StateRAMP Senior Advisor / Information Security Consultant

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/8/2023 5:24 PM)
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Knowledge Services is seeking a client focused Senior Advisor/Information Security Consultant for our StateRAMP Program Management Office.  This role may work 100% remotely!


You will have the opportunity to directly influence the adoption of security for State and Local Government by serving as the expert on client engagement and technical delivery and will have the ability to form relationships and educate clients on information security.


If you are passionate about the nation's information security, and are seeking continuous growth, let's discuss this career opportunity!


StateRAMP's mission is to promote cybersecurity best practices through education, advocacy, and policy development to support its members and improve the cyber posture of state and local governments and the citizens they serve. This is an opportunity to apply your cybersecurity expertise to advise clients on the StateRAMP process and nuances of compliance frameworks, state requirements, and how to successfully achieve the StateRAMP Certification. 


Perks and Benefits include:

  • Remote work flexibility
  • Brand new HQ office full of amenities (gym, req room, coffee bars, bike room)
  • Personal, modern work stations with standing desks and top of the line technology 
  • Mindful environment with touchless door entry and hospital grade air filtration system
  • Comprehensive health insurance including dental and vision coverage
  • Company funded life insurance
  • Very generous company provided 401k match program (Roth and Traditional options)
  • Established Wellness Program with quarterly monetary participation awards
  • Competitive PTO schedule including a floating holiday
  • Extra PTO day during your birthday month and work anniversary month
  • Maternity/Paternity Benefits


StateRAMP Senior Advisor Responsibilities include:

  • Lead advisory calls and consulting engagements with a variety of clients and advise clients on StateRAMP requirements and the shortest path to success.​
  • Compile security documentation for StateRAMP clients using provided templates.​
  • Develop and implement security solutions aligned with industry best practices and frameworks (ISO, NIST, PCI, etc.) to meet client objectives and maintain compliance with legal and regulatory standards.​
  • Instruct and advise clients on continuous monitoring activities.​
  • Lead and monitor StateRAMP advisory engagements, ensuring client needs and deliverables are properly scoped and delivered.​
  • Provide recommendations to address identified gaps and work closely with clients to create corrective action and risk remediation plans.​
  • Offer design recommendations to improve security posture and efficiency. ​
  • Coordinate advisory support to StateRAMP committees (Steering Committee and Standards and Technical committee).​
  • Participation in and creation of presentations for webinars, marketing, and conferences.


StateRAMP Senior Advisor Requirements include:

  • 6+ years of experience in Information Security consulting or advising required.​
  • Proven understanding of basic technologies and the ability to assess controls against standardized frameworks including NIST SP 800-53/800-171, ISO 27000 series, HIPAA, PCI, SOC 2, MARS-E 2.0, etc.
  • Technical experience in multiple cloud environments, including Azure, Google, and AWS 
  • Strong interpersonal and team working skills to effectively collaborate with teams across the organization and groups with various technical knowledge
  • Demonstrated ability in writing professional level documentation covering topics related to IT Security (system security plans, disaster recovery plans, audit finding responses, etc.)
  • Experience in differing levels of the technology hosting stack, IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS  ​
  • Strong ability to work collaboratively as well as independently
  • Recommended: One or more professional certifications such as CISSP, CISA, CRISC, CISM


Knowledge Services is a people-first organization and values a diverse workforce. Knowledge Services is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Applicants with disabilities may contact Human Resources via telephone, e-mail, and other means to request and arrange for accommodations.  If you need assistance to accommodate a disability, you may request an accommodation at any time.  Please contact the Human Resources Team at or 317.806.6102.







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