Feb 20, 2023

Information System Security Officer ISSO

  • Leidos
  • Washington, DC, United States
Full time Information Technology

Job Description


Job Description:

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Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Your greatest work is ahead!

Leidos is looking for a Information System Security Officer (ISSO) 

to work at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB)

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here! 

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Responsibilities Include: 

Under the direction of the Government Information System Security Manager (ISSM) the ISSO's specific responsibilities will include:

  • Establish and implement security procedures and practices in support of Customer goals and current Department of Defense (DoD) regulations.

  • Develop and update assessment and authorization documentation (Body of Evidence) for management and continuous monitoring of information systems.

  • Apply knowledge of Information Systems (IS) and demonstrate understanding of established Information Assurance (IA) requirements; validate security policies and procedures outlined in the System Security Plan (SSP), customer policies, & regulations; and ensure local policies are followed.

  • Serve as the JBAB Lead/Senior ISSO and work together with the 844th Communications Group (844 CG) Cybersecurity Team on all cybersecurity related activities.

  • Take corrective actions to resolve problems identified and ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with established policies and procedures.

  • Make decisions and implement corrective actions as required to resolve audit discrepancies.

  • Author and review IS, security-related documentation and enter into the Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS).

  • Conduct continuous security reviews and test systems to verify security features/controls are functional and effective. Take corrective actions to resolve identified vulnerabilities.

  • Provide security engineering review of proposed changes or additions to IS (including hardware, software, or connectivity), and advise the ISSM of the security relevance.

  • Create and maintain processes and procedures for use by members of the ISSO team.

  • Provide leadership to the ISSO team in conducting lessons learned activities to improve the overall productivity and efficiency of the ISSO team.

Required Experience, Skills, and Education: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Information Security, Information Systems, or related discipline and 8+ years of direct experience, additional relevant/specialized training and experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

  • Current, DoD 8570-compliant certification for IAM Level II (e.g., CISSP, CISM, CASP) prior to start.

  • Active DoD Secret clearance or higher.

  • Experience with DoD implementation of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and governing directives (i.e., NIST, CNSS, etc.).

  • Proven ability to deliver superior customer service. 

  • Proven ability to work independently - prioritize, schedule, and complete multiple tasks. 

  • Proven ability to work effectively within a team environment.

  • Extensive knowledge and experience in specialized area of expertise, especially as it relates to the DoD.

  • Hands-on experience conducting vulnerability assessment and analysis utilizing SCAP, ACAS/NESSUS, and DISA STIGs.

  • Experience with completing JFHQ-DODIN TASKORDs and IAVMs.

  • Experience with Command Cyber Readiness Inspections (CCRI) and CCRI scoring formulas.

  • Strong written communications skills to coordinate issues and concerns with team.

  • Experience with compiling, tracking, & reporting Command Cyber Readiness Inspection (CCRI) scores

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Expert in evaluating security controls and compliance on a variety of hardware and software systems.

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Experience with HBSS, Tanium, and MECM.

Clearance Required:

  • Requires an active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a TS/SCI.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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