ManTech Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in Bethesda, Maryland

ManTech is seeking an ISSO to provide Information System Security Officer (ISSO) and Acting Information Security Officer (AISSO) support to designated federal ISSOs to ensure customer systems maintain their Authority to Operate (ATO) with a security posture in accordance with DHS 4300A Rev 4 and NIST SP 800-53A Rev4 guidance. This support shall include providing IT security assessment and IT security audit functions to ensure FISMA compliance; support in developing and maintaining documentation in support of Certification & Accreditation (C&A) as required by the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA); ensuring all C&A and system security documentation (Security Plan, Privacy Threshold Analysis, Privacy Impact Assessment, e-Authentication, FIPS-199, Business Impact Analysis) is kept up to date or create C&A documentation when needed; and ensuring systems meet all security requirements mandated by DHS 4300A and DHS Management Directives.

Duties :

  • Follow the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) Guide, V10, when developing, updating, or reviewing required security artifacts in the Xacta Information Assurance Manager. Ensure proper access controls are implemented for both system access and physical access to data processing facilities.

  • Create, update, and assess compliance of system Authority to Operate (ATO) packages.

  • Provide information security expertise to system development teams throughout the System Engineering Lifecycle process.

  • Ensure Plan of Action & Milestone (POA&M) and other compliance and vulnerability issues are remediated in a timely fashion.

  • Any DoD 8570 approved baseline certifications (e.g. CISSP, CEH, CAP, CISM).

  • Ensure proper access controls are implemented for both system access and physical access to data processing facilities.

  • Experienced with creating Security Plan, Privacy Threshold Analysis, Privacy Impact Assessment, e-Authentication, FIPS-199, Business Impact Analysis

  • Provide information security expertise to system development teams throughout the System Engineering Lifecycle process

  • Independently manages workload and provides guidance to less experienced staff

  • At least five years of experience with FISMA Compliance and the NIST RMF

  • Demonstrated expertise in SELC, Information Security processes, audits, tools, implementation, FISMA, NIST, IT security, activities related to Ongoing Authorization.

  • Knowledge of information security best practices, Enterprise Architecture.

  • Experience with Xacta IA manager, Nessus Security Center, Splunk, FedRAMP, Data Centers, AWS, and prior DHS experience strongly preferred.

Qualifications:

Education – Typically requires B.S. degree in computer science, systems engineering, or electrical engineering, or industry equivalent experience required, and minimum of 5 years of related experience in information security.

Other :

Clearance Requirements – US Citizen with the ability to obtain Public Trust and complete DHS Security Clearance; Ability to obtain DHS EOD suitability or Current DHS EOD preferred.

Location – National Capital Region

Qualifications

Requires Bachelor¿s degree or equivalent and seven to nine years of related experience.

Degrees

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Years of Experience

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Position Type

Full-Time

Shift

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Overview

ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 different government agencies.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Waretime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law. If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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