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Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in Chantilly, VA at ManTech

Date Posted: 12/9/2018

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    Chantilly, VA
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Job Description

Group: MCIS

Clearance Level Needed: TS/SCI

Shift: Day

Category: Cyber

Entering ManTech&s 50th year, we hold the distinct honor of being named a “Top 100 Global Technology Company” by Thomson Reuters. We have earned this and many other accolades over the years for our dedication to serving the missions of our nation&s most important customers: U.S. Intelligence, Defense and Federal Civilian agencies. All know us as a trusted partner offering best-in-class solutions in cyber, data collection & analytics, enterprise IT, and systems and software engineering tailored to meet their specific requirements.

Become an integral part of a diverse team in the Mission, Cyber and Intelligence Solutions (MCIS) Group. Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, mission oriented Information System Security Officer (ISSO), in the Chantilly, VA area, with strong Customer relationships. At ManTech, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

The IOS Division provides mission solutions to a wide range of Defense and Intelligence Community customers. This division consists of a team of technical leaders that deliver advanced technical solutions to government organizations. Our customers have high standards, are technically adept, and use our products daily to support their mission of protecting national security. Our contributions to our customer&s success is driving our growth.

A qualified ISSO will ensure that the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for assigned information systems and as such, works in close collaboration with the Information System Security Manager (ISSM). Ensure that cyber security requirements are effectively integrated into information systems' operations, management, and documentation. Provide critical systems, application and infrastructure support to the customer. Work with a team across multiple technical areas to include security, and systems administration. Offers a great opportunity for technical and professional growth.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Controlling, labeling, virus scanning, and appropriately transferring data between information systems at varying classification levels.
• Inspecting computer hardware prior to disposal.
• Assessing and responding to security-related requests within various ticketing systems.
• Analyzing new software requests.
• Maintaining operational security posture for information systems.
• Performing risk assessment analysis to support Assessment and Authorization (A&A).
• Preparing and reviewing A&A documentation in accordance with ICD 503.
• Supporting industry partners with their A&A efforts.
• Prepare system documentation for assessment in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF); identify deficiencies and provide recommendations for solutions; track findings with Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) through mitigation and risk acceptance.
• Create security policies and maintain existing information system security documentation.
• Conduct periodic and continuous reviews of the system to ensure compliance with the authorization package; perform Nessus scans and coordinate with O&M support to correct.
• Conduct daily, weekly and monthly audit review and management of the audit collection system.
• Continuously review/evaluate best practices for implementing comprehensive audit program.
• Implement vulnerability management programs, including tracking and addressing IAVAs and security patches, accessing applicability to existing systems, and ensuring closure.
• Implement media control and data transfer policies.

Security Requirements:
Active/current TS/SCI with CI Polygraph clearance is required.

Job Requirements

Position Requirements:

• Bachelor's degree, or equivalent, and 8+ years of relevant experience.
• Familiarity with information system security principles.
• Ability to build rapport with military, civilian, and contractor personnel at all levels.
• Knowledge of security-related IC and DoD policies, procedures and operating instructions.
• Must obtain Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level II (CAP, GSLC, CISM, CASP, CISSP) level, or higher certification.
• Experience with Insider threat is highly desired.