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LinQuest Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), #4062 in Colorado Springs, Colorado

DescriptionLinQuest is seeking Information Systems Security Officers to join ahigh-performance team in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Candidates selectedwill focus on Information Assurance and Risk Management Framework to supportHQ AFSPC A9. The ISSO's primary function is supporting Department of Defense(DoD) agencies, HQ Air Force, HQ AFSPC and A9 (Mod Sim)requirements. The position will provide "day-to-day" support forCollateral and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) activities.Responsibilities:Recommending resource allocations required to securely operate and maintainthe network enterprise (NE) IA requirements.Participating in information system risk assessment during the AandA processDeveloping security requirements for hardware, software, and serviceacquisitions specific to AFSPC A9 AVAC networksEnsuring NE IS recovery processes are monitored and that IA features andprocedures are properly restored.Identifying alternative functional IA security strategies to address NEsecurity concerns and develop plans capable of implementation.Ensuring all IA inspections, tests, and reviews are coordinated for the NEEvaluating the adequacy of security measures proposed or provided in responseto requirements listed in acquisition and operations documentsDeveloping and implement programs to ensure systems, network, and datausers are aware of, understand, and follow NE and IA policiesEvaluating IT enclave systems and assess risk posture and system securityfindings. And recommend mitigation and /or remediation actionsIncident management and response experienceMinimum qualification is Security+ Certified Information Systems SecurityProfessional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)certification is highly desiredKnowledge of electronics theory, IT, telecommunications and supervisoryand control systems including cryptography, vulnerability assessment andexploitation techniquesExperience analyzing vulnerabilities, assessing risk and ultimately making arisk recommendation to the AO. This includes in-depth knowledge andexperience with requirements risk management, security engineering, andsecurity architecture.Experience using RMF and ITIPSRequired Skills:Creating policies that reflect system security objectivesAbility to determine how a security system should work (including itsresilience and dependability capabilities) and how changes in conditions,operations, or the environment will affect these outcomesAbility to determine how a security system should work and how changes inconditions, operations, or the environment will affect these outcomesAbility to identify measures or indicators of system performance and theactions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals ofthe systemAbility to prioritize and deconflict targets for CND and CNA activitiesAbility to conduct collateral effects and blowback assessmentsAbility to integrate information security requirements into the acquisitionprocess; using applicable baseline security controls as one of the sourcesfor security requirements; ensuring a robust software quality controlprocess; and establishing multiple sources (e.g., delivery routes, forcritical system elements)Ability to identify critical infrastructure systems with informationcommunication technology that were designed without system securityconsiderationsAbility to conduct, review, and assess the results of security audits andAandA packagesAbility to create technical correspondence, standard operating procedures(SOPs), and other repeatable processesAbility to analyze, collate, organize, report on, respond to, anddevelop solutions to threats, risks, and exposures of DoD networksAbility to advise IA teams in the DoD to support execution of technicalcountermeasure, to include but not limited to IAVA, IAVB, CTO, WarningOrders, and Situational Awareness Reports... For full info followapplication lWe are an Equal Opportunity Employer, we are committed to providing a workenvironment that values and r