Tista Science and Technology Corporation

  • Information System Security Officer

    Job ID 2018-1351
    Job Locations US-DC-Washington, DC
  • Overview

    TISTA Science and Technology Corporation, a CMMI Maturity Level 3 company, focuses on delivering information technology and professional services to Federal and State agencies. TISTA is an Inc. 500 company, a recipient of the 2010 Top 100 Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Businesses from Diversity Business, recognized in Washington Technology's FAST 50 list of the fastest growing small businesses in government contracting in 2012 & 2013, recognized as the Top 25 Fastest Growing Small Technology companies by the Washington Business Journal in 2014 & 2015, and selected as the Veteran Owned Company of the Year in 2014 by the Montgomery County MD Dept. of Economic Development.

     

    TISTA Science and Technology Corporation is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer to join our team.

     

    The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) will provide Security Assessment and Authorization (SA&A) support to the client and their IT systems within the Library’s inventory. These systems are a combination of General Support Systems, Major Applications, Minor Applications and Subsystem at various impact levels. The ISSO will be responsible for developing and providing risk and vulnerability assessments, Security Control Assessments (SCA), SA&A documentations and multiple reports, based on NIST guidelines and client’s policies, procedures and request.  

    Responsibilities

    • Demonstrates a proficiency with developing, maintaining and managing Security Authorizations and Assessments packages
    • Experience with developing and managing Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&M’s)
    • Experience in conducting research and providing review recommendations on software and technologies to address vulnerabilities
    • Experience with reviewing vulnerability scans and providing mitigation techniques.
    • Possess expertise in conducting annual security control assessments
    • Experienced writing security-related policies and procedures
    • Possess experience conducting Contingency Plan test
    • Experience with conducting audit log reviews
    • Familiarity with NIST Special Publications and guidance
    • Strong problem solving and analysis skills, self-motivated, and able to work and communicate in a team environment

     

     

    Qualifications

    • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must demonstrate the ability to be proactive
    • Experience with conducting audit log reviews
    • Familiarity with NIST Special Publications and guidance
    • Strong problem solving and analysis skills, self-motivated, and able to work and communicate in a team environment. 
    • Excellent communication (written and verbal) skills
    • Must be able to work independently
    • Must demonstrate the ability to be proactive

     

    Education/Certifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree preferred
    • Minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated experience in the Information Security (Cybersecurity or Information Assurance) field
    • CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CompTIA, CEH, or other related certifications

    Clearance: 

    • Active Secret clearance required

    Location:

    • Washington, DC

    Here at TISTA Science and Technology we value our Veterans and encourage all to apply!

     

    TISTA is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

     

     

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