Information Systems Security Officer II

Job Locations US-VA-Falls Church
Job ID
2018-3101
# of Openings
1
Category
IT Security
Work Authorization
US Citizens, preferred

Overview

VariQ has an exciting opportunity for a highly qualified Information Systems Security Officer II to support the USPS contract in Falls Church, VA.

 

Additional Information:

  • Salary: Dependent upon experience
  • Security Clearance: none
  • Available: ASAP

Responsibilities

  • Works closely with Account Security Officer (ASO) and Segment Security Officers (SSO) to ensure operational security measures are implemented.
  • Assesses and mitigates system security risks; determines and analyzes security requirements for implementation and testing.
  • Reviews and continuously monitors implemented security controls.
  • Creates and maintains security checklists, templates and other tools to aid in the A&A process.
  • Performs security control assessment using NIST 800-53A guidance and as per continuous monitoring requirements.
  • Performs risk analyses to determine and recommend essential safeguards.
  • Proactively mitigates system vulnerabilities and recommends compensating controls.
  • Prepares security authorization packages in accordance with the client contractual requirements.
  • Develops core documents such as System Security Plan, Contingency Plan, Incident Response Plan, Standard Operating Procedures, Plan of Actions and Milestones, Remediation Plans, Configuration Management Plan, etc.
  • Maintains client-specific Plan of Action and Milestones and supports remediation activities.
  • Maintains an inventory of hardware and software for the information system.
  • Develops, tests and trains on Contingency and Incident Response planning.
  • Conducts independent scans of application, network and database and utilizes Managed Security Services Vulnerability Assessment Team (VAT) support as applicable.

Qualifications

EXPERIENCE LEVEL:  3-5 years’ experience working in a risk management, audit, security or technical delivery role

 

EDUCATION: Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Computer Studies, Information Security (or equivalent combination of education and experience)

 

CERTIFICATIONS (One or more desired) - CompTIA Security+ CE, OR; Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), OR; ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), OR; Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Security and CISSP

 

PREFERRED SKILLS: - Fluent in English, grammar and communication.

 

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Ability to influence OCISO Delivery system stakeholders in the execution of security and compliance requirements
  • Knowledge of the security countermeasures and overall RMF and NIST compliance
  • Experience as a Security consultant in Risk and Compliance
  • Experience in working with security management, including information governance and compliance
  • Good understanding of Assurance Practices and Risk Management
  • Experience with security processes and standards, in particular NIST 800-series and RMF
  • Knowledge of security audit and accreditation processes
  • Ability to interpret request for proposal and respond to security and compliance requirements
  • Knowledge of Federal Security, industry and market trends and HPE/USPS offerings
  • Understands HPE and USPS solutions: what they consist of, product roadmaps, IT concepts
  • Understands how cyber security GRC requirements fit within or interface with the sales of other solutions in HPE and HP's partner strategies
  • Understands how federal security and regulations impact security requirements, to help develop strategies for supporting internal USPS operations

 

 

VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.

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