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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) III

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Company Overview

Dependable Global Solutions (DGS), a Security and Intelligence Firm, was founded in September 2004 as a privately held small business. DGS’ principle belief is that security is not a singular endeavor. Our clients require the ability to recognize, plan for, and mitigate risk in all of its various forms.

DGS specializes in IT security, mission assurance, and intelligence operations and analysis. We build, manage, and enhance our client’s ability to identify and deal with threats and attacks in near real-time

 

Job Summary

DGS is currently seeking a talented Information Systems Security Officer III for the Hanscom AFB, MA. The ISSO’s primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartments efforts.  The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral, Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) and Special Access Program (SAP) activities.

 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Candidate will review, prepare, and update AIS authorization packages
  • Notify customer when changes occur that might affect AIS authorization
  • Perform AIS self-inspections, provide security coordination and review of all system test plans
  • Identify AIS vulnerabilities and implement countermeasures
  • Represent the customer on various technical review and inspection teams
  • Conduct security surveys at subordinate facilities and gather pertinent security documentation for inclusion into system authorization packages
  • Coordinate, prepare, and track AIS inspections, reports, and responses
  • Maintain AIS security records and prepare Co-Utilization Agreements for network nodes operating in government facilities
  • Prepare reports on the status of security safeguards applied to computer systems
  • Ensure AIS and network nodes are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and practices
  • Perform ISSO duties in support of in-house and external customers
  • Assist Department of Defense, National Agency and Contractor organizations with the development of assessment and authorization (A&A) efforts
  • Review, track, and conduct AIS training
  • Provide leadership, mentoring, and quality assurance for Team Members

 

Clearance Required

  • Active Top-Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility

 

Education and Required Skills

  • 5 - 7 years related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience (4 years)
  • Eligibility for access to Special Access Program Information
  • Willingness to submit to a Counterintelligence polygraph
  • Must be familiar with current security policy/manuals Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Possess a high degree of originality, creativity, initiative requiring minimal supervision
  • Willingness to travel within the organizational geographic Area of Responsibility (AOR)
  • Active Top-Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility

 

Certification

Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in DoD Directive 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician Level 2 within 6 months of the date of hire

 

DGS Benefits

At DGS, we understand that our employees are our most valuable resource. That’s why we offer competitive compensation packages and a supportive environment with good work-life balance. In addition, we provide opportunities for growth and development so that our employees can continually develop their competencies, skills, and talents, and pursue advancement opportunities.

When you join the DGS Team you receive - Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance, Short Term & Long-Term Disability, Flexible Spending Account, 401k Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match, Employee Assistance Program, Tuition and Professional Development Assistance, 529 College Savings Plan.

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