12 hours

Information Systems Security Officer - TO15

Perspecta
Washington, MA 01223
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.

Responsibilities

Every day atPerspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. Were a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselvesto respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many waysnot only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.Perspecta's talented and robust workforce14,000 strong'stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.

Perspecta has an immediate need for an Information Systems Security Officer in Washington, D.C. - Top Secret Clearance





Perspecta is seeking a talented and motivated Information
Systems Security Officer (ISSO) who will ensure that the appropriate
operational security posture is maintained for assigned Information Systems
(IS) under his/her purview, will work in close collaboration with the
Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), the Information System Owner
(ISO), and other IS Stakeholders. The candidate will ensure that cyber security
requirements are effectively integrated into the IS operations, management,
and documentation. As ISSO, the candidate will provide critical systems,
application and infrastructure support to our Customer. The candidate will have
the opportunity to work with a Team of ISSOs across multiple technical areas,
on various system classification types and categorizations, as well as have the
opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of security professionals. -
Work in close coordination with all system stakeholders

  • Create and maintain existing information system
    security documentation, including System Security Plan (SSP), Security Controls
    Matrix and/or Assessment, and Security Configuration Guide (controlled changes
    to the system)
  • Develop or modify implementation and design
    documents describing how security features are implemented
  • Prepare system documentation for assessment in
    accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and NIST Special
    Publications (800-37, 800-53 and others); identify deficiencies and provide
    recommendations for solutions
  • Track findings with Plan of Action and
    Milestones (POA&M) through mitigation and/or risk acceptance
  • Responsible for elements of physical and
    environmental protection, personnel security, incident handling, and security
    training and awareness and ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed
    of in accordance with security policies and procedures
  • Ensure all users have the requisite security
    clearance, authorization, need-to-know, and are aware of their security
    responsibilities before being granted access to the system, and periodically
    thereafter
  • Create security policies and maintain existing
    information system security documentation
  • Conduct periodic and continuous reviews of the
    system to ensure compliance with the authorization package
  • Work with the Information Assurance (IA) team to
    perform basic system administration and maintain various IA tools, including
    audit collection and reporting systems, vulnerability management programs, and
    other continuous monitoring capabilities
  • Participate in the change management process,
    including reviewing Requests for Change (RFC) and assist in the assessment of a
    potential change's security impact
  • Conduct daily, weekly and monthly audit review
    and management of the audit collection system
  • Continuously review and evaluate vendor,
    security, and business best practices for implementing a comprehensive audit
    program
  • Implement vulnerability management programs,
    including tracking and addressing IAVAs and security patches, accessing
    applicability to existing systems, and ensuring closure
  • Provide direction and guidance to less
    experienced IA personnel
  • Remain sensitive to security infractions and
    assist in security investigations and responses as requested
  • Monitor system recovery processes to ensure
    security features and functions are properly restored and functioning correctly
    following an outage.


Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • A minimum of eight (8) years of work experience
    in computer science or cyber security-related field.
  • Strong background and extensive experience with
    Risk Management Framework (RMF), ICD 503, NIST SP800-53 and 53a or DCID 6/3;
    knowledge of current authorization practices, particularly within the
    Department of Justice. Extensive background with DITSCAP/DIACAP may be
    substituted in some cases.
  • Certified in at least one of the following during
    the life of the contract: International Information Systems Security
    Certification Consortium (ISC2) Certified Information systems Security
    Professional (CISSP), the Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)
    Information Security Professional (GISP), or the Computing Technology Industry
    Association (CompTIA) Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) or other
    certifications exemplifying DoD 8570.1 IAM level III proficiency
  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer
    Science, Cyber Security, Mathematics, or Engineering is highly desirable.
  • Familiarity with the use and operation of such
    tools such as Tenable's Nessus and/or Security Center, IBM Guardium, HP
    WebInspect, AppDetect, Network Mapper (NMAP), or like applications
  • Knowledge and experience with security efforts
    related to Windows, Linux, Solaris, VMWare, Cisco, Juniper, SQL, and Oracle.
  • Experience implementing and using various IA
    tools including vulnerability assessment, patch management, audit collection,
    audit review, audit management, and end-point protection
  • Analytical skills, with the capacity to quantify
    and/or qualify risks as they relate to the enterprise systems
  • Good communications skills, both in writing and
    orally.




  • US Citizenship
  • active Top Secret clearance, and SCI capable


About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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PAY TRANSPARENCY NONDISCRIMINATION PROVISION
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Posted: 2019-09-19 Expires: 2019-10-19

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