Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) (645449)

  • 02/19/2018

Job Description

Information System Security Professional Support the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as part of the NISC III program in ensuring the proper operational security posture is maintained for protection of information systems, programs, and/or designated IT assets, including support across the following Cybersecurity Domain areas: Cybersecurity Requirements amp; Enterprise Architecture, Cybersecurity Integration, and Information Assurance. Duties and Responsibilities: Advise on security considerations in applications systems procurement or development, implementation, operation and maintenance, and disposal activities (i.e. life cycle management). Assist in the determination of an appropriate level of security commensurate with the impact level. Assist in the development and maintenance of Security Authorization for all systems under their responsibility to include: System Characterization Documents, System Security Plans and Information System Contingency Plans. Conduct periodic vulnerability, risk, and threat assessments to re-evaluate sensitivity of the system, risks, and mitigation strategies. Manage remediation actions and Plan of Action amp; Milestones (POA amp;M) updates. Conduct assessments of system configuration changes for impact on security posture through participation in the configuration control board processes. Conduct inquiries into cyber incidents. Evaluate the technical accuracy and completeness of a system’s Certification amp; Accreditation (C amp;A) documents. Oversee training, policies, practices, including audits, to ensure systems are securely operated. Review white-papers, standards, security policies, and industry best practices to provide expertise on how the agency can ensure compliance with new security requirements. Apply current computer science technologies to the design, development, evaluation, and integration of computer systems and networks to maintain system security and provide information assurance. Provide security engineering and integration support involving a wide range of security issues such as architectures, electronic data traffic, and network access. Immediately reports any unauthorized access to information or any system failure or suspected defect that could lead to an unauthorized disclosure, loss of integrity or loss of system availability.
Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Engineering, Computer Information Systems, Mathematics, or a related Computer Science field; Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP); Active TS/SCI with ability to obtain a Polygraph; 15 years of information system security experience (Level 4). Desired Qualifications: MS – Computer Science, Information Assurance Certification, FAA systems experience and experience with digital forensics systems is desired.
Leidos Overview:
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems Global Solutions business (IS GS). For more information, visit The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer. JBLeidos ICJBMeta