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Senior Information System Security Officer

Company: Steampunk
Location: Washington
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

OverviewDesign. Disrupt. Repeat. Be an agent of change on a team committed to achieving client-focused, mission-driven excellence. Steampunk is the explosive collision of human-centered design and traditional government contracting. We are an employee-owned company with a startup mindset and time-tested approaches tailored for the federal government. We're passionate about creating solutions that are impactful, practical, and scalable while meeting our clients' ever-changing needs. We believe in empowering our people to find creative solutions to intractable problems. We believe the best environment in which to grow and thrive is outside our comfort zone. We believe that while good design makes for a good product, human-centered design makes for an excellent one. - -Who We AreSteampunk is the explosive collision of human-centered design and traditional government contracting. An employee-owned company with a startup mindset and time-tested approaches tailored for the federal government, we're passionate about creating solutions that are impactful, practical, scalable, and most importantly, that meet our clients' ever-changing needs.At Steampunk, we believe in disrupting the status quo and setting the pace in the ecosystem of government contractors, while repurposing tried-and-true methodologies. We believe in empowering our people to find creative solutions to intractable problems. We believe the best environment in which to grow and thrive is outside our comfort zone.While good design makes for a good product, we believe human-centered design makes for an excellent one.We also believe effective teams are powered by diverse perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences. To that end, Steampunk is an equal opportunity employer committed to promoting diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status, amongst our ranks. - Additionally, we participate in the E-Verify program.Why Steampunk?Our people are the very core of what we do; their expertise and hunger for new and exciting challenges fuel our relentless pursuit of mission success. As part of our team of "Punks," you'll test the status quo, explore new boundaries, and set the bar high for how government clients expect to engage with contractors.Because we value our employees' work/life balance (and believe those who work hard deserve to play hard), we offer a very competitive benefits package, including telework/flex scheduling, health/dental with orthodontics/vision insurance upon hire, paid time off with a sell-back benefit and carryover option, 11 Federal Holidays, 100% paid military leave, 100% 401(k) plan match upon hire, professional development/education reimbursement, all flexible spending accounts, and moreContributionsSteampunk -wants you to be a Senior -Information System Security Officer (ISSO) on our team to support a government customer in Washington D.C. The primary responsibilities for the position are to support all activities that ensure the level of security documented with the security authorization is maintained at an acceptable level of risk. The nature of the work requires that the candidate demonstrate initiative, organization, responsibility, customer service skills, and the ability to be flexible and adaptive to a fast-paced, fluid business environment. The candidate must be able to communicate effectively and decisively with all levels of the organization and be able to solve practical problems as well as exercise sound judgement with regards to sensitive and confidential information.Proactively create, monitor and update the status of POA&Ms to ensure weaknesses are resolved in accordance to their scheduled completion dates.Create of Waivers or Risk Acceptance Memos to assist in the effective management of -system risksConduct an annual assessment in accordance with guidance in the DHS Information Security Performance PlanReview and update security authorization documents as needed, but at least annuallyCoordinate with -the customer's -Privacy, Records, and Information Governance Divisions related to compliance documentation and other requirementsConduct Contingency Plan tests at least -annually and updating the planPerform system self-assessments as part of -the customer's -Ongoing Authorization programMonitor and respond to Information Security Vulnerability Management (ISVM)/Patch ManagementProvide audit support for assigned systems (Financial, A-123, FISMA, internal, DHS, etc.), throughout the audit (Pre, During, and Post Audit)Maintain knowledge of inventory in accreditation boundaryProactively ensure security requirements are included in development cycle (Waterfall, Agile, -SecDevOPs)Use DHS -and mandated enterprise IA Compliance Tools.Devise a plan to certify and accredit their assigned Information system or information systemsEnsure CM processes are followed to ensure that any changes do not introduce new security risksManage system Information Security Vulnerability Management (ISVM) ComplianceRespond to emerging requirements or policies as set by legislation, regulation or policyParticipate in DevOps Sec (security integrated into Agile processes) requirements for assigned systemsSupport annual assessments in accordance with guidance in the DHS Information Security Performance PlanQualificationsRequired:Five (5) to ten (10) years of IA experience is required; three (3) -of which must be FISMA-relatedBachelor's Degree in related IT Field or Bachelor's Degree may be substituted with four (4) additional years of FISMA- related experience, for a total of 9 to 14 years of experienceOne of the following:Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)Certified Information -Systems -Auditor -(CISA)Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)Specialized knowledge of financial audit standards, classified system IA requirements and Privacy Act requirementsSpecialized knowledge and experience with the implementation of the NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 family of publications, particularly those associated with the Risk Management FrameworkSpecialized knowledge and experience with evaluating system, network, or infrastructure security controls against requirements such as FISMA, FIPS, and NIST guidelinesKnowledge and experience with the vulnerability scanning execution, assessment, and analysisKnowledge and experience with the operating system and network knowledge (i.e., Local Area Networks [LAN] and Wide Area Networks [WAN])Knowledge and experience with information security and assurance principles (e.g., Defense-in-depth) and associated supporting technologiesKnowledge and experience with application security, database security, and network securityKnowledge and experience with the implementation of the NIST Special Publication (SP) 800 family of publications, particularly those associated with the Risk Management FrameworkExperience with evaluating system, network, or infrastructure security controls against requirements such as FISMA, FIPS, and NIST guidelinesAbility to assess and weigh current and evolving security threats in an operational environment -Preferred Skills:Current experience providing ISSO support to DHSExperience supporting systems hosted in Cloud environments.Experience supporting systems in Agile and DevOps environments.Steampunk is a federal contractor subject to Executive Order 14042 and Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.223-99 implementing the order. - Therefore, this position requires full vaccination for COVID-19, except in jurisdictions where the mandate is barred by a court ordered injunction. -About steampunkSteampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors. -Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges. - As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers - and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit .Job SummaryJob ID: 3099Clearance Requirement: Public Trust

Keywords: Steampunk, Washington DC , Senior Information System Security Officer, IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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