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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Job ID: 2113176
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Apr 19, 2022
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
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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




Target salary range: $175,001 - $200,000. The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

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