Systems Security Officer

TISTA Science and Technology
Potomac, MD
Feb 21, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Full Time
OverviewThe Systems Security Officer (SSO) in TISTA will be responsible for ensuring system FISMA compliance for programs under MACBIS Portfolio, a CMS enterprise-wide program with applications supporting Medicaid and CHIP data. This position has significant responsibility for the quality of all deliverables, prepares and performs final reviews on selected, critical written communications documents; and regularly makes presentations on program progress. Expected to work independently as needed. ResponsibilitiesSupport the T-MSIS and MACBIS Data Warehouse project managers (PM) in all cyber security related tasks. Review configuration change request for information systems security relevance and FISMA compliance. Support System Owner in planning and execution contingency planning, training, and annual exercises, execute, and document annual Contingency Plan training/test/exercise for the customer Manage POA&Ms Plan for the annual review of security documentation with the CMS ISSO. Review security documents at least quarterly to ensure updates are made in a timely manner. Assist the ISSO in the planning and coordination of Security Controls Assessment (SCA) and ATO (Authority to Operate). Represent the company in meetings with key stakeholders and customers and align project deliverables with stakeholder organizational goals Perform Reviews and evaluates programs and operations to determine adherence to policies and procedures Keeps management fully informed concerning security issues Participate in security audits, risk analysis, vulnerability testing and security reviews Identify security issues and risks, and develop mitigation plans Leads the development and interpretation of security policies and procedures Contributes to the development of enterprise-wide security strategy Work with development teams to identify functional requirements that drive security Document all work appropriately in coordination with customer requirements and contractual deliverables Draft weekly status reports Support system owner and ISSO within CMS as necessary to maintain FISMA compliance. Serve as the point of contact for all security incidents with in their area of responsibility and reports as appropriate to the CMS Incident Response Team. Handles and investigates incidents in cooperation with and under direction of the system ISSO and ISPG. QualificationsBachelors Degree and 5+ years of relevant (cyber/FISMA compliance) experience Must possess a CISSP certification(s)1-3 years experience with CMS Applications Security Compliance work Minimum of 5 years working experience as an SSO supporting for the federal government Knowledge and understanding of AWS infrastructure in relation to Security TISTA Science and Technology Corporation,a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is recognized in 2019 by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest-growing private companies in the US. TISTA is also a recipient of 2019 Top Veteran-Owned Companies by the Washington Business Journal. TISTA also received a 2018 Moxie Award in the GovCon category.Here at TISTA Science and Technology, we value Veterans and encourage all to apply!thinktista #tistacares #tistavaluesvetsEmployment Transparency:TISTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of TISTA to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. TISTA will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.The EEO is the Law poster is available here, and the poster supplement is availablehere. (The Pay Transparency Policy is availablehere. (Tista is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail call (301) - and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.Job ID2021-2409Job LocationsUS-MD-Rockville