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Information Systems Security Officer

Job ID: 2306530
Location: EL SEGUNDO, CA, United States
Date Posted: May 24, 2023
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber GRC
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is looking for an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to support all facets of SAIC’s Information Protection Program at our El Segundo, CA location.  The ISSO assists the ISSM (Information Systems Security Manager) and provides oversight, guidance, and technical support, on IT and information system security issues affecting the mission of the customer by implementing common information system security practices, policies and technologies. 
Fun stuff you will do on the job: 
  • Assist Government customer with closing remaining open items to deliver a fully operational facility that is compliant with appropriate security regulations
  • Maintain operational security posture for programs and information systems
  • Information Security interface to government customer Designated Accrediting Authorities across the DoD and Intelligence Communities
  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support authorization and accreditation
  • Prepare and review documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Authorization To Operate (ATO) packages, and Security Controls Traceability Matrices (SCTMs)
  • Conduct periodic reviews and evaluations of required IS policies and procedures
  • Support IS Security Inspections, tests, and reviews


This is you:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 9+ years of related experience
  • Active SSBI with TS/SCI eligibility, and willing to complete a polygraph
  • Valid Security+ CE Certification.  Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technical Level 2
  • Familiarity with Program Security responsibilities to include but not limited to:  OPSEC, Program. Protection, Personnel Security clearances, Security Training and Education, Classification management
  • Experience with working in SAP environments
  • Previous experience controlling, labeling, virus scanning, and appropriately transferring data (upload/download) between information systems at varying classification levels
  • Experience with JSIG or ICD 503, NIST Special Publications, Intel Community Directives, DoD Issuances, etc.
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Target salary range: $145,001 - $155,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

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