Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Location: Washington, DC
Job Code: 1960
# of Openings: 1

Description

Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

LTS is seeking a Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to support its Cybersecurity Solutions practice in Herndon VA. This role requires hands on experience and performs a variety of cybersecurity functions including assessing and maintaining the effectiveness of LTS internal security controls in relation to established compliance requirements: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001. In addition the ISSO will assist with LTS cybersecurity business development activities and support customers as needed with cybersecurity solutions and advisory services.

Information about LTS

LTS is an acknowledged and award-winning multi-ISO/CMMI Level 3 appraised business focused on delivering first-class solutions to solve our clients’ business and technical challenges in providing quality healthcare and security to our nation.

LTS provides trusted consulting, and solutions in an increasingly complex and growing world. Our deep expertise in technology and analytics helps us serve a broad constituency of clients that range from cabinet-level departments of the U.S. Government to the largest Federal IT contractors in the world.

LTS is a leading information technology (IT) provider for mission critical systems leveraging the latest technologies to deliver cutting edge solutions from small mobile applications to large, complex enterprise applications. Our professionals specialize in multiple disciplines including program management, system integration, system design, system development, cybersecurity, infrastructure and data analytics.

LTS is committed to offering eligible employee’s comprehensive benefits that will provide them with options intended to meet their needs and the needs of their family.

 

Qualifications and Responsibilities:

 

ISSO

  • Assess the effectiveness of LTS internal security controls in relation to e stablished compliance requirements: Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 27001
  • Evaluate a system's compliance with information technology (IT) security, resilience, and dependability requirements
  • Perform security reviews and identify security gaps in security architecture
  • Verify that application software/network/system security postures are implemented as stated
  • Exercise knowledge of network security architecture concepts including topology, protocols, components, and principles (e.g., application of defense-in-depth) to understand short falls in security implementation
  • Coordinate and work with LTS system and network engineers to confirm security controls are implemented
  • Evaluate a system's compliance with information technology (IT) security, resilience, and dependability requirements
  • Develop and maintain cybersecurity artifacts including but not limited to System Security Plans (SSP), Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M), Incident Response (IR) Plans, Contingency Plans (CP), etc.
  • Respond to CMMC, ISO 27001and other customer cybersecurity related data call requests from customers and partners.
  • Perform continuous monitoring: review accounts, audit logs, configuration changes, incident management, incident response testing, contingency plan testing, etc.
  • Assist with developing cybersecurity solutions and content for customer proposals
  • Support customers as needed with cybersecurity solutions and advisory services

EXPERIENCE

  • 5+ years conducting security control assessments or reviews
  • Experience drafting statements of preliminary or residual security risks for system operations
  • Strong knowledge of cloud security capabilities (e.g., Microsoft 365, SharePoint)
  • Knowledge of current industry methods for evaluating, implementing, and disseminating information technology (IT) security assessment
  • Basic understanding of monitoring, detection, and remediation tools
  • Knowledge of cybersecurity principles and organizational requirements (relevant to confidentiality, integrity, availability, authentication, non-repudiation)
  • Knowledge of the Security Assessment process as defined in the CMMC Model and ISO assessment guides
  • Ability to communicate effectively; strong documentation and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Self-motivated and able to work in an independent manner
  • Attention to Detail - Is thorough when performing work and conscientious about attending to detail
  • Customer Service - Works with clients and customers and is committed to providing quality products and services
  • Oral Communication - Expresses information (for example, ideas or facts) to individuals or groups effectively, considering the audience and nature of the information

Desired:

  • Cybersecurity certification such as: CISSP, CISA, or CMMC-AB Provision Assessor Certification
  • Understanding of various Operating Systems
  • Knowledge of general-purpose vulnerability scanners, including open-source tools, and their capabilities

 

LTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, in accordance with applicable law.

COVID Response

To ensure compliance with this projects’ requirements under President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, this project requires employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021. Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process with Human Resources.





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