Designated Authorizing Official/CISSP/Information Security
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Designated Authorizing Official/CISSP/Information Security - Columbia, MD

Job ID : 1445

Clearance required for this job : Full-Scope Poly

Designated Authorizing Official/CISSP/Information Security
Clearance Level: Full-Scope Poly
Location: Columbia, MD

Designated Authorizing Official (DAO)
Location: Columbia, MD
Clearance: TS/SCI Full-Scope poly
CISSP (or Associate) required

• Assists in identifying overall security requirements for the protection of data, to ensure the implementation of appropriate information security controls
• Assists in performing and analyzing the security planning, assessment, risk analysis, risk management process, security control assessments, and awareness activities for systems, and networking operations
• Provides assistance to ensure IA functions are included in the configuration management process
• Interacts with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to assist in defining and achieving required IA objectives for the organization
• Contributes to building security architecture
• Assists with the integration of legacy systems
• Contributes to the acquisition/RDT&E environment and building IA into systems deployed to operational environments
• Prepares security authorization documentation

Education and Experience:
• Ten years of related work experience
• A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or IT Engineering is desired and may be substituted for four years of experience; substitution of work experience is at the discretion of the COR
• DoD 8570 compliance with Security Authorization Professional or System Security Engineer
• Previous work experience as one of the following: IT Risk Assessor, System Security Engineer, Information Systems Security Manager, or DAO; substitution for work experience is at the discretion of the COR
• Working knowledge of the following is required: system security design process, defense-in-depth/breadth, engineering life cycle, information domains, cross-domain solutions, controlled interfaces, identification, authentication and authorization, system integration, ICD 503 (formerly NISCAP), risk management, intrusion detection, contingency planning, incident handling, configuration control, change management, auditing, security authorization process, principles of IA (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, access control), and security testing
• CISSP (or Associate) required.

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