Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)
ICF seeks an experienced Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to provide support on planning, coordinating, and implementing the organization’s information security system. This will include support for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of security related to IT systems.
- Overseeing the efforts of security staff to design, develop, engineer and implement solutions to security requirements. Responsible for the implementation and development of the DHS IT security. Gathers and organizes technical information about an organization's mission goals and needs, existing security products, and ongoing programs in the MLS arena.
- Performing risk analyses which also includes risk assessment.
- Provides support to plan, coordinate, and implement the organization’s information security.
- Provides support for facilitating and helping agencies identify their current security infrastructure and define future programs, design and implementation of security related to IT systems.
- Perform complete security analysis and compliance review of all new IT Initiatives to include but not limited to information systems, hardware, and software.
- Perform duties as the security specialist for secure rooms/SCIFs which have the possibility to process information up to the TS/SCI level (where applicable).
- Perform Local Registration Authority duties for their respective lab sites.
- Conduct IT security, awareness, and privacy training for all employees at the laboratories.
- Provide IT security subject matter expertise on all projects, purchases, and procedures to ensure acceptance from the CISO.
- Provide on-site security vulnerability testing/scanning for all current and future systems as required by the CISO and as need for evaluation and development of systems.
- Perform all IT security tasks that are directed and required by the CISO.
- A working knowledge of several of the following areas is required: understanding of business security practices and procedures; knowledge of current security tools available; hardware/software security implementation; different communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools; familiarity with commercial products, and current Internet/EC technology. Ability to serve as Information System Security Officer.
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) and one of the following certification below.
- Certified Authorization Professional (CAP)
- Security +
- 5-10 years performing information assurance audits, C&A and protective or corrective measures.
Working at ICF
Working at ICF means applying a passion for meaningful work with intellectual rigor to help solve the leading issues of our day. Smart, compassionate, innovative, committed, ICF employees tackle unprecedented challenges to benefit people, businesses, and governments around the globe. We believe in collaboration, mutual respect, open communication, and opportunity for growth. If you’re seeking to make a difference in the world, visit www.icf.com/careers to find your next career. ICF—together for tomorrow.
ICF is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity at all levels. (EOE – Minorities/Females/ Protected Veterans Status/Disability Status/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity)
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Washington, DC (DC02)