Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) w/ AWS experience

System One
Ashburn, VA
Oct 04, 2022
Oct 07, 2022
Full Time
ALTA IT has a Contract to Hire position open for an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) w/ AWS.Remote - Possible one Day a month onsite in Ashburn, VA in the Future US Citizens Only Job Description: Monitors and analyzes Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) to identify security issues for remediationRecognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful intrusion attempts and compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary informationEvaluates firewall change requests and assesses organizational riskCommunicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications, and operating systemsAssists with implementation of countermeasures or mitigating controlsConducts regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plansDevelops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise antivirus systems and software deployment toolsSafeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction, or disclosureResearches, evaluates, tests, and implements new security software or devicesConducts investigations of information systems security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to managementImplements, enforces, communicates, and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, telecommunications, and information systems security education/awareness programsPerforms periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine complianceProvides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to informationProvides information assurance project management, technical security staff oversight, and development of mission-critical technical documentsEnsure compliance with regulations and privacy lawsDevelops materials for computer security education/awareness programsResponds to queries and requests for computer security information and reportsMay coach and provide guidance to less-experienced professionalsMay serve as a team or task leadEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: BA/BS or equivalent, 8+ years of experience

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