We Need Smart Security Pros

Strategic Cyber Partners is looking for a part-time associate to provide strategic consulting, cyber security program development, and advisory services to our clients. This position is remote and is flexible both in number of hours and schedule.

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Must have prior experience with NIST SP 800-53, NIST 800-171, Payment Card Industry Data Security Standards, ISO 27001, or other security compliance frameworks
  • Knowledge and understanding of networks and networking technology
  • Cybersecurity program development, including policy and procedures
  • Risk assessments, gap analysis, and risk mitigation development
  • Prior work with Federal and DoD cybersecurity acquisition standards, information assurance, or the certification and accreditation process is a plus
  • Common sense

If this sounds like you, we’d love to meet you. Please send resume and cover letter to

Heather Engel is a strategic advisor to government and industry clients on risk management, cyber planning, and security program development; and is an author and a keynote speaker at industry events around the country. She is the founder and Managing Partner at Strategic Cyber Partners, LLC and a recognized subject matter expert in NIST frameworks, FedRAMP, and Payment Card Industry security standards. She has over 18 years of experience in information technology and security and is experienced in both the private and government sectors. Ms. Engel graduated from the Pennsylvania State University and holds a Master of Business Administration from Florida Institute of Technology. She is a governor-appointed member of the Board of Directors of the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, where she chairs the Legislative and Policy Committee. Volunteer work includes Mary Baldwin University’s Cyber Security Program Advisory Committee and the Coastal Virginia CCI Leadership Council as subject matter expert on cybersecurity. She is also a member of the CIVIC Leadership Institute Class of 2020.