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Jacobs Info Sys Security Officer-TS/SCI with Poly in Chantilly, Virginia

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Job Description:

Jacobs is looking for a Information System Security Officer to join our Sensor Processing Team. Candidates must have a strong Information Assurance/Security background and be capable of coming up to speed on all ICD 503 computing security responsibilities and IA actions. Candidates must have good communication and problem-solving skills, and the ability to work both independently and collaboratively in a team environment as required.

Duties/Tasks and Responsibilities:

Perform all ISSO related duties as required by ICD 503, applicable NRO, IC, DoD policies, procedures and operating instructions related to information Technology, Information Assurance, Information Management (IT/IA/IM)

• Manage the day-to-day system security including physical and environmental protection, incident handling, and information system security training and awareness.

• Maintain the system security plan (SSP), and other related documents, following NRO, IC, and DoD applicable policies, procedures, and templates.

• Maintain and update asset record in SNOW

• Perform continuous monitoring (ConMon) and periodic self-inspections of information systems to ensure security compliance

• Review Nessus security scans, communicate vulnerabilities to technical stakeholders, and perform remediation

• Support customer responses to ongoing information system audits and reviews in accordance with established schedules

• Ensure change control requirements are documented and tracked

• Monitor and track status of applicable patches including IA Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA), IA Vulnerability Bulletins (IAVB) and Technical Advisories (IA) for the information system.

• Conduct periodic reviews of Privileged User (PU) accounts (Developer, Admin, etc.)

• Assist in the creation of new policies/procedures as needed

• Perform Configuration and Change Management for the security relevant IS software, hardware, and firmware, Event Management, Vulnerability Management, Security Incident Management, POA&M Management, Reauthorization, and Decommissioning of IT asset environments

• Maintain Approval to Operate (ATO), including the resolution of any Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&M) documents

• Maintain and validate account and vulnerability management

• Control, label, virus scan, and appropriately transfer data (uploading/downloading) between various information systems as required and Portable Electronic Device (PED) registrations and tracking.

• Provide security design guidance and analysis to the project team throughout the RMF process

• Perform reviews of technical security assessments of computing environments to identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommended mitigation strategies

• Develop and maintain a Data Loss Prevention process to investigate, track, and mitigate security incidents.

• Responsible for implementing and maintaining security services tools within the Risk Management Framework (RMF).

• Maintain effective communication with the ISO, AO or DAO, ISSE, SCA ISSM and CPSO

• Provide briefings on the security posture and compliance status of assigned system(s) to Security Management

Here’s What You’ll Need:


· Current CISSP, CompTIA Security+ CE cert, OR CASP+ CE certification

· Top Secret/SCI security clearance with a Poly

· Experience with ServiceNow, and Security Center (SC)

· Experience with HBSS, EVSS, AND/OR EITA bundle onboarding functions and corresponding tool suite

· Possess skills including organizing, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.

· Self-starter who is proactive, efficient with their time, and able to prioritize tasks on a daily basis.

· Experience with computer networks, applications, processes and accesses.

· Be customer-focused and possess the ability to identify issues, analyze, and interpret data and develop solutions to a variety of moderately complex technical problems.

· Demonstrate strong interpersonal skills to effectively interface with all levels of employees and be able to represent the organization as a knowledgeable resource.

· Thorough working knowledge of all applicable NRO, IC, DoD policies, procedures and operating instructions related to Information Technology, Information Assurance, Information Management (IT/IA/IM).

· Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years of work experience or equivalent such as Associate's and 12 yrs. or Master’s degree and 5 yrs. experience


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