Windows Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Immediate need for a Windows focused Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) professional to provide onsite support to our government customer in Monterey, CA. The selected candidate will provide assist personnel in providing cybersecurity services in support of the Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) (Windows) activities for the Cyber Security group. Work will include planning, scanning, validation, analysis, documentation, reporting and coordination of Cybersecurity (CS) requirements for Windows computing systems. The objective of this requirement is to provide senior-level support services to the Windows ISSO, assuring FNMOC computer systems are maintaining a high-degree of CS defensive safeguards and adherence to approved Federal, DOD and Navy CS compliance objectives. SCOPE INCLUDES:

- This requirement is for surge support to assist FLENUMMETOCCEN in providing cybersecurity services in support of the ISSO (Windows) activities for the Cybersecurity group. The scope includes:
- Perform assigned CS duties associated with unclassified, classified Microsoft Windows systems
- Perform assigned CS duties associated with unclassified and classified network systems
- Perform assigned CS tasks using established Federal, DOD and Navy CS policies and procedures
- Perform Cyber Security Officer duties to include incident handling, event management, network analysis, system-level auditing per established Federal, DOD and Navy CS policies and procedures
- Coordinate with DOD and Navy agencies for resolution of all CS incidents and event management issues
- Scan, monitor, audit, harden and implement CS safeguards for MS Windows systems in accordance with Federal, DOD and Navy CS policy and procedures
- Report unauthorized physical and electronic access to MS Windows system
- Perform MS Windows system device log analyses for unauthorized access or unauthorized elevation of permissions and note any deviance from normal system activities
- Assess MS Windows system CS defensive posture, report gaps, and recommend solutions to harden systems per Federal, DOD and Navy CS policy and procedures
- Provide information to ISSM in support of Certification and Accreditation (C&A) data calls and compliance initiatives
- Assist in conducting CS safeguard tests in accordance with ISSM guidance
- Participate in CS risk assessments
- Participate in CS Continuity of Operations planning, testing and evaluation
- Ensure necessary reporting is captured and maintained for evaluation per ISSM guidance
- Ensure conformity of password policies per Federal, DOD and Navy CS policy and procedure
- Provide and monitor security counter measures per Federal, DOD and Navy CS policy and procedure
- Coordinate timely notification and resolution of pending CS issues to include FISMA POA&M, pending items in the Vulnerability Remediation Asset Manager (VRAM)

Required Skills

1. Current/active Top Secret DOD Government Clearnace
2. IAM II* Certified: CISSP, CISM or GLSC.
3. MCSE or MCSA is preferred, not required.
4. Linux certification (RHCE, Linux+ etc.) desirable, but not required.
5. 5+ years as a Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)
6. Must have Windows System Baseline Activity understanding and be able to Leverage the Windows System Baselines to Detect Anomalies Associated With System.
7. Must be able to conduct Daily Inspections of the Windows Systems Baselines: daily inspections are completed and documented, and reports are developed presenting the outcome of the daily inspections.
8. Prior back in assisting the ISSM in creating and presenting documents pertaining to CS policy, technical procedures, and guidelines. Documents can include CS Requirements, Risk Assessments, and Policy Statements
9. Ability to Ensure conformity of password policies per Federal, DOD and Navy CS policy and procedure
10. Ability to Provide monthly status reports (MSRs) to the ISSM and Technical Assistant. The MSR shall provide a high-level monthly summary of activities and project challenges as well as anticipated direction

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Monterey, CA



Anticipated Start Date

Monday, April 29, 2024

Job Type

Direct Hire

Anticipated Duration

Direct Placement

Date Posted

Monday, April 8, 2024

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