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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Job ID: 2113176
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Sep 8, 2021
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: IT Security Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly
Potential for Remote Work: Yes
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Job Description

Description

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) Conducts research, develops, implements, test, and reviews an application(S) information security IAW DoD/NIST RMF requirements in order to protect information and prevent unauthorized access.  In this role, the officer will direct the contracting team about security measures, explain potential threats, implement security measures, and monitor applications in order to meet or exceed all DoD/NIST RMF requirements, resulting in faster and more accurate software releases.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The ISSO is SAIC’s primary point of contact for all Security related discussions for the program and the task order(s) and has overall authority for security needs within the program and task order.  The TO ISSO is responsible for successful reviews, audits and vulnerability studies for the task order to our customer.   Must have demonstrated ability as an ISSO.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a principal advisor to the Government on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving the security of an Information System (IS)
  • Provide the detailed knowledge and expertise required to manage the security aspects of an IS.
  • Maintain responsibility for the day-to-day security operations of the system.
  • Security Control Validation Visits
  • Secure Configuration and Change management
  • Event Management
  • Account Management
  • Vulnerability Management
  • Security Incident Management
  • POA&M Management
  • Reauthorization, and Decommissioning
  • Collaborate with the System Owner to maintain Approval to Operate (ATO), including the resolution of any Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&M) documents issued by the DAO
  • Maintain and validate account and vulnerability management
  • Develop and provide update System security Plans (SSPs) and supporting documentation (e.g. SECONOPs, diagrams, Privileged User's Guide)
  • Respond to any data calls
  • Provide security design guidance and analysis to the project team throughout the RMF process
  • Collaborate with the Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) in the design, build, and self-test of systems
  • Perform reviews of technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommended mitigation strategies

 

REQUIRED:

Minimum of a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or five (5) years of comparable work experience.  Progressive and demonstrated enterprise security engineering and security management experience.

  • ISSO with 5+ years of verifiable experience
  • ISSO must be DoD 8570 compliant at IA Technical (IAT)/IA management (IAM) Level 2
  • Analytical and effectively able to troubleshoot and prioritize needs, requirements and other issues.
  • Active TS Security Clearance

 

DESIRED:

  • Eight or more years of experience as an ISSO preferably within the Intelligence Community as well as a security clearance Status of Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) with a CI polygraph test. 
  • Certified information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) and possess acute knowledge and practical experience of DoD 8510 and NIST 800-53 Risk Management Framework, respectively.
  • SofSkills: Excellent Communication skills in both written and oral communications.
  • SofSkills: Proven Teamwork, leadership and conflict management, and critical thinking skills.
  • MS Project:  5+ years of complex project scheduling in MS Project
  • MS Word:  10+ years

Qualifications

TYPICAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 

REQUIRED:

Minimum of a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, Engineering, or five (5) years of comparable work experience.  Progressive and demonstrated enterprise security engineering and security management experience.

  • ISSO with 5+ years of verifiable experience
  • ISSO must be DoD 8570 compliant at IA Technical (IAT)/IA management (IAM) Level 2
  • Analytical and effectively able to troubleshoot and prioritize needs, requirements and other issues.
  • Active TS Security Clearance

 

DESIRED:

  • Eight or more years of experience as an ISSO preferably within the Intelligence Community as well as a security clearance Status of Top Secret / Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI) with a CI polygraph test. 
  • Certified information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP) and possess acute knowledge and practical experience of DoD 8510 and NIST 800-53 Risk Management Framework, respectively.
  • SofSkills: Excellent Communication skills in both written and oral communications.
  • SofSkills: Proven Teamwork, leadership and conflict management, and critical thinking skills.
  • MS Project:  5+ years of complex project scheduling in MS Project
  • MS Word:  10+ years

COVID Policy: Prospective and/or new employees will be required to adhere with SAIC's vaccination policy. Full vaccination will be required before the start of employment in order to work onsite at an SAIC location. If applicable, prospective or new employees may seek an exemption to the vaccination requirement at Contact Us and must have an approved exemption prior to the start of their employment. Employees working onsite at a customer location must comply with customer requirements which may include mandatory vaccination, mandatory attestation regarding one's vaccination status and mandatory weekly or bi-weekly testing.
Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator solving our nation's modernization and readiness challenges. Our offerings across defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets include high-end solutions in engineering, IT, and mission outcomes. We integrate the best components from our portfolio with our partner's ecosystem to deliver innovative and effective solutions. We are 25,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. Headquartered in Reston, VA, SAIC has annual revenues of nearly $7.1 billion. For information, visit saic.com or Working at SAIC for benefits details. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer empowering people no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or veteran status. We strive to create a diverse, inclusive and respectful work culture that values all.

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