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Information Systems Security Officer (Job Number:430226)


Information System Security Officer (ISSO) / Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) Description: SAIC has a new opportunity for an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) / Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) to work on an exciting, fast-paced program. This position will work hand-in-hand with the customer team as well as external teammates across all program security functions.

Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Conduct technical evaluation of information system design, focusing on information security aspects and accreditation
- Utilize various information system inspection tools to audit systems, analyze potential vulnerabilities and identify mitigation approaches
- Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support accreditation and other program protection activities
- Prepare and review program documentation to include Risk Assessment Reports, Accreditation Packages, and security policy guides
- Coordinate with external organizations and guide accreditation packages through the customer process
- Review requests for software installation and conduct technical risk assessment on implementation of the software
- Work closely with system administrators to validate patching, AV definitions and other security tools are updated/not vulnerable
- Coordinate and track security action requests and status
- Assist contractors with facility designs to incorporate appropriate security features, conduct pre- accreditation inspections, and provide assistance in preparation of accreditation documents
- Conduct periodic assessments of contractor facilities to ensure compliance with security requirements tailoring requirements as needed
- Assist customer staff with resolving any operational security issues involving supporting contractors
- Maintain operational security posture for the program
- Conduct weekly auditing requirements and analyze results



- Clearance Level Must Possess: TS/SCI with Poly
- Clearance Level Must be able to Obtain: TS/SCI with Poly

Required Skills:

- The ISSO/ISSE provides technical expertise on computer network design, implementation, and accreditation.
- The ISSO/ISSE also provides oversight and coordination for multiple contractors supporting program objectives.
- Qualified candidates must possess a TS//SCI security clearance with polygraph.
Occasional domestic travel will be required Qualifications:

- High School Diploma with 10 years' experience (Bachelor's and Master's Degrees preferred) - Candidate must be a great communicator (written and verbal) and be able to work with a group or independently
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Expertise in certification and accreditation
- Expertise in DCID 6/3, ICD 503, and NIST 800-53 policies and implementations
- Direct ISSO and/or ISSE experience working with accreditations - Experience interacting with program ISSM staff
- Experience with program security and information systems security best practices- Familiarity with security accreditation process
- Familiarity with applicable IC and DoD policies, procedures and operating instructions related to program security, information assurance and information management
- Experience managing privileged user requirements
- Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, organized, and detail oriented
- CISSP, Security+, and Network+ certifications preferred - TS//SCI required
ICAF SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC provides systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees and annual revenues of about $4.3 billion.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Aug 25, 2017, 6:27:31 PM
Primary Location: United States-VA-MCLEAN
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Potential for Teleworking: No
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

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