Information System Security Officer POSITION SUMMARY: The candidate will be responsible for security architecture and systems engineering for the Multi-Factor Authentication (MFA) team. ISSO tasks include: €¢ Provide expertise and guidance on operational information systems security practices, and apply these to the development of the MFA team. €¢ Ensure the security requirements are met, including defining the security mode, protocols and standards. €¢ Ensure security policies, practices, and procedures are implemented. €¢ Develop and maintain System Security Plans (SSPs). €¢ Assist developers by reviewing system changes for adverse security impact. €¢ Apply continuous monitoring techniques to evaluate the systems security posture €¢ Evaluate vulnerabilities to ascertain if additional safeguards are needed Required Skills & Education - Typically requires a bachelor's degree or equivalent and seven to nine years related experience. Bachelor's Degree or higher in computer engineering or in a field related to the computer engineering or computer science disciplines plus 5-7+ years Security Engineering experience. An additional 4+ years of Security Engineering experience may be substituted for the degree for a total of 9-11 years. - TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph. Critical Skills - Knowledge of the customer's certification and accreditation process. - Knowledge of and experience implementing the requirements in ICD 503. - Experience developing and maintaining SSPs. - Able to clearly communicate ideas and status updates to management and other stakeholders. - Strong technical writing skills. - Familiar with Public Key Infrastructure-based authentication - Familiar with a variety of security policies, especially within the IC - Understands fundamentals of technical security risk assessment - Understands requirement engineering - Understands how to perform analysis of alternatives Desired Skills - Master's degree in engineering, math, computer science, information security or related field. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Normal demands associated with an office environment. Ability to work on computer for long periods, and communicate with individuals by telephone, email and face to face. Some travel may be required.