Information Systems Security Officer

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Robert Half Technology
Analysis, CISSP, Development, Encryption, IBM, Management, Project, Project Management, Quality Assurance, Security, Testing
Full Time
$91000.00 to $125000.00 yearly
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description


* Ensuring that Stakeholders adhere to Federal Information Assurance policies and procedures to acquire and maintain an Information System's Authority to Operate (ATO) under The Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) of 2002 following NIST 800-53 guidelines and NIST 800-53a security controls assessment practices

* Guide systems engineering design and development toward a "baked-in" security design using Information Assurance best practices as well as specific policies and guidelines

* Expert knowledge and hands-on experience with FISMA Systems, NIST 800-series guidelines, Intelligence Community Directive 503 (ICD 503), Committee on National Security Systems (CNSS) Instructions, FIPS, C&A requirements and processes, Continuous Monitoring Framework experience and its tools, Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M) policies, and vulnerability/patch management

* Proficient with vulnerability and scanning tools and well-versed in interpreting risk posture resulting from assessment reports. Experience in project management and tracking, and the Microsoft suite of office products

Job Responsibilities and/or Success Factors

* FISMA, NIST, and/or C&A experiences

* Experience with Tenable's Nessus and/or Security Center, IBM Guardium, HP WebInspect, or Network Mapper is a plus

* Risk assessment experience, especially with NIST 800-53 Threat identification, system security categorization, gap analysis, compliance reporting

* Security analysis experience, especially trend analysis, incident response, encryption

* Security assessment experience doing vulnerability scanning, penetration testing, system hardening, system integration, packet sniffing

* Software development experience a plus given the unit supporting

* Must be able to apply and validate patches

* Develop, track, create and manage POA&Ms

* Able to handle site accreditation

* Operational security experience a definite plus

* Security plan knowledge and creation experience a definite plus

* Knowledge of and experience with quality assurance and continuous monitoring

* Experience working in SCIF a plusRequired skills and experience include

* Bachelor-s Degree

* Active Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret Clearance

* 6+ years of experience in computer science or cyber-related field

* One of the following certifications required: CISSP, CAP, CASP, Security+, GSLC

* Experience using scanning tools/devices


Company Information

Robert Half Technology is committed to the industries we serve and to assisting them with their IT hiring needs. Our connections and strategic partners within the technology industry are second to none. We are proud members of the Microsoft Partner Network with gold and silver competencies, we have gold membership in the Oracle Partner Network, and we have exclusive relationships with The Wall Street Journal, HDI and the Association of IT Professionals. For job seekers, these connections can lead to top-rate opportunities within the IT recruitment arena. Our collaborative relationships around the world translate into support for all kinds of careers in IT, including IT support, software engineering, analytics and many other information technology areas of expertise.
Dice Id : rhalfint
Position Id : 04510-0010946230
Originally Posted : 6 months ago

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