Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - (CYB000086)

  • Jacobs
  • Primary Location: United States-Maryland-Columbia-20362-VDM4
  • Nov 19, 2020
Full time Construction

Job Description

 Jacobs is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in Columbia, MD.  Duties will include:
  • Maintain the appropriate operational security posture for assigned systems, programs, and/or enclaves;
  • Provide guidance and technical expertise on all matters that impact or effect the security of the information system;
  • Assist in the development and execution of an enterprise level continuous monitoring program to minimize security risks and ensure compliance with that program on a routine basis;
  • Developing, updating, and submitting the System Security Plan and other required documentation that make up the Security Authorization Package;
  • Conduct configuration management for security-relevant changes to software, hardware, and firmware;
  • Perform and deliver security impact analyses of changes to the system or its environment of operation;
  • Assess the effectiveness of system security controls on an ongoing basis to determine system security status; and
  • Maintain and enforce IT security policies and implementation guidelines for customer systems in diverse operational environments
 Basic Qualifications:
  • 10 years of related work experience in the field of security authorization.  Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology Engineering, or a related field may be substituted for 4 years’ experience
  • DoD 8570 compliant IAM Level I certification, such as the CompTIA Security+ certification. A higher level certification, such as GSLC, CAP, CASP, CISM and/or CISSP will also be accepted
  • Knowledge of the security authorization processes and procedures as defined in the Risk Management Framework NIST SP800-37
  • Familiarity with the ICD503, CNSSI1253, NIST SP800-53, etc.
  • Knowledge of commercial security tools and their uses
  • Experience with hardware/software security implementations
  • Knowledge of different communication protocols, encryption techniques/tools, and PKI and authorization services
  • Familiarity with security incident management, experience collaborating with Incident Response Teams
  • Ability to provide viable recommendations for the resolution or computer security incidents and vulnerability compliance
  • Experience creating and presenting documentation and management reports
  • Active TS/SCI with current polygraph
Additional Qualifications:
  • Experience working with the XACTA IA Manager
  • Ability to be highly analytical and effectively able to troubleshoot and prioritize needs, requirements and other issues
  • Ability to be committed to continuous learning and system development because of the constant developing nature of cyber attacks
  • Ability to quickly learn new concepts, data formats, and software
  • Ability to be self-motivated, independent, detail oriented, responsible team player, and exhibit exceptional relationship management skills
Essential Functions:
Physical Requirements:
  • Working at a computer or desk (Considerations: Sitting, Eyes, Hands)
  • May involve long periods of sitting
Work Environment:
  • An inside office environment (Considerations: Closed quarters, lighting, and temperature fluctuations)
  • Needs to be able to work well with and support co-workers and clients
  • Needs to have clear, concise and accurate communication skills
Equipment and Machines:
  • Standard office equipment and machines, computer workstation
  • Punctuality and regular attendance are necessary to meet deadlines
  • Regular attendance is necessary and required
Other Essential Functions:
  • Must be able to communicate effectively
  • Must demonstrate professional behavior at all times when dealing with clients, management and employees
  • Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk to the employee or others
  • Must be able to support and work in a proactive team environment
  • Must hold the safety of yourself and those around you as the number one priority in the workplace
 Jacobs is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Jacobs is a background screening, drug-free workplace. 

Primary Location

: United States-Maryland-Columbia-20362-VDM4

Job Posting

: Nov 10, 2020, 8:46:34 PM


: Information Technology



Job Type

: Experienced
Job Classification: Full-Time Regular

Work Locations

Customer Site 
 Columbia 21046
Capabilities: Cyber Security