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Information Systems Security Officer

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Quantico
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description BAE Systems is excited to offer an opportunity to support a dynamic DOJ program as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), providing mission critical support to our federal law enforcement customer. If you are looking for an opportunity to help shape the future architecture for client forensic networks, work with a very diverse team of technical professionals, and share your knowledge and experiences, then this position if for you!This position is part of a talented technical team responsible for the ongoing development, operations and maintenance of several networked systems supporting digital forensic investigations running primarily on Windows and utilizing virtual and cloud environments. The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with strong work habits, is able to complete task independently while working as part of a team, and have demonstrated career experience as an ISSO or ISSE and with the Federal ATO process.Some duties of the position include:Functional Responsibilities: Applies current Information Assurance (IA) technologies to the architecture, design, development, evaluation, and integration of applications, systems, and networks to maintain the system security posture. Advises the Government on the use of methods such as, but not limited to, encryption technology, vulnerability analysis, and security management standards to protect Government systems and applications to meet Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) requirements. The Contractor shall: Have excellent verbal and written communication skills to be able to accurately relate requirements and document all within the appropriate security document and/or within the RMF system and coordinate with program, other system(s), and security personnel; Ensure all annual FISMA deadlines are met and/or ensures the Government PM is apprised when the deadlines cannot be met and/or when assistance is required to meet the deadlines; Prepare documentation from templates such as, but not limited to, Configuration Management Plan (CMP), Incident Response Plan (IRP), Information System Contingency Plan (ISCP), and Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to ensure compliance with customer PDs and PGs and Federal IA requirements as well as coordinate review(s) and approvals; Must be able to discern the program policies and procedures, identify areas that need work and bring up to management for resolution; Identify IA vulnerabilities and coordinate with the Infrastructure and Development teams to correct, mitigated or apply for an exception via the POA&M processes; Review vulnerability (i.e., patches, updates, etc.) and compliance (i.e., Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) and/or Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG)) scans on the infrastructure and applications to ensure patch and configuration compliance (on-premises and in the cloud (AWS preferred)) Prepares SAA package(s) to obtain and maintain an authority-to-operate (ATO), authority-to-test (ATT), or other SAA authority types for all systems and applications; Attend Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings and review all change requests for impact to the system/application security posture(s) and applicable Federal and customer PD and PG compliance requirements; and document decisions within the CMP; Coordinate security incident and high priority compliance responses with the Enterprise Security Operations Center (ESOC); Represent program security interests in various meetings within and outside of the program; (Schedule and conduct meetings with pertinent program personnel to address findings to determine appropriate path forward and document within the CMP and, if necessary, POA&M; Coordinates with other system Information System Security Officers (ISSO) to ensure that their requirements for interconnection, policy and procedures are met and all documentation is provided and updated as necessary; Ability to assess current and evolving security threats in an operational environment; Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • The candidate must have an Active TS Security clearance and willing to undergo a Counter Intelligence Polygraph. Candidate will not be considered without it.
  • Minimum Education: Associates Degree in Computer Security or related field of study; (ISC)2 Information Security Certification(s) (e.g., CISSP, CAP, etc.); or in lieu of education, five (5) years of documented experience that addresses all requirements of the position.
  • Minimum/General Experience: Three (3) years of experience or more assessing and documenting results for system(s), infrastructure(s) and applications (on-premises and cloud (i.e., AWS GovCloud and/or Azure GovCloud)) against NIST SP 800-53 security controls and SP 800-171 Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes. Preferred Skills/Experience are listed below:
  • Experience in a cyber-risk and compliance management system (e.g., Xacta, RiskVision, etc.);
  • One (1) year experience or more configuring, performing, scheduling, reviewing, and assessing vulnerability (i.e., patches, updates, etc.) and compliance (i.e., Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) and/or Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG)) scans on the infrastructure and applications to ensure patch and configuration compliance on-premises and in the cloud (AWS preferred);
  • Technical background that will assist in assessing the NIST SP 800-53 security controls and gather evidence to support conclusions;
  • Knowledge of operating systems, network and application security to aid implementation of information security and assurance principles;
  • Knowledge of SPLUNK software and tools; and
  • Knowledge of Taclane, encryption devices and COMSEC technology.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
    • Experience working on an Agile team
    • Experience working with a federal law enforcement organization
    • Willingness to implement Lean principles, Agile engineering and DevSecOpsPay InformationFull-Time Salary Range: $112420 - $191070Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit www.baesystems.com and follow us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/baesystemsintel.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Centreville , Information Systems Security Officer, IT / Software / Systems , Quantico, Virginia

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