Information Systems Security Officer 2

This opening is for a System Security Officer II to support a critical mission of consequence within our Cyber Mission Business Unit in Annapolis Junction, MD.  The selected candidate will perform security scans to identify vulnerabilities and risks, and work with the Engineering team to mitigate the risks. The candidate is required to have experience with ensuring systems successfully complete the Assessments & Authorization (A&A) process.

The ISSO II will:
Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program

Provide support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies

Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed.

Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system

Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.

Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation

Provide configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware. Manages changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes

Prepare and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs). Supports security authorization activities in compliance with NSA/CSS Information System Certification and Accreditation Process (NISCAP) and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP)

Basic Qualifications:
Active TS/SCI security clearance with Poly
Ten (10) years’ experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
Experience is to include at least two (2) 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.
DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I or higher is required.
Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Preferred Qualifications:
AWS Cloud Security experience

Requisition Number: VTREQ0001494

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