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SMTS-IT Security| Engineering | Ashburn, VA, USA

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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

The ISSO will ensure that management, operational and technical controls for securing customer and corporate IT systems are in place and followed. They will ensure that appropriate steps are taken to implement information security requirements.


Experience Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Math, or Engineering and 5-7+ years relevant experience with the following:

1.  Supporting Certification and Accreditation activities by developing the overall System Security Document and the Information Systems Security Plan which contains all necessary procedures, instructions, operating plans and guidance. The ISSO will also implement and monitor these plans.

2.  Developing and maintaining documentation outlining system operating environment (overall mission, floor layout, hardware configuration, software, type of information processed, user organizations and security clearances, operating mode, interconnections to other systems/networks of users, their security personnel, and associated responsibilities) for systems which they are responsible.

3.  Developing or revising system-specific security safeguards and local operating procedures that are based on relevant guidelines and regulations.  Demonstrated experience with NIST SP 800-37, DCID 6/3 or ICD 503 C&A approaches required.

4.  Providing IT security consulting to system owners as to the other security documents (security incident reports, equipment/software inventories, operating instructions, technical vulnerability reports, contingency plans, etc.).

5.  Coordinating and conducting regular system security audits in support of compliance with the overall System Security Plan to maintain Authority to Operate status.  Initiating protective and corrective measures when a security incident or vulnerability is discovered.

6.  Ensuring that proper decisions are made concerning levels of concern for confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the data on systems for which they are responsible. Providing expertise in classified and unclassified ratings to customers.

7.  Briefing technical vulnerabilities, system non-compliance with Information Security policies, and security incidents to management in a timely fashion.

8.  Creating presentations, training material, network diagrams, reports, and templates using Microsoft Office or a comparable office software suite.

9.  CISSP, CISM or similar certifications and credentials. 

10.  DHS Top Secret Clearance.  SCI preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer m/f/d/v.

Job ID: 331122

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