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Cyber Security Consultant

Job description

Are you interested in working with Exceptional People, and creating Exceptional Solutions to obtain Extraordinary Results? Aneon Federal, welcomes diversity of thought, intellect, and thinking outside the box. We are a Federal Professional Services and Technology firm that prides ourselves on our ability to create lasting, innovative solutions. We strive to transform the way our customers operate and offer you an opportunity to make a true difference.

General Summary:

Aneon Federal Solutions is seeking an experienced Cyber Security Specialist. In this role you will serve as a scientific and medical device consultant to Division and Office leadership, as well as industry, advisory panels, patient advisory organizations, and the health care community on trends, significant concerns, and reported adverse event regarding the identification of threats and vulnerabilities of medical devices and diagnostic equipment. Specifically, you will be assigned to support the Office of Health Technology VII (OHT VII), which is responsible for the review of in vitro diagnostic (IVD) medical products.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Focus on medical device safety, reliability, and protecting patient health information, you will utilize your vast cybersecurity expertise to provide policy input on regulatory submissions from industry, across the total product lifecycle of medical devices to assess and evaluate potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Provide expert guidance and share recommendations, with Team, Division, and Office leadership on medical device cybersecurity risks, protocols, processes, needs, and solutions.
  • Develop and implement security protocols to protect medical devices from cyber-attacks and other security breaches.
  • Proactively identify and share technology trends and emerging science that may influence and reshape cybersecurity decisions, recommended practices and technologies, medical device development and manufacturing, the medical device review process, and policy.
  • Conduct detailed assessments of product security analysis submissions involving medical device software, hardware, technologies involving radio-frequency identification (RFID), wired and wireless network communications, mobile technology, and safety measures such as encryption and authentication.
  • Support the review of COVID-19 diagnostics authorized for non-prescription, over-the-counter use (antigen, molecular, serology), which include IVD integration with digital tools via a mobile application, software, and wireless transmission of test results.
  • Contribute and work to combine cybersecurity expertise along with team members’ expertise in IVDs, microbiology, virology, medicine, public health, software, digital health, information technology, computing, and research and development.
  • Education Requirement: Bachelor of Science or equivalent degrees in Biomedical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Electronics Engineering, General Engineering, Computer Science, or related scientific fields.

Experience Requirement:

  • At least three (3) to five (5) years of experience in evaluating cybersecurity risks, threats and controls for embedded devices, mobile devices and/or cloud interfacing.
  • Experience with Pre-Market Approval
  • Broad knowledge of medical devices and cybersecurity infrastructure experience, and practical experience in applying techniques to mitigate security risks.
  • Knowledge and experience of security protection principles related to personal identifiable information, such as electronic health records, human research subject data from clinical trials, and clinical systems.
  • Ability to skillfully and effectively interpret and present complex scientific and technical cybersecurity information and concepts, in both written and oral formats, to diverse audiences.
  • Certifications from CompTIA, CCSP, CEH, CISA, CISSP, CBET, and/or SANS are preferred.

Other Requirement(s):

  • This position requires U.S. Citizenship or a Green Card holder and the ability to obtain and maintain a Government public trust level security clearance. For a candidate that is a Green Card holder, they must have lived in the United States for at least three out of the past five years prior to your application date. You will also meet the residency qualifications if you lived abroad while on government or military duty or if you were a dependent of a federal employee of military member.


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance
  • Schedule:
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Application Question(s):

  • Willing and able to pass a government background investigation. (Criminal and Financial).


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


  • Pre-Market Approval: 1 year (Required)


  • Write English fluently (Required)
  • Work Location: Remote
Job Category: Cyber Security
Job Type: Contract Full Time
Job Location: Hybrid remote in Silver Spring MD 20993
Salary: $140000.00 to $160000.00 per year

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