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Jacobs Information System Security Officer - Mid-level (24-6) in Eglin AFB, Florida

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Mission Statement

Jacobs is seeking a qualified Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to support the United States Air Force’s 53rd Wing Technical Support Services (53rd WTSS) contract. This contract supports the 53rd Wing and 96th Test Wing, both headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL and having units CONUS-wide. The 53 WG is the focal point for the Combat Air Forces in electronic warfare and is responsible for operational test and evaluation of advanced equipment and systems. The 96 TW is the USAF’s test and evaluation center for advanced air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, and C2 systems. The 53rd WTSS team partners with military and civilian personnel to provide world-class IT technical support for the 53 WG and 96 TW missions. The 53rd WTSS IT support covers full lifecycle IT from concept, to deployment, day-to-day operations / maintenance, and culminating in system retirement / replacement / upgrade.

Both Wings are headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL, adjacent to the white-sand beaches and crystal-clear waters of Northwest Florida’s Emerald Coast.

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Job Description

The successful candidate will support the 53rd Computer Systems Squadron (53 CSS), a 53 WG unit. The 53 CSS provides communications and information systems for the 53 Wing’s four groups. It automates, sustains, and operates wing communications and information systems activities including unclassified, collateral, and advanced program local area networks. It operates the Combat Air Force Network Operations Center providing classified information services to the CAF worldwide. The 53 CSS provides network capability to fuse data from multiple test facilities into one coherent picture and it develops and maintains the computer systems supporting the development, test, and dissemination of electronic warfare mission data. The 53 CSS also provides advanced programs audiovisual support and operates and maintains a state-of-the-art video-teleconferencing capability.

Typical Duties

  • Develop and update the system security system control traceability matrix, system security plan.

  • Manage and controlling changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes.

  • Develop and staff the assessment and authorization (A&A) package and participating in A&A activities for assigned systems.

  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the security authorization package.

  • Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access to the information systems.

  • Conduct periodic reviews of information systems to ensure compliance with the security authorization package.

  • Coordinate any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system with the ISSM and AO/DAO prior to the change.

  • Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored and functioning correctly.

  • Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.

  • Ensure audit records are collected and reviewed.

  • Identify the information systems that will process classified information; the volume, relative sensitivity, and perishability of the information (TEMPEST).

  • Establish and manage a media creation, destruction, and tracking program; may be required to maintain a media inventory and ensure accountability for all classified material

  • Maintain control of and accounting for classified assets.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

Required Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years practical / relevant experience with information system security / information assurance / cybersecurity processes.

Required Skills:

  • Experience with DoD/USAF information security policy background with practical / hands-on experience applying RMF / JSIG processes and principles.

  • Experience developing and/or contributing to an RMF body of evidence composition, applicable artifacts, and associated control families.

Required Clearance:

  • Active/valid Secret clearance with an investigation close date no older than 5.5 years at the time of application.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD TS/SCI-eligible clearance (i.e. DCID 6/4 eligibility) using USG prescribed timeline.

  • Must be willing to submit to, and be able to pass, a CI polygraph.

Required Certification:

  • Active / valid DoD 8570.01-M IAT-II certification; applicant must maintain currency of same.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of vulnerability scanning software use (ACAS, SCAP, etc.), and ability to analyze the results.

  • Familiarity with AF systems and PC requirements (i.e., a working knowledge of the directives and governing policies governing information systems).

  • Ability to conduct and analyze audits as they pertain to government information systems security.

  • Knowledge of data leakage protection technologies.

  • Understanding of COMSEC, EMSEC, and TEMPEST regulations and best practices.

Essential Functions

Work Environment

Office setting that includes sedentary physical effort. However, may include lifting of weight up to thirty (30) pounds as necessary. Must be able to work well with co-workers and all levels of management. No hazards on job or unusual environmental conditions. Work site is located at Eglin AFB, FL. The DoD and USAF have implemented specific COVID-19 mitigation measures and contract employees must comply with established guidance.

Physical Requirements

Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time. Position may require typing, and reading from a computer screen. Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, and kneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner. There is a possibility that due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distance may be required.

Equipment and Machines

Ability to operate office equipment such as personal computer, printer, copy machine, telephone, fax machine and other equipment including desk supplies and other work related tools as required. May require installation/removal of network equipment, cables, and related materials.

Attendance

Regular attendance of scheduled hours is extremely important, but not critical, except for deadlines and meetings. Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines. Must exhibit flexibility of work hours to adjust to surge situations based on critical mission requirements.

Other Essential Functions

Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with customers, management and co-workers. Must have clear, concise and accurate communications skills in English, both verbal and written. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to employees or others. Must maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner. Independent personal transportation to work site is required. Travel to and from customer's locations may be required to support projects. This may involve airline travel. In some cases, accommodations can possibly be made for POV, if necessary. When operating any vehicle for work purposes, must wear seat belt and in addition, no cellular devices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.

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