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Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in San Antonio at General Dynamics Information Technology

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Performs all procedures necessary to ensure the safety of information systems assets and to protect systems from intentional or inadvertent access or destruction

Coordinator and implementer for the MTC’s RMF program.

The ISSO is responsible for ensuring the appropriate operational security posture is maintained and documented for MTC information systems.

The position is responsible for defining & implementing standard operating procedures, implementing DOD, Army, & MTC policies, and creating & implementing plans of action and milestones (POA&M) in response to vulnerabilities identified during risk assessments, audits, & inspections. Assures successful implementation and functionality of security requirements and appropriate IT policies and procedures that are consistent with the organization's mission and goals.

This position requires a Top Secret Security Clearance and the appropriate DOD 8570.01-M baseline certifications as an IAMII.

Job Requirements

8+ yrs

Expert understanding of NIST, DoD, & Army Cybersecurity & Risk Management Framework policies, directives, instructions, manuals, and best business practices.

Knowledge of current industry methods for evaluating, implementing, and disseminating IT security assessment, monitoring, detection and remediation tools and procedures utilizing standards-based concepts and capabilities.

Knowledge of disaster recovery continuity of operations plans. Knowledge of enterprise incident response program, roles, and responsibilities.

Knowledge of network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of Defense-in-Depth).

Knowledge of known vulnerabilities from alerts, advisories, errata, and bulletins. Knowledge of measures or indicators of system performance and availability.

Knowledge of network systems management principles, models, methods (e.g., end-to-end systems performance monitoring), and tools.

Knowledge of server administration and systems engineering theories, concepts, and methods.

Knowledge of systems lifecycle management principles, including software security and usability. Skill in determining how a security system should work (including its resilience and dependability capabilities) and how changes in conditions, operations, or the environment will affect these outcomes.

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. 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.