Senior Information Security Specialist

  • Bowie, MD
  • Full-time

Company Description

Encompass (IT) Security Services is a full services technology service provider located in Camp Springs, MD. Our services range from enterprise planning and implementation to Cyber Security. Our clients include federal, state and local governments, non-profits and other corporate entities.

Job Description

The Senior Information Security Specialist is responsible for developing and managing Information Systems security, including disaster recovery, database protection and software development. 


Analyzes information security systems and applications and recommends and develops security measures to protect information against unauthorized modification or loss

Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the IT Security field

Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures, relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals

Performs a variety of complicated tasks

May lead and direct the work of others

A wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected

Work after hours and at other facilities maybe required periodically


Minimum Experience

The individual must possess the following knowledge, skills and abilities and be able to explain and demonstrate that he or she can perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodation, using some other combination of knowledge, skills, and abilities: 

6 - 8 years of relevant experience

Experience with NIST 800-53 Rev 4 preferred

Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project)

Government experience preferred

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

 be highly detail-oriented

Skills and Qualities

Must be organized, timely, and customer service oriented

Ability to work well independently and in a team setting

Adaptability, flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity and change

Excellent oral and written communication and customer service skills

Excellent attention to detail and good analytical skills

Additional Information

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

U.S.A. Citizenship or Green Card