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Information Systems Security Officer

Job ID: 1927998
Location: MCLEAN, VA, United States
Date Posted: Nov 22, 2019
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber Sec Analyst
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Teleworking: No

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Job Description

Description

Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to support a large customer program.  This program includes multiple administrative and operational networks which are customized for the customer’s missions. Candidate will be responsible for protecting the organization's information and information systems from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, disruption, modification, perusal, inspection, recording and destruction. Applicant must be able to multitask, adapt to a fast-paced environment, possess the ability to apply analytical, customer service, and critical thinking skills. Duties will consist of managing and enforcing security strategies and policies within established guidelines. Areas of responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing assessment & authorization packages to obtain approvals to operate IAW ICD 503, CNSS 1253 and NIST 800-53’s applicable revision.

Job Duties Include:

  • Provide consulting to Agencies on Requests for Service for the design, development, and deployment of Ongoing Assessment, Ongoing Authorization, and other Information Assurance (IA) initiatives
  • Provide continuous monitoring to enforce client security policy and procedures and create processes that will provide increased visibility to system owners on impacts to the security posture of systems
  • Ensure system security measures comply with applicable government policies
  • Monitor configuration management changes and assess the impact of modifications and vulnerabilities for each system
  • Ensure that system security requirements are addressed throughout the project and system lifecycle
  • Ensure effective controls and processes are in place and working effectively to maintain a strong system security posture.
  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analyses to support Assessment & Authorization (A&A) activities
  • Review system security A&A package submissions for consistency, completeness and traceability ensuring compliance
  • Develop, maintain, and facilitate the appropriate closure of POA&Ms and facilitate with the Agency-designated security Point of Contact (PoC)/ISSO any related remediation activities
  • Understand and monitor operations processes, including but not limited to, the Incident Response Process and Communications Process, to ensure that they are followed properly at Agencies in accordance with specific policies and procedures
  • Ensure the development, documentation, and presentation of IS security education, awareness, and training activities for users and others, as appropriate
  • Ability to manage multiple high visibility security projects and adjust to quick shifts in customer priorities while meeting all mission requirements
  • Familiarity with controlling, labeling, virus scanning, and appropriately transferring data (uploading/downloading) between information systems at varying classification levels;
  • Performing Nessus scans and other vulnerability tools and interpreting the results
  • Demonstrated ability to translate technical information and information technology jargon into plain English


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Security+
  • GSEC Security Essentials
  • GIAC Information Security Fundamentals

Preferred Qualifications:

  • BA or BS degree in a related field and 12+ years of experience in a broad range of assignments in technical ISSO tasks, or
  • MA or MS degree in a related field and 10+ years of experience in a broad range of assignments in technical ISSO tasks
  • 6+ years working in an information security role for classified computer networks/systems
  • CISSP
  • Will substitute additional experience in lieu of degree
  • TS/SCI with Polygraph is required. Candidates without this level clearance will not be considered.


Desired Qualifications

 

Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

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