Information Systems Security Officer in Washington, DC at Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.

Date Posted: 4/5/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: R0022824

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of strategy and technology for more than 100 years. Today, the firm provides management and technology consulting and engineering services to leading Fortune 500 corporations, governments, and not-for-profits across the globe. Booz Allen partners with public and private sector clients to solve their most difficult challenges through a combination of consulting, analytics, mission operations, technology, systems delivery, cybersecurity, engineering and innovation expertise.

Information Systems Security Officer

Key Role:

Provide Information Assurance (IA) support to the client as an Alternate Information Systems Security Officer (A-ISSO). Function as an IA network security subject matter expert and provide support for all systems security needs throughout the systems lifecycle. Support the Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process through routine compliance activities, including documentation maintenance, regular control self-assessments, and technical assessments using automated tools. Use advanced knowledge of networking and technical system design to provide analysis of system architectures and security measures. Provide analysis for the drafting of security policies, plans, design changes, and other relevant documents to ensure accreditation packets are complete and current. Assist the team with supporting IA programs. Support other IA activities, including risk analysis, weakness remediation, vulnerability assessment and management, continuous system monitoring, configuration management, and component oversight, providing technical analysis in applicable situations.

Basic Qualifications:

-5+ years of experience with writing documents for A&A or RMF for civil government based on NIST SP 800-53 Rev4

-5+ years of experience with participating in the design and testing of NIST 800-53 security controls for TCP/IP networks and information systems, including Windows and Linux-based systems

-5+ years of experience with managing FISMA compliance programs and conducting FISMA reporting

-3+ years of experience with acting as the security SME for IT development projects

-2+ years of experience with systems administration

-Experience with manual and automated vulnerability assessments

-Experience with the design and operation of security controls for virtualized systems

-Experience with acting as a liaison between technical teams, including system administrators and non-technical mission or business owners to build consensus and common comprehension on security and risk considerations

-Active Top Secret clearance

-Security+, CASP, CAP, or CISSP Certification

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with managing system security considerations and integration with traditional system architectures

-Experience with the configuration and hardening of traditional and virtual server platforms

-BA or BS degree


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Top Secret clearance is required.

Integrating a full range of consulting capabilities, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems by their side to help them achieve their missions.  Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

We are proud of our diverse environment, EOE, M/F/Disability/Vet.


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