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Leidos

Information Systems Security Officer ( R-00053742-OTHLOC-PL-2D0864 )

Law Enforcement and Security

Information Security

Yearly

No

Fairmont, West Virginia, United States

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

Leidos is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) on a Cyber Security Center contract. The candidate will perform a variety of complex assignments associated related to the security of computer information systems in a high paced environment. The position will be part of a growing IT team working on multiple information systems in a high-demand setting ensuring the uninterrupted and secure day to day operation of the cyber security program.

The candidate shall provide the following functions:

  • Develop, maintain and manage Security Authorization and Assessment packages that include System Security Plans (SSP), Contingency Plans (CP), POA&Ms, and other relevant security documentation for existing and new systems.
  • Perform review and update of operational system for acquiring ATO using a Risk Management Framework (RMF) including coordination with stakeholders to close any outstanding issues.
  • Prepare, maintain, and implement System Security Plan (SSP) that accurately describes the security protection measures for each classified information system, as well as the application description forms.
  • Prepare Security Impact Assessments (SIA) as needed for approved changes that impact each system.
  • Conduct security audits, identify weaknesses and provide recommendations for improvements.
  • Implement site procedures for marking, handling, controlling, removing, transporting, sanitizing, reusing, and destroying media and equipment containing classified information.
  • Prepare, maintain, and implement a Computer Security Plan that accurately reflects the security protection measures for each classified information system for which he or she is responsible.
  • Work closely with the System Administrator to maintain the system’s security and accreditation status.
  • Work with the program team to apply consistent vulnerability scans, patching cycles, POA&M resolution guidance, and documented Security Assessment Reports (SARs) to maintain the system’s security and accreditation status.
  • Ensure implementation of these security measures by conducting security reviews and system tests.
  • Implement site procedures for marking, handling, controlling, removing, transporting, sanitizing, reusing, and destroying media and equipment containing classified information.
  • Implement changes to the classified system components, environment, and location, including temporary relocation to another classified area.
  • Serve as a resource to users for questions concerning classified systems.
  • Verify users’ access requests are approved and to control users’ access to NOAA IT systems.
  • Ensure users are instructed on appropriate use of computer systems.
  • Ensure user access is removed promptly upon termination, both voluntarily and involuntary, to include changing any combination locks and system passwords as needed.
  • Maintain and enforce the Security Incident Reporting procedure, educating users on how to report incidents.
  • Evaluate, report, and document security incidents and vulnerabilities through closure.
  • Review all incidents for trends or other commonalities that could help prevent reoccurrence.
  • Monitor hardware and software for any suspicious changes, behavior or traffic, provide reports when/as directed.
  • Monitor and implement information assurance/security standards and procedures

Basic Requirements:

  • Typically requires a BS and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience within the information security field, with emphasis on security operations, incident management, intrusion detection, firewall deployment, and security event analysis.
  • Great customer service skills
  • Advanced technical writing skills
  • Professional certification to include PMP and CISSP. Equivalent industry certifications maybe be submitted if approved by the Contracting Office.

Job Type

  • Full-Time

Work Location

  • Fairmont, WV; Boulder CO; Silver Spring, MD

Clearance: Must be a US Citizen and have at a minimum a Secret clearance or be able to obtain clearance before starting position

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40

Shift:Day

Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Information Assurance

Pay Range:Pay Range $71,500.00 - $110,000.00 - $148,500.00