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Huntsville, Alabama
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Information System Security Officer (ISSO) (JC103949291)

Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

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City:Huntsville, Alabama, United States

Position ID:J1217-0871

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

The Information System Security Officer (ISSO) will be responsible for ensuring the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for all Information Systems (IS). The ISSO will work in close collaboration with the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM). The ISSO plays an active role in monitoring a system and its environment of operation to include developing and updating the appropriate documentation, managing and controlling changes to the system, and assessing the security impact of those changes.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

- Participate in the configuration management process for security-relevant changes, collaborating with other cybersecurity specialists to address concerns, questions, and changes.

- Guide efforts to gather and organize technical information about an organization’s mission goals and needs, and existing security products.

- Document and maintain the customer?s information system security documentation (System Security Plan [SSP], Plan of Action and Milestones [POA&M], using customer required tools and processes Risk Management Framework (RMF) including creating security plans, risk assessments, and security test and evaluations.

- Perform risk analyses which also includes risk assessment.

- Develops and implements security standards.

- Plans, implements, upgrades, or monitors security measures.

- Prepares and conducts security and internal control reviews.

- Prepares and review incident response plans and provide reports for recorded incidents within customer specified time constraints.

- Review and assist in the development and maintenance of system security plans and contingency plans.

- Provide support for annual security control reviews.

- Review and edit security documents for consistency, accuracy and compliance with regulatory policies.

- Prepare, review, and document standard operating procedures and protocols.

- Provide Continuous monitoring of information systems for compliance with required security controls and policies, including self-testing and associated test documentation of the security controls.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

- Change Management experience; coordinating any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system with the ISSM prior to the change

- Ensuring all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access to the IS

- Experience in DoD projects and communications

- Experience in information systems security, preferably for a DoD customer (e.g., ISSO, ISSM, Cybersecurity Analyst)

- Reporting all security-related incidents to the ISSM

- Possess technical competence and training commensurate with the complexity of the ISs in addition to training identified in table ?Required Online Training? within one year of appointment

- Works well in a team environment and collaborate with others

- Understands and has subject matter expert experience working with RMF

- Experience with DIACAP and Risk Management Framework

- Must have and maintain Information Assurance certification appropriate to position based on DOD8570.01M: IA Technical (IAT) and IA Management (IAM) level certification; Security+CE, CASP-CE, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISP, etc.

DESIRED Qualifications:

- Experience working with IT in the Department of Defense

- Experience with DIACAP Certification & Accreditation (C&A) and Risk Management Framework (RMF)

- Documentation Preparation Experience

- Participating in or leading security assessments and audits

- Bachelor?s Degree in a related field

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+ Information Assurance

+ Risk Management / Analysis

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