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Tuesday, September 21, 2021

IAES - Information System Security Officer - Senior

Information System Security Officer - Senior

 

Clearance: US Citizen with TS/SCI with Poly

Apply for this position:  Send a Microsoft Word copy of your resume to: HR@zavda.com

Job Description:

Zavda was founded in 2006 and is an SDB certified, Service-Disabled Veteran Owned, and Woman-owned small business that offers leading IT management, Intel, and Cyber opportunities in both the private and public sectors.  Zavda is looking for an Information System Security Officer to have scanning experience and knowledge of the traditional agency reporting applications and tools.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program.
  • Provides support for proposing coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information system security policies, standards, and methodologies.
  • Maintains operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed.
  • Assists with the management of security aspects of the information systems and performs day-to-day security operations for the system.
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
  • Performs vulnerability / risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation.
  • Provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.
  • Manages changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes.
  • Prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Metrices (SRTMs).
  • Supports security authorization activities in compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework (NIST RMF).

Capabilities:

  • Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.
  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation.
  • Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
  • Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.
  • Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs, network switches, etc. to include system upgrades.
  • Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies.
  • Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware.
  • Develop system security policy and ensures compliance.
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program.
  • Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave.
  • Develop and update the system security plan and other IA documentation.
  • Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to­ day security operations of the system.
  • Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS).
  • Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview.
  • Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave's information assurance program.
  • Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies.
  • Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes.
  • Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes.
  • Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control.
  • Provide daily oversight and direction to contractor ISSOs.
  • Serve as an ISSM.
  • Interact with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define and achieve required IA objectives

Education / Experience:

  • 15 years of relevant experience as an ISS0 on similar type/size programs
  • Experience should include at least 3 of the following: knowledge of security tools, hardware/software security implementation, communication protocols, and encryption techniques/tools.
  • IAM Level 1 (or higher) - CAP or GSLC or Security+
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information System Security Engineering, or other related discipline -OR-
  • Equivalent:
    • Hight Schol diploma and 19 years’ experience

Job Location:

  • Fort Meade, MD

Zavda is a small business and an equal opportunity employer- Veteran/Female/Minorities/Individual with Disabilities.  With Zavda you have the opportunity to provide dependable solutions and support that with benefit the national security missions.  Zavda prides itself to providing continual professional growth and success for the Zavda Team.

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