Information Systems Security Officer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Business Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
Palm Bay, FL
5 - 7 years experience
Business Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Job Description:

Performs ISSO duties under the direction of the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) on assigned government-authorized systems.  Knowledgeable in information technology and security.  Responsibilities include: authoring and maintaining documentation supporting the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) of assigned systems in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) under the JSIG and NISPOM; performing security control assessments as part of the systems’ Continuous Monitoring Plan; overseeing configuration management of assigned systems; works with IT organization to develop device and system hardening guides following DISA and NIST guidelines; auditing systems to ensure security posture integrity; conducting periodic hardware/software inventory assessments; identifying system security controls shortcomings and developing POA&Ms; plays leading role remediating control deficiencies; conducts, documents and reports annual self-assessments; maintaining operational information security posture for a system, program, or enclave; investigating security incidents such as data spills, data integrity and malicious events; authoring and delivering securityeducation training to range of audience levels.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline
  • CISSP, CISM, or GSLC certification required (DoDI 8570.01 IAM III)
  • Top Secret security clearance with the ability to get SCI
  • 6+ years’ experience as an ISSO overseeing or managing cybersecurity on classified systems under JSIG, NISPOM Ch8, ICD 503, and/or NIST 800-53
  • Experience developing, managing, providing evidence to close POA&Ms associated with the A&A and project management processes
  • Able to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience with Cisco equipment and Microsoft operating systems
  • Experience interpreting vulnerability scanning results (preferably Nessus or Tenable Security Center)
  • Exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills, customer relationship building skills, analytical skills and ability to lead/mentor teammates
  • High level of personal motivation and initiative to learn and acquire new skills
  • Experience leading junior ISSOs and small teams
  • Experience reviewing workstation, server, firewall,      & IPS logs


  • Experience with Linux is a plus
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules, and priorities
  • Current CI polygraph
  • Able to socialize ideas, make recommendations, and gain team consensus


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