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Jacobs Information Systems Security Officer - Mid-level (14-1) in Lackland AFB, Texas

Information Systems Security Officer - Mid-level (14-1)


Mission Statement

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


The successful candidate will support the 453 Electronic Warfare Squadron (453 EWS), a 53 WG unit on Lackland AFB, TX. The 453 EWS provides a full spectrum of EW support to DoD and coalition warfighters. The 453 EWS products and services are utilized in a variety of areas, including mission planning, training, and exercises. So, come to San Antonio and enjoy a city rich in history and booming with modern attractions.

The successful candidate will administer, assure, and maintain the required operational security posture assigned information systems. The candidate will collaborate with the Information Systems Security Manager and will monitor systems and their environments.

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 account for, classified assets.


RequiredEducation and Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years relevant/direct 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 RMF body of evidence composition, applicable artifacts, and associated control families.

  • Strong understanding of 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.

Required Clearance

  • Active / Valid DoD TS/SCI-eligible clearance (i.e. DCID 6/4 eligibility); applicant must maintain clearance in active/valid status

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of vulnerability scanning software (ACAS, SCAP, etc.).

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 Lackland AFB, TX.

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.


Monday-Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. 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.

Jacobs is a global technology company, delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world. We test, operate, sustain, and secure critical infrastructures and weapons systems using unique technology application and agile software development capabilities to improve mission capability and operational readiness. Jacobs’ deep experience with advanced technology systems and our wide-ranging program support capabilities work together to make us a premier partner to aerospace and defense clients at locations around the world.



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Primary Location United States-Texas-Lackland AFB-20312-SIS-30

Job Type Experienced

Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time

Req ID: GLO000166