Program Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Program Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The Program Information System Security Officer (ISSO) will be responsible for supporting our Classified Information System Cybersecurity/information Assurance Program. The ISSO will report to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) on all aspects of classified information system security compliance. The ISSO's primary duties will consist of managing the day-to-day compliance of our classified information systems by:

-Auditing information systems to ensure compliance with security policies and procedures while reporting any discrepancies to the ISSM or FSO.

-Performing Continous Monitoring (ConMon) activities as required by frequency.

-Perform Security Impact Analysis (SIA) as part of CCB approvals.

-Managing user access and conducting user briefings as required.

-Assisting in the Risk Management Framework (RMF) authorization process by developing and maintaining artifacts for the IS Body of Evidence (BoE).

-Ensuring Configuration Management (CM) of all associated hardware, software, and security relevant functions is maintained and documented.

-Assisting with sanitization and release of hardware in accordance with security policies or Authorizing Official (AO) guidance.

-Testing/evaluation and application of required technical security controls including performing certification tests and periodic inspections of information systems.

-Assisting with classified spills/incident response or other security-related incidents.

Basic Qualifications

Position will require Associates degree with 6+ years of applicable ISSO experience OR Bachelor's degree (preferred) in computer-related discipline with 4+ years of applicable ISSO experience

  1. Candidate must demonstrate experience interpreting and applying government security regulations such as NISPOM, JSIG, ICDs to information systems while performing basic troubleshooting methods, risk management, and information system security principles on a routine basis.
  2. Experience with security configurations across multiple operating systems in various environments, to include Windows, Linux, UNIX, utilizing Active Directory/Group Policy, Centrify, etc. is required.
  3. Candidate must be highly organized and self-motivated with excellent documentation skills and the ability to work with minimal supervision.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

Candidate should be able to communicate effectively with customers and team members at all levels.

Candidate with IT (Windows, Linux) and/or security related certifications (Security+ CE, CISSP, CISM, CISA, etc.) is preferred.

Candidate will be required to obtain an approved DoDD 8140 (DoD 8570.01) IAM Level II certification within 6 months of hire date.

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance and meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Final Top Secret Clearance.

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