Senior Security Assessor

Frederick, MD | Direct Hire

Post Date: 09/14/2017 Job ID: 47075 Industry: Security Engineer


Senior Security Assessor


Job Description


The Senior Security Assessor manages and completes complex Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS) and Payment Application (PA) DSS assessments and consultations.  Successful candidates must possess a strong project management background and experience in a broad range of information security disciplines in addition to being mature, confident professionals with strong communication and time management skills.


  • At least 3 years of experience in conducting PCI DSS assessments or managing internal PCI DSS compliance.
  • Minimum of 5 years in an IT Security Audit and or Compliance
  • Bachelor degree, preferably in Information Technology, Computer Science, or Business; or equivalent experience required. Fortrex will evaluate the accreditation status of the universities and the accreditation status of the degree conferred.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated practical experience preferred includes:
    • Policy and procedure development.
    • Writing detailed technical reports and Executive Summaries.
    • Project management and PMBOK best practices including time management, delivery, and communications
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to translate technical knowledge to non-technical audiences
  • Experience with both client and executive communications
  • Professional certifications including CISSP, CISM, CRISC, CISA, PMP, and/or ITILv3F preferred.
  • Payment Card Industry (PCI) certification including QSA, PA-QSA, ISA, and/or PCIP preferred.
  • Candidates must be willing to travel up to 50% of the time.
  • Bachelor Degree in related field
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