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Leidos is looking for a Information System Security Officer (ISSO) Joint Base Andrews (JBA).
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Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here!
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Under the direction of the Government Information System Security Manager (ISSM) the ISSO's specific responsibilities will include:
Establish and implement security procedures and practices in support of Customer goals and current Department of Defense (DoD) regulations
Develop and update assessment and authorization documentation (Body of Evidence) for management and continuous monitoring of information systems
Apply knowledge of Information Systems (IS) and demonstrate understanding of established Information Assurance (IA) requirements; validate security policies and procedures outlined in the System Security Plan (SSP), customer policies, & regulations; and ensure local policies are followed
Serve as the JBA ISSO and work together with the 844th Communications Group (844 CG) Cybersecurity Team on all cybersecurity related activities
Take corrective actions to resolve problems identified and ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with established policies and procedures
Make decisions and implement corrective actions as required to resolve audit discrepancies
Author and review IS, security-related documentation and enter into the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
Conduct continuous security reviews and test systems to verify security features/controls are functional and effective. Take corrective actions to resolve identified vulnerabilities
Provide security engineering review of proposed changes or additions to IS (including hardware, software, or connectivity), and advise the ISSM of the security relevance
Create and maintain processes and procedures for use by members of the ISSO team
Support the ISSO Team Lead in conducting lessons learned activities to improve the overall productivity and efficiency of the ISSO team
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Information Systems, or related discipline and 8+ years of direct experience; or master’s degree and 6+ years of experience, additional relevant/specialized training and experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
Current, DoD 8570-compliant certification for IAT Level II (e.g., Security + w/CE) prior to start.
Active DoD Secret clearance or higher.
Experience with DoD implementation of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and governing directives (i.e., NIST, CNSS, etc.).
Proven ability to deliver superior customer service.
Proven ability to work independently - prioritize, schedule, and complete multiple tasks.
Proven ability to work effectively within a team environment.
Extensive knowledge and experience in specialized area of expertise, especially as it relates to the DoD.
Hands-on experience conducting vulnerability assessment and analysis utilizing SCAP, ACAS/NESSUS, and DISA STIGs.
Experience with completing JFHQ-DODIN TASKORDs and IAVMs.
Strong written communications skills to coordinate issues and concerns with team.
Experience with compiling, tracking, & reporting Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) scores.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Expert in evaluating security controls and compliance on a variety of hardware and software systems.
Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:
Experience with HBSS, Tanium, and MECM
Requires an active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI
Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
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In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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