Michael Nijhawan

Lorton, Virginia, United States

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Michael Nijhawan

Accomplished & Resourceful Information Security Professional with Excellent Project Management Skills. My 13+ years of professional experience, allow me to provide the very best solutions.

Resourceful and dedicated Information Security Manager with expertise in project managment, global security policies, policy development, audits and vulnerability assessments & research, customer service, report generation, new security technologies, information assurance and compliance. Promotes a strong commitment to the strategic organizational vision, values and direction through professional leadership and a team-oriented environment. Offers expertise as a technical consultant and systems / solutions architect. Incorporates automation into all aspects of cloud solutions (IaaS, PaaS & SaaS). Adept at managing multiple projects and priorities simultaneously within fast-paced environments. Delivers strategic planning, incorporating client vision and objectives, while setting priorities and assigning tasks. Skillfully develops technical documentation and program status reports. Prepares briefings to Executive staff. Ensures that the IT systems are authorized to operate in accordance with IT security policies. Evaluates staff work products to ensure quality. Coordinates meetings and information sharing between stakeholders. Delivers outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Possess a firm understanding of U.S. Federal Enterprise – level IT standards, guidelines and compliance, to include FedRAMP, NIST and FISMA.

Proven competencies include:

Security Management, Complex Problem Analysis, Regulatory Compliance, Data Analytics, Project Management, Policy Development & Implementation, Strategic Planning, Customer Service Management and IT Administration, among other strengths.


Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Project Management Professional (PMP), ITIL Foundation v.3, Six Sigma Green Belt, SCRUM Certified (SFC), Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP), MCTS, CCENT, Network+ and A+

Work Terms

My freelance hours are flexible, in-order to get the task / job done on-time and with complete accuracy.
My payment terms are those that are compliant with Guru.com's payment policy and/or PayPal.
My preferred method of communication is via email, but I am also open to phone and face-to-face communication as well. I am always accessible via email and by mobile phone.