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Information Systems Security Officer

Chantilly, VirginiaPEAK Technical Staffing USA


Responsible for the development and administration of information systems security procedures, compliance, auditing, security plan development, perform self-inspections, certify systems in accordance with the ICD 503 and NIST SP 800-53. Upon hire, the successful candidate must be willing to go through the process of obtaining a CI Poly.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Enforce IA policy, guidance, and training requirements per AR 25-2 and identified BBPs.
  • Ensure implementation of IAVM dissemination, reporting, and compliance procedures.
  • Ensure all users meet the requisite favorable security investigations, clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and security responsibilities before granting access to the IS.
  • Ensure users receive initial and annual IA awareness training.
  • Ensure log files and audits are maintained and reviewed for all systems and that authentication (for example, password) policies are audited for compliance.
  • Prepare, distribute, and maintain plans, instructions, and SOPs concerning system security.
  • Review and evaluate the effects on security of system changes, including interfaces with other ISs and document all changes.
  • Ensure that all ISs within their area of responsibility are certified, accredited and reaccredited.
  • Maintain and document CM for IS software (including IS warning banners) and hardware.
  • Pre-deployment or operational ISSOs will ensure system recovery processes are monitored and that security features and procedures are properly restored.
  • Pre-deployment or operational ISSOs will maintain current software licenses and ensure security related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.
  • Tenant ISSOs will support and assist tenant IAMs (or the installation IAM if no tenant IAM exists).
  • Report security violations and incidents to the servicing RCERT in accordance with Section VIII, Incident and Intrusion Reporting.

Experience and Skills:

  • Current active TS/SCI Clearance required.
  • High School Diploma.
  • 3 years minimum on the job related experience needed.
  • McAfee Host Based Security System (HBSS), Nessus, Security Center.
  • Requires IAM level III; candidates must have one of the following: GSLC, CISM, CISSP or CISSA.