By Light HQ

Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Job Locations US-MD-Fort Meade
Posted Date 2 months ago(7/27/2021 1:46 PM)
ID
2021-6711
# of Openings
1
Clearance
TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

Overview

By Light, is hiring a Information System Security Officer (ISSO) Level 3 in support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies. This position maintains operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed. The ISSO also prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs). 

Responsibilities

  • Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
  • Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
  • Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware
  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation
  • Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs , network switches, etc. to include system upgrades
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
  • Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program
  • Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave
  • Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies
  • Develop and update the system security plan and other IA documentation
  • Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware
  • Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to-day security operations of the system
  • Develop system security policy and ensures compliance
  • Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)
  • Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies
  • Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes
  • Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control
  • Interact with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define and achieve required IA objectives
  • Provide daily oversight and direction to junior ISSOs
  • Serve as an ISSM

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Fifteen (15) years of experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Experience is to include at least three (3) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I or higher is required

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

• TS/SCI w FS Poly

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