Information System Security Officer (ISSO) - SIPRNet

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a Leidos company, is seeking a talented Information System Security Officer to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions that support National defense.

The ISSO is responsible for conducting cybersecurity operations and information assurance across a wide spectrum of Information Assurance (IA) disciplines in support of secure systems or networks. The ISSO ensures the protection of data against unauthorized disclosure, accidental or intentional loss of data, or unauthorized modification. The ISSO evaluates system security configurations against applicable governing policies and perform compliance & vulnerability assessments in the context of company, industry and government standards. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of the systems/network information assurance/security safeguards to ensure they provide the intended level of data protection.

The ISSO will coordinate and collaborate with cross-function Security members to identify and implement solutions. They participate in the design and development of tools, systems, in accordance with policies for network and data monitoring, segmentation, access control and encryption. The ISSO will execute and sustain the Continuous Monitoring Plan for systems in their area of responsibility.

Additional duties will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Interfaces with internal and external security personnel, customers, management, and U.S. Government representatives
  • Prepare and present technical reports and briefings and contribute to technical interchange meetings with internal and external customers
  • Conducts training, briefings, presentations for multiple levels of the business

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of experience directly relevant to IA/Cybersecurity; additional related experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

The following certifications and training are required for the position.

  1. Current DoDM 8570 IAT II certification (e.g., Security+ or higher).

Additional position requirements:

  • Familiarity with assessment and authorization processes for DISA and DCSA
  • Knowledgeable in the application of 32 CFR Part 117 (NISPOM), NIST SP 800-53 Rev 4/5, and NIST SP 800-37 to US Government programs
  • Familiar with patch and vulnerability management processes and tools (e.g., Tenable Nessus).
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience planning, initiating, tracking, and maintaining small and large network projects which utilize Windows and Red Hat Linux Servers/Workstations, Cisco networking appliances
  • Experience in professional engagements with internal and external customers (i.e. AOs, DAOs, SCAs, Program Managers, etc.)
  • Experience with validating secure system configurations and auditing various operating systems (e.g., Windows, Linux, UNIX, etc.)
  • Familiarity with network security architecture and systems security engineering concepts, including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of defense-in-depth)
  • Familiarity with documentation and tools such as: DoD Manuals 8500 series, NIST Special Publications (800-53, 800-37, etc.) eMASS, Nessus, SCAP, ACAS, etc.
  • Oversight and execution of a continuous monitoring/improvement program (to include but not limited to self-inspections, security control assessments, training, log management systems, automated inventory utilities, etc.)
  • Experience with various types of special test equipment and/or platform IT

Other Qualifications

    The following certifications and training are preferred but not required for the position.

    • CISSP
    • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) training

    Security Requirements

    Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (as well as maintain) a Final Secret Clearance and meet the eligibility requirements to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

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