Jacobs Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - TS/SCI w/poly in Linthicum, Maryland

Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - TS/SCI w/poly


“Jacobs National Security Solutions (NSS) provides world-class IT network and service management capabilities; cutting edge cyber threat awareness and cybersecurity solutions; innovative web- and software applications development; and advanced data analytics for major clients in the Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, and Federal Civilian Agencies.

Our forward thinking solutions deliver an integrated approach to IT network design and management, full lifecycle IT service management, IT service delivery, asset management, logistics and procurement, and vendor management. We leverage the expertise and passion of our employees to conduct identity and access management, penetration testing, and vulnerability assessments for our nation’s most closely guarded agencies and networks. Our Cyber Security Operations Centers ensure safe, effective network operations for Federal clients while our data scientists are helping stop illegal acts before they can endanger Americans or our way of life.

Jacobs promotes a culture of operational excellence to create a safer, smarter, and more connected world while upholding the highest standards of compliance, quality and integrity.

We continue to thrive and need your talent and motivation to help propel us farther, faster.”

Jacobs is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in Linthicum, MD. Duties will include:

  • Maintainthe appropriate operational security posture for assigned systems, programs,and/or enclaves;

  • Provideguidance and technical expertise on all matters that impact or effect thesecurity of the information system;

  • Assistin the development and execution of an enterprise level continuous monitoringprogram to minimize security risks and ensure compliance with that program on aroutine basis;

  • Developing,updating, and submitting the System Security Plan and other requireddocumentation that make up the Security Authorization Package;

  • Conductconfiguration management for security-relevant changes to software, hardware,and firmware;

  • Performand deliver security impact analyses of changes to the system or itsenvironment of operation;

  • Assessthe effectiveness of system security controls on an ongoing basis to determinesystem security status; and

  • Maintainand enforce IT security policies and implementation guidelines for customersystems in diverse operational environments




Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology, IT Security, Network Systems Technology or related field or 4 years’ experience in lieu of degree plus five (5) to seven (7) years of directly related experience or any equivalent combination of education, experience, training and certifications.

  • 10 years of related work experience in the field of security authorization; education may be substituted for experience

  • DoD 8570 compliant IAM Level I certification, such as the CompTIA Security certification. A higher level certification, such as GSLC, CAP, CASP, CISM and/or CISSP will also be accepted

  • Knowledge of the security authorization processes and procedures as defined in the Risk Management Framework NIST SP800-37

  • Familiarity with the ICD503, CNSSI1253, NIST SP800-53, etc.

  • Knowledge of commercial security tools and their uses

  • Experience with hardware/software security implementations

  • Knowledge of different communication protocols, encryption techniques/tools, and PKI and authorization services

  • Familiarity with security incident management, experience collaborating with Incident Response Teams

  • Ability to provide viable recommendations for the resolution or computer security incidents and vulnerability compliance

  • Experience creating and presenting documentation and management reports

  • Active TS/SCI with current polygraph

Additional Qualifications:

  • Experience working with the XACTA IA Manager

  • Ability to be highly analytical and effectively able to troubleshoot and prioritize needs, requirements and other issues

  • Ability to be committed to continuous learning and system development because of the constant developing nature of cyber attacks

  • Ability to quickly learn new concepts, data formats, and software

  • Ability to be self-motivated, independent, detail oriented, responsible team player, and exhibit exceptional relationship management skills

Essential Functions:

Physical Requirements:

  • Working at a computer or desk (Considerations: Sitting, Eyes, Hands)

  • May involve long periods of sitting

Work Environment:

  • An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)

  • Needs to be able to work well with and support co-workers and clients

  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills

Equipment and Machines:

  • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation


  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines

  • Regular attendance is necessary and required

Other Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to communicate effectively

  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees

  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others

  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment

  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace

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-Maryland-Linthicum

Req ID: I2S00045D