204354 - Information Systems Security Officer
Industry
IT
Region
WA-Washington
City
Redmond
State
WA
Rate
$DOE
Duration
12 months
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer for a direct opportunity in Redmond, WA.

This position is 100% onsite.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
100% - Responsibilities of the ISSO include, but are not limited to: - Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the security authorization package; - Perform System Administrative duties associated with Non-Collateral Programs - Attend technical and security training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management) relative to assigned duties; - Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access to the IS; - Report all security-related incidents to the ISSM; - Conduct periodic reviews of ISs to ensure compliance with the security authorization package; - Serve as member of the Configuration Control Board (CCB); - Coordinate any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system with the 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; - Assist in the development and oversight of program Operations Security (OPSEC) Plans - Ensure audit records are protected, collected and reviewed.
Skills: Required Competencies: - 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: - DoD/IC Experience is recommended - Operating System and networking certifications. - Knowledge of and experience with compliance to government regulations and standards (NIST Special Publications, 32 CFR Part 117 NISPOM, Risk Management Framework, etc.). - Direct experience with a Department of Defense (DoD) or Defense Industrial Base (DIB) company supporting critical information systems.

REQUIREMENTS:
- Experience with Microsoft Windows and/or Linux system administration (2+ years). - Familiarity with configuration control and change management (SCCM). - Experience with networking concepts (switches, network security, TACLANE). - Experience with security concepts (Data Loss Prevention, Active Directory, and Security Log Analysis).
Work Environment/Physical Requirements: The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.

EDUCATION:
Accredited Undergraduate degree in Information Technology or Cyber Security, but candidate with proven experience will not be excluded from consideration. - Active and continuous learner - either higher education or Continuing Professional Education

SHIFT:
Full-Time
9/80 work schedule

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Taj Johnson
tjohnson@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x283 or (800) 927-9318 x283

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.