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Information Systems Security Officers (ISSOs)

Location: Washington, DC, United States
Date Posted: 10-31-2018
SBD is seeking highly qualified and motivated Information Systems Security Officers (ISSOs) for a federal client.  The ISSO is dedicated to performing the risk management services for several security boundaries to include FedRAMP cloud hosted applications and offers services in the following areas.

Technical responsibilities include:
  • System Security Officers and System Security program serves to dedicate security staff to specific systems and programs.  Be knowledgeable of Federal, Departmental, and security regulations when developing functional and technical requirements; serve as a POC for Information System with security issues;
  • Prepare and update reports to ensure that the unit complies with mandated internal and external security reporting requirements, including Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) and CPIC;
  • Coordinate security program and system elements with the agency IT Program Managers by evaluating system environments for security requirements and controls including: IT Security Architecture, hardware, software, telecommunications, security trends, and associated threats and vulnerabilities;
  • Manage security controls to ensure confidentiality, integrity and availability of information;
  • Build security into the system development process and define security specifications to Support the acquisition of new systems;
  • Review and sign off on system procurement requests to ensure that security has been considered and included;
  • Adhere to and implement system security controls that ensure the protection of Sensitive but Unclassified (SBU) information using authentication techniques, encryption, firewalls, and access controls;
  • Complete self-assessments;
  • Assist in the A&A process;
  • Update to the SSP for the program;
  • Serve as a key advisor in risk assessments of all systems and mitigate vulnerabilities;
  • Adhere to Continuous Monitoring practices to ensure that security controls are maintained over the life of IT systems
  • Update the electronic agency inventory for all agency computing devices;
  • Assist the System Owner in the development, testing and maintenance of contingency plans, backup and storage procedures;
  • Document all procedures according to departmental standards;
  • Audit and monitor application, system and security logs for security threats, vulnerabilities and suspicious activities; report suspicious activities to the agency CIRC coordinator;
  • Monitor and coordinate patch management and scanning techniques for all unit systems; participate in identification and mitigation of all system vulnerabilities;
  • Support and facilitate the security awareness, training and education program; and
  • Assist the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in any other security related duties, as required


Additional responsibilities include:
  • Incident response, as needed
  • Coordinate Incident Response with the agency System Owners (SO) to include all associated actions necessary to mitigate the risk to unit systems
  • Prepare and coordinate Incident Responses with the agency ISSM to include all associated actions necessary to mitigate the risk to unit systems.
  • Computer investigations and forensics
  • POA&M Review/Processing
  • On a quarterly basis, update POA&M information in centralized authoritative source
  • Assist in and/or prepare Weakness Completion Verification Forms
  • Security architecture and engineering support
  • Develop, prepare and/or update SOP's as identified or as necessary
  • SOP's are updated at a minimum annually
  • Consolidate all ISSO Activity Status Reports. Report requirements and format shall be established by the designated Government Task Lead after award


Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in CS, IT, or Engineering
  • 7+ years experience in IT field; 5+ years consulting experience
  • 5+ years experience with NIST and FISMA
  • Must have 3+ years experience supporting Federal customers 
  • Must have 3+ years demonstrated success serving in ISSO support roles.
  • Must have CISSP certification
  • Must be highly organized and have solid interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills, listening and writing skills
  • Energy, integrity and strong work ethic
  • Must have a DoD Secret or Top Secret clearance and be able to obtain a federal government EOD


Desired:
  • Master’s Degree
  • Cloud security experience
  • CCSP, CIPP, CAP, CASP/GSLC/CISM/CSM or other industry standard security certifications
 
 
Solutions By Design II, LLC (SBD) is committed to the development of a creative, diverse and inclusive work environment. In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at SBD will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. SBD does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, IWDs, Veteran Status or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as "protected status").
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