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Jacobs Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) Level 1 in Hanover, Maryland

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** This position is CONTINGENT upon contract award. Our recruiting team will follow up with you on your application. Our hiring team will not start the interview evaluation process until award.

Skills & Tasks

The Level 1 Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) shall possess the following capabilities:

  • Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies

  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation

  • Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information

  • Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware

  • Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs , network switches, etc. to include system upgrades

  • Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies

  • Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies

  • Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware (U) Develop system security policy and ensures compliance

  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information

  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program

  • Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave

  • Develop and update the system security plan and other IA documentation

  • Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to-day security operations of the system

  • Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)

Job Duties

  • 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, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs).

  • Supports security authorization activities in compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework (NIST RMF).

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Here’s What You’ll Need:

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.

  • Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

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.

Certifications

  • None required

Clearance Requirements

  • TS/SCI with Poly

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements:

Most work will be done at a desk or computer.

Work Environment:

General Office environment. The work environment is fast-paced and sometimes involves extreme deadline pressures. The nature of the work requires a high degree of teamwork and cooperation with other members of the staff as well as individuals across the Company and Customers.

Equipment & Machines:

General office equipment including PC/laptop, Fax, Copiers, Shredder, Printers, Telephone, and other miscellaneous office equipment.

Attendance:

Attendance is critical at all times. Must be able to work a 40-hour workweek, normally Monday through Friday. However, times and days may vary depending on business requirements. Needs to be available to work overtime during critical peaks and be available to meet last minute requests for overtime should the situation occur.

Other Essential Functions:

Must be able to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing

Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.

Must be able to interface with individuals at all levels of the organization both verbally and in writing. Must be well-organized with the ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously. Must work well under pressure to meet deadline requirements. Must be willing to travel as needed. Must take and pass a drug test and background check as well as a motor vehicle records check. Must be a US citizen.

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