The Squires Group

Information System Security Officer, Mid to Senior Level

US-MD-Columbia
Job ID
2017-8454
# of Openings
1
Category
Cyber

Overview

The Squires Group is staffing for an exciting long-term project located in the Columbia, MD area, and has an opening for a Mid/Senior-Level Information System Security Officer.  As a Mid/Senior-Level ISSO, you will provide support for the information assurance program for this Federal Government project. This is a 5-year program, and, per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizens with an active TS/SCI FS Poly clearance.

Responsibilities

  • Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies
  • Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes
  • Serve as the Approval Authority to validate or approve user authorization for accounts associated with systems under their control
  • Maintain operational baseline of systems under their purview
  • Provide ongoing continuous monitoring to assigned systems
  • Provide and validate the operational security posture of systems and ensure they are maintained
  • Manage risks while assigned system is in operation
  • Ability to acknowledge and respond to IAVAs and create liens as necessary
  • Ability to understand the POA&M process as well as track and closeout any outstanding liens
  • Perform, coordinate, and document security relevant changes
  • Perform vulnerability assessments to ensure updates and system baseline are enforced
  • Recognize a possible security violation and take appropriate action to report the incident

Qualifications

  • 10 years of experience as an ISSO in programs or contracts of similar scope
    • Experience is to include at least two (2) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline (4 additional years of ISSO experience may be substituted for a degree)
  • Per our Federal Government Contract, candidates must be U.S. Citizenswith an active TS/SCI FS Poly clearance
  • IAT level II baseline certification as defined by DoD 8570.01-M is required 

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4 Reasons to Join The Squires Group, Inc.:

  1. Our Commitment to You - We offer competitive pay, multi-year projects and a list of exciting clients.
  2. Work-Life Balance - We work hard, we work smart and have quality time for family and "life."
  3. Golden Rule - We treat our consultants the way we want to be treated: with integrity, professionalism, and trust.
  4. We Care About You – We help you meet your career goals and continuously support your efforts in the field. 

The Squires Group, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

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