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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) 2

Annapolis Junction, MDAnnapolis JunctionMarylandUnited StatesNorth AmericaJune 10, 2023

About ARSIEM CorporationAt ARSIEM Corporation we are committed to fostering a proven and trusted partnership with our government clients.  We provide support to multiple agencies across the United States Government.  ARSIEM has an experienced workforce of qualified professionals committed to providing the best possible support.As demand increases, ARSIEM continues to provide reliable and cutting-edge technical solutions at the best value to our clients.  That means a career packed with opportunities to grow and the ability to have an impact on every client you work with. ARSIEM is looking for a Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) 2 . This position will support one of our Government clients in Annapolis Junction, MD.

Responsibilities

    • 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 managing security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations.
    • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information. Performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation.
    • 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 the National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework (NIST RMF).

Minimum Experience

    • Ten (10) years of 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 a 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.

Capabilities

    • Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
    • Assist with the preparation and maintenance of documentation
    • Assist in evaluating security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
    • Assist the CM with information system security software, hardware, and firmware.
    • Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs, network switches, etc., including system upgrades.
    • Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.
    • Develop and maintain documentation for C&A following ODNI and DoD policies.
    • Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware.
    • Develop system security policy and ensures compliance
    • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
    • 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 update the system security plan and other IA documentation
    • Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to­ day security operations of the system
    • Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)
    • Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview
    • Support a program, organization, system, or enclave's information assurance program.
    • Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies
    • Manage and control changes to the system and assess the security impact of those changes
    • Manage and control changes to the system and assess the security impact of those changes
    • Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control
Clearance Requirement: This position requires an active TS/SCI with a polygraph. You must be a US Citizen for consideration. Candidate Referral: Do you know someone who would be GREAT at this role? If you do, ARSIEM has a way for you to earn a bonus through our referral program for persons presenting NEW (not in our resume database) candidates who are successfully placed on one of our projects. The bonus for this position is $10,000,  and the referrer is eligible to receive the sum for any applicant we place within 12 months of referral. The bonus is paid after the referred employee reaches 6 months of employment.ARSIEM is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and 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 or veteran status, age, or any other federally protected class.

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