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Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

Posted: 05/02/2023 Job Number: 69080 Pay Rate: Pay Rate:  $57.99/Hr.

Job Description

Information System Security Officer (ISSO)
Cedar Rapids, IA

Contract position
Shift: 1st (Mon-Fri)
, Standard
Hours:  7:00am - 3:00pm
Pay Rate:  $57.99/Hr.
Benefits: overtime, medical, dental, 401K
Active Secret Clearance required

Information System Security Officer (ISSO)
  • Responsible for supporting adherence to all aspects of a rigorous Risk Management Framework (RMF) compliance program as stipulated by NISPOM/DAAPM, JSIG, ICD 503, STIGs and associated NIST publications.
  • This position will work with the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) to maintain Authority to Operate (ATO) approvals for various systems by adhering to the Risk Management Framework (RMF).
  • This position supports cybersecurity efforts throughout the RMF process for one or more assigned programs(s) to include the enforcement of System Security Plans, Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), assessing and auditing systems security controls.
  • Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this particular role, it will be performed full-time on site. This means work will be conducted on location at a company facility 100% of the time.
  • Implements policies for the protection of Company Protected Information.
  • Develops network security policies for the unclassified company network.
  • Approves all changes to the company network firewall for the Configuration Change Review Board.
  • Participates as a member of the corporate IT Security Working Group.
  • Acts as a liaison with the IT department to ensure that all new computer technologies are implemented with the necessary information systems security in place.
  • Signs Pretty Good Privacy (PGP) encryption keys for authorized users of encryption.
  • Works with commercial computer product vendors in the design and evaluation of state-of-the-art secure operating systems and networks.
  • Coordinates information systems security issues with government security representatives.
  • Contains and removes classified data spillage from unclassified systems.
  • Prepares Security Awareness Briefings and Information Systems Security Guides.
  • Conducts Information Systems Security briefings.
SKILLS:  Information System Security Officer (ISSO) • IAM Level I certification commensurate with DoD 8570.1M requirements (or ability to obtain certification within 6 months)
• High level of personal motivation and initiative to learn and acquire new skills, and adapt seamlessly to an ever-changing security environment
• Customer focused, excellent communicator and ability to work with limited supervision.
• Strong organizational skills
• Able to interface with other IA team members, other security disciplines (industrial security, physical security, special programs security, etc.), and program personnel
• Basic understanding of simple networks, operations systems and computer functions.
• Coursework in a technical discipline (i.e. programming/scripting, systems administration, cybersecurity/information assurance, etc.)
  SKILLS PREFERRED:  Information System Security Officer (ISSO) • Working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures.
• Working knowledge of information security technology
• Working knowledge of information security management and compliance
• Experience with auditing and certifying compliance of various systems (Windows, Linux, Network Devices and peripherals).
• Experience with the preparation of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documents and procedures
• Experience with development and delivery of IA-related briefings and training material.
• Experience with compliance and vulnerability scanning tools (Nessus, SCAP, ACAS, SCC).
  REQUIRED EXPERIENCE / EDUCATION:  Information System Security Officer (ISSO) • IAM Level I certification commensurate with DoD 8570.1M requirements (or ability to obtain certification within 6 months)
• Bachelor's Degree or 4 years of experience in lieu of degree
EEO Statement Apollo Professional Solutions, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, genetic information, protected veteran status, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status or characteristic protected under federal, state, or local law.

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