Full Scope Polygraph Cyber Security SME

McLean, Virginia, United States


The candidate serves as the Cyber Security SME reviewing Sponsor’s systems security and how it builds the sponsor's program. The expert will conduct comprehensive assessment of management, operational and technical security controls employed within or inherited by Sponsor information system to determine the overall effectiveness of controls, i.e., the extent to which the controls are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and producing the desired outcome with respect to meeting the security requirements for the system. The expert will also provide an assessment of the severity of weaknesses or deficiencies in the information system and its operational environment and recommend corrective actions to address identified vulnerabilities. The candidate will facilitate discussions between technical and non-technical groups by identifying recommendations needed to build out and mature the sponsor's Cyber Security Group’s Continuous Monitoring, Compliance and capabilities.


1) Demonstrated experience in four or more of the following Information Security disciplines: Network Security, Computer Forensics, Sponsor’s partners Computer Systems, Firewall/Router Management, Security Project Management, and/or Network Vulnerability Analysis.

2) Demonstrated experience or knowledge of exploits, attacks and tools used by skilled hackers, extensive knowledge of insider threat detection triggers, monitoring technology and other mitigation strategies, and extensive knowledge of insider threat program technical management in accordance with the NITTF Insider Threat Program Guide and Federal Information Systems Modernization Act (FISMA).

3) Demonstrated experience conducting technical training and briefings; ability to communicate complex technical concepts and project information clearly and concisely to both technical and non-technical audiences – in verbal and written communications.

4) Demonstrated experience or familiarization with multiple operating systems and applications to include but not limited to: Windows 2000/2003/XP/7, UNIX, Linux, Solaris, and Red Seal, Tenable Security Center, Splunk XACTA 360, WebInspect, AppDetective, and etc.


Leading Path is an award-winning Information Technology and Management Consulting firm focused on providing solutions in process, technology, and operations to our government and Fortune 500 clients. We offer a professional and work environment with a strong work-life balance. Leading Path provides a comprehensive and competitive benefits package, 401K, tuition reimbursement and opportunities for professional growth and advancement.

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