Jacobs Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in Nellis AFB, Nevada
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Jacobs is seeking a qualified Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to support the United States Air Force’s 53rd Wing Technical Support Services (53rd WTSS) contract. This contract supports the 53rd Wing and 96th Test Wing, both headquartered at Eglin AFB, FL and with units CONUS-wide. This position will support the 53WG OL-A/AP at Nellis AFB, NV. The 53 WG is the focal point for the Combat Air Forces in electronic warfare and is responsible for operational test and evaluation of advanced equipment and systems. The 96 TW is the USAF’s test and evaluation center for advanced air-delivered weapons, navigation and guidance systems, and C2 systems. The 53rd WTSS team partners with military and civilian personnel to provide world-class IT technical support for the 53 WG and 96 TW missions. The 53rd WTSS IT support covers full lifecycle IT from concept, to deployment, day-to-day operations / maintenance, and culminating in system retirement / replacement / upgrade.
Jacobs is seeking a self-motivated, energetic ISSO that will provide support to the 53 WG OL-A/AP unit located at Nellis AFB. The 53 CSS provides communications and information systems for the 53 Wing’s four groups. It automates, sustains, and operates wing communications and information systems activities including unclassified, collateral, and advanced program local area networks. It operates the Combat Air Force Network Operations Center providing classified information services to the CAF worldwide. The 53 CSS provides network capability to fuse data from multiple test facilities into one coherent picture and it develops and maintains the computer systems supporting the development, test, and dissemination of electronic warfare mission data. The 53 CSS also provides advanced programs audiovisual support and operates and maintains a state-of-the-art video-teleconferencing capability.
The successful candidate will support the 53 WG OL-A/AP and job duties will include, but are not limited to:
Assist with the development and updating the system security system control traceability matrix, system security plan.
Managing and controlling changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes.
Assist with the development and staffing 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 accounting for classified assets.
**This list is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities.to the job duties.
Here’s What You’ll Need:
Required Education and Experience:
- A minimum of 1 year relevant/direct experience with information system security/information assurance/cybersecurity processes
Must have a practical DoD/USAF information security policy background with practical / hands-on experience applying RMF / JSIG processes and principles.
Must have a practical understanding of AF systems and PC requirements (i.e., a working knowledge of the directives and governing policies governing information systems)
Clear understanding of audits as they pertain to government information systems security
Familiarity with data leakage protection technologies
Understanding of COMSEC, EMSEC, and TEMPEST regulations and best practices
Required Clearance :
Must have, and be able to maintain, an active/valid 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 or no older than 5 years, 9 months at time of hire.
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.
- Practical experience accrediting a SAPF / SCIF (e.g., completing / staffing the fixed facility checklist (FFC) and other supporting documents).
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.
Due to parking availability and location of work, walking moderate to long distances may be required.
Work site is located at Nellis AFB, NV.
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 mitigation measures and contract employees must comply with established guidance.
Equipment and Machines
Ability to operate office equipment such as a 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 may require 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 Essential Functions
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 always demonstrate professional behavior 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.
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