Overview Public Consulting Group, Inc. (PCG) is a leading public sector solutions implementation and operations improvement firm that partners with health, education, and human services agencies to improve lives. Founded in 1986 and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, PCG has over 2,500 professionals in more than 60 offices worldwide. PCG’s Technology Consulting practice offers a full spectrum of quality Information Technology (IT) services to help state and local government agencies at every stage of the IT life cycle. Through its specialized IT services, PCG’s Technology Consulting team finds cost-effective ways to help agency partners deliver successful IT systems that enhance the lives of the user base. To learn more, visit httpswww.publicconsultinggroup.comtechnology-consulting Responsibilities bull Performs security assessments of information technology (IT) systems to verify they comply with applicable security standards. bull Performs reviews and assessments of organizational security controls (policies, processes, configurations) to verify they comply with applicable security standards. bull Coordinates andor conducts penetration testing or simulates attacks to look for vulnerabilities in systems before they can be exploited. bull Coordinates with client organizations (state departments and federal agencies) to perform security audit activities. bull Prepares reports that document findings from security assessments and testing. bull Advises project managers of security and privacy requirements required by state and federal agencies. bull Assists with development and implementation of security standards and best practices. bull Interfaces with various architects, technicians, and business leaders to understand organizational needs, capabilities, and constraints related to IT security. bull Researches the latest IT security trends. bull Learns and adapts to new technologies in the ever-changing world of Information Security. bull Creates and documents security and privacy policies, procedures, or contractual language, as required. bull Recommends security enhancements. Qualifications bull Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication, including good presentations bull Can multi-task, communicate clearly, learn new technologies and processes, and provide support to processsolution owners bull Strong analytical and conceptual skills bull Ability to thrive in various hierarchical situations bull Self-motivated and quick learner bull Pays close attention to detail bull Ability to work within high-performing virtual teams and highly collaborative bull Builds excellent relationships with key internal resources based on trust and confidence bull Interested in both short-term results and long-term goals bull Ability to work with resources in multiple locations and business units bull Ability to get results while maintaining a service orientation bull Broad knowledge and experience in project management methodologies including waterfall and agile (Scrum Kanban). bull DevOps experience and automated deployment of applications bull Experience in working state and federal government agencies bull Experience in working with and communicating with technical staff and subject matter expert bull Experience with databases and SQL bull Experience with penetration testing Education B.S. or B.A. degree is a plus, with related business discipline experience. Experience 1+ year of experience in information security or information risk management. General operating knowledge of security for application and infrastructure, security threatriskdata classification. Familiarity with industry standards NIST-800, HIPAA, HITECH, FERPA and various security protocols, such as PKI, SSL, Encryption, Data Redacting, DLP. Familiarity with FireEye, Qualys, Email Security Systems, DLP, Data Encryption Antivirus, SIEM (Log Analysis), IRS Publication 1075, and Minimum Acceptable Risk Standards for Exchanges (MARS-E) a big plus. 3+ years managing or developing IT systemssolutions Understanding of various systems, like MS Active Directory, MS Windows, MS Exchange, UnixLinux OS. Certification Information security professional certifications such as CEH, CISSP, SANS, CISA, GIAC or similar are highly desired LI-AH1 D-PCG EEO Statement Public Consulting Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to celebrating diversity and intentionally creating a culture of inclusion. We believe that we work best when our employees feel empowered and accepted, and that starts by honoring each of our unique life experiences. At PCG, all aspects of employment regarding recruitment, hiring, training, promotion, compensation, benefits, transfers, layoffs, return from layoff, company-sponsored training, education, and social and recreational programs are based on merit, business needs, job requirements, and individual qualifications. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social, or ethnic origin, sex, gender identity andor expression, age, physical, mental, or sensory disability, sexual orientation, marital, civil union, or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, citizenship status, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. PCG will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. PCG believes in health, equality, and prosperity for everyone so we can succeed in changing the ways the public sector, including health, education, technology and human services industries, work.The post Consultant first appeared on Get a Job Mississippi.