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Cyber Security Consultant, Federal


Who we are:

Gartner’s Consulting business is an extension of Gartner’s industry-leading IT Research. From CIOs, to leaders in business and government, we help Gartner clients across enterprises translate insights into transformational actions and achieve their mission-critical priorities. Leveraging the breadth of Gartner’s resources, Consulting is growing rapidly, with unlimited potential to continue expanding our client base.

What we do:

Technology Strategy Consulting. We help the C-suite make the right decisions based on how technology can transform their businesses. In today’s world, a consulting firm that is “born digital”, (with the ability to directly leverage the full power of Gartner’s research and insights) has relevance to the most important strategic decisions any business will make.

We deliver value to clients in areas such as IT Strategy Consulting, Benchmarking, Analytics and Optimization. Typically, this helps Gartner’s clients to execute on their strategic priorities, across all sectors, including:

Digital Acceleration and Transformation

  • Enterprise Enablement

  • Big Data and Analytics

  • Applications Rationalization

  • Cloud Strategy

  • Sourcing and Ecosystem Optimization

  • Contract and Cost Optimization

  • Security and Risk Management

What you’ll do:

Our Consulting Associate Directors are responsible for high-level project delivery and oversight along with client relationship management. You will manage teams and advise clients at the highest strategic level on both big-picture and tactical matters, focusing on how technology enables a wide range of business outcomes.

You’re good at:

  • Conducting cybersecurity assessments including gap analysis and roadmap development

  • Developing cybersecurity strategies, policies, processes, and procedures to protect clients’ internal infrastructure and their customers

  • Developing cybersecurity business strategies for technology product vendors that are integrated in the organizations overall business strategy and increase revenue and profits

  • Working with leadership teams, including facilitating board and senior management cybersecurity awareness workshops

  • Implementing secure development lifecycle in a variety of contexts

  • Quantifying progress through cybersecurity measurements and risk quantifications

  • Creating tabletop exercises

  • Creating business continuity and disaster recovery plans

What you’ll need:

  • 4+ years of practical experience in cybersecurity consulting in a financial, healthcare, telecommunications, industrial or government organization

  • Top Secret Clearance required

  • BS in mathematics, natural sciences, information technology, business management, or similar degree

  • Hands-on experience with, or extensive knowledge of some of the following:

  • Developing cybersecurity policies or strategies

  • Managing cybersecurity risk

  • Leading security assessments

  • Implementing and running cybersecurity programs

  • Developing security architectures

  • Integrating security into system development lifecycle

  • Cyber supply chain risk management/third party risk management

  • Identity and access management

  • Developing cybersecurity workforce

  • Delivering cybersecurity awareness training

  • Continuous monitoring

  • Vulnerability management, including conducting vulnerability assessments

  • Using SIEM tools, penetration testing, incident management, BCP, and/or DRP

  • Broad knowledge of cybersecurity technologies throughout organizational and acquisition lifecycle

  • Working knowledge of at least two different cybersecurity frameworks:

  • Cybersecurity Framework

  • C2M2

  • NIST Special Publication

  • ISO/IEC 27000 family of standards, etc.

  • Team-oriented attitude

  • Strong communication and presentation skills

  • Outstanding analytical and conceptual skills

  • A results orientated mindset

  • Confidence and persuasiveness

  • Willingness to travel

Who you are:

  • Comfortable influencing and building trust-based, value-added relationships with senior executives, both internally and externally

  • Coachable and embracing of best practices and feedback as a means of continuous improvement

  • A consistently high achiever marked by perseverance, humility, and a positive outlook in the face of challenges

  • Track record in achieving / exceeding revenue targets preferred


Who are we?

Gartner delivers actionable, objective insight to executives and their teams. Our expert guidance and tools enable faster, smarter decisions and stronger performance on an organization’s mission-critical priorities. We’ve grown exponentially since our founding in 1979 and we're proud to have over 19,500 associates globally that support over 15,000 client enterprises in more than 100 countries.

What makes Gartner a great place to work?

Our teams are composed of individuals from different geographies, cultures, religions, ethnicities, races, genders, sexual orientations, abilities and generations. We believe that a diversity of experiences makes us stronger—as individuals, as communities and as an organization. That’s why we're recognized worldwide as a great place to work year after year. We've been recognized by Fortune as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies, named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Corporate Equality Index and a Best Place to Work for Disability Inclusion by the Disability Equality Index. Looking for a place to turn your big ideas into reality? Join #LifeAtGartner

What we offer:

Our people are our most valuable asset, so we invest in them from Day 1. When you join our team, you’ll have access to a vast array of benefits to help you live your life well. These resources are designed to support your physical, financial and emotional well-being. We encourage continued personal and professional growth through ongoing learning and development opportunities. Our employee resource groups, charity match and volunteer programs keep you connected to your internal Gartner community and causes that matter to you.

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