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Security Specialist

Job Type: CTH

Job ID: 10585

Security Specialist, Woodlawn, MD

Our client is seeking a Security Specialist for a Contract-to-Hire opportunity in Woodlawn, MD. 


  • Provides system design expertise to ensure that as new systems are designed, security implications and security requirements are incorporated into the system from the initial design phase.
  • Reviews network designs, database system designs, communication engineering designs, etc. as they relate to security requirements.
  • Performs security audits and code inspections during the development and testing of new systems.
  • Trains developers in secure coding processes. Inspects code for security vulnerabilities and uses the results to improve the development process.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related IT field and minimum 3 years’ experience in systems security. Experience in providing leadership to Development Teams in secure coding techniques.
  • Must have the ability and skills to professionally write policy, technical whitepapers, checklists, standard operating procedures, and author formal technical and non-technical reports.
  • Knowledge of a variety of the IA field’s concepts, practices, and procedures to ensure the secure integration and operation of all systems.
  • Experience with evaluating application, system, and network security controls against requirements such as FISMA, FIPS, and NIST guidelines.
  • Possess an understanding of secure code development processes (OWASP, SEI CERT, BSIMM, OMG, etc.)
  • Ability to perform risk assessments and security audit services.
  • Experience with application security, database security, and network security tools and IA controls.
  • Experienced in performing vulnerability scanning execution, assessment, and analysis utilizing security systems tools.
  • Experience and knowledge with IT Security Tools such as: o IBM AppScan Source (Ounce) o HP Fortify o Veracode o AppDetective o Burp Suite o Nessus o Metasploit o BackTrack o Qualys.
  • Must possess at least one current (non-expired) industry compliant certifications in security or information assurance such as CISA, CISSP, CEH, GCIA, CISM, or Security +


Please Note:

Since 1988, The ACI Group, a national IT staffing firm, has been committed to hiring the industry’s leading professionals and presenting exciting career opportunities. We have access to varied types of contract, permanent and contract-to-perm positions and offer a choice of employment options including a full benefits package.

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