• Sr. Data Protection (Encryption Strategy Expert)

    Job Locations US-NC-Morrisville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/17/2018 10:49 AM)
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    NikSoft Systems Corporation is a recognized Information Technology solutions provider. Founded in 1998 and based in Reston, Virginia, NikSoft is a CMMI Level 3 Certified company with an established reputation for excellence and on-time delivery with a consistently high customer satisfaction rating from its Federal Government and private consulting contracts.


    NikSoft is currently conducting a search for a professional and experienced Senior Data Protection to add to its team in support of our PRIME cybersecurity program.


    • Identify solutions to complex security data protection technologies that enhance business services.
    • Perform comprehensive technology review and provide technical summary of the solutions based on business use cases.
    • Lead data protection policy reviews and recommendations utilizing technologies such as DLP and Encryption services
    • Lead projects on the design, implementation, operation and maintenance of security applications and tools based upon the established security architecture.
    • Lead in the identification data protection services to best fit a business need.
    • Review data protection requirements of business functions and document the available solutions and processes.
    • Monitor security blogs, articles, and reports to remain up to date on the latest security risks, threats, and technology trends to incorporate information into processes, procedures, and communication activities.
    • Assist with the development, deployment and support of Data Protection solutions.
    • Assist with development and communication of information protection guidelines and requirements.
    • Provide guidance to more junior Analysts and contractors.
    • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.


    • Bachelor’s degree (MBA preferred)
    • 8+ years in experience in Data Protection and Cyber Security related field.
    • ISC2, CISA, GIAC, or comparable information security certifications preferred
    • Communication and technical writing skills
    • May vary by specialization but may include solid understanding of project management, application security concepts, data protection, and mobility security integration. 
    • Additionally, should be a subject-matter expert in the following:
      • Data protection and encryption technologies
      • DLP, and other related data protection technologies
      • Technology research
      • Microsoft Office skills
      • Industry security frameworks
      • Network communication basics
    • Desired Certifications: CISSP, Certified Ethical Hacker (C|EH), SFCP, GCIA, ISSEP, ISSMP, GCIH, GCFA, CSLC, CISM, CCNA, CCNP

    **US Citizenship status and Active DoD Secret Clearance (preferred but not required), must successfully complete the government's security process (required).**




    NikSoft’s competitive benefits program includes comprehensive medical and dental care, matching 401K, paid time off, flexible spending accounts, disability coverage, and other benefits that help provide financial protection for you and your family.


    NikSoft Systems Corp is fully committed to the concept and practice of equal opportunity and affirmative action in all aspects of employment.  NikSoft is an EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran employer. For more information about our other openings, please visit



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