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Cleared Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Camden, AR 71701

Posted: 05/09/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Information Technology Job Number: 84297

Job Description

Top aerospace company is looking to add a cleared ISSO to their growing team in Arkansas. 

The ideal candidate will have the following experience: 
  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the security authorization package;
  • Manages time to ensure audit records on multiple information system platforms are collected and analyzed in accordance with the approved security plan and discrepancies reported
  • Attend technical and security training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management) relative to assigned compliance duties;
  • Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities prior to granting access to systems;
  • Report all security-related incidents to the ISSM or FSO;
  • Conduct continuous monitoring of environments to ensure compliance with security authorization packages;
  • May serve as a compliance advisory member on the Configuration Control Board (CCB);
  • Coordinate and document changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system with Information Technology (IT) and/or ISSM prior to the change;
  • Formally notify the ISSM when changes occur that might affect system authorization;
  • Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored and functioning correctly;
  • Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals;
  • Ensure audit records are collected and analyzed in accordance with the security plan.

Job Requirements


** An active SECRET (or higher) DoD Security Clearance is required **

** A current DoD 8570 Baseline Certification (Security+ CE, CAP, GSLC, CASP CE, CISA, CISM, or CISSP) **

** Candidates must be U.S. Citizens without dual citizenship **

Skills and Certifications: (Please ensure your resume calls out any of the items below) 

- Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to present reports to management; motivated to thoroughly investigate, analyze, and document system issues and resolutions

- Ability to produce quality deliverables and to complete assigned projects on time; provides consistent status updates to ensure IT security projects stay focused

- Consistent attention to detail - completes tasks per standard operating procedures; reports discovered anomalies and inconsistencies

- Persistent and creative problem solver - strong troubleshooting skills and determined to find solutions to technical problems; identifies root cause and presents possible solutions to management

- Strong work ethic and a proven professional - respectful, dependable, takes initiative and follows through, dedicated to excellence and getting the job done

Preferred Competencies

- Operating System and networking certifications

- Knowledge of and experience with compliance to government regulations and standards (NIST Special Publications, NISPOM, Risk Management Framework, etc.)

- Direct experience with a Department of Defense (DoD) or Defense Industrial Base (DIB) company supporting critical information systems

Requires a Bachelor's degree preferably in Information Technology, Cyber Security or other appropriate discipline plus at least 3 years of directly related experience
 $40-$55 per DOE
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