Information Systems Security Officer

Key Role:

Work with a dynamic, highly motivated, and well-organized team. Leverage expertise in administering US government security policies and procedures to support the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO). Provide support for the assessment and authorization of Risk Management Framework (RMF) packages for computer networks using government standards, including ensuring systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures, as outlined in the security authorization package. Maintain responsibility for hardware and software control, computer security briefings, educating users within the security program, and ensuring business needs are met. Work with systems administrators to ensure all systems security procedures are being followed in accordance with the applicable System Security Plan (SSP) and Security Control Traceability Matrix (SCTM), ensure audit files are maintained and reviewed in accordance with client requirements, offer sound decisions, take independent action, analyze problems, and provide focused solutions. Support system administrators in software patch installation, antivirus updates, and conducting security self-reviews as needed and coordinate any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system with the ISSM to ensure compliance with configuration management policy.

Basic Qualifications:

-3+ years of experience as an ISSO or ISSM
-Experience with Windows and audit reduction tools and applications

-Knowledge of the assessment and authorization process for DoD computers, including using the SCAP tool
-Knowledge of pertinent government security directives, including National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), JSIG, and DCID/ICDs

-Knowledge of the DoD Assessment and Authorization Process Manual (DAAPM) and ICD503 and RMF certification and accreditation processes for classified systems

-Knowledge of NISPOM Chapter 8 and ICD503 or RMF DoD 8570 Security

-Knowledge of incident handling, including data spills for unclassified and classified systems
-TS/SCI clearance with a polygraph

-BA or BS degree

-Security + CE, CISSP, or Level 1 IAM Certification

Additional Qualifications:

-BA or BS degree in Cybersecurity, CS, or Information Assurance


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; TS/SCI clearance with polygraph is required.

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