Apex Systems
Columbia, MD
Jun 17, 2019
Jun 19, 2019
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Apex Systems is looking for a TS/SCI Cleared qualified ISSO to support a government program in Columbia, MD. If interested please send your most up to date resume to Justin Ford. His email is [Click Here to Email Your Resume] Candidates must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Top Secret SCI as a condition of employment. The role of the ISSO is to bridge the gap between high level security policies/requirements and technical/operational implementation of those requirements. Candidates should have in-depth understanding of the cybersecurity policies and procedures for government sector information systems and sufficient technical knowledge and experience to implement them. This position will involve Certification & Accreditation activities, cybersecurity threat awareness and reporting, participation in the development of cyber analysis growth and improvement opportunities, cyber analysis and extensive writing and briefing opportunities. Essential Duties and Responsibilities The following describes the typical duties of an ISSO. Experience with these responsibilities is highly desired Develop IT security policies, standards, and guidance Experience with using NESSUS and other scanning applications including Security Center Provide input to IA A&A process activities and related documentation such as systems concept of operations, system security design, implementation plans, operational procedures, and maintenance training materials Provide engineering support and assistance to authorization/accreditation test and evaluation activities Provide continuous monitoring support for information systems Develop and maintain processes and procedures to identify, track and mitigate customer system vulnerabilities. Have relevant networking experience (eg TCP/IP stack, DNS, BGP, metadata, IDS/IPS) and be able to serve as a Subject Matter Expert in security event identification, threat analysis, and network vulnerability analysis and reporting. Candidates must have expertise in collecting and analyzing host-based (Windows, Linux, or Solaris) and network-based data, utilizing Computer Network Defense or forensic tools, gathering and interpreting information, performing Internet research, identifying mitigation strategies, and effectively communicating results. Should have demonstrated analytic ability to discover unknown, suspicious or exploitation activity and analyze exploitation opportunities and expertise to evaluate and recommend information security enhancements, product upgrades, and tools to ensure minimal exposures. Prior experience with open source vulnerability tools EEO EmployerApex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178

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