Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) III
Altus Technology Solutions, LLC has an immediate opening for an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) III to support government customer in Baltimore/Washington area.
The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) III provides support for a program, organization, system, or enclaves information assurance program. Provides support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies. Maintains operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed. Assists with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system. Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information. Performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation. Provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware. Manages changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes. Prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs). Supports security authorization activities in compliance with NSA/CSS Information System Certification and Accreditation Process (NISCAP) and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP).
The Information Systems Security Officer III shall possess the following capabilities:
Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware
Assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation
Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs, network switches, etc. to include system upgrades
Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program
Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave
Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD
Develop and update the system security plan and other IA documentation
Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware
Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-today security operations of the system Develop system security policy and ensures compliance
Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)
Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies
Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes
Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview
Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclaves information assurance program Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control
Interact with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define and achieve required IA objectives
Provide daily oversight and direction to contractor ISSOs
Serve as an ISSM
Active Top Secret Clearance with Full Scope Poly a must.
Fifteen (15) years experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Experience is to include at least three (3) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools.
Bachelors degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelors degree. DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I or higher is required.
We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, ancestry, citizenship, national origin, religion, veteran status, disability, genetic characteristic or information, age, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, family status, pregnancy, or other legally protected status (collectively, -protected statuses-).- We do not tolerate unlawful discrimination in any employment decisions, including recruiting, hiring, compensation, promotion, benefits, discipline, termination, job assignments or training.
The above job definition information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.- Job duties and responsibilities are subject to change based on changing business needs and conditions.
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