Specialist, Cyber Intelligence

Job Title: Specialist, Cyber Intelligence - Perm
Location: Columbia, MD

Job Description

  • The ISSO will provide support to the ISSM for maintaining the appropriate security posture of systems in accordance with NISPOM Chapter 8 and/or JAFAN 6/3 /JSIG.
  • The ISSO assists with the management of security aspects of the information system and works closely with the system administrator to support day-to-day security operations of the system.
  • The ISSO will perform crucial weekly audit log reviews (standard operating system event viewers), backup operations (Symantec/Veritas Backup Exec), and anti-virus definition (Symantec Endpoint Protection/Manager) updates.
  • The ISSO provides support to the customer on matters involving the security of the information system and assists in maintenance to ensure the system accreditation is maintained.
  • This includes developing and updating the system security plan, as well as managing and controlling changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes.
  • The ISSO also provides support to plan, coordinate, and implement IT security programs and policies and provides configuration management for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware. The ISSO will assist the ISSM with the continuous monitoring of accredited systems.

Required Experience

  • Experience with NISPOM Chapter 8 and/or JAFAN 6/3 /JSIG
  • Familiarity with multiple intel community and DSS system accreditation procedures
  • Produce security artifacts as required (SSP, POAMs, etc.)
  • Communicate with teammates and customer personnel
  • Experience hardening operating systems
  • Experience with vulnerability and compliance scanning tools (WASSP, Nessus, SCAP, etc.)
  • Experience implementing and monitoring with the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Experience with Windows 10 based systems and Linux Operating Systems.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and at least 4 years of applicable experience.
  • DOD 8570 compliant IAT Level 1, possess at least a A+ CE, CCNA-Security, Network+ CE or SCP

Desired Skills

  • Advanced security certifications (CISSP, Security+, etc.)
  • Strong investigative drive
  • XACTA experience
  • Self-motivated individuals
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Understanding of system vulnerabilities and exploitation
  • Understanding of vulnerability mitigation

Years of Experience: Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or related field and at least 4 years of applicable experience.

Minimum Degree Required: Bachelor's degree

Clearance Requirement: Secret


Location(s) Columbia, MD 21044, USA
Job Type Full-Time, Permanent
Job Starts Immediately
Job Status Expired
Job ID #517452
Company American Cybersystems

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