mask on the job no matter their geographic location, physically distancing from all other employees and visitors, complying to any screening testing requirements. This requirement will apply to Guidehouse employees who work onsite for the federal government.


About Guidehouse Guidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at . All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and Benefits Guidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include:

+ Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision Insurance

+ Personal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid Holidays

+ Position may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonus

+ Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance

+ 401(k) Retirement Plan

+ Basic Life & Supplemental Life

+ Health Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts

+ Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

+ Tuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning Opportunities

+ Skills Development & Certifications

+ Employee Referral Program

+ Corporate Sponsored Events & Community Outreach

+ Emergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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Job Posting: JC191669532

Posted On: Sep 04, 2021

Updated On: Oct 26, 2021