Information System Security Officer (ISSO), Level 2

Clear Ridge Defense - Fort George G Meade, MD

Clear Ridge Defense is seeking a TS/SCI cleared professional with 10+ years of experience to serve as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO), Level 2 for a position in Fort Meade, MD.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
  • 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
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
  • Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
  • 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 maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies
  • Develop and update the system security plan and other IA documentation
  • Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware
  • Assist with the management of security aspects of the of the information system and perform day-to-day security operations of the system
  • Develop system security policy and ensure compliance
  • Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)
  • Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies
  • Manage and control changes to the system and assess the security impact of those changes
  • Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview
  • Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program
  • Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control

Required Experience

  • Ten (10) years’ experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
  • Experience in at least two (2) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or related discipline from an accredited college or university. Four years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • DoD 8570 compliance with IAM Level 1 or higher.
  • TS/SCI clearance with polygraph
  • Experience with SSPs
  • Experience with customer's current tools
  • Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
  • Advanced hands on technical skills
  • Advanced SPLUNK skills or at driving passion to get them rapidly
  • Nessus Scanning experience
  • Solid understanding and experience with the Risk Management Framework 

Additional Information

Come learn how we take care of our team, and why we were ranked Inc. 5000 Magazine’s #140 Fastest Growing Company nationwide – ranking #5 in Maryland and #7 in Government Services! And see how we were ranked a 2020 Top Workplace by the Baltimore Sun!

Clear Ridge Defense is the premier service solutions provider supporting the Service and Joint cyberspace operations and intelligence community in three core areas of expertise:

  • Cyber Systems & Software Engineering
  • Cyber Intelligence & Operations Planning
  • Security Risk Analysis, Mitigation & Training
  • All delivered by highly talented and focused team members that are supported by an unmatched professional and family-oriented culture that leverages and builds on sound, proven principles.

 

Benefits Snapshot:

  • 100% Fully-Covered Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • 100% Fully-Covered Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Competitive and Flexible Paid Time Off (PTO) / Leave
  • 10 Paid Federal Holidays
  • $500 New Uniform Bonus for Transitioning Military
  • Monthly Tax-Free Cell Phone Stipend
  • Monthly Tax-Free Gym Wellness / Streaming Subscription Stipend to include Amazon Prime, Netflix, Audible, etc.
  • Competitive 401k Matching to plan for retirement
  • Free financial advising from qualified experts
  • Annual $5,000 Training Allotment
  • One-of-a-kind Referral Program: $5,000 per referral OR $250/mo indefinitely, with no limit to number of referrals
  • Business Development and Client Expansion Bonuses
  • Monthly Company-Paid Socials and Events


Posted On: Friday, October 15, 2021



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