Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Location: Fort Meade, Maryland
Date Posted: 09-15-2017
Qualifications:
The ISSO-3 shall have a minimum of eleven (11) years of experience in one or more of the following: (Relevant degree and relevant certification may be applied to this requirement only.) 
Providing support to senior ISSOs and ISSMs 
Assisting in the evaluation of security solutions 
Assisting with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware  
Evaluating security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements 
Proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies 
Maintaining operational security posture for an information system or program
The ISSO-3 shall have and maintain at least one of the following certifications:  GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, or CCNA-Security
Education: Relevant Degree: Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline.
Relevant Certification: DoD 8570 compliance (GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, or CCNA-Security)
Requirements:
Provide support for proposing, coordination, implementing and enforcing information systems security policies, standards and methodologies; maintain operations security posture for an information systems or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed; assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day to day security operations of the system; and evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.  Performing vulnerability scans, and risk assessment analysis to support security authorization; provide configuration management for information system security software, hardware and firmware, manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes; and prepare and review documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Authorization packages, and System Controls Traceability Matrices (SCTMs). A candidate must be familiar with RMF and scanning and auditing tools, and be 8570/8140 certified
 
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