3302 Information Systems Security Officer with Security Clearance


Quantum Science Solutions

Position Number: 3302
Arlington, VA
Task Order:
Target Rate:
$104,751.11 SCE04 – Open
Quantum Science Solutions is supporting a U.S. Government customer on a large mission critical development and sustainment program to design, build, deliver, and operate a network operations environment; including introducing new cyber capabilities to address emerging threats. QSS is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to support the design, development, and deployment of advanced cybersecurity capabilities. Responsibilities Include:
• Leading all cyber security activities required to maintain ATO for assigned systems within the customer’s lab environment
• Providing support for facilitating and helping the lab identify its current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of security related to lab systems
• Assisting the efforts of security staff to design, develop, engineer and implement solutions to security requirements
• Implementation and development of the customer’s IT security plans
• Gathering and organizing technical information about the lab’s mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs
• Performing risk analyses which also includes risk assessment
• Providing support to plan, coordinate, and implement the lab’s System Security Plan
• Coordinating with the appropriate stakeholders to create, update and maintain security related documentation and reporting as required
• Supporting a variety of Security related tasking which may include:
o Develop and maintain Privacy Threshold Analysis and assist with Privacy Impact Assessment
o Develop, maintain, and facilitate Contingency Plan and Contingency Plan Test
o Develop, maintain, and facilitate Configuration Management Plan and update Security Plan when applicable
o Develop, maintain, facilitate system Incident Response Plan
o Perform Annual Self-Assessment of system security controls CND policies, procedures, and regulations Required Skills:
• U.S. Citizenship
• Active Secret clearance. Must be able to obtain a TS/SCI clearance
• Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability
• 6+ years of directly relevant experience in information security management
• Experience working on multiple complex assignments which are broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks
• Ability to apply a comprehensive knowledge across key tasks and high impact assignments
• Knowledge of Computer Network Defense (CND) policies, procedures & regulations
• Knowledge of defense-in-depth principles and network security architecture
• Beginning to end Knowledge of Risk Management Framework (RMF) and Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documentation to include SSP, Contingency, Incident & Configuration Mgmt. planning.
• Experience establishing and maintaining good working relationships in all levels of the organization, including customers, internal management
• Demonstrated understanding of: security practices in a hybrid on-premise/cloud environment; hardware/software security implementation; different communication protocols; encryption techniques/ tools; familiarity with commercial products, and lab infrastructure technology;
• Demonstrated understanding of cyber security tools such as Firewalls, SIEM, PCAP, and cloud native security offerings
• Understanding of boundary protection and enclaving
• Understanding of authentication and access management technologies.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills
• Must be able to work collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders across physical locations Desired Skills:
• Experience working collaboratively with stakeholders at various levels across the organization
• Experience with AWS security related services/resources: Guard Duty, CloudTrail, Security Hub, Amazon Inspector, Secrets manager, IAM, Etc.
• Experience with Xacta and Continuum
• Experience with Splunk, Tenable, Tanium and End Game
• Experience with Net App Required Education
Bachelor’s degree in Information Security, Cyber Engineering or a related discipline is required. Desired Certifications:
DoD 8570.1 IAT Level III

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