Senior Information System Security Officer- ISSO

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Data Systems Analysts Inc. (DSA)
Contract W2, Contract Independent, Full Time
$110000 - $120000 yr
Work from home available

Job Description

DSA is searching for a Senior Information System Officer to join our team with the DOJ.
The ideal candidate will report directly to the Project Manager and have strong leadership skills and the ability to lead teams, tasks and projects. The Senior Information System Security Officer (ISSO) will be an integral part of a team responsible for supporting the development and maturation of adherence to security compliance requirements of cloud systems for a large civilian Federal agency. The candidate should have strong technical and data analysis skills. The candidate will serve as a subject matter expert (SME) with regards to the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and all associated information security policies and procedures and should possess in-depth knowledge of applying, selecting and testing the NIST family of security controls.

Primary Responsibilities:
Experience with evaluating system, network, or infrastructure security controls against requirements such as FISMA, FIPS, and NIST guidelines.
Experience developing, reviewing, assessing, and updating RMF documentation, including System Security Plans (SSP), Contingency Plans (CP), POA&Ms, and other relevant security documentation for new systems.
Knowledge of NIST SP 800 family of publications, particularly those associated with risk management policy and procedures.
Vulnerability scanning execution, assessment, and analysis including developing detailed remediation plans.
Operating system and network knowledge (i.e., Local Area Networks [LAN] and Wide Area Networks [WAN]).
Application/OS security, database security, and network security.
Ability to assess and weigh current and evolving security threats in an operational environment.
Applies extensive knowledge of a variety of the IA field's concepts, practices, and procedures to ensure the secure integration and operation of all systems.
Advising senior-level stakeholders on InfoSec initiatives including compliance, awareness and training, and security operations.
Leveraging Agency provided Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) Tools, such as CSAM or RSA Archer, to track and reconcile findings from the system assessments, audits, and vulnerability scans.
Responding to government data calls (FISMA, FMFIA, BDR, etc.) and monthly reports.
Managing system POA&Ms, including advising on remediation efforts.
Working closely with senior agency security officials, system owners, ISSOs, and other stakeholders to advise and implement security solutions.
Identify opportunities for efficiencies in work process and innovative approaches.
Participate in team problem solving efforts and offer ideas to solve client issues.
Conduct relevant research, data analysis, and create reports.

Minimum Qualifications:
US Citizenship.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Business, or other related scientific or technical discipline is required. Four (4) additional years of experience in IA/Information Security will be an acceptable substitute for a Bachelor's degree.
ISC2 CISSP or equivalent advanced security certification.
Minimum of seven (7) years of information security-specialized experience, including applying, analyzing and assessing information systems and security controls (NIST SP800-53, Revision 4 and Revision 5).
Minimum of three (3) years in a leadership capacity.
Written and oral communication skills including the ability to communicate complex technical issues to senior stakeholders and non-technical staff.
Knowledge and understanding of integrating the security lifecycle into the system development lifecycle (SDLC).
Experience working with Federal Information Security Modernization Act (FISMA) requirements, and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) guidelines.
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and manage competing work assignments in a time sensitive environment.
Ability to weigh business risks and enforce appropriate information security measures.
Strong inter-personal and communications skills.
Demonstration of ability to solve problems using best practices and systematic approach.

Preferred Tool Experience
Tenable Nessus
Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP)
CDM Dashboard
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our communities, families and employees. With employee health and safety as our top priority DSA is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. DSA, will require all newly hired employees to be fully vaccinated before their start date and show proof of vaccination on the first day of employment along with all I9 required forms. These forms are only to be provided via instruction from HR and with approval from DSA management for any access to customer facility.

Salary and Benefits include but not limited to:
  • The hours for this role are Full-time, Regular - Start and End times are dependent on customer requirements
  • Leave benefits include Paid holidays, Vacation, Sick and Bereavement
  • Retirement benefits include 401K with 20% match to employee contribution, and Employee Stock Ownership Shares provided by DSA.
  • Insurance benefits include customizable Medical, Dental, Vision,Health Savings, Dependent Care, and Domestic Partner Coverage
  • Paid short term and long term disability, life insurance, up to 6 weeks of paid maternity leave to care for a newborn (and additional unpaid time through the FMLA), fertility assistance, and adoption assistance.
  • Critical Illness, Accident and Pet Insurance
  • Identity Theft Protection
  • Pre-Paid Legal Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Plan
  • Prescription Drug Discount Membership
  • Wellness Program / Healthy lifestyle rewards
  • Tuition assistance and Technical 100% Paid Training and Family Tuition Assistance.
Founded in 1963, Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has been providing Defense and Federal Government customers' business-driven Information Technology and consulting solutions and services for more than 50 years. DSA's people excel in helping our customers achieve sensitive, mission-critical business goals and objectives. DSA is a 100 percent employee-owned company: every employee has a stake in the success of our company and our customers.Our culture embraces training and development opportunities that include leadership programs, employee networks, continued education, and much more. We recognize that building expertise in your profession benefits everyone. DSA's leadership and training programs help employees better manage their projects, inspire coworkers and customers and reinforce DSA's guiding principles since 1963.

We also value the unique combination of skills, abilities, aspirations, and backgrounds of every individual our diversity makes us stronger. We are 100 percent employee-owned through an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP).DSAemployees receive customizable benefits that are highly competitive in each local market that include a Vanguard 401K.DSA provides equal employment opportunity for employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status; race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.

DSA will provide necessary reasonable accommodation to ensure that an individual with a disability who is not able to fully utilize DSA's online job application system is provided with equal opportunity to apply and be considered for all jobs. If you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email HR or call 1-877-422-4372.

DSA recognizes that the global spread of COVID-19 is a challenging time for everyone. Our #1 priority is the health and safety of our workforce, guests and candidates, and we provide the necessary supplies to maintain safety in the work place. Due to the current situation surrounding COVID-19, our response time and scheduling of interviews may increase. DSA is looking to fill various positions despite the COVID-19 and are managing our workforce within the compliance of all state requirements.

Company Information

Employee-Owned, Mission-Driven

Founded in 1963, Data Systems Analysts, Inc. (DSA) has been providing Federal Government customers business-driven Information Technology and consulting solutions and services for more than 50 years. DSA's people excel in helping customers achieve sensitive, mission-critical goals and objectives. DSA is a 100 percent employee-owned company: every employee has a stake in the success of our company and our customers

Dice Id : 10119839
Position Id : 22-00069
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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