Information Systems Security Officer ISSO, DoD 8570,

Location: Boston, MA, United States
Date Posted: 08-05-2017
The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - ITS Level II will provide IT security support to several independent programs as follows: Develop and maintain System Security Plans (SSP); ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with SSPs; ensure configuration management is maintained and documented; manage access to the systems and ensure users are aware of their security responsibilities; conduct periodic reviews to ensure compliance with the SSPs. Will work special security issues and interact with Laboratory management. Must have sufficient technical experience to implement security requirements outlined in SSP's. Will assist in compliance inspections and reviews and conduct audits as required. Training/briefing experience is desired.  Must be able to respond to off-hour emergencies as needed. Must have demonstrated ability to follow-up and solve problems. Position requires some local and overnight travel.
AS/BS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or related field.
A minimum of 3 years of IT security experience in DoD Industrial Security is desired, preferably in a compartmentalized program environment.
Technical experience and skills, course work completed towards a degree, and industry IT certifications may be considered substitutes for education and DoD security experience.
DoD 8570 IAM Level I Baseline Certification required.
Technical experience and skill securing operating systems such as Linux, Windows Server/client OS, and virtualization technologies. Experience using vulnerability scanning tools such as NESSUS, SCAP, RETINA, WASP, SECSCN. Experience using audit reduction tools, and endpoint security products. Working experience directly related to certification and authorization using the following: NIST 800-53 / Risk Management Framework (RMF), Joint SAP Implementation Guide (JSIG), Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503, National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) Chapter 8, Joint Air Force, Army, Navy (JAFAN) 6/3. Exceptional written and verbal communication skills. Prior experience in working in a collaborative team environment desired.
The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment investigation and must meet all eligibility requirements for access to classified information including compartmented programs. The ability to obtain and maintain a government (DoD) security clearance is required.

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