Information Systems Security Officer

Springfield, Virginia
Nov 19, 2020
Dec 24, 2020
Full Time
Information Systems Security Officer

Springfield, VAJoin our Talent Network


Company Job Title:Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Clearance:TS/SCI Clearance

Location:Springfield, VA or Arnold, MO


TheInformation Systems Security Officer (ISSO) will support coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies throughout the NGA's Mission web presence on all domains.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Draft and reviews all C&A documentation and providing security lifecycle support to ensure security is appraised in all phases from concept through decommissioning.
  • Provide advice and assistance in developing SSPs, CONOPS, and test plans according to C&A lifecycle best practices.
  • Assist in obtaining approvals and ensure federal, state and local information security and CI controls are implemented.
  • Develop, implement, review and evaluate System Security Plans, Interconnection Security Agreements, Risk Assessments, Plan of Actions and Milestones (POAM), System Requirements Traceability Matrix (SRTM), Security Assessment Reports, Contingency Plans as well as other required documentation to satisfy Certification and Accreditation (C&A)/Assessment and Authorization (A&A) requirements in accordance with government policies and procedures.
  • Achieve and maintain ATO (Authority To Operate), as required.
  • Perform IS security briefings, report all security incidents to the ISSM (Information Systems Security Manager), and investigate, document and report, as well as provide protective and corrective measures in response to such incidents
  • Communicate and enforce security policies, procedures based on NIST RMF standards
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)
  • Bachelors Degree
  • 5 years of experience maintaining the operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are followed
  • 5 years of experience assisting with the management of security aspects of the information system and performing day-to-day security operations of the system.
  • 5 years of experience evaluating security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information; performing vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation.
  • 5 years of experience providing configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware; manage changes to system and assess the security impact of those changes; prepare and review documentation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting
  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals
  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others.
  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, and experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues.
  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone; good phone skills, professional demeanor, previous customer service experience strongly desired.
  • Good problem-solving skills; ability to visualize a problem/situation and think abstractly to solve it

Physical Demands:(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee may use repeated motions that include the arms, wrists, hands and/or fingers. The employee is occasionally required to walk, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)
  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.
  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

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