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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) III

Annapolis Junction, 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!

Here at Belay Technologies, we are seeking a Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO). The ISSO must have fifteen (15) years’ experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. The ISSO must be experienced in at least three (3) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication
protocols; and encryption techniques/tools. The ISSE must have a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required. The ISSO must have a DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I or higher is required, as well as four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.


Required Qualifications:
  • This is a ISSO Level 3 position 
  • Fifteen (15) years’ experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity
  • At least three (3) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university
  • DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I or higher
  • Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree
  • TS/SCI with poly
Level 3 ISSO shall possess the following capabilities:
  • 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
  • Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware
  • Assist with preparation and maintenance of documentation
  • Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs, network switches, etc. to include system upgrades
  • 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
  • Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system, program, or enclave
  • Develop and maintain documentation for C&A in accordance with ODNI and DoD policies
  • Develop and update 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-today security operations of the system
  • Develop system security policy and ensures compliance
  • Administer the user identification and authentication mechanism of the Information System (IS)
  • 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
  • Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave’s information assurance program
  • Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control
  • Interact with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers to define and achieve required IA objectives
  • Provide daily oversight and direction to contractor ISSOs
  • Serve as an ISSM
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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