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ISSE: Information System Security Officer III

Annapolis Junction, MD · Information Technology
REQUIRED SKILLS/ABILITIES:
  • TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION YOU MUST HAVE AN ACTIVE TS/SCI W/ FULL SCOPE POLYGRAPH SECURITY CLEARANCE (U.S. CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED)
• Thorough understanding of the RMF process (Risk Management Framework).
•Hands-on Linux experience.
• Highly Experienced with XACTA, LatteArt, Biscotti & SEAR.
• Familiar with Nessus or CyborgBunny.
• Experience in evaluating, testing, certification and accreditation of classified and sensitive but unclassified information systems.
• Experienced with analysis and evaluation of hardware and software in support of the IC .
• Able to apply current computer security technologies and IA requirements to maintain system security posture.
• Responsible for maintaining and enforcing approved security policies, standards and guidelines.
 
DESCRIPTION 
• Develop system security documentation in support of authorization and continuous monitoring under the Risk Management Framework (RMF) .
• Coordinate with  Data Owners, SAs and devs for Security relevant changes to SSPs.
• Monitor/maintain SSPs for hardware and software changes.
• Participate in a wide range of security issues including architectures, firewalls, electronic data traffic, and network access.
• Ensures systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the System Security Plan.
• Ensures that all system users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, and need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access.
• Research and report on CSIRs.
• Review audit events for information systems and address events/incidents that occur with stakeholders.
• Ensures all information system security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.
• Maintains records, outlining required patches/system upgrades that have been accomplished throughout the information system's life cycle.
• Update Biscotti by coordinating with SAs and reporting IAVA status.
• Create and maintain Plan of Action and Milestones (POAM) as required.
• Ensures that all systems/network are compliant and in scope of current accreditation.
• Coordinate Nessus or CyborgBunny scans as required.
• Evaluates proposed changes or additions to the information system, and advises the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) of their security relevance.
• Participate in internal / external security audits/inspections.
• Directs program system administrators on security matters.

 
REQUIRED: Minimum ten (10) years Information Assurance experience, including evaluating, testing, certification, and accreditation of classified, sensitive but unclassified, information systems, in addition to Commercial-off-the-Shelf (COTS) and Government-off-the-Shelf (GOTS) products.
 
REQUIRED: Experience with analysis and evaluation of both hardware and software in support of various Federal Sector Government Agencies.
 
DESIRED: At least one (1) year direct experience with an IC or signals intelligence activity.
 
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