Information Security Officer (ISSO)

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Information Security Officer (ISSO)

Waltham, Massachusetts

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Full Time Temporary/Contract

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$ 80 - $ 100 per hour

Waltham, Massachusetts

Full Time Temporary/Contract

$ 80 - $ 100 per hour

July 02, 2024

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Job ID: T1380385SMF_1719943893

July 02, 2024

Job ID: T1380385SMF_1719943893

Job Summary

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Join our client's team as an Information Security Specialist (ISSO) to lead our robust Information Security (IS) program. You'll oversee policy implementation, monitor vulnerabilities, and ensure secure system recoveries. Conducting assessments and enforcing configuration policies, you'll update our System Security Plan and manage user activity data. Crafting Plans of Action & Milestones, you'll strengthen our defenses and ensure compliance with security protocols.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops and maintains IS security program and policies.
  • Oversees operational IS security implementation policy and guidelines.
  • Monitors system vulnerabilities and ongoing attacks.
  • Ensures proper restoration of security features during system recovery.
  • Conducts security assessments, tests, and reviews.
  • Enforces configuration management policies for hardware/software.
  • Ensures compliance with security policies for system operation, maintenance, and disposal.
  • Updates and manages changes to the System Security Plan (SSP).
  • Analyzes and protects user activity monitoring data.
  • Develops and maintains Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&Ms) for IS weaknesses.
  • Ensures users have required security clearances and are aware of security responsibilities.

Compliance and Awareness:

  • Assist with compliance activities and ensure guidelines are followed
  • Validate organizational compliance with policies, procedures, regulations, and laws
  • Ensure remediation plans for identified vulnerabilities
  • Promote security awareness among management
  • Track audit findings and recommend mitigation actions

Education & Certifications:

  • BS Degree is preferred but not required
  • 4+ years of experience with system auditing
  • Current DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification (GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, CCNASecurity)
  • 4+ years' experience with government policy/regulations, as well as security
  • Must possess an active Top Secret Clearance

Competitive compensation:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401K retirement savings plan
  • Paid time off plan
  • No relocation assistance is offered for this position.
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