Job Description: Information System Security Operations Analyst (ISSO) Level III
Candidates must be currently located in the Falls Church VA area. Onsite support will be required.
The CISO Risk Management Portfolio is in need of an ISSO supporting its Assessment and Authorization program at the client Gatehouse location. The resource will be supporting the work stream “Execute the A&A Process and Improve Enterprise Risk Posture.
Looking for candidates who are engaged, energetic and have good communication skills. Candidates willing to help people on the IT side who don’t understand risk or computer security. Will be supporting, teaching and assisting IT in building in security or in mitigating vulnerabilities.
Assist with design and requirements for information systems;
Assist in mentoring intermediate level employees;
Serve as an Information Assurance Officer;
Assist in preparing and maintaining Certification and Accreditation documentation;
Ensure system configuration guidelines are followed and monitors system performance for compliance with IA requirements;
Participate in risk assessments of information systems;
Ensure necessary reporting is captured and maintained for evaluation;
Ensure conformity of password policies and security counter measures;
Implement or monitor Information Assurance (IA) safeguards;
Assist in conducting tests of IA safeguards in accordance with test plans; perform system audits to assess security related factors for systems;
Assist with or perform other IA tasks in consonance with Information Assurance Manager;
Perform other information assurance or administrative tasks; and Handle personal, confidential and Privacy Act information in a professional manner.
9 to 12 years experience working as an Information Assurance Analyst for an information technology, information assurance, or information management program.
Bachelor’s degree in a technical specialty such as cyber security, computer science, management information systems or related IT field (Master's Degree Preferred)
CERTIFICATIONS: (One or more required)
CompTIA Security+ CE, OR; Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), OR; ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), OR; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security and CISSP
Must be able to obtain a Position of Public Trust Clearance
Pass both a client mandated clearance process to include drug screening, criminal history check and credit check.
Once candidate’s resume is approved and interview passed, the agency is responsible for providing drug screening. Failure to submit the drug screening results will delay the security clearance process.
If a candidate is given an interim clearance, continuation of employment is then based on the candidate receiving a sensitive clearance.
All candidates must be a US Citizen, or have permanent residence status (Green Card).
Candidate must have lived in the United States for the past 5 years.
Cannot have more than 6 months travel outside the United States within the last five years. Military Service excluded. (Exception does not include military family members.)