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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) Job

Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) Job

Date: Jun 13, 2017

Location: Huntsville, AL, US

Company: SAIC

Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) (Job Number:428185)


SAIC currently has a career opportunity within the Corporate Security Group, for an Information System Security Officer in Huntsville, Alabama. A Minimim of a SECRET clearance is required, with the ability to obtain a Top Secret/

Job Description:

- The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) assists the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) and implements information systems security tasks, as required for the safeguarding, handling, and controlling of classified information.
- Knowledgeable in information systems security in order to assure enforcement of company and government regulations.
- Knowledge of NISPOM, NIST 800-53, and Risk Management Framework is required.
- Duties will include but are not limited to technical engineering, administrative processing, and compliance reporting and interpersonal customer service skills.


Required Experience:

- Bachelors Degree and 5 years of related information systems security experience in a security environment with demonstrated knowledge of classified IS operation.
- Advanced experience in Windows (10) and Windows Server operating systems and a working knowledge of Linux operating systems.
- Knowledge of how Windows systems integrate into Microsoft Active Directory, utilize Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and implementing Group Policies.
- The candidate should also have a strong working knowledge of networking and familiarity with Cisco router, switch and firewall management languages.
- Administration of Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and Host Based Security Systems (HBSS).
- Candidate should have experience with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) security policies to include Certification & Accreditation, applying Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) to secure computing components and regularly apply software/ firmware patches from Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVA).
- Candidate must possess the ability to operate independently without supervision.
- This is a critical role that requires the applicant to be a self-starter and willingness to initiate communication with SAIC management and various Government agencies for support and/or compliance requirements.
- The position requires daily support of system users, interaction with SAIC management and occasional interaction with Government personnel.
- Professional and effective interpersonal skills and attire along with the ability to provide face to face customer support are required.
- Applicant will have an in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows server and client operating systems.
- A working knowledge of network and communication equipment, protocols, and troubleshooting tools is highly desired.
- Current/active professional certifications that comply with DoD 8570 requirements are required. Security+ certification is a minimum.

Clearance Requirement:

- Active DoD Secret Security clearance, with the ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance

Desired Certifications and Experience:

- Experience working on classified processing systems or handling classified material.
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and/or Microsoft Certified System Administrator/ Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSA/MCSE) a plus.
- Prior or current military service.
- Experience working with MDA-CNet or DoD SIPRNet systems is a plus.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

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Job Posting: Jun 13, 2017, 1:53:10 PM
Primary Location: United States-AL-HUNTSVILLE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Nearest Major Market: Huntsville

Job Segment: Information Systems, Engineer, Corporate Security, Firmware, Technology, Security, Engineering

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