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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) II

Annapolis, MD
Belay Technologies has been voted Baltimore Business Journal's (BBJ) Best Places to Work 2019, runner up in 2020 and a finalist in 2021!

Belay Technologies is seeking a Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) who can provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave's information assurance program. The ISSO provides support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies. The ISSO maintains operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards and procedures are established and followed. The ISSO assists with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system. The ISSO evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information. The ISSO performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation. The ISSO provides configuration management (CM) for information system security software, hardware, and firmware. The ISSO manages changes to the system and assess the security impact of those changes. The ISSO prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs). The ISSO supports security authorization activities in compliance with NSA/CSS Information System Certification and Accreditation Process (NISCAP) and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP).

You should have experience, be familiar with, or desire to learn the following technologies: 

Required Qualifications: 
  • Ten (10) years of experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type and complexity is required. 
  • At least two (2) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools.
  • TS/SCI and polygraph
Required Skills:    
  • Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies
  • Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes
  • Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview
  • Provides support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program
  • Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
  • Propose, coordinate, implement and enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program
  • Provides support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program or enclave
  • Develop and maintains documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies
  • Develop and updates the system security plan and other IA documentation
  • Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware
  • Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to-day security operations of the system
  • Develop system security policy and ensures compliance
  • Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)
  • Provide support to senior ISSOs for implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
  • Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
Belay Technologies is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business located in Columbia Maryland. Belay specializes in systems automation and full stack development. Belay Technologies provides leading technology and engineering solutions to the DoD, as well as state-of-the-art commercial products. We hire software engineers, web designers, test engineers, systems engineers, systems administrators, database engineers and other tech services.

Perks and Benefits:
  • 8 weeks paid leave - 4 weeks of personal leave, 3 Yay! days, take off on your birthday,11 paid holidays and optional leave up to 6 days through Belay's volunteer program
  • 10% matching in 401(k) contributions vested on day one
  • $5,000 annual training/tuition
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • 100% company funded HSA
  • Rich medical coverage (100% coinsurance)
  • Dental coverage including orthodontia
  • Up to $420,000 in life insurance, premiums 100% company funded
  • Amazon Prime, gym reimbursement, monthly lunches, games and prizes
  • Pet adoption program, generous referral bonus program, fun events, and more!
We are a certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business in the Baltimore/Washington area, and we are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
Key words: Full Clearance, Fort Meade, SDVOSB, Service-disabled veteran owned small business, DoD, full scope 
 
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