- Location: Dallas, Texas
- Type: Direct Hire
- Job #37982
Dallas client is looking for an Information System Security Officer (ISSO). This is a direct hire position.
As an Information System Security Officer (ISSO), you will be challenged to stay current with the latest technological developments in information security. You will be exposed to advanced technologies, and will play a major role in identifying potential threats and intrusions on Information Technology (IT) systems by our adversaries. Together, we'll address evolving threats to national security, thus keeping our nation and our warfighter safe. Successful candidates for this role will support the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) with obtaining and maintaining certifications and accreditations under the new Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA) and Intelligence Community (IC) Risk Management Framework.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIRED SKILLS
*2-4 years of experience managing Microsoft Operating systems to include Win10 and Microsoft Server
*2-4 years of experience in IT Helpdesk, IT Security, IT Risk/Compliance, or Cybersecurity performing system maintenance & managing a server and Active Directory policies (GPOs)
*Strong knowledge of information systems security components and best practices including: firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, data encryption, and other industry-standard techniques and practices
*Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
*A team-based mentality
*Exceptional attention to detail
*Be a self-starter, able to work under pressure and with limited supervision, and work well with others in a large and diverse environment
*Ability to successfully prioritize and manage to completion multiple complex tasks and deliverables, and demonstrate the highest degree of integrity and accountability in all actions
*SECRET security clearance needed before hire.
DESIRED SKILLS and Qualifications:
Associate degree in Information System Security, Cybersecurity, IT, Computer Science, or a related field (additional years of experience may substitute for a related degree)
A strong knowledge and understanding of DCSA ODAA Manual & DAAPM, NIST Special Publication 800-53, ISO27001, DoD 8510.01, NISPOM, & ICDs
Professional Security Certification of Security+ needed or to be acquired within 6 months of hire.
Experience with Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA) accredited information systems
Experience with the SCAP Compliance Checker and the DISA STIG Viewer
Completion of the DCSA ISSM STEPP/CDSE Training Curriculum
Strong leadership, presentation, and training skills
Previous COMSEC & FOCI experience are a plus
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Serve as an information systems security professional applying knowledge of information security services
Analysis concepts, practices and procedures and executes security procedures for classified computer systems based on the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DoE) and other U.S. Government agency security requirements
Apply current computer science technologies to the development, evaluation, and integration of computer systems and networks to maintain system security for classified information systems
Work with the Site Facility Security Officer (FSO) and if applicable the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) on all classified information systems security matters and liaison to the local Defense Security Service (DSS) Information Systems Security Professional (ISSP) on all matters pertaining to classified information systems
Execute local policies, processes, and procedures to comply with all National Industrial Security Program
(NISP) and Office of Designated Approval Authority (ODAA) requirements
Serve as an advisor to the site ISSM and if applicable the FSO on all classified information systems security matters; partner with appropriate site functional representatives (e.g., Trade, Human Resources, Information Technology, etc) as appropriate
Execute all DoD requirements, including the Defense Security Service ODAA standards to ensure compliance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual
Monitor and enforce access requirements to cleared information systems in support of classified contracts Assist in the development and implementation of policies and operating procedures supporting government agency requirements May assist in conducting periodic self-inspections on local processes and practices to ensure NISP and ODAA compliance; accurately report security posture to site, group and corporate leadership
Deliver site information systems security education program requirements to all users of the classified information system(s) supporting classified programs Identify and document unique local threats and vulnerabilities to classified information systems security Ensure periodic self-assessments of the facility’s classified information systems are conducted as part of the overall facility self inspection program and that all corrective actions are taken
Assist with investigations into security violations related to cleared information systems; ensure corrective actions are implemented.
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