Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) III

Clearance Level
Top Secret/SCI
Category
Information Security
Location
Gunsan, Korea, Democratic People's Republic of
Onsite Workplace
Key Skills For Success

Information Security

Information Security Management

Information System Security

REQ#: RQ170317
Public Trust: None
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

INFORMATION SYSTEM SECURITY OFFICER (ISSO)

Level III

Two years of Special Access Program experience is REQUIRED.

If you have always dreamed of an opportunity to work in Korea, here is your chance!

The ISSO is responsible for ensuring the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for an information system and as such, works in close collaboration with the ISSM and ISO. The position shall have the detailed knowledge and expertise required to manage the security aspects of an information system and, in many organizations, is assigned responsibility for the day-to-day security operations of a system. This also will include physical and environmental protection, personnel security, incident handling, and security training and awareness. It will be required to work in close coordination with the ISSM and ISO in monitoring the information system(s) and its environment of operation to include developing and updating the authorization documentation, implementing configuration management across authorization boundaries. This will include assessing the security impact of those changes and making recommendation to the ISSM. The primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartments efforts. The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

Performance shall include:

  • Assist the ISSM in meeting their duties and responsibilities

  • Prepare, review, and update authorization packages

  • Ensure approved procedures are in place for clearing, sanitizing, and destroying various types of hardware and media

  • Notify ISSM when changes occur that might affect the authorization determination of the information system(s)

  • Conduct periodic reviews of information systems to ensure compliance with the security authorization package

  • Coordinate any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system with the ISSM and AO/DAO prior to the change

  • Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored and functioning correctly

  • Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals

  • Ensure audit records are collected, reviewed, and documented (to include any anomalies)

  • Attend required technical and security training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management) relative to assigned duties

  • Execute the cyber security portion of the self-inspection, to include provide security coordination and review of all system assessment plans

  • Identify cyber security vulnerabilities and assist with the implementation of the countermeasures for them

  • Prepare reports on the status of security safeguards applied to computer systems

  • Perform ISSO duties in support of in-house and external customers

  • Conduct continuous monitoring activities for authorization boundaries under your preview

  • Assist Department of Defense, National Agency and Contractor organizations with the development of assessment and authorization (A&A) efforts


Experience:

  • 5+ years related experience

  • SAP experience required


Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related area or equivalent experience (4 years)


Certifications:

  • IAT Level II - required to Start (Security+ CE, CCNA Security, SSCP etc.)


Clearance Required to Start:

  • TS/SCI required

  • Must be able to Attain – TS/SCI with CI Polygraph


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Work Requirements
Years of Experience

5 + years of related experience

* may vary based on technical training, certification(s), or degree

Certification

GSEC: GIAC Security Essentials Certification - Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)

GICSP: Global Industrial Cyber Security Professional - Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC)

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security - Cisco

Travel Required

10-25%

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship Required

Salary and Benefit Information

The likely salary range for this position is $88,275 - $113,452. This is not, however, a guarantee of compensation or salary. Rather, salary will be set based on experience, geographic location and possibly contractual requirements and could fall outside of this range.
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About Our Work

We are GDIT. A global technology and professional services company that delivers consulting, technology and mission services to every major agency across the U.S. government, defense and intelligence community. Our 30,000 experts extract the power of technology to create immediate value and deliver solutions at the edge of innovation. We operate across 30 countries worldwide, offering leading capabilities in digital modernization, AI/ML, Cloud, Cyber and application development. Together with our clients, we strive to create a safer, smarter world by harnessing the power of deep expertise and advanced technology.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.