25 days old

Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - Various Levels

Annapolis Junction, MD 20701
  • Job Code
    R116772

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Top Secret SCI w/Polygraph

Job Description:

We're a company of thinkers, innovators, and protectors. Our people don't just generate big ideas-they bring them to life. We are looking for a ISSO who is a self-starter and has risk management framework (RMF) experience to be a key contributor to our team. Parsons' extensive experience in the cleared space provides the ideal solution to advancing your skills

Parsons' extensive experience in this field, combined with your knowledge, will propel your career forward with opportunity for advancement with top performance. We can offer training, development, and opportunities to work on marquee projects as you and our fast-paced business grow and evolve. We need our ISSOs to be versatile, enthusiastic to work in highly flexible, team-oriented environments and who have exceptional communication, analytical and organizational skills.

PROJECT:

Parsons is sourcing candidates for a project within the Department of Defense to provide a wide range of skills and expertise to perform technology development, testing, integration of hardware and software applications, and associated documentation and training.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Parsons is seeking ISSO of various experience levels to perform the following:

  • Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave's information assurance program.
  • Provide support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.
  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed.
  • Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system.
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation.
  • Provide configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.
  • Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes.
  • Prepare and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs).
  • Support security authorization activities in compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework (NIST RMF).

REQUIRED CAPABILITIES

LEVEL 1

  • Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.
  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation.
  • Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
  • Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.
  • Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs, network switches, etc. to include system upgrades.
  • Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with 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).

LEVEL 2

All capabilities described in Level 1, plus

  • Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview.
  • Provide support for 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 assessing the security impact of those changes.
  • Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes.
  • Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control.

QUALIFICATIONS

LEVEL 1

  • Five (5) years of experience as an ISSO.
    • Experience is to include at least one (1) 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 related discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • DoD 8570 compliance with IAT Level I or higher.
  • Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

LEVEL 2

  • Ten (10) years of experience as an ISSO.
    • 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 related discipline from an accredited college or university.
  • DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I or higher.

Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.

Must be able to obtain, maintain and/or currently possess a security clearance.

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Posted: 2021-06-29 Expires: 2021-07-30

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Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

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