Information Systems Security Officer Support

Location: Washington, DC
Date Posted: 08-14-2017
The primary mission of the resources assigned to this task is to support the following:
  • Providing Information Technology Security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) guidance.
  • Facilitating initial briefings and subsequent meetings of the A&A core team.
  • Coordinating the completion of a BIA for each information resource.
  • Working with the Privacy Office on privacy-related requirements.
  • Providing guidance on how information resources are vulnerable to threats, what controls and countermeasures may be appropriate, and the A&A process.
  • Reviewing and evaluating A&A documentation, including the BIA, Risk Assessment, Security Plan, Security Test and Evaluation (ST&E) plan and report, and independent reviews of the information resource.
  • Preparing the A&A Evaluation Report.
  • Escalating security concerns or forwarding the A&A Evaluation Report and supporting A&A documentation package to the certifier.
  • Work with the ISSO to complete A&A artifacts and sending the other required artifacts (e.g., TAD and security specifications for procurements) to the ISSO.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training or work experience.
  • Specific knowledge of NIST guidelines, including Special Publication 800-53, 800-18, 800-30, 800-37, 800-60, FIPS 199, (and related OMB and NIST guidance).
  • Demonstrable experience with Security Operation tools inclusive of products from SPLUNK, FireEye, Looking Glass, Intel, Endgame, StealthWatch, RSA, Tanium
  • Over 10 years’ experience working as an Information Assurance Analyst for an information technology, information assurance, or information management program
  • Bachelor’s Degree (required) or Master’s Degree, PhD or JD in a technical specialty such as cyber security, computer science, management information systems or related IT field (Master's Degree Preferred).
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