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Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Company: Contract Professionals, Inc
Location: Fairfax
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job Description

An active DoD Secret Clearance is required prior to hire

As a member of the Information Assurance Security team the ISSO supports system security categorization efforts, security requirements selection/analysis, security control assessments and performs continuous monitoring.

Daily Tasks:

  • Executes or supports the execution of A&A activities, including development of required security documentation, including items such as System Security Plans, Security Assessment Reports, SCTM's and POA&M's in compliance with IA policy
  • Perform weekly system audit reviews, media reviews, hardware/software configuration management
  • Executes security testing and evaluation to ensure correct implementation of security controls
  • Supports the assessment and mitigation of vulnerabilities throughout a systems life cycle
  • Conduct IA security education training for all system users on appropriate risk mitigation strategies
  • Perform incident response and cleanup actions, when necessary, per company or customer directions
  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and procedures outlined in the System Security Plan (SSP).
  • Assume ISSM responsibilities as assigned by the Region Manager and/or in the absence of the ISSM
    Knowledge Skills And Abilities:
    • Proficient understanding of cyber security specifications such as Risk Management Framework (RMF), JSIG (Joint SAP Implementation Guide), ICD-503, NIST SP 800-53
    • Experience implementing government security requirements to include technical computer/network system auditing
    • Trained and proficient in Assured File Transfer (AFT) processes and tools
    • Experience with various security assessment/hardening tools - STIGs, SCAP, ACAS, Nessus, etc.
    • Systems administration experience is highly desirable
    • Very strong writing, speaking, analytical, and customer service skills
    • Ability to participate in or lead security work groups
    • Must be a self-starter capable of multitasking and efficiently managing your time in a dynamic environment while requiring minimal levels of supervision
    • Maintains contact with external customer security professionals
      Education Requirements:
      Requires a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or a related Science or Mathematics field. Also requires 5+ years of job-related experience, or a Master's degree plus 3 years of job-related experience.

      Department of Defense Secret security clearance is required at time of hire. Applicants selected will be subject to a US Government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, US citizenship is required.

      This assignment is a US Government Contract which requires all applicants to be US Citizens.

Keywords: Contract Professionals, Inc, Washington DC , Information System Security Officer (ISSO), IT / Software / Systems , Fairfax, DC

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