Perspecta Information Systems Security Officer in Chantilly, Virginia

Overview

Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation’s most important work. We’re a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselves—to respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers.

Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many ways—not only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter.

Perspecta’s talented and robust workforce—14,000 strong—stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let’s make an impact together.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories

Responsibilities

The Information System Security Officer (ISSO) is responsible for the administration and coordination of information systems used for DoD or other industrial security programs and activities to ensure compliance with government and company security policies and procedures.

  • Establish, manage and administer systems in Closed, Restricted, SCIF and SAPF areas per NISPOM Chapter 8, ICD 503, JAFAN, or Risk Management Framework (RMF) guidelines

  • Prepare systems for accreditation in accordance with government standards and templates and submit as required by customer (e.g., OBMS, XACTA)

  • Develop and administer IT security programs and procedures for classified and proprietary materials, documents, and equipment in coordination with government agencies and management personnel

  • Review and implement federal security regulations for systems in classified spaces

  • Determine or obtain rulings, approvals, interpretations, and acceptable deviations from regulations for IS compliance with government agencies

  • Follow and enforce procedures for handling, storing, and record-keeping, and for granting personnel and visitor access to restricted records and materials

  • Prepare and conduct IS specific security education classes and security audits

  • Works with FSO's, program managers, personnel, and government personnel to investigate security violations and prepare reports specifying what occurred and preventive and/or disciplinary action to be taken

  • Conduct security self-inspections, physical security surveys, and threat/vulnerability assessments on classified systems

  • Interface with government customers on IS security related issues

  • Ensure that classified information entrusted to the company is properly safeguarded as outlined in federal controlling instructions. Responsible for preparation and management of preaudit activities, and interfacing with government customers (e.g., DSS and NRO) during audits

  • Support the Corporate Insider Threat Program; assist FSO's as required

Qualifications

  • Requires 5 to 8 years with BS/BA or 3 to 5 years with MS/MA or 0 to 2 years with PhD. In lieu of Education Years of experience will be considered.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

  • Possess a minimum of a DOD Top Secret clearance with a Single-Scope Background Investigation and be eligible for a Top Secret U.S. Government Security Clearance with SCI (TS/SCI).

  • CISSP or other computer security certification is required

  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communications skills.

  • Extensive experience in INFOSEC

  • Current knowledge of security program requirements and security operation guidelines

  • Technical background, attention to detail, project management experience, and good communication and interpersonal skills are critical

  • Understanding of system security technical issues as well as experience in Windows and Linux/UNIX administration skills, License File Maintenance and basic networking is a plus!

NOTE : Computing Environment Certification in accordance with DoD 8570.01M must be obtained within six months of

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Req # 2018-53157

Category Security

# of Openings 1

Job Location US-Chantilly-VA

Clearance Top Secret/SCI