180896 - Information Systems Security Officer
Industry
IT
Region
CO-Colorado
City
Littleton
State
CO
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer for an opening in Littleton, CO.

RESPONSIBILITIES
An ISSO is an individual responsible for ensuring the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for an information system and as such, works in close collaboration with the ISSM and Program Team. The ISSO shall have the detailed knowledge and expertise required to manage the security aspects of an information system and is assigned responsibility for the day-to-day security operations of a system. Responsibilities also include physical and environmental protection, personnel security, incident handling, and security training and awareness. In close coordination with the ISSM and program team, the ISSO plays an active role in monitoring a system and its environment of operation to include developing and updating the SSP, managing and controlling changes to the system, and assessing the security impact of those changes.

Responsibilities of the ISSO include, but are not limited to:
" Assist the ISSM in meeting their duties and responsibilities.
" Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the security authorization package;
" Maintain required IA certifications;
" Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access to the IS;
" Report all security-related incidents to the ISSM;
" Conduct periodic reviews of information systems to ensure compliance with the security authorization package;
" Serve as member of the CCB, if designated by the ISSM;
" Coordinate any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system with the ISSM prior to the change;
" Formally notify the ISSM when changes occur that might affect system authorization;
" Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored and functioning correctly;
" Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals; and
" Ensure audit records are collected, reviewed, and documented (to include any anomalies).

REQUIREMENTS
Required Skills for an ISSO include, but are not limited to:
" Knowledge of the Risk Management Framework and the JSIG/ICD503 Assessment and Authorization process.
" Knowledge and experience with common IA tools such as SCAP, NESSUS, and Splunk.
" Solid technical writing skills for security documentation

MISCELLANEOUS: Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Max Cameron
mcameron@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x242 or (800) 927-9318 x242

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.