Information System Security Officer (ISSO) with Security Clearance


John Galt Staffing

The team is in need of ISSO candidates to continue work within the Cyber Security Team supporting Air Force programs. RESPONSIBILITIES:
– Assist and Support necessary compliance activities (e.g., ensure that system security configuration guidelines are followed, compliance monitoring occurs).
– Continuously validate the organization against policies/guidelines/procedures/regulations/laws to ensure compliance.
– Ensure that plans of actions and milestones or remediation plans are in place for vulnerabilities identified during risk assessments, audits, inspections, etc.
– Promote awareness of security issues among management and ensure sound security principles are reflected in the organization’s vision and goals.
– Track audit findings and recommendations to ensure that appropriate mitigation actions are taken.
– Recommend resource allocations required to securely operate and maintain an organization’s cybersecurity requirements.
– Provide technical documents, incident reports, findings from computer examinations, summaries, and other situational awareness information to key stake holders. Recognize a possible security violation and take appropriate action to report the incident, as required.
– Assist the Program Managers and the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in the development and maintenance of System Security Plans (SSP) and associated artifacts such as the Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M), Risk Assessment Report, and Continuous Monitoring Strategy.
– Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with organization security policies and procedures.
– Conduct network, system, and application vulnerability scanning, configuration assessment, and remediation.
– Lead and align information technology (IT) security priorities with the security strategy.
– Prepare for and participate in periodic organization compliance assessments. Interpret patterns of noncompliance to determine their impact on levels of risk and/or overall effectiveness of the enterprise’s cybersecurity program. REQUIRED:
– An ACTIVE Top Secret Security clearance with SCI eligibility is required for this role.
– Security Plus is the minimum 8570 certification requirement.
– Bachelor’s degree is preferred but not required.

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