Information System Security Officer (ISSO) Laurel, MD
Job Summary: IT Veterans seeking a talented Information System Security Officer (ISSO) with an active TS/SCI clearance required with an FS Poly. Responsibilities:
Completing and updating documentation such as security CONOPS, Security Controls Traceability Matrix 's, System Security Plans, Risk Assessment Reports, Contingency Plans.
Track and maintain user agreements and training. Conduct periodic reviews of information systems to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures.
Work with ISSEs, ISSMs, and Program Managers to develop secure IT solutions in the classified environment.
Capture and refine information security requirements and work with the ISSM to ensure that the requirements are effectively integrated into information systems.
Work with the ISSM and PM on procurement and research on software/hardware products to ensure Supply Chain Risk Management compliance.
Conduct system audits and analyze results for reporting. Monitor systems for compliance and vulnerabilities.
Implement high-priority security mitigations and coordinate critical fixes with the System Administrators and PM. Conduct periodic security testing and tabletop exercises.
Monitor systems for anomalous activity (after-hours use, privilege activities, etc.).
Conduct a preliminary review of security events and recommend actions to the PSR and ISSM. Execute containment actions and report generation for IT spills and incidents.
Coordinate CCB activities and document changes to the IS. Initiate change requests for security-related changes and conduct security impact assessments and software due diligence requests.
Research, diagnose and resolve complex computer system software and hardware issues as they arise.
Possess a BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, related field or equivalent experience.
Have 2+ years of Windows systems administration experience.
Have proven Assessment and Authorization experience working with the Risk Management Framework (RMF), NISPOM, or JSIG.
Have a minimum of 2 years experience solving information technology problems and working in a classified computer facility in information, intelligence, or security areas.
Have a deep understanding of computer operating systems, hardware, and software.
Can demonstrate excellent organizational and communication skills and the ability to effectively interact with managers and technical staff.
Possess a current DoD 8570 certification (Security+, CISSP, etc.), or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment required.
TS/SCI clearance required with an FS Poly.
Have experience working in or directly supporting the Department of Defense or other U.S. government entities desired.
Linux computer experience.
Have experience with VMware or other virtualization software.
Have practical experience with programming / scripting languages.
Have proven excellent oral and written communication skills, and the understanding of customer focus.
At IT Veterans LLC, we are committed to providing an environment of mutual respect where equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and teammates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, military and veteran status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law. We believe that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success.