Tetrad Digital Integrity LLC

  • Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

    Job Locations US-MD-College Park
    Posted Date 5 months ago(3/30/2018 4:25 PM)
    ID
    2018-1129
    # of Openings
    4
    Category
    Information Technology
  • Overview

    TDI is seeking Information System Security Officers that will support our customer by working with system owners and O&M Vendors to provide ISSO support functions for various systems and applications (Classified/Unclassified).

     

    Responsibilities

    The candidate will provide the following ISSO support services:

    • Ensure systems are accessed, integrated, accredited, operated, maintained and disposed of in accordance with applicable security policies and practices outlined in NIST Publication 800-53 (latest revision) Security and Privacy Controls for Federal Information Systems and Organizations, customer directives;
    • Coordinate with the System Owners to ensure that system accounts requests are for valid users, who are eligible for access to the information systems, have a valid need to access the systems, and that all requirements have been met before authorizing access to system(s);
    • Develop and maintain a comprehensive project plan (roadmap) that at a minimum identifies the tasks to be accomplished in the course of completing the requirements, defines project staff roles/responsibilities, and provides a detailed timeline for completion of tasks.
    • Assist system owners to review and validate (recertify) non-privileged user accounts annually and privileged user accounts and rights monthly in accordance with the customer’s IT Security Requirements (provided as a GFI) (security control AC-2), to ensure the user's continued need for system access and that the assigned privileges for each user are the minimum required for their current job functions;
    • Perform Security Controls Testing to audit and inspect system security controls, processes and procedures;
    • Manage and track system security requirements during all phases of the system’s life cycle for all operational and development projects;
    • Create, update, and maintain various security documents;
    • Report, respond, and track security incidents in accordance with the customer’s Computer Security Incident Handling Guide;
    • Ensure that audit trails are reviewed weekly and retained for the period of time defined in the SSP; and
    • Respond to data calls (e.g. OIG data calls, COR requests for system information) to provide security artifacts as requested.

    Qualifications

    • BS/BA in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or other related analytical, scientific or technical discipline.
    • Five (5) years of experience in IT security, including SA&A and/or IT security risk analysis, preferably in support of the Federal Government.
    • Knowledge of Federal Government SA&A practices and policies, particularly FISMA and NIST Special Publications 800 series.
    • Ability to work independently and also collaborating with application developers, engineers and others.
    • Must be motivated and results oriented.
    • Effective written and oral communication skills.
    • Previous Federal Government experience a plus.

    Clearance: Candidates for this position will be subject to a Government Security Investigation and must meet eligibility for access to classified information.

     

    Certification Requirements: CISSP highly preferred. Industry recognized and accepted certifications relating to IT security preferred (CISSP, GIAC, CEH, TNCP, Security+, Network+ etc.).

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