Lead Information System Security Officer (ISSO) - 38147 in Annapolis Junction, MD at Alion Science and Technology

Date Posted: 11/17/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our organization is seeking an experienced Lead Information Systems Security Officer to help protect our platform.  The ISSO will develop, implement, and test information security measures/controls, and work with the software teams to ensure the applications on the platform meet the required security controls/measures.  The ISSO will be the principal point of contact for compliance audits such as FedRAMP or CMMC.  Our ideal candidate is a CISSO, CISSP, or CISM with 8-10 years of experience in information technology or cybersecurity.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Implement data security measures
  • Create controls to monitor networks and user access
  • Perform vulnerability and risk assessments
  • Respond to security breaches
  • Perform security updates
  • Ensure employee/developer compliance with security measures
  • Assist with preventative and emergency maintenance
  • Create and maintain a System Security Plan

 Requirements and Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in computer science, engineering, or mathematics strongly preferred
  • Experience in IT or cybersecurity (8-10 years)
  • CISSO, CISSP, or CISM preferred
  • Experience and understanding of AWS and AWS security best practices
  • AWS Certified Security – Specialty highly desired but not required
  • Has conducted a compliance audit (i.e., FedRAMP, CMMC, PCI, etc.)
  • Experience with network administration
  • Experience with Linux and Windows
  • Analytical and technical skills

Security Clearance:

  • Must be a US citizen with the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance of SECRET or higher.

Security Clearance: Secret
Telework - Limited

Diversity Statement

We are an EOE that values our employee’s talent – regardless of gender, race, ethnicity, national origin, sexual orientation, religion or other protected characteristics – Your Talent Is Our Strength.

Women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and Veterans are encouraged to apply. Alion will provide a reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who need assistance to apply. Please visit the Alion Careers site for more information. U.S. Citizenship Required for the majority of our positions.

Covid Notice

A new Federal Executive Order requires that employees of Federal contractors and subcontractors be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by December 8, 2021. Accordingly, as a condition of employment with Technical Solutions, a division of Huntington Ingalls Industries, employees will be required to provide proof of full vaccination against COVID-19 or have an approved exemption prior to starting employment.

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