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ISSO - Ft. Meade, MD

Job ID : 1326

Clearance required for this job : Full-Scope Poly

Clearance Level: Full-Scope Poly
Location: Ft. Meade, MD

The Information System Security Officer (ISSO) is responsible for the day-to-day security of Information Systems (IS) including the following:
• operations and maintenance of the organization’s firewalls and controlled interfaces;
• create and maintain the documentation for the certification and accreditation (C&A) of each IS
• if the recertification process is triggered, determine how system modifications or introduction of new technology impacts system security
• identify security weaknesses and recommend security improvements for each IS;
• maintain records outlining required patches/system upgrades that have been accomplished throughout the IS's life cycle
• administer the user identification and authentication mechanisms of each IS
• ensure proper approvals are obtained and purging procedures are followed when storage devices or other components capable of storing data are prepared for release;
• ensure that system information and physical components are appropriately labeled;
• review the IS security audit logs; advise users of the security features and procedures used on the IS
• ensure the appropriate configuration management mechanisms are used and maintained
• Minimum of 8 years as an ISSO
• Competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications system analysis and programming activities.
• Compliant with DoD 8570, minimum certification at IAT II, preferred IAT III.
• Sidewinder (McAfee Firewall Enterprise) advanced training.

Bachelors degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics, or related discipline may be substituted for four years of work experience as specified above.

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