Information System Security Officer in Point Mugu, CA at DCS

Date Posted: 6/24/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Provide on-site Information System Security Officer (ISSO) and/or Information Assurance Officer (IAO) support to our Navy customer.

Essential Job Functions:

Ensure proper Configuration Management procedures are followed prior to implementation and contingent upon an established approval process.

Initiate requests for temporary and permanent exception, deviations, or waivers to IA/C requirements.

Support  appropriate leadership or Authorizing Official of changes affecting the IA/C posture of the organization and its programs.

Assure successful implementation and functionality of security requirements and appropriate IT policies and procedures that are consistent with the organizations mission and goals.

Collect and maintain data needed to meet system IA/C reporting.

Support and/or implement policies and procedures to ensure protection of critical infrastructure (as appropriate).

Ensure plans of actions and milestones or remediation plans are in place for vulnerabilities identified during risk assessments, audits, inspections (RMF controls, JSIG Rev 4, SSP & POA&M)

Support IA/C inspections, tests, and reviews.

Ensure that protection and detection capabilities are acquired or developed and are consistent with organization-level IA architecture.

Support development efforts to ensure that baseline security safeguards are appropriately installed.

Identify security requirements specific to an IT systems.

Participate in an information security risk assessment during the Security Assessment and Authorization process.

Participate in the acquisition process as necessary, following appropriate supply chain risk management practices.

Participate in the development or modification of the computer environment IA/C security program plans and requirements.

Prepare, distribute, and maintain plans, instructions, guidance, and standard operating procedures concerning the security of network system(s) operations.

Recognize a possible security violation and take appropriate action to report the incident, as required.

Support necessary compliance activities (e.g., ensure system security configuration guidelines are followed, compliance monitoring occurs, etc.).

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

A Bachelors degree with 8 plus years of relevant experience will also be considered. Will also consider candidates with high school diploma with 16 years of relevant experience or those with an Associates degree with 10 years of relevant experience.

Acquire and maintain security clearance.

Security + Certification.

Desired Skills:

Knowledge of Federal, DoD, and USMC Guidance (DoDD 8500.1, DoDI 8500.2), DITSCAP, DIACAP, NIACAP, NIST 800-53, and Certification Accreditation processes.

Experience with general IA/C Tools (SPLUNK/QMULOS) and Continuous Monitoring (CONMON).

Knowledge of Risk Management Framework, eMass, ACAS, HBSS, Nessus.

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