Senior FedRAMP Consultant – Remote

at MindPoint Group
Published September 8, 2023
Location Washington, DC
Category Default  
Job Type Full-time  


Senior FedRAMP Consultant - Remote in Washington , District Of Columbia

Department: GRC


Text code FEDRAMP to 202-915-6712 to apply!

Since 2009, MindPoint Group has been the cybersecurity firm of choice for the most security-conscious US federal agencies and commercial enterprises.

Were proud to be one of Inc. 5000s fastest-growing companies in the country. With several -Best Places to Work- awards under our belts, we have a diverse employee-focused culture, accessibility, and communication between all levels and departments, and over 4 stars in reviews on Glassdoor.

Come be a part of what were building. We use our award-winning recruitment process to seek the most skilled, experienced, and driven information security consulting experts in the industry, while simultaneously empowering applicants to determine if MindPoint Group is the right fit for them. We are profoundly invested in selecting the right people to join our team and are equally driven to expand and develop careers long-term.

With positions throughout the US, a role at MindPoint Group promises you:

An opportunity to work within one of the most diverse DC-based organizations

Generous tuition and professional development reimbursements

Mentorship opportunities with leaders focused on your growth

Competitive benefits like 401k matching, 11 federal holidays, etc.

And more!

Job Description

MindPoint Group is seeking an experienced FedRAMP Team Lead to lead up our growing FedRAMP team and support our various commercial clients. You will join an exciting, diverse company focused on IT Security and their employees. The day-to-day responsibilities will initially focus on getting new projects initiated and staffed. This requires coordination with the client-s senior management personnel and program managers, as necessary to successfully meet program objectives. You will be the liaison and direction of the business and technical staff. You will also be responsible for building out technical teams; using staff effectively; employing management and technical skills to achieve program results. The focus of this role is serving as the FedRAMP Team Lead, while additional duties will be assigned to other non-FedRAMP commercial engagements. You will lead up and support various Governance, Risk, and Compliance services in addition to FedRAMP projects.

What you get to do every day:

Serve as the FedRAMP Team Lead heading up both assessments and consulting engagements.

Lead Cloud Service Providers (CSP) through the FedRAMP ATO process

Manage client relationships with a focus on customer satisfaction

Ensure successful project execution by implementing sound project management principles. Identifying risks and issues impacting projects

Lead status reporting and meetings with the client

Participate in meetings and discussions and serve as the central point of contact for the client

Establish, document, and manage the scope, schedule, and resource allocation for projects and sustaining activities to ensure successful project execution. Support Third Party Supplier (TPS) Security Control Assessments for client-s supplier systems and environments

Perform supplier assessments via on-site or remote reviews for new and existing suppliers ensuring compliance with the client-s security requirements. Support other non-FedRAMP commercial Governance, Risk, and Compliance engagements

Identify growth opportunities in the commercial sector

Participate in business development activities and marketing initiatives

Conduct assessments to verify the efficacy of administrative, technical, and physical safeguards implemented to protect sensitive data and systems

Leading security assessments of application and software security, which may include: (i) reviewing architecture diagrams; (ii) interviewing personnel responsible for various parts of the software development process; (iii) interviewing personnel responsible for network and software security (iv) overseeing static and dynamic code analysis; (v) overseeing network penetration testing; and (vi) preparing high quality written reports for senior counsel, executives, and national security officials and regulators

Interpreting, assessing, and overseeing network and application penetration test reports

Provide cloud security guidance and best practices

Provide technical leadership from project kick-off to production for regulated SAS Cloud customers

Deliver excellent customer service using a customer-first and continuous improvement mindset

Provide technical leadership from FedRAMP Project kick-off to FedRAMP Exit Out briefs for FedRAMP Customers

Conduct vulnerability management (scanning, assessment, reporting, and mitigation verification), security reviews and tests of systems to verify security features and controls are functional and effective


Must be US Citizen

What skills do you need?

Bachelor-s Degree, or an equivalent combination of formal education and experience (8 years of experience in the Functional Responsibility area may be substituted for a Bachelor-s degree). A Master-s Degree may be substituted for 4 years of general work experience.

Minimum of 4-7 years of general work experience and 2 year of FedRAMP experience

Minimum of 3 years of audit experience

CISSP is Required

In addition, one of the following certifications:

AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional

CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+) Continuing Education (CE)

GIAC Certified Incident Handler (GCIH)

GIAC Security Leadership (GSLC)

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP)

CISSP-Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (CISSP-ISSAP)

CISSP-Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (CISSP-ISSEP)

CISSP-Information Systems Security Management Professional (CISSP-ISSMP)

Certified Chief Information Security Officer (CCISO)

A self-starter with the ability to manage and prioritize responsibilities through the effective use of time management and organizational techniques

Must be flexible and be able to assess supplier environments simultaneously. Must be able to exercise influence through cross-departmental situations, track performance, communicate expectations, anticipate and recognize problems, and when appropriate, escalate appropriately

Ability to interact and communicate both written and verbally with people at all levels - Administrators to managers, technical and non-technical audiences. Strong written skills are required in the documentation of Gaps/Risks as they apply to the assessment

Experience in providing IS security guidance to business customers and peers

What is ideal?

Strong risk analysis and problem-solving skills. Strong technical background with experience with an understanding of the ISO, COBIT, and NIST security standards; Audit Concepts; Risk Methodologies; Access Controls; and Proficiency with MS Office Suite

Strong understanding of the NIST Risk Management Framework and FedRAMP requirements

Knowledge of the implementation and execution of cloud security controls in accordance with NIST SP800-53

Knowledge of managing cloud security threat and vulnerability assessment processes to monitor and remediate vulnerabilities

Strong knowledge of computer networking concepts and protocols, and network security methodologies

Strong knowledge of cloud security concepts, including experience with public cloud (e.g., AWS, Microsoft Azure, etc.) and implementation experience

Experience in IT-Information Technology security, multi-platform, or related

Experience in Operational Technology security

Experience with conducting Vulnerability & Compliance scans using Tenable, Burp Suite Pro, HP Web Inspect

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Compensation is unique to each candidate and relative to the skills and experience they bring to the position. This does not guarantee a specific salary as compensation is based upon multiple factors such as education, experience, certifications, and other requirements, and may fall outside of the above-stated range.

Highlights of our benefits include Health/Dental/Vision, 401(k) match, Flexible Time Off, STD/LTD/Life Insurance, Referral Bonuses, professional development reimbursement, maternity/paternity leave, mobile phone stipend, pre-tax commuter benefits, the opportunity to participate in our mentorship program, and more!

MindPoint is committed to maintaining a diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Job applicants that are interested in one of our openings and may require a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, should contact us to request an accommodation.

Are you interested in a posted job opportunity but may not check all of the -boxes- for desired qualifications? If so, we encourage you to apply! Our commitment to sustain and champion an inclusive and dynamic community of employees is a high priority!

Text code FEDRAMP to 202-915-6712 to apply!

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