ISSO (TS/SCI Polygraph)

Employer
Axom Technologies
Location
Annapolis Junction, MD
Posted
Apr 20, 2017
Closes
Apr 21, 2017
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Information System Security Officer Who we are: Axom Technologies is a Service Disabled, Veteran Owned, Small Business that was founded over 10+ years ago based on the idea of delivering quality expert services while supporting national security. Throughout the years Axom has been nationally recognized for several awards that were based around quality, program support, company growth and success. We pride ourselves on being able to swiftly adapt to new project needs and to rapidly changing conditions in the worlds of defense, security and intelligence. We relish opportunities to produce outstanding technical products and services for our clients. Why Axom? Axom Technologies offers an opportunity to work on exciting programs within the fields of Software Development, Cyber, IT, and Mission Support. Axom utilizes cutting edge technologies and continuously seeks to develop innovative tools not on the market today. We offer a diversified customer portfolio that allows our employees to grow their technical muscles and produce work they can engage in and are proud of. Our most tenured employees have stayed here because they have experienced exciting technical and mission projects all while being part of a small business environment that puts the employee first. Axom offers competitive salaries, excellent benefits, enticing 401k options and opportunities for career advancements. Check us out and see why we are one of the area's fastest growing Government Contractors! Benefits / Axom Team Perks: Axom always seeks top tiered talent and expect their very best performance. In return, we offer a welcoming environment for our team to not only be successful, but to also thrive in. We are passionate about our team, our work, and our achievements.Competitive and above market value salaries.Comprehensive health insurance plan.401(k) retirement plan with company paid contribution (up to 6% of your salary, immediately vested. No waiting!)Annual bonus plan.Flexible work schedules.4 weeks Paid Time Off, plus 10 Federal holidays.Generous referral bonuses.Performance-based spot bonuses.Company outings to local sporting events, company picnics, luncheons, intramural sports, open-houses and other various company sponsored events.Paid training - if you need it, you get it! We also offer access to an extensive online course catalog for unlimited training options.Room for growth and expansion of skill sets- Axom has over 20 funded contracts supporting various customers. Job Number TOMSIS9115 Clearance TS/SCI with a Full Scope Polygraph Job Description Axom Technologies was recently awarded a large prime DOD contract located at Ft. Meade, MD. We are currently seeking a talented ISSO to join our growing team!Job Description:Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) Provides support for a program, organization, system, or enclave's information assurance program. Provides support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies. Maintains operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed. Assists 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. Performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation. Provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware. Manages changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes. Prepares 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).Job Duties:The Level 2 Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) shall possess the following capabilities:- Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies- Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information- Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware- Assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation- Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs , network switches, etc. to include system upgrades- Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information- Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies- Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program- Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave- Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies- Develop and update the system security plan and other IA documentation- Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware- Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to-day security operations of the system- Develop system security policy and ensures compliance- Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)- Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies- Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes- Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes- Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview- Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave's information assurance program- Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their controlQualifications: 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. Axom Technologies is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Company Description: We relish opportunities to produce outstanding technical products and services for our clients. At Axom Technologies, we pride ourselves on delivering IT, cyber and engineering work that leads the industry. We pride ourselves on being able to swiftly adapt to new project needs and to rapidly changing conditions in the worlds of defense, security and intelligence. And we value and admire the sharp, passionate professionals on our team who achieve all those things. As a dynamic, fast-growing, industry-leading company, we believe Axom Technologies is a great place to work. Here IT, cyber and engineering professionals can flex their professional muscles, produce work they can be proud of, and ensure they stay at the forefront of their industry. At Axom, you'll always have a new challenge to interest you and a new opportunity to learn. Axom Technologies announces our 10-10 referral program! All current Axom Employees that refer a software candidate will receive a 10k referral bonus upon that candidate being placed on an Axom contract! The candidate being referred will also receive a 10k sign-on bonus of their own after being placed on an Axom contract! 10k for the referrer, 10k for the candidate!! For more details please visit us at , follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin to receive updates on openings as well!