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Information System Security Officer

Government and Military

Security Officer


West Palm Beach, Florida, United States

Job Summary

Routinely collaborates and consults with the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) regarding the design, development, integration, and analysis of information systems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the oversight of the information system’s security posture with emphasis placed on the application and sustainment of the security controls.
  • Performs routine system auditing as well as vulnerability and compliance scanning throughout the entire lifecycle of the system.
  • Support development and implementation of relevant security policies and procedures required by assessment and authorization activities.
  • Further identify, develop, and recommend security measures to counter or mitigate system vulnerabilities and risk.
  • Perform system Information Assurance Vulnerability
  • Management (IAVM) tracking and compliance. Perform
  • Security Technical Implementation Guidance (STIG) compliance audits.
  • Coordinate with system owners to ensure appropriate A&A artifacts are developed to support system authorization.
  • Relevant tools may include but are not limited to: Tenable Nessus, Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Checker and STIG viewer.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • BS Degree in Information Assurance or related field. Experience may be used in lieu of education.
  • Five (5) years’ experience in the C&A functional area defining or evaluating computer security requirements for applications or networks.
  • Security+ CE (minimum) is required.
  • Strong hands-on experience with Windows operating systems.
  • Must understand Risk Management Framework (RMF) process & requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Top-Secret Clearance.
  • Valid driver’s license and passport required.
  • Working knowledge of Industry Standard tools for purposes of audit reduction, vulnerability scanning, and malware analysis is preferred.
  • Willingness to travel to remote location as required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • DoD 8570.01M IAT Level II compliant Baseline Certification.
  • Experience working with DoD/Navy information systems.
  • Relevant ISSO experience within the DoD and/or Intelligence Community.
  • Knowledge of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and configuration standards.
  • Experience with Security Directives, Policies, Publications and Regulations.
  • Experience with eMass. CISSP, Security + or other DoDD 8570/8140 Information Assurance Management certification.