Information Systems Security Officer with TS/SCI FS Poly

US-MD-Columbia
Job ID
2017-2511
# of Openings
14
Category
Information Technology Services

Overview

Founded in 1987, IMG has been a leading small business that exemplifies competence, integrity and follow-through by consistently providing customer focused professional services derived from our knowledge of the customer, understanding of the requirements, development of our approach, proposal of our solution, delivery of our offerings, and the effective management of our services to ensure that our company is recognized for our relentless pursuit of improvement and for continually exceeding expectations.

 

IMG is currently in the process of building technical teams to help support one of our federal government customer’s in Maryland. These teams will be responsible for providing enterprise management services to include service delivery in the following areas: build and implementation, operation and maintenance, connectivity, logistics management, identification of asset components, asset management, customer support services and ops and engineering support services.

 

IMG is seeking an Information Systems Security Office (ISSO) with TS/SCI Full Scope Polygraph for work at its Columbia, MD location.

Responsibilities

The Information System Security Officer I provides support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program. Provides support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies. Maintains operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed. Assists with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system. Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information. Performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation. Provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware. Manages changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes. Prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Assessment & Authorization (A&A) packages, and System Controls Traceability Matrices (SCTMs). Supports security authorization activities in compliance with the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) and any DoD and IC tailored requirements.  

Key tasks include:

  • Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies
  • Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes
  • Obtain A&A for ISs under their purview
  • Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s IA program
  • Serve as the Approval Authority to validate or approve user authorization for accounts associated with systems under their control
  • Understand the authorization boundary of systems
  • Collaboration with System and Network administrators to understand and document data flow and architecture diagram
  • Knowledge of security controls, the assessment and applicability to systems
  • Maintain operational baseline of systems under their purview
  • Provide ongoing Continuous Monitoring to assigned systems
  • Provide and validate the operational security posture of systems and ensure they are maintained
  • Ability to initiate the reauthorization process of a system that needs reaccreditation
  • Ability to decommission a system when it is no longer required
  • Manage risks while assigned system is in operation
  • Ability to understand the POA&M process as well as track and closeout any outstanding liens
  • Ability to acknowledge and respond to IAVAs and create liens as necessary
  • Perform, coordinate and document security relevant changes
  • Perform vulnerability assessments to ensure updates and system baseline are enforced
  • Recognize a possible security violation and take appropriate action to report the incident
  • Manage protective or corrective measure when an IA incident or vulnerability is discovered
  • Provide security and awareness oversight and/or training as required
  • Review of audit reduction tools to monitor and review systems for compliance with IA policy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and teamwork skills
  • Results oriented, high energy, self-motivated

Candidate may be required to respond to after-hours requests as required in a 24 x 7 environment

Qualifications

Five (5) years’ experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Experience is to include at least one (1) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level I or higher is required. Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

 

Required Certification: Any of the following or higher certification; A+ with Continuing Education, Cisco Certified Network Associate-Security (CCNA-Security), Network+ Continuing Education,  System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

Required Clearance: TS/SCI w/polygraph

 

IMG COMPANY BENEFITS

 

Health, dental, vision, and life insurance

401(k) with company match

20 days of personal leave plus paid holidays

Certification Reimbursement

 

Information Management Group is an EOE. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation/National Origin

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