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Senior Consultant in United States

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Senior Consultant
🏢 Coalfire
💵 $86k-$148k
📍United States
📅 Posted on Jul 11, 2024


The job is for a Senior Consultant in Coalfire's FedRAMP Advisory Team. The role involves leading advisory consulting engagements, managing project deliverables, and providing IT security guidance. The candidate should have experience with government compliance, strong knowledge of NIST Special Publications, and a bachelor's degree in IT or business.


  • 3+ years experience with government compliance, including FISMA, FedRAMP, and DoD RMF
  • Strong knowledge of NIST Special Publications 800- 30, 800-37, 800-53
  • Experience with every step of the risk management framework (RMF) within the delivery of Certification and Accreditation (C&A) /Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages that have obtained and maintained full authorization to operate (ATO)
  • Experience with virtualization or cloud technologies
  • Experience with container-based architectures
  • Experience with client-server and traditional on-premises architecture
  • Strong knowledge of information security related solutions, tools, and utilities
  • Bachelor's degree in (four-year college or university) in IT or business, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Technical cloud certification (AWS, Google, Azure or similar), CISSP, CISA, CISM, or equivalent


  • Lead IT system security consultation within cloud-based and on-premises environments in accordance with NIST SP 800-53, 800-37, OMB, and other authoritative IT security guidance
  • Independently leads advisory documentation development projects
  • Lead the development of System Security Plans, Configuration Management, IT Contingency, and Incident Response Plans in accordance with NIST requirements
  • Prepare, review and/or update, and maintain IT Security supporting artifacts
  • Provide IT security guidance to Information System Owners, clients, and project team members
  • Identify information security problems and challenges, researching and developing technical solutions to rectify them
  • Prepare, review and edit advisory reports
  • Manage priorities, tasks and hours on projects in conjunction with the project manager to achieve delivery utilization targets
  • Ensures quality products and services are delivered on time
  • Escalates client and project issues to management in a timely manner to inform and engage the necessary resources to address the issue
  • Provide mentorship to team members in areas of audit, assessment, technical review and writing
  • Interfaces with clients through entire engagement, interacting with all levels of client organizations
  • Establish and maintain positive collaborative relationships with clients and stakeholders


  • $86,000 - $148,000 a year
  • Equal opportunity and pay equity is integral to the way we do business. A reasonable estimate of the compensation range for this role listed above is based on national salary averages
  • You may also be eligible to participate in annual incentive, commission, and/or recognition programs
  • Flexible work model that empowers you to choose when and where you’ll work most effectively
  • Company that prioritizes connection and wellbeing
  • Opportunities to join employee resource groups, participate in in-person and virtual events
  • Competitive perks and benefits to support you and your family, like flexible time off, certification and training reimbursement, and comprehensive insurance options
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