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Information Systems Security Officer

Langley AFB, VA · Information Technology
Information Systems Security Officer Position Description

Date Available: 9/16/2021
# openings: 1
Location:  Langley AFB, VA

S2Technologies is currently sourcing for qualified candidates to join our team. We are currently looking for candidates having training and experience performing as an Information Security Systems Officer to support of the Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission of the Airforce at Langley AFB, VA.  The ISSO team supports the Air Forces’ Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Processing, Exploitation, Dissemination (PED) Operations Center (DOC). Specifically, you will be directly supporting Information Assurance activities surrounding current and newly integrated systems.  The qualified candidate shall perform the following tasks:

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Validate configuration changes of firewall, switch, and router modifications on a continuous basis.
  • Generate, collect, store, and retain audit data.
  • Ensure the proper protection of the DPA, DCGS Enterprise, and Information Systems (ISs)
  • Monitor systems, and their environments of operation, to include developing and updating security plans, managing and controlling changes to the DPA, and assessing the security impact of those changes.
  • Ensure physical and environmental protection measures are executed with appropriate security officials Ensure hardware, software, and firmware on ISs are operated, maintained, and disposed of IAW security policies, configuration management policies, and procedures as outlined in the security authorization artifacts. 
  • Attend required technical and security training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management) relative to assigned duties.
  • Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, need‐to‐know, and are provided security awareness training before granting access to the IS.
  • Report all security‐related incidents to the ISSM.
  • Conduct periodic reviews of information systems to ensure compliance with the security authorization artifacts and report finding to Government program lead(s).
  • Notify the ISSM, in consultation with 27 IS, 480 ISRW/SC and 480 ISRW/SO, of any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system that might affect system authorization.
  • Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored and functioning correctly.
  • Ensure all IS security‐related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals. 
  • Ensure audit records are collected and reviewed IAW ICS 500‐27, Collection and Sharing of Audit Data. 
  • Ensure approved procedures are used by personnel for sanitizing and releasing system components and media.
  • Maintain a repository of all security authorizations for ISs applicable to the DPA.
  • Coordinate IS security inspections, tests, and reviews.
  • Ensures proper measures are taken when an IS incident or vulnerability is discovered IAW with governing guidance.
  • Develop and implement an IS security education, training, and awareness program for contractor personnel. 
  • Provide input to the Government to develop and update System Security Authorization Agreement (SSAA), and inclusion in the DCGS SSAA or other applicable security accreditation documentation.
  • Coordinate, review, and provide input to CCBs concerning system accreditations (i.e. network drawings, equipment lists, operational procedures, Trusted Facility Manuals (TFMs), Software Version Description Documents (SVDDs), and security procedures).
  • Prepare all on‐site information assurance documentation.
  • Populate the XACTA database with all bodies of evidence to support system accreditation actions Create Plans‐of‐Action and Milestones (POA&M) based on Security Assessment Reports (SAR) developed during system accreditation actions.
  • Participate in DCGS security planning sessions and working groups.
  • Oversee account authorization, creation, and management.
  • Be responsible for the day‐to‐day security accreditation and certification of the systems.
  • Minimum of four (4) years’ IA experience
  • Possess IAT Level II Security + Certification
Security Clearance:
  • Clearance: TS/SCI
Other Position requirements:
  • Maintain a working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures.
S2Technologies is an equal opportunity employer.  We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.
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