Information Systems Security Officer

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 01-22-2018

Company Description

Synergy ECP is a Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business SD(VOSB) that was formed in July 2007 with Headquarters in Columbia, MD and is made up of talented, dedicated staff to provide a broad range of services to the defense, intelligence and health care industries.

In an ultra-competitive environment, Synergy ECP has thrived by adhering to our name, making sure excellence is displayed by our Employees, to our Customers and by Improving Performance (ECP).

It’s what sets us apart, enabling us to be an autonomous yet agile business that delivers huge results - showing we’re ready to meet our customers’ evolving demands.

Synergy ECP has earned a client list that includes numerous Fortune 100 companies, in addition to multiple branches of the US government and military services.

Synergy ECP is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected class.


Synergy ECP is looking for an ISSO in anticipation of a newly awarded satellite communications contract located in Annapolis Junction, MD

Clearance Required: TS/SCI w/ Polygraph

Description:
Provides support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program. Provides support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies. Maintains operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed. Assists with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system. Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information. Performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation. Provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.
Manages changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes. Prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs). Supports security authorization activities in compliance with NSA/CSS Information System Certification and Accreditation Process (NISCAP) and DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF).

Capabilities Required: 
  • Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation
  • Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
  • Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware
  • Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs , network switches, etc. to include system upgrades
  • Propose, coordinate, implement, and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
  • Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies
  • Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware
  • Develop system security policy and ensures compliance
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program
  • Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave
  • Develop and update the system security plan and other IA documentation
  • Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to- day security operations of the system
  • Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)
  • Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview
  • Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program
  • Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies
  • Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes
  • Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control


Qualifications:
Ten (10) years’ experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Experience is to include at least two (2) years of the following areas: Operating hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools. Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I or higher is required.  Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
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