Tista Science and Technology Corporation

Information System Security Officer

Job ID 2019-1880
Job Locations US-DC

Overview

TISTA Science and Technology 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 three (3) years of demonstrated experience in the Information Security (Cybersecurity or Information Assurance) field
  • CISSP, CISM, GIAC, CompTIA, CEH, or other related certifications preferred

Clearance: 

  • Active Secret clearance required

Location:

  • Washington, DC

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 recognized in 2019 by Inc. 5000 as one of the fastest growing private companies in the US. TISTA is also a recipient of 2019 Top Veteran-Owned Companies by the Washington Business Journal. TISTA also received a 2018 Moxie Award in the GovCon category.

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

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Employment Transparency: 
TISTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population. It is the policy of TISTA to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. TISTA will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.

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The Pay Transparency Policy is available here.

Tista is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to recruiting@tistatech.com or call (301) 968-3420 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.  

 

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