Information Systems Security Officer

Location: Palm Bay, FL
Job Description

Title: Information Systems Security Officer
Comp: $80,000 - $120,000 P/Y
Type: Full-time
Location: Palm Bay, FL

Now Hiring Heroes is seeking an experienced Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to fill a role on an exciting cleared program in Palm Bay Florida.
As an ISSO on this program, you will:
  • Perform ISSO duties under the direction of the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) on assigned government-  authorized systems 
  • Be knowledgeable in information technology and security 
  • Be responsibilities include: authoring and maintaining documentation supporting the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) of assigned systems in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) under the JSIG and NISPOM; performing security control assessments as part of the systems’ Continuous Monitoring Plan; overseeing configuration management of assigned systems
  • Works with IT organization to develop device and system hardening guides following DISA and NIST guidelines; auditing systems to ensure security posture integrity; conducting periodic hardware/software inventory assessments; identifying system security controls shortcomings and developing POA&Ms
  • Play a  leading role remediating control deficiencies; conducts, documents and reports annual self-assessment
  • Maintain operational information security posture for a system, program, or enclave
  • Investigate security incidents such as data spills, data integrity and malicious events; authoring and delivering security education training to range of audience levels
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline
  • CISSP, CISM, or GSLC certification required (DoDI 8570.01 IAM III)
  • Top Secret security clearance with the ability to get SCI
  • 5+ years’ experience as an ISSO overseeing or managing cybersecurity on classified systems under JSIG, NISPOM Ch8, ICD 503, and/or NIST 800-53
  • Able to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Experience with Cisco equipment and Microsoft operating systems
  • Experience interpreting vulnerability scanning results (preferably Nessus or Tenable Security Center)
  • Exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills, customer relationship building skills, analytical skills and ability to lead/mentor teammates
  • High level of personal motivation and initiative to learn and acquire new skills
  • Experience leading junior ISSOs and small teams
  • Experience reviewing workstation, server, firewall & IPS logs
  • Experience with Linux is a plus
  • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules, and priorities
  • Current CI polygraph
  • Able to socialize ideas, make recommendations, and gain team consensus

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