IMPAQ International, LLC (IMPAQ), is a premier public policy research organization that helps governments, businesses, foundations, non-profits, policymakers, and universities to operationalize, evaluate, and enhance their programs and policies by offering strategic planning, research studies, technical assistance, operational support, process improvement, and stakeholder outreach. IMPAQ employs a large staff of world-class analysts, data scientists, economists, policy professionals, survey professionals, technical innovators, project management professionals, IT specialists, and subject matter experts in five offices across the U.S. IMPAQ’s experts combine innovative thinking and rigorous approaches to make a real world impact. IMPAQ has a diverse and collegial work environment and is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (M/F/Disability/Veterans).
The Senior Specialist, Information Assurance has the exciting opportunity of building a comprehensive security practice at IMPAQ International, which underpins a growth path culminating at the position of Information Security Officer (ISO). Ideal candidates for the position will have deep systems and/or operations management background, 5+ years of experience in information security, and possess the ability to identify security risks for IMPAQ’s business environments, as well as compliance with HIPAA and FISMA security and privacy controls, and give direction for implementing mitigating controls and remediation. This includes coordinating and tracking security and auditing activities performed by IMPAQ’s managed security services partner (MSSP).
The Senior Specialist, Information Assurance assists in establishing strategic direction for information security, privacy programs, and business continuity plans, and establishes and maintains project plans for executing the strategies which support these actions. The position involves working with business teams to ensure information security initiatives are understood and implemented, and guidance and cross training are provided to other team members as needed. The position requires occasional off-hours work for assessment, auditing and maintenance.
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