Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Data Security Specialist (Hybrid) in Falls Church, VA. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.

NOTE: This position requires US Citizenship and a Public Trust Security Clearance prior to start.



The Data Security Specialist protects against unauthorized access, modification, or destruction of data and may develop IT security policies and standards. Completes tasks designed to ensure security of the organization's systems and information assets.

  • Experience administering and supporting data encryption tools, to include Cloud, Desktop, Email, & File Share Encryption technologies.
  • Provides data security guidance, recommendations, and best practices.
  • Assist with data security component upgrades, installs, testing, and configuration.
  • Provide a single point of contact and hands-on escalation and remediation for critical issues.
  • Respond rapidly to unplanned events, including after-hours support when needed.
  • Proactively communicate relevant technical information and alerts on known issues, hotfixes, new releases, etc.
  • Should be flexible and open to new an upcoming data security technologies and solutions from a variety of vendors. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature. This position typically reports to a manager. Limited implementation work and/or support may be required outside normal business hours.
  • Working knowledge of operating system platforms, network protocols, and security architecture.
  • Working knowledge of Postgres SQL.
  • May be required to work with other IT professionals and end users to determine need and provide organizational approved data security solutions.
  • Experience integrating solutions with SIEM and developing knowledge objects and monitoring a plus.
  • 5+ years in information security operations and/or related IT operational functions in Data Analytics.
  • Understanding of cloud service architecture and other IT philosophies designed to protect data at rest and in motion.
  • Must possess a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Information Security (Masters Degree preferred).
  • CERTIFICATIONS: (One or more desired) CompTIA Net+ or CompTIA A+.
  • Must possess a valid Public Trust Security Clearance or have the ability to obtain one prior to start.

Application Instructions

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