Information System Security Officer

Washington, DC
Jun 23, 2022
Jul 08, 2022
IT, Security Engineer
Full Time
Overview: Guidehouse is a leading global provider of consulting services to the public sector and commercial markets, with broad capabilities in management, technology, and risk consulting. By combining our public and private sector expertise, we help clients address their most complex challenges and navigate significant regulatory pressures focusing on transformational change, business resiliency, and technology-driven innovation. Across a range of advisory, consulting, outsourcing, and digital services, we create scalable, innovative solutions that help our clients outwit complexity and position them for future growth and success. The company has more than 12,000 professionals in over 50 locations globally. Guidehouse is a Veritas Capital portfolio company, led by seasoned professionals with proven and diverse expertise in traditional and emerging technologies, markets, and agenda-setting issues driving national and global economies. For more information, please visit Responsibilities: Guidehouse has an exciting opportunity in our National Security Segment to support an identity and credential management system (IDMS) for a federal client. The ISSO will be responsible for providing support for conducting proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies for an IDMS system. The individual will oversee an IS program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed. The Individual will regularly interact with senior government officials, staff, and will be engaged in a diverse set of project-specific tasks related to the security and assessment and authorization (A) activities of the IDMS system. The individual should possess experience with a variety of project management responsibilities, IS experience, and a willingness to be flexible in supporting numerous work products and deliverables. Qualifications: The following skills/experience/knowledge are REQUIRED to be considered for this role:Active or Interim Secret Clearance requiredBachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in relevant field5+ years of experience conducting A activities, risk and security assessments, IT audits, network and application penetration testing, and intrusion detection and drafting Plans of Actions and Milestones and remediation plansKnowledge of Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA), FEDRAMP, National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication (SP) 800 Series and Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS)Experience identifying cybersecurity and security control technologies to reduce identified risk to acceptable security levelsExperience with Risk Management Framework process activities and related documentation to include maintaining lists of known risks and monitoring known risks for compliance with federal policiesExperience collaborating with multiple contractor and federal government teams to support federal compliance and assessment effortsExperience developing and presenting executive presentations utilizing Excel, PowerPoint, and/or VisioExperience interacting directly with Federal clients at all levels of leadership; polished and professional in client interactionsProactive and comfortable working independentlyThe following skills/experience/knowledge are PREFERRED to be considered for this role:Experience with IDMS systemsExperience with Xacta and Risk Management toolsAbility to self-direct, prioritize, and manage multiple tasks and subcontractors in a fast-paced environment Additional Requirements: The successful candidate must not be subject to employment restrictions from a former employer (such as a non-compete) that would prevent the candidate from performing the job responsibilities as described. Disclaimer: About GuidehouseGuidehouse is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression, age, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation. Guidehouse will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law or ordinance including the Fair Chance Ordinance of Los Angeles and San Francisco. If you have visited our website for information about employment opportunities, or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation, please contact Guidehouse Recruiting at 1-571-633-1711 or via email at All information you provide will be kept confidential and will be used only to the extent required to provide needed reasonable accommodation. Guidehouse does not accept unsolicited resumes through or from search firms or staffing agencies. All unsolicited resumes will be considered the property of Guidehouse and Guidehouse will not be obligated to pay a placement fee. Rewards and BenefitsGuidehouse offers a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Benefits include:Medical, Rx, Dental & Vision InsurancePersonal and Family Sick Time & Company Paid HolidaysPosition may be eligible for a discretionary variable incentive bonusParental Leave and Adoption Assistance401(k) Retirement PlanBasic Life & Supplemental LifeHealth Savings Account, Dental/Vision & Dependent Care Flexible Spending AccountsShort-Term & Long-Term DisabilityTuition Reimbursement, Personal Development & Learning OpportunitiesSkills Development & CertificationsEmployee Referral ProgramCorporate Sponsored Events & Community OutreachEmergency Back-Up Childcare Program

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