AQSA Staff Consultant - Remote | A-LIGN

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AQSA Staff Consultant - Remote


The Associate Qualified Security Assessor will help support the strong team of Qualified Security Assessors (QSAs) working on IT security assessments for the payment card industry data security standard (PCI DSS) and our clients. The Staff Consultant will provide exceptional communication, client service, and performance strategies to help the continuing growth of this fast-paced company in regard to PCI DSS engagementsThe ideal AQSA Staff Consultant must have a strong desire to grow their knowledge of IT security and IT auditing. 

This position is open nationwide - candidates living anywhere in the United States can apply.

REPORTS TO: PCI Senior Manager



  • Communicate to management any potential issues
  • Manage time efficiently and provide weekly detailed project status reports to management
  • Complete other tasks as assigned by management team and senior members of the PCI team
  • Appraise I.T. Security Tools
  • Draft quality reports to be reviewed by senior members of the team
  • Execute PCI DDS engagements under the direction of a member of the management team
  • Deliver evidence and feedback to assist the client with review of the audit 
  • Maintain an understanding of security principles, as they relate to the PCI, to provide effective consulting of security best practices to the client 
  • Understand and use Linux and Microsoft Windows Operating Systems 
  • Evaluate I.T. Networking 



Bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, management information systems, computer science, or other relevant fields 


  • At least one year of experience with PCI DDS assessments 
  • At least two years of experience in IT audit or IT security


  • Ability to meet deadlines with a high degree of motivation 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment 
  • Ability to work individually as well as collaboratively 
  • Detailed technical writing 


  • Health, Vision, Dental
  • 401k Employer Matching
  • Merit Bonus
  • Vacation Bonus
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • TSA Precheck Reimbursement
  • Flu Shot Reimbursement
  • Flexible Paid Time Off