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ISSO - Annapolis Junction - TS/SCI with Poly

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Job Number:
638886
Job Category:
Information Technology - Systems
Location:
COLUMBIA, MD US
Schedule:
Full-time
Travel:
None
Shift:
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
No
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
None
Description:

Leidos is seeking a mid level ISSO to join an exciting new Signals and RF program in Annapolis Junction.

This new role will:   

   

- Provides support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program. Provides support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies. Maintains operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed. Assists with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system. Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information. Performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation

- Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies

- Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information

- Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware

- Assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation

- Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs , network switches, etc. to include system upgrades

- Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information

- Provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware. Manages changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes. Prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs). Supports security authorization activities in compliance with NSA/CSS Information System Certification and Accreditation Process (NISCAP) and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP).

- Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies

- Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program

- Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave

- Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies

- Develop and update the system security plan and other IA documentation

- Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware

- Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to-day security operations of the system

- Develop system security policy and ensures compliance

- Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)

- Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies

- Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes

- Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview

- Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program

- Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control

 

Qualifications:
Ten (10) years’ experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
Experience is to include at least two (2) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools.
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I or higher is required.
Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
Domain Area(s) Specialized Requirements:
Computer Network Operations: Computer networking experience.
Information Technology: Experience developing technical documentation for SSPs and successfully leading systems through achieving approvals for testing and operation (e.g. Interim Authority to Test (IATT), Interim Authority to Operate (IATO), Authority to Operate (ATO)). Experience with Computer/system security engineering. Computer operating system experience with LINUX-based platforms. Computer operating system experience with Windows-based platforms.
Service Industry: Computer/system security engineering.
SIGINT experience is required: Experience in SIGINT system development or integration projects such as or similar to GLAIVE.

Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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