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Information Security Specialist Support

Washington DC, DC


Smarthost Design Technologies (Smarthost) is an SBA 8(a)-certified small business renowned for providing innovative and cost-effective technology solutions to both commercial and government clients. As an ISO 9001:2002 certified leader in the industry, we offer a range of services including Project Management, Help Desk Support, Managed IT Services, Network Administration and Design, Cyber Security, Big Data Analytics, Database Administration, Backup & Disaster Recovery Solutions, and Cloud Computing. Join our dynamic team and contribute to our culture of excellence, while enjoying opportunities for professional growth and advancement. 
Key Responsibilities 

  • Implement and monitor security measures for the protection of computer systems, networks, and information. 

  • Identify and define system security requirements and advise on necessary changes. 

  • Design computer security architecture and develop detailed cyber security designs. 

  • Prepare and document standard operating procedures and protocols. 

  • Configure and troubleshoot security infrastructure devices. 

  • Develop technical solutions and new security tools to help mitigate security vulnerabilities and automate repeatable tasks. 

  • Ensure that the company knows as much as possible, as quickly as possible about security incidents. 

  • Respond to information security issues during each stage of a project’s lifecycle. 

  • Supervise changes in software, hardware, facilities, telecommunications, and user needs. 

  • Define, implement, and maintain corporate security policies. 

  • Analyze and advise on new security technologies and program conformance. 

  • Respond to inquiries from staff, administrators, service providers, site personnel, and outside vendors, etc. to provide technical assistance and support. 

  • Comply with the Performance Work Statement Section 5.1.4, attached documents, and all other requirements listed in the solicitation.. 


  • Proven work experience as an Information Security Specialist or related role. 

  • Experience with computer network penetration testing and techniques. 

  • Understanding of firewalls, proxies, SIEM, antivirus, and IDPS concepts. 

  • Ability to identify and mitigate network vulnerabilities and explain how to avoid them. 

  • Strong understanding of endpoint security solutions to include File Integrity Monitoring and Data Loss Prevention. 

  • Analytical skills to analyze security requirements and relate them to appropriate security controls. 

  • A relevant certification (e.g., CompTIA Security+, CISSP) preferred. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field, or equivalent experience. 

Terms of Contract: 

  • This is a full-time position for the duration of 10 months under a Firm Fixed Price contract. 

  • Work must be performed at the designated destination as required. 

How to Apply: 

We invite you to join us on our quest to be the best IT Solution provider in our industry. Don't miss this chance to elevate your career with an industry leader.  


To apply, please submit your resume and a brief cover letter detailing your qualifications and experience relative to the responsibilities and requirements stated. Applications should be sent via email to HR@smarthostdesign.com with the subject line " Application for Information Security Specialist Support Services Position."  

Deadline of Application: 

At Smarthost, you will find limitless opportunities to grow and innovate. Apply today and become a pivotal part of our team, setting industry standards and exceeding expectations. We're looking to move quickly and hope to receive your application by the end of this week. Secure your place in a company that champions professional growth and values innovation. 

Contact Information 

HR Department 
Smarthost Design Technologies, LLC 
Location: 7375 Executive Place, Suite 207 Lanham, MD 20706 

Contact Number: 202-753-4541 

Website: www.smarthostdesign.com 


About Us: 

Smarthost Design Technologies (Smarthost) is an SBA 8(a)-certified small business and a leader in providing fast, reliable, highly responsive, onsite, client-focused, and cost-effective technology solutions to commercial and government customers. We help solve their daily technology challenges. We are also ISO 9001:2002 certified and provide services oriented around Project Management, Help Desk Support, Managed IT Services, Network Administration and Design, Cyber Security Solutions, Big Data Analytics, Database Administration, Backup & Disaster Recovery Solutions, and Cloud Computing solutions. As a fast-growing IT leader in the industry, this opportunity allows you to grow and be part of a best-in-class team with no limits but plenty of room to grow with us as a company.  

We look forward to receiving your application and potentially welcoming you to our team where your skills will be highly valued, and your professional growth supported. 

HR Management
Smarthost Design Technologies LLC

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