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Jacobs Information Systems Security Officer - Senior (113-1) in Hill Afb, Utah

Information Systems Security Officer - Senior (113-1)


Mission Statement

Jacobs is seeking a qualified Contractor Government SAPSecurity Officer (GSSO) to support the United States Air Force’s 53rd Wing TechnicalSupport Services (53rd WTSS) contract. This contract supports the53rd Wing and 96th Test Wing, both headquartered at Eglin AFB, FLand having units CONUS-wide. The 53 WG is the focal point for the Combat AirForces in electronic warfare and is responsible for operational test andevaluation of advanced equipment and systems. The 96 TW is the USAF’s test and evaluation center for advancedair-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, and C2 systems. The 53rdWTSS team partners with military and civilian personnel to provide world-classIT technical support for the 53 WG and 96 TW missions. The 53rd WTSSprovides full lifecycle IT, to include program security and cybersecurity, tosupport concept development, deployment, day-to-day operations / maintenance,and culminating in system retirement / replacement / upgrade.

This position will support the 86thFighter Weapons Squadron (86 FWS) at Hill AFB, UT. Hill AFB is the second largest USAF base by population and geographicalsize and is also home to the 388th Fighter Wing, 419th Fighter Wing, and 24other tenant units. The 86 FWS conducts the USAF’s air-to-ground WeaponSystem Evaluation Program and evaluates the total air-to-ground precisionguided munitions process including weapon buildup, weapon loading, aircraft,aircrew employment procedures, support equipment, technical data andmaintenance actions. So, come join our team supporting an awesome mission set whilealso living close to Salt Lake City and in a region well-known for its’ outdooractivities, picturesque winters, world-class skiing, snowboarding, and theGreat Salt Lake.

Job Description

The successful candidate will be responsible foradministering, assuring, maintaining, and ensuring the appropriate operationalsecurity posture is maintained for information systems. The candidate will collaborate with theInformation Systems Security Manager (ISSM) and play an active role inmonitoring systems and their environments. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Developingand updating the system security system control traceability matrix (SCTM), thesystem security plan (SSP), managing and controlling changes to the system,assessment and authorization (A&A) package and assessing the securityimpact of those changes.

  • Ensuresystems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with securitypolicies and procedures as outlined in the security authorization package.

  • Ensureall users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, need-to-know,and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access to theIS.

  • Conductperiodic reviews of information systems to ensure compliance with the securityauthorization package.

  • Coordinateany changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a systemwith the ISSM and AO/DAO prior to the change.

  • Monitorsystem recovery processes to ensure security features and procedures areproperly restored and functioning correctly.

  • Ensureall IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properlyauthorized individuals.

  • Ensureaudit records are collected and reviewed.

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

  • Establishand manage media creation, destruction and tracking program.

  • Responsiblefor classified assets; may be required to maintain a media inventory and ensureaccountability for all classified material.


RequiredEducation and Experience:

  • A minimum of 7 years of relevant/direct experience with information system security/information assurance/cybersecurity processes.

Required Skills:

  • Experiencewith DoD/USAF information security policy background with practical / hands-onexperience applying RMF / JSIG processes and principles.

  • Experiencedeveloping and/or contributing to RMF body of evidence composition, familiaritywith applicable artifacts, and associated control families.

  • Experience/strongunderstanding of AF systems and PC requirements (i.e., a working knowledge ofthe directives and governing policies governing information systems).

Required Clearance :

  • Active / valid DoD Secret security clearance

  • Must be able to obtain, and be able to maintain, an active/valid DoD TS/SCI-eligible clearance (i.e. DCID 6/4 eligibility)

  • Clearance investigation close date must be no older than 5 years, 6 months at the time of application.

  • 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.


  • Understandingof audits as they pertain to government information systems security.

  • Familiaritywith data leakage protection technologies.

  • Familiaritywith COMSEC, EMSEC, and TEMPEST regulations and best practices.

Essential Functions

Physical Requirements: Light

Work Environment


Work site is located atHill AFB, UT.

  • Office setting that includes sedentary physical effort. However,may include lifting of weight up to thirty (30) pounds

  • No unusual hazards nor unusual environmental conditions on job site

  • The DoD and USAF have implemented specific COVID-19 mitigationmeasures and contract employees must comply with established guidance.

  • Work may involve sitting or standing for extended periods of time.

  • Positionwill require typingand reading from a computer screen.

  • Must have sufficient mobility, including but not limited to bending, reaching, andkneeling to complete daily duties in a timely and efficient manner.

  • Due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderateto long distances 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.


  • This position supports an operational work center providing 18 hours/day coverage during the standard Monday-Friday work week. Shift work will be required on a rotational or permanent basis as determined by mission needs.

  • 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 EssentialFunctions

  • Must be able to work assigned shift on either rotational and/or permanent basis.

  • Outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Ability to work effectively with strong, diverse personalities.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills, including ability to manage multiple activities, and tasks simultaneously.

  • 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 cellulardevices are to be used when vehicle is in motion.




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Job Information Technology

Primary Location United States-Utah-Hill Afb-20312-SIS-12

Job Type Experienced

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: GLO00013Y