• Location: Colorado Springs, Colorado
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #1928

Title: Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Clearance: TS/SCI

 

Company Overview:

Cornerstone Defense, in partnership with our military, intelligence, and civil government customers, supports U.S. operations worldwide through the use of many different types of satellite, launch, and cyber technologies. We develop space-based solutions that protect our nation, enhance the lives of our citizens, and directly support the warfighter. Cornerstone supports a full range of missions from navigation and communication to remote sensing. We are a leader in spacecraft development, deployment, and mission support. In an environment of limited resources, Cornerstone provides our customers with agile and innovative solutions that achieve the highest level mission performance.

 

Cornerstone Defense is seeking a highly motivated Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to join our Government Cybersecurity team in Colorado Springs, CO.

 

To succeed in this role, you will rely on your cybersecurity and Information Assurance (IA) background to be a technical leader and support Enterprise activities and Boeing customers throughout multiple classified computing domains.

 

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform security analysis of operational and development environments, threats, vulnerabilities and internal interfaces to define and assess compliance with accepted industry and government standards
  • Lead and implement the Assessment and Authorization (A&A) processes under the Risk Managed Framework (RMF) for new and existing information systems
  • Facilitates development of Memorandums of Understanding (MOU), Interconnection Security Agreements (ISA), Risk Acceptance Letters (RAL) and support Continuous Monitoring (CONMON)
  • Oversees configuration management of assigned systems; auditing systems to ensure security posture integrity
  • Partner with Information Technology, Program Engineering, and Management with security requirements
  • Conduct risk assessments and investigations, execute appropriate risk mitigations, and oversee incident response activities
  • Conducts periodic hardware/software inventory assessments
  • Serves as organization spokesperson on advanced projects and programs. Acts as advisor to management and customers on advanced technical research studies
  • Interfaces with the appropriate government customers, suppliers, and company personnel to implement protective mechanisms and to ensure understanding of and compliance with cybersecurity requirements
  • Maintain and enforce all Information System Security policies, standards, and directives to ensure assessment and authorization of information systems processing classified information

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):

  • IAM Level 1 DoD 8140.01 (previously 8570.01) compliant certification (i.e. CAP, GSLC, Security+ CE, CISSP, CASP, CISM, GSLC)
  • 3+ years of experience utilizing security relevant tools, systems, and applications in support of Risk Management Framework (RMF) to include: NESSUS, ACAS, DISA STIGs, SCAP, Audit Reduction, and HBSS
  • Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • Experience with cybersecurity policies and implementation of Risk Management Framework (RMF): e.g. DAAPM, CNSSI 1253, ICD-503, JSIG, and/or NIST SP 800 series
  • Experience as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) implementing or managing cybersecurity requirements on classified systems under JSIG, NISPOM, ICD 503, and/or CNSSI 1253
  • Experience in assessing and documenting test or analysis data to show cybersecurity compliance
  • Demonstrated experience leading audits conducted by external stakeholders

Typical Education & Experience:

Education/experience typically acquired through advanced technical education (e.g. Bachelor) and typically 5 or more years' related work experience or an equivalent combination of technical education and experience (e.g. PhD, Master+3 years' related work experience, 9 years' related work experience, etc.).

 

Equal Opportunity Employment
Cornerstone Defense is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment for all employees and to upholding diversity in our recruiting and hiring processes. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, age, religion, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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