Information Security and Privacy Group (ISPG) Lead

Posted Date 4 weeks ago(5/10/2023 11:12 AM)
Job ID
Clearance Required
Other Clearance
Public Trust

Position Description

XLA is looking for an Information Security and Privacy Group (ISPG) Lead to work onsite at a federal agency in Bethesda, Maryland. This role will be instrumental in designing, implementing, and maintaining security policies and procedures to ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of company data, as well as compliance with privacy laws and regulations.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement information security strategies and plans to safeguard company information against accidental or unauthorized modification, destruction, or disclosure.
  • Oversee the development and enforcement of internal security policies, standards, guidelines, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to establish best practices for information security and privacy.
  • Coordinate with IT department to ensure security measures are incorporated into systems development and data management.
  • Conduct security audits and manage remediation plans.
  • Oversee incident response planning as well as the investigation of security breaches, and assist with disciplinary and legal matters associated with such breaches as necessary.
  • Ensure compliance with changing laws and applicable regulations.
  • Train and supervise staff in information security and privacy awareness and procedures.
  • Report to senior management about the status and initiatives of the ISPG.


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science or Information Technology
  • Certification as either Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) or Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM) or equivalent
  • 10 or more years or more of experience in information technology security with 5 years or more in cybersecurity directly supporting a Federal Agency
  • Experience managing personnel
  • Experience leading/providing executive-level briefings

 Security Clearance Requirement: Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance. This means that all candidates must be a US Citizen.


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