Senior Information Systems Security Officer

US-MD-Annapolis Junction
ID
2017-5201

Overview

ASRC Federal - Vistronix is a national security solutions provider specializing in transforming big and complex data sets into mission critical intelligence.  Ingesting, processing, and exploiting Big Data is at the core of everything we do: Cyber & SIGINT Operations, C4ISR & Multi-INT Processing, and Enterprise & Open Source Analysis.  As a national security middleweight, we have a passion for our customers' mission and value ingenuity, agility, speed, and the ability to think and deliver at scale.  For more information, visit www.vistronix.com.

 

ASRC Federal - Vistronix is currently seeking an experienced Information Systems Security Officer for a role on one of our subcontracts.  This full time position affords the successful candidate the opportunity to work in an engaging, high-tech development environment, working with an excellent team and customer base. 

 

Responsibilities

Provides support for a program, organization, system, or enclave's 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 perform 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 assess 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).  

Qualifications

  • Ten (10) years’ experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
  • Experience in at least two (2) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related discipline from an accredited college or university. Four years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree.

Required Skills:

  • 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
  • Provides support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program
  • Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control
  • 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
  • Provides support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program or enclave
  • Develop and maintains documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies
  • Develop and updates 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-to-day security operations of the system
  • Develop system security policy and ensures compliance
  • Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)
  • 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

This position requires an active Security Clearance.

 

Positions require a Top Secret security clearance, based on current background investigation (SBI), as well as the favorable completion of polygraph.  Clearance and polygraph processing will be completed by the U.S. Government.

 

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

 

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