Description: Job Title: Information System Security Officer (ISSO)
Job Code: SAS20202###-####0
Job Location: Palm Bay, FL
Job Description: ISSO provides protection and safeguarding of information systems under the guidance of the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) and work closely with the Information System Owner on assigned government-authorized systems. Additionally, the ISSO have the detailed knowledge and expertise required to manage the security aspects of an information system and is assigned responsibility for the day-to-day security operations of a system. Candidate is knowledgeable in information technology and information system security best practices.
Authoring and maintaining Body of Evidence (BOE) artifacts in support of Assessment & Authorization (A&A) of assigned systems in accordance with Risk Management Framework (RMF).
Performing security control assessments.
Overseeing configuration management of assigned systems.
Working with IT organization to develop device and system hardening guides following DISA and NIST guidelines.
Auditing systems to ensure security posture integrity.
Conducting periodic hardware/software inventory assessments.
Conducting continuous monitoring activities on assigned information systems.
Remediating control deficiencies.
Investigating security incidents such as data spills and malicious events compromising information.
Assisting the ISSM in meeting their duties and responsibilities. The ISSO shall assume ISSM responsibilities in the absence of the ISSM.
Qualifications: (refer to
Bachelor s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline
Active Top Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain SCI
Minimum DoD 8570 Baseline Certification IAT II i.e. Security+ CE
3+ years experience as an ISSO supporting or managing cybersecurity on classified systems under JSIG, ICD 503, and/or NIST 800-53
Preferred Additional Skills:
ISSO experience under the JSIG
Experience developing, managing, providing evidence to close POA&Ms associated with the A&A and project management processes
Able to work well as part of a team
Solid time management skills
Experience with Microsoft operating systems
Experience reviewing logs on workstation, server, firewall, & IPS
Experience with DISA STIGs and SCAP Compliance Checker
Experience interpreting vulnerability scanning results (Nessus, ACAS, Retina)
Exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills, customer relationship building skills, analytical skills and ability to lead/mentor teammates
High level of personal motivation and initiative to learn and acquire new skills
ISSO experience in R&D lab environment
Active Top-Secret clearance with the ability to obtain SCI
Experience with audit reduction tools like Splunk
Experience with Linux or Unix operating systems
Experience with Data Loss Prevention/Device Control Module (DLP/DCM) tool
IAT or IAM Level III certification i.e. CISSP, CISM, CASP
Experience with eMASS
Experience with Xacta
Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules, and priorities
Experience working in a military environment
Able to socialize ideas, make recommendations, and gain team consensus
Associated topics: chief program officer, cpo, manage, manager, management, monitor, product manager, project manager, relationship manager, task