Information Systems Security Officer

Full Time

  • No Travel Required

Job Description

Job ID: 2215925

Location: FORT MEADE , MD , US

Date Posted: 2022-10-25

Category: Cyber

Subcategory: Cyber Engineer

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day Job

Travel: No

Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly

Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None

Potential for Remote Work: No

Description

SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking mission-first professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering day-to-day excellence on programs of national importance. Join our team today and help us #BringOnTomorrow!

We are currently seeking talented and detailed-oriented Information Systems Security Officers (ISSOs) to leverage their technical and information assurance (IA) expertise to monitor our clients' computing systems, networks, and environments to detect, correct, and mitigate security policy non-compliance, vulnerabilities, and risks that potentially jeopardize national security. You will have the opportunity to work with multi-disciplined engineering teams and organizations to develop and implement security strategies to mitigate security risks for mission-critical information systems, networks, and computing environments. Your talents, perspectives, and efforts will contribute directly to the safeguarding of valuable intelligence systems and data, ensuring positive mission outcomes.

Responsibilities include:
  • Supports the formulation, implementation, and enforcement of information security policies and standards to enable the protection of classified systems
  • Provides configuration management for information system security software, hardware, firmware, networking components (e.g., switches, routers, hubs, and firewalls)
  • Reviews, evaluates, and recommends information security solutions to ensure the compliance with clients' security requirements and policies
  • Supports the development and maintenance of system security plans (SSPs), certification & accreditation (C&A) documentation, IA documentation, and security policies

Qualifications

Senior ISSO role:

Required qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Assurance, Information Systems, Information Science, or similar discipline. Four years of relevant experience may be acceptable in lieu of a degree if the experience includes information systems design, systems development, information security, computer forensics, and vulnerability assessment.
  • 5+ years of ISSO experience
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Desired qualifications:
  • Experience with DoD and NIST Risk Management Frameworks (RMFs) and processes
  • Network and systems administration experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of information system security technologies, IT policies, application/software/hardware security design and implementation, networking/communication protocols, and data encryption tools and methodologies

Principal ISSO role:

Required qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Assurance, Information Systems, Information Science, or similar discipline. Four years of relevant experience may be acceptable in lieu of a degree if the experience includes information systems design, systems development, information security, computer forensics, and vulnerability assessment.
  • 8+ years of ISSO experience
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Active TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Desired qualifications:
  • Experience with DoD and NIST Risk Management Frameworks (RMFs) and processes
  • Network and systems administration experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of information system security technologies, IT policies, application/software/hardware security design and implementation, networking/communication protocols, and data encryption tools and methodologies


Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

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