Position Description We are seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to join our IA team in supporting our facilities in Southern New Hampshire. The candidate will be responsible to the ISSM in support of continuous monitoring, plan of action and milestones (POA&M) capture/closure, vulnerability scans, and other general security related duties. The selected candidate will work with the team and government customers to determine appropriate security measures, identifying potential security weaknesses, recommending improvements to address vulnerabilities, and monitoring system security.
Skills Required MUST have an active DoD Secret security clearance Working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures. Must be able to attain IAT Level II compliance within 6 months of hire and maintain IS professional certification commensurate with DoD 8570.1M requirements. Excellent written/oral communications and time management skills. High level of personal motivation and initiative to learn and acquire new skills, and adapt seamlessly to an everchanging security environment.
Skills Preferred Ability to apply information system knowledge to other government compliance documents (NISPOM, DAAPM, NIST).
Experience Required Experience with supporting various system configurations (Stand Alone, Peer to Peer Networks, and Wide Area Networks). Experience with implementation of IA Policies and Procedures. Experience with auditing the security aspects of various operating systems (Windows, Linux and UNIX)
Experience Preferred Experience with supporting the preparation of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documents and procedures Experience with development and delivery of IA-related briefings and training material. Experience with complex Information Systems, ie Multi-Program Interconnection, PL-2 systems and above. Experience with certifying compliance of various systems (windows, Linux and UNIX). Experience with Interconnected Security Agreements (ISA), Network Security Plans, and Memorandums of Understanding/Agreement (MOU/A).
Education Required Associates Degree or two years of experience in Information Technology (IT) or Information Assurance (IA) in a classified environment.
Active Secret Clearance