Information Systems Security Representative (ISSR)

Washington, DC
Jun 07, 2017
Sep 25, 2017
Full Time
The Information Systems Security Representative will provide Information Technology Security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) support. 

  • Facilitate initial briefings and subsequent meetings of the A&A core team. 
  • Coordinate the completion of a BIA. 
  • Recommend security requirements to executive sponsors and portfolio managers during the BIA process based on generally accepted industry practices, the operating environment [e.g., hosted in the de-militarized zone (DMZ)], and the risks associated with the information resource. 
  • Coordinate with ISSO to determine what information resources are vulnerable to threats, what controls and countermeasures may be appropriate, and the A&A process. 
  • Review and evaluate A&A documentation, including the BIA, Risk Assessment, Security Plan, Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) plan and report, and provide independent reviews of the information resource.
  • Prepare the A&A Evaluation Report. 
  • Escalate security concerns and the  forwarding of the A&A Evaluation Report and supporting A&A documentation package to the certifier. 
  • Work with the ISSO to complete A&A artifacts and send required artifacts (e.g., TAD and security specifications for procurements) to the ISSO. 
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.

Qualifications 5-8 years of related experience in information systems security.

    Working knowledge of A&A process (BIAs, Risk Assessments, Security Plans, Vulnerability scans, etc.).Experience/skill in interpretation and application written policy and regulationAble to troubleshoot and prioritize needs.Knowledge of information systems security in a production environmentExcellent communications skills, both oral and writtenSecurity+ or CISSP preferredMust be able to obtain a Public Trust
 As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering, professional services and simulation and training to customers in the defense, federal civilian government, health, homeland security, intelligence, state and local government and commercial sectors.With approximately 32,000 professionals worldwide, the company delivers IT enterprise solutions, manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs and provides mission support services.GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.