Information Security Specialist (2545)

at SMX in Augusta, Maine, United States

Job Description

Information Security Specialist (2545)at SMX (

United States

SMX is looking for an Information Security Specialist for the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee (PRAC) program. PRAC is a committee of the Council of the Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency. The PRAC committee is set up to provide information to the public on the COVID relief funding through the website . SMX is the prime contractor on the program to create and maintain the website. SMX utilizes the cloud environment Microsoft Azure for this program. This role is remote supporting a Washington DC based team.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

+ Managing other contractors and leading their security related projects.

+ Analyze potential vulnerabilities and threats to the system.

+ Assign tasking of potential vulnerabilities to team members

+ Apply technical expertise in Information Security to completing tasks.

+ Identify and maintain processes to reduce information technology risks.

+ Maintain the appropriate standards and controls to manage security technology and implement policies and procedures.

Required Skills/Experience:

+ Deep understanding of NIST / FedRamp procedures

+ Ability to obtain Public Trust clearance.

+ 3+ years working or consulting directly on customer-facing project engagements.

+ Bachelor’s Degree required or additional 3 years of relevant Information Technology experience accepted in lieu of degree.

+ Support the full project lifecycle around Information Security Tasking to include strategy, design, implementation, and automation, as well as production-readiness and documentation activities

+ Provide transparent and regular status updates to SMX Project Management and Client.

Desired Skills/Experience:

+ Ability to produce clean, high-quality technical documentation and deliverables.

+ Strong analytic, organization, presentation, customer service skills.

+ Willingness and ability to collaborate across internal practices and with other team members.

+ CISSP preferred.

+ Previous hands-on technical experience preferred.


Our tradition of delivering innovative, technical solutions dates back to 1995, however, you may know us better by one of our legacy company names: Trident Technologies, Smartronix, Datastrong or C2S Consulting Group. With the support of OceanSound Partners, our private equity investment sponsor, we began operating as one business starting in 2019 and became SMX in 2021. We operate in close proximity to our clients around the globe and have core locations in Alabama, California, DC Metro, Florida, Hawaii, Maryland, and Massachusetts.

Today, as SMX, we are one team and together empower government and commercial enterprises to become more effective, innovative, and resilient, no matter what challenges they face.

SMX is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability status, protected veteran status, race, color, age, religion, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy or genetic information. SMX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including disability and veterans.

Selected applicant will be subject to a background investigation.

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Job Posting: JC241793882

Posted On: Jun 10, 2023

Updated On: Sep 29, 2023

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