Information Systems Security Officer

Systems, Security, IT, Analyst, CCNA, Microsoft Word, Excel, CISSP
Contract W2

Job Description

ECS is a federal contractor. As such, we are subject an Executive Order requiring all employees of federal contractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Therefore, by applying for this position, you understand that you will be required to verify that you have been, or will be, fully vaccinated by December 8, or to verify that you cannot be vaccinated due to a legally recognized exception to the vaccine mandate set forth in the Executive Order.

Note: An individual is not considered to be fully vaccinated until two weeks after receiving the second vaccine dosage in a vaccine regimen involving two vaccines.

The above does not apply to personnel applying to United States Postal Service positions, however, as an ECS employee you will be required to complete the ECS COVID-19 survey to be compliant with Executive Order 14024.

ECS is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer to work in our Dahlgren, VA office. Please Note: This position is contingent upon contract award.

Job Description:
ECS is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) with RMF experience who has deep expertise in security assessment documentation to support DoD systems and efforts to achieve their Authorization to Operate (ATO). This position is located at the client site in Naval Surface Warfare Center (NSWC) Dahlgren, VA.
The scope of this position includes full life-cycle Assessment and Authorization (A&A) management through all 6 Steps of the RMF process in support of the Government ISSM.
In this role, you'll conduct security assessments, and information system security oversight activities in accordance with NIST 800.53 supporting system's RMF requirements. Review systems to identify potential security weaknesses and recommend improvements to amend vulnerabilities, implement changes, and document upgrades. Maintain responsibility for managing cybersecurity risk from an organizational perspective. Identify organizational risks, prioritize those risks, and maintain a risk registry for escalating and presenting those risks to senior leadership.
Provide security guidance and IS validation using National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) RMF, DoD, and local security policies.
Provide configuration management (CM) recommendations for information system security software, hardware, and firmware and coordinating changes and modifications with the ISSM, Security Control Assessor (SCA), and Authorizing Official (AO).
Maintain vulnerability scanning tool compliance, such as HBSS or ACAS and patch management, such as IAVM/STIGS to ensure IT staff pushes patches to all systems in an effort to maintain compliance with all applicable directives, managing system changes, and assessing the security impact of those changes.
Support security authorization activities, including transitioning from the legacy Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) to compliance with the DoD RMF.

Required Skills:
  • Must have an Active DoD TS clearance with SCI eligibility
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • A Minimum of five (5) years' experience as an Information Assurance (IA) Analyst, ISSE, ISSO, or similar role in ATO package development, including generating security documentation for requirements, security control assessment, STIG and IAVA compliance, Standard Operating Procedures, test results, etc.
  • Xacta or eMASS experience (Xacta preferred)
  • Professional security certification such as: CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, CompTIA Security+ CE, SSCP or higher
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • Strong desktop publishing skills using Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Experience with industry writing style such as grammar, sentence form, and structure
  • Ability to multi-task in a deadline-oriented environment

Desired Skills:
  • Master's degree in cybersecurity or information technology
  • CISSP, CASP, or similar certificate is preferred
  • Strong initiative, detail orientation, organizational skills, aptitude for analytical thinking
  • Demonstrated ability to work well independently and as a part of a team
  • Excellent work ethic and a high commitment to quality

ECS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, citizenship, disability, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. ECS promotes affirmative action for minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans.

ECS is a leading mid-sized provider of technology services to the United States Federal Government. We are focused on people, values and purpose. Every day, our 3000+ employees focus on providing their technical talent to support the Federal Agencies and Departments of the US Government to serve, protect and defend the American People.
Dice Id : 10112MAN
Position Id : 8498
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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