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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Malibu, CA, USA Req #54
Monday, July 15, 2019
EDUCATION DESIRED: High school and 12 years directly related experience or Associate's degree in an information systems/technology related field with 8 years of directly related experience. BS degree in an information systems/technology related field with 4 years of directly related experience. MS degree in an information systems/technology related field with 2 years of directly related experience

• Constant upkeep, monitoring, analysis, and response to network and security events
• Documents compliance actions within the approved automated compliance tracking system or develops a plan of actions and milestones (POA&M) with the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) to address non-compliance in the allotted timeframe
• Ensures systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices outlined in the security plan
• Ensures configuration management (CM) for security-relevant IS software, hardware, and firmware is maintained and documented in accordance with baseline
• Experience with national security information system related security requirements (e.g., DCID, JSIG, ICD 503, RMF, or DAAPM) to include technical computer/network system auditing
• Ensures all information system security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals • Ensures records are maintained for workstations, software, servers, routers, firewalls, network switches, telephony equipment, etc. throughout the information system's life cycle
• Evaluates proposed changes or additions to the information system, and advises the ISSM of their security relevance
• Assist and conduct security IS education • Participates in internal/external security audits/inspections; performs risk assessments
• Informs ISSM on technical IS security matters
• Assists in conduct of investigations of computer security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to both the Security Managers and Program Managers
• Ensure proper protection and / or corrective measures have been taken when an incident or vulnerability has been discovered
• Communicates, implements and manages a formal Information Security / Information Systems Security Program together with ISSM and Security Management
• Implement and enforce Information Security Policies and Procedures together with ISSM Security Management
• Review and oversee RMF Package authorizations together with ISSM and Program Management

• Knowledgeable of operating system security requirements
• Hands on experience with industry standard Information Assurance tools
• Previous experience working with IA requirements and RMF implementation
• Must possess or be willing to obtain DoD 8570 certification IAM Level I (one of the following – Security + CE, CAP, GSLC) within 6 months of employment
• In-depth experience in system hardening, analysis, and vulnerability management
• Demonstrated technical experience for Windows, Networking, and UNIX-based operating systems
• Knowledgeable in Solaris/UNIX/Linux command line
• Must be a team player, self-motivated, and a quick learner
• Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others to gain support
• Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills (written and oral)

ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS: Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential. Must be able to multitask in a dynamic environment; develop solutions to various complex problems and plan, schedule and prioritize tasks.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (e.g. driver’s license, special tools or restrictions): Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, and in some cases with little to no advance notice. This position requires that the applicant selected be a U.S. citizen. An active TS/SCI clearance with a CI polygraph is required. The applicant must also be willing to obtain and maintain a FSP. Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information is required. This job will also require up to 15% travel. As part of your role/function on the program; you will be granted privileged user access. Privileged Users are subject to greater scrutiny as a direct result of the significant responsibilities placed upon them. Please be aware that because of these critical duties; you will be subject to additional IT system monitoring; and supervisory evaluation to ensure continuous adherence to Privileged User processes and procedures. Privileged Users are subject to a zero tolerance policy for security violations.

This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a "U.S. Person" as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. "U.S. Person" includes U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Malibu, CA, USA