ISSO Intermediate

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Location
Columbia, Maryland
Salary
Competitive
Posted
28 Sep 2016
Closes
18 Nov 2016
Ref
I2S0000OZ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Jacobs Cyber Security Group is a cyber security engineering and analysis arm of Jacobs Engineering company.

The Intermediate ISSO will:
  • Provide support to the System Owner and the ISSM for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave

  • Provide support to the customer on all matters involving the security of their information systems

  • Assist with the management of all security aspects of the information system and is assigned performs day-to-day security operations of the system

  • Assist in the development of the system security policy and ensures compliance with that policy on a routine basis

  • Prepare, validate, and maintain security documentation including, but not limited to: system security plan (SSP), risk assessment (RA), contingency plan (CP), privacy impact assessment (PIA), eAuthentication assessment, FIPS categorization
  • Provide configuration management for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware, controlling changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes
  • Identify and mitigate security business and system risks
  • Identify and manage POA&Ms through remediation as well as develop corrective action plans for each POA&M
  • Be a team player with the ability to work independently and proactively while being flexible and prioritizing competing priorities, often under time constraints


This ISSO position requires the following:
  • Ten (10) years of related work experience

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field may be substituted for four years of experience; substitution of work experience is at the discretion of the customer

  • A working knowledge of the RMF and the security authorization processes and procedures
  • Experience using Xacta
  • Knowledge of NIST Special Publications and their couterparts, especially SP800-37, SP800-53, ICD 503, and CNSS 1253. Ability to communicate clearly and present information to the customer in a format they can understand.

  • Experience in several of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware and software security implementation; different communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools

  • Familiarity with commercial security products, security authorization techniques, security incident management, and PKI and authorization services

  • A CompTIA Security+ certification to comply with DoD 8570 requirements. A highler level certification, such as GSLC, CAP, CASP, CISM, CISSP, are also appropriate.
  • Have strong analysis, oral and written communication, and change management skills


Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:
Sitting at a desk. Phone use and PC or laptop. May require lifting and carrying supplies. Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Attendance:
Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. If hired for a full-time position, it is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday).

Other Essential Functions:
Must be able to obtain/maintain clearances as required for the position. Must be able to access customer work location. Must be able to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing. Must maintain a professional demeanor and appearance - dress is typically business casual, but is dependent on the client's standards.

Essential Functions



Physical Requirements:
  • Sitting at a desk.
  • May require lifting and carrying supplies.
  • Extended periods of sitting while on PC/laptop or phone.

Work Environment:
  • An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)

  • Needs to be able to work well with and support co-workers and clients

  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills

Equipment and Machines:
  • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation

Attendance:
  • Work assignments dependent on requirements by the client. If hired for a full-time position, it is important to be able to work at least 8 hours a day for 5 days per week (Monday through Friday).


Other Essential Functions:
  • Must be able to communicate effectively

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others

  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment

  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace

  • Completion of required certifications within six (6) months of hire date

  • U.S. Citizenship and ability to obtain an interim and a permanent U.S. DoD Secret Security Clearance required