Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)/ Systems Administrator (SA)
DescriptionAre you searching for challenging and impactful work supporting classified networks? Do you want to work on problems that will ensure our national cyber missions are secure? If so, we're looking for someone like you to join our team at APL We are ranked as one of Computerworld's Top Places to Work in IT four years running and we are seeking dedicated Information System Security Officers (ISSO) and System Administrators (SA) to help us protect APL's information technology infrastructure. You will join an impressive team of technical specialists who are passionate about keeping our nation secure.As a Systems Administrator/Engineer You will be responsible for system and storage management, backups/availability, networking/infrastructure and information assurance. As an Information Systems Security Officer You will be responsible for incident response, continuous monitoring, creating and maintaining documentation, system development support, and configuration management. QualificationsYou meet our minimum qualifications for the job if you have A BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field, or equivalent experience. Experience in Information Systems Security, Information Assurance, or Windows/Linux systems administration. Hands-on experience supporting classified computer networks Proven Assessment and Authorization experience working with the Risk Management Framework (RMF), NISPOM, or JSIG. Experience applying STIGs to operating systems, applications and network peripherals. A current DoD 8570 certification (Security+, CISSP, etc.), or ability to obtain within 6 months of employment required. An active security clearance. If selected, you will be subject to a government security clearance investigation and must meet the requirements for access to classified information. Eligibility requirements include US citizenship. Can demonstrate that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. To ensure the safety and well-being of the community, APL has established a policy requiring that all staff be vaccinated against COVID-19. All staff members must provide proof of full vaccination or have an approved medical or religious accommodation by their start date. Why work at APL? The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory (APL) brings world-class expertise to our nation's most critical defense, security, space and science challenges. While we are dedicated to solving complex challenges and pioneering new technologies, what makes us truly outstanding is our culture. We offer a vibrant, welcoming atmosphere where you can bring your authentic self to work, continue to grow, and build strong connections with inspiring teammates.At APL, we celebrate our differences and encourage creativity and bold, new ideas. Our employees enjoy generous benefits, including a robust education assistance program, unparalleled retirement contributions, and a healthy work/life balance. APL's campus is located in the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Learn more about our career opportunities at www.jhuapl.edu/careers.