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Booz Allen Hamilton Information Systems Security Officer, Senior in Arlington, Virginia

Information Systems Security Officer, Senior

Arlington , VA , US


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Location: Arlington, VA, US

Job Number: R0071141

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Information Systems Security Officer, Senior

Key Role:

Serve as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) and assist with the certification and accreditation (C&A) of standalone computers and networks. Gather the information necessary to maintain security and establish functioning external barriers, including firewalls and other security measures. Review systems to identify potential security weaknesses, recommend improvements to amend vulnerabilities, implement changes, and document upgrades. Maintain responsibility for managing Cybersecurity risk from a business and agency perspective. Identify organization risks, prioritize those risks, and maintain a risk registry for escalating and presenting those risks to senior leadership.

Basic Qualifications:

-5 years of experience with providing security guidance and information security validation using National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework (RMF), DoD, and local security policies

-Experience in interfacing with information assurance managers, including reviewing documentation, such as systems security plans (SSPs), risk assessment reports, C&A packages, and Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms)

-Ability to manage Cybersecurity activities that must be performed by system owners, including annual refresher CS training or awareness briefings or requires a personal interface, including incident response or data transfers

-Ability to support security authorization activities, including transitioning from the legacy Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP) to compliance with the DoD RMF

-Secret clearance

-HS diploma or GED

-DoD IAM or IAT Level I Certification

Additional Qualifications:

-Experience with reviewing system security audit logs and leveraging network scanning software to perform vulnerability or risk assessment analysis for the RME, including maintaining vulnerability scanning tool compliance, such as HBSS or ACAS and patch management, such as IAVM to ensure IT staff pushes patches to all systems to maintain compliance with all applicable directives

-Experience with managing system changes and assessing the security impact of those changes

-Experience with providing configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware and coordinating changes and modifications with the ISSM, Security Control Assessor (SCA), and Authorizing Official (AO)

-BA or BS degree preferred


Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information; Secret clearance is required.

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