Cybersecurity Advisor Job at The Coleman Group, Inc., Annapolis, MD

  • The Coleman Group, Inc.
  • Annapolis, MD

Job Description


We are seeking a dedicated and vigilant Cybersecurity Advisor to join our dynamic team. In this crucial role, you will be the frontline of defense, ensuring the integrity, confidentiality, and availability of our client's digital assets. Your expertise in identifying, evaluating, and mitigating cyber threats will play a pivotal part in safeguarding our client organization's information systems and networks. Join us in our mission supporting our prestigious client to create and maintain a secure digital environment where innovation and service can thrive without interruption.

Job Responsibilities:

- Evaluate the organization's security posture and recommend improvements to mitigate risks.
- Develop and implement comprehensive cybersecurity policies and procedures.
- Conduct vulnerability assessments and penetration testing to identify security weaknesses.
- Collaborate with IT teams to ensure appropriate security controls are integrated into technology environments.
- Provide advice on the latest cyber threats and security best practices.
- Lead incident response activities and investigate security breaches.
- Develop and deliver cybersecurity awareness training for employees across the organization.
- Assist with the management of security technologies such as firewalls, anti-virus software, and intrusion detection systems.
- Monitor security access and control systems to prevent unauthorized access, modifications, or destruction.
- Work with external stakeholders, including vendors, partners, and regulators, to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations.
- Review and approve the installation of new software and hardware from a security perspective.
- Conduct regular audits to ensure security practices are compliant with internal policies and external requirements.
- Participate in the development and testing of business continuity and disaster recovery plans with a focus on cybersecurity.
- Provide guidance on data protection, privacy, and IT risk management.
- Act as a liaison between the cybersecurity team and other departments to facilitate effective communication and collaborative problem-solving.
-Other duties as assigned


- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, or a related field
-Master's degree a plus
- Minimum of 5 years of experience in cybersecurity roles such as security analyst, security engineer, or similar
- Industry-recognized certifications such as CISSP, CISM, CEH, or CompTIA Security+
- Strong understanding of various cybersecurity frameworks (NIST, ISO 27001, etc.)
- Knowledge of current cybersecurity threats, attack techniques, and landscape
- Experience with security technologies such as firewalls, IDS/IPS, SIEM, and endpoint protection
- Ability to conduct risk assessments and security audits
- Familiarity with incident response procedures and forensics
- Understanding of network architecture and data communication protocols
- Experience developing and implementing cybersecurity policies and procedures
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Strong communication and interpersonal abilities
- Ability to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment
- Detail-oriented with a proactive approach to threat detection and mitigation
-Experience providing cybersecurity within an academic organization strongly preferred
-Track record of providing exemplary customer service.
- U.S. Citizen (required by contract)
-Able to obtain and maintain a security clearance
-Able to work onsite in Annapolis, MD (eligible for a hybrid schedule after an initial training period)

Coleman is an EOE employer and Military Veterans are encouraged to apply.


The Coleman Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against any applicant for employment based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or veteran status, political affiliation, or on any other basis prohibited by law.

Reasonable accommodations are available to persons with disabilities during application and/or interview processes per the Americans with Disabilities Act. For accommodation requests or assistance with this form, contact The Coleman Group HR at 301-794-4914 or [email protected].

Job Tags

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