Jacobs Information System Security Officer (ISSO)- Contingent in Langley, Virginia

Information System Security Officer (ISSO)- Contingent


We are actively searching for qualified candidates for this potential opening. We do not have assurance at this time that the position will be opened and when. This position is contingent upon contract award. _\

  • An Active TS/SCI clearance is required\

Mission Statement

The 480th Intelligence Support Reconnaissance Wing (ISWR) leads the Air Force’s Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS-AF) efforts. The DCGS-AF is the Air Force’s primary intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) planning, collection, processing and exploitation, analysis and dissemination weapon system. The weapon system employs a global communications architecture that connects multiple intelligence platforms, DoD networks, and sensors. Personnel assigned to DCGS-AF produce actionable intelligence from data collected by a variety of sensors on the U-2, RQ-4 Global Hawk, MQ-1 Predator, MQ-9 Reaper and other ISR platforms across multiple security levels up to TOP SECRET/Sensitive Compartmented Information (TS/SCI).

Job Description

The Information System Security Officer (ISSO) will validate configuration changes of firewall, switch, and router modifications on a continuous basis and generate, collect, store, and retain audit data.

Shift work is required to support 24x7 operations. It is important to be available to work any shift/designated hours required to include nights, weekends and holidays. Shift differential will be paid.

Typical Duties

  • Ensure the proper protection of the DPA, DCGS Enterprise, and ISs

  • Monitor systems, and their environments of operation, to include developing and updating security plans, managing and controlling changes to the DPA, and assessing the security impact of those changes.

  • Ensure physical and environmental protection measures are executed with appropriate security officials

  • Ensure hardware, software, and firmware on ISs are operated, maintained, and disposed of IAW security policies, CM policies, and procedures as outlined in the security authorization artifacts

  • Attend required technical and security training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management) relative to assigned duties

  • Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and are provided security awareness training before granting access to the IS

  • Report all security-related incidents to the ISSM

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

  • Notify the ISSM, in consultation with 27 IS, 480 ISRW/SC and 480 ISRW/SO, of any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system that might affect system authorization

  • 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 in accordance with ICS 500-27, Collection and Sharing of Audit Data

  • Ensure approved procedures are used by personnel for sanitizing and releasing system components and media

  • Maintain a repository of all security authorizations for ISs applicable to the DPA

  • Coordinate IS security inspections, tests, and reviews

  • Ensures proper measures are taken when an IS incident or vulnerability is discovered IAW with governing guidance

  • Develop and implement an IS security education, training, and awareness program for contractor personnel

  • Maintain a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures

  • Provide input to government to develop and update System Security Authorization Agreement (SSAA), and inclusion in the DCGS SSAA or other applicable security accreditation documentation

  • Coordinate, review, and provide input for CCBs concerning system accreditations (i.e. network drawings, equipment lists, operational procedures, Trusted Facility Manuals (TFMs), Software Version Description Documents (SVDDs), and security procedures)

  • Prepare all on-site information assurance documentation

  • Populate the XACTA database with all bodies of evidence to support system accreditation actions

  • Create Plans-of-Action and Milestones (POA&M) based on Security Assessment Reports (SAR) developed during system accreditation actions

  • Participate in DCGS security planning sessions and working groups

  • Oversee account authorization, creation, and management

  • Be responsible for the day-to-day security accreditation and certification of the systems


Required Education: None

Required Experience:

Years: 6

Description: Six (6) years’ Information Assurance experience

Required Certification: Possess IAM Level II certifications

Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace.

Primary Location United States-Virginia-Langley

Req ID: ATE0000O0