Jacobs Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in Columbia, Maryland
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Jacobs is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in Columbia, MD. Duties will include:
Maintain the appropriate operational security posture for assigned systems, programs, and/or enclaves;
Provide guidance and technical expertise on all matters that impact or effect the security of the information system;
Assist in the development and execution of an enterprise level continuous monitoring program to minimize security risks and ensure compliance with that program on a routine basis;
Developing, updating, and submitting the System Security Plan and other required documentation that make up the Security Authorization Package;
Conduct configuration management for security-relevant changes to software, hardware, and firmware;
Perform and deliver security impact analyses of changes to the system or its environment of operation;
Assess the effectiveness of system security controls on an ongoing basis to determine system security status; and
Maintain and enforce IT security policies and implementation guidelines for customer systems in diverse operational environments
Here’s What You’ll Need:
10 years of related work experience in the field of security authorization. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology Engineering, or a related field may be substituted for 4 years’ experience
DoD 8570 compliant IAM Level I certification, such as the CompTIA Security+ certification. A higher level certification, such as GSLC, CAP, CASP, CISM and/or CISSP will also be accepted
Knowledge of the security authorization processes and procedures as defined in the Risk Management Framework NIST SP800-37
Familiarity with the ICD503, CNSSI1253, NIST SP800-53, etc.
Knowledge of commercial security tools and their uses
Experience with hardware/software security implementations
Knowledge of different communication protocols, encryption techniques/tools, and PKI and authorization services
Familiarity with security incident management, experience collaborating with Incident Response Teams
Ability to provide viable recommendations for the resolution or computer security incidents and vulnerability compliance
Experience creating and presenting documentation and management reports
Active TS/SCI with current polygraph
Experience working with the XACTA IA Manager
Ability to be highly analytical and effectively able to troubleshoot and prioritize needs, requirements and other issues
Ability to be committed to continuous learning and system development because of the constant developing nature of cyber attacks
Ability to quickly learn new concepts, data formats, and software
Ability to be self-motivated, independent, detail oriented, responsible team player, and exhibit exceptional relationship management skills
Working at a computer or desk (Considerations: Sitting, Eyes, Hands)
May involve long periods of sitting
An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)
Needs to be able to work well with and support co-workers and clients
Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills
Equipment and Machines:
- Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation
Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines
Regular attendance is necessary and required
Other Essential Functions:
Must be able to communicate effectively
Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees
Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others
Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment
Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace
Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. Learn more about your rights under Federal EEO laws (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) and supplemental language. (https://www.eeoc.gov/sites/default/files/migratedfiles/employers/eeocgina_supplement.pdf)
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