eGlobalTech

ISSO

Job Location
US-DC-Washington
Active Security Clearance Required
Secret
Status
Current

About the Role

eGlobalTech’s Information Assurance and Cyber Security Practice, a 2018 Cybersecurity Excellence Awardee, is searching for a Mid-level Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to join our team of Cyber Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) out of Vienna, VA and at consulting locations all around the DC Metro Area.  Qualified candidates should have exceptional communication skills and experience organizing and preparing security documentation and plans for Federal programs and the ability to maintain at least a secret clearance.  This demanding role offers excellent compensation, outstanding career growth potential, and a benefits package that includes 20 days PTO, paid holidays and corporate events, continuing education reimbursements, and 401K match after just 90 days!

Responsibilities

  • Perform independent compliance reviews, tracking, and continuous monitoring of newly submitted C&A packages.
  • Advise and assist with the Lifecycle Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process and developing core A&A documents including a Systems Security Plan (SSP).
  • Monitor and track projects in the A&A test queue.
  • Work closely with software developers to identify the appropriate certification/approval processes, authorities, and vulnerability mitigation strategies.
  • Record/register actions concerning project approvals to operate in the A&A database.
  • Read and analyze SSPs and develop understanding of systems and applications into security test plans.
  • Coordinate A&A actions and system testing with appropriate security personnel.
  • Develop risk assessment (RA) reports.
  • Assemble and submit A&A packages to Principal Agency Authorizing Official (AO).
  • Review IA Compliance Validation Tests and Reports.
  • Prepare Vulnerability Remediation Plans (RP).
  • Manage and maintain a document repository where A&A project documentation is stored.

Required Qualifications

  • Active Secret level security clearance.
  • At least one security certification (e.g. CISSP, Security+, CISM, etc.).
  • Strong working knowledge of IT Desktop Tools, i.e. MS Office suite, Adobe Acrobat/Reader.
  • 5-8+ years of experience in information security, with a concentration on A&A as it applies to the US Government.
  • Must possess demonstrated experience in all phases of preparing and reviewing complete certification and accreditation (C&A) packages for information technology systems and/or applications as defined by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) and implemented by the guidance of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
  • Be able to communicate effectively through written and verbal means to co-workers and senior leadership.
  • Be able to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating and ensuring scheduled goals are met.
  • Be prepared to take responsibility for the performance of IA Compliance Validation Tests, reports, and tracking.
  • Be prepared to offer security-related guidance on business processes, emerging technology and acquisitions, and vulnerability assessments/mitigation approaches
  • Be able to work well with collateral engineers, analysts and managers on related programs.
  • Be able to conduct effective vulnerability assessments of networked and stand-alone information systems to the extent of conclusively validating all technical controls found within NIST SP 800-53R3, as well as other DHS requirements.

Desired Qualifications

  • Possess a B.A. or B.S. degree in related field.
  • Advanced security certification (e.g. CISSP, CAP, CISM, etc.).
  • Ability to conduct effective vulnerability assessments of networked and stand-alone information systems to the extent of conclusively validating all technical controls found within NIST SP 800-53R3, as well as other DHS requirements.
  • Ability to act as a consultant and offer security-related guidance on business processes, emerging technology and acquisitions, and vulnerability assessment/mitigation approaches.
  • Experience or understanding in all phases of preparing and reviewing complete certification and accreditation (C&A) packages for information technology systems and/or applications as defined by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) and implemented by the guidance of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
  • Experience with DHS or DoD requirements (i.e. DHS 4300).
  • Documentation, presentation, and technical writing experience.
  • Experience with or knowledge of XACTA workflow tool.
  • Our ideal candidate is a solid Corporate Citizen that will thrive in a fast paced environment that demands accountability from each team member; demonstrate a broad range skills in the fields of NIST publications, FISMA requirements and reporting, privacy data identification and handling, security engineering, Assessment and Authorization (A&A) procedures, security architecture, vulnerability assessments, computer forensics, computer network defense, and policy development.

About Us

Founded in 2004, eGlobalTech (eGT) is a leading management and IT consulting firm in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Our focus is to provide the public sector with innovative solutions, leveraging cutting-edge tools and methodologies to meet the Government’s most pressing business needs. To achieve this objective, our core practice areas – strategy, IT solutions development, cyber security, and cloud computing – are integrated to provide clients with comprehensive end-to-end results. This integration enables our highly motivated teams to thrive in a culture that encourages out-of-the-box thinking, collaboration and an environment where you can excel. For more information, please visit our website at www.eglobaltech.com.

 

Equal Employment Opportunity:

 

eGlobalTech is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.   EEO is the Law

 

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