Senior ISSO

Charleston, SC

Posted: 01/13/2021 Job Number: JN -012021-12387

Job Description

Senior ISSO

Salary: $125k
Industry: Dept. of Defense
Location: Charleston, SC (29406) (REMOTE)
Employment Type: Contract to permanent
Clearance: Secret (Active Required)

  • BS degree and fifteen (15) years of experience with Cybersecurity / Information Technology, or eighteen (18) years of hands-on experience with Cybersecurity / Information Technology
  • Active DoD Secret security clearance
  • DoD 8570-compliant (CompTIA Security+ certified)
  • Demonstrated expert-level experience with Risk Management Framework (experience under DHA a plus)
  • Demonstrated efficiency and expert-level experience in RMF package development, including POA&Ms (mitigation statements), Security Plans, Risk Assessments, architecture diagrams, asset inventories, and system/site policies, procedures, and processes
  • Experience in assessing systems using NIST 800-53 and DISA STIGs and SRGs
  • Familiarity and experience with the DoD tool eMASS, NIST publications

  • Employee will serve in a Senior ISSO support role and perform tasks related to Assessment & Authorization (A&A) and cybersecurity under DHA to obtain and maintain Authorizations to Operate (ATOs) for assigned DoD medical systems (i.e., applications, networks, devices).
  • This position will be part of a team developing recommended courses of action needed to transition current policies and procedures to the DHA RMF-approved processes.
  • Support Team Lead by assisting with management and execution of RMF activities for various information systems
  • Provide solutions to complex problems that require the regular use of expertise and creativity. Problems are broadly defined and solutions require the continuation of specialized theories and knowledge
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) on one or more technologies/skills related to A&A activities
  • Conduct risk and vulnerability assessments of information systems to identify vulnerabilities, risks, and protection needs
  • Actively lead and participate in regular A&A status meetings with government and contract personnel to facilitate progress and address potential issues of RMF system efforts
  • Participate in sessions aimed at identifying, planning, and executing strategies in response to emerging cybersecurity/RMF policies
Keyword Searchstring: cyber security, security+, Pen testing, CISSP, CEH, RHCSA, Red Hat, Linux, Unix, Cyber, engineer, architect, network, systems, ACAS, STIGs, POA&Ms, RMF,


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