ISSO (Information Systems Security Officer)
ITT Exelis - Annapolis Junction, MD

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The Annapolis Junction, MD location of ITT Exelis has a new opportunity for a motivated Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO). The ISSO will ensure that management, operational and technical controls for securing customer and corporate IT systems are in place and followed. They will ensure that appropriate steps are taken to implement information security requirements. The selected candidate will provide information security certification and accreditation support for all applications, systems and networks in accordance with appropriate policies and requirements.
• Support Certification and Accreditation activities as well as implement and monitor these plans.
• Develop and implement documentation outlining system operating environment (overall mission, floor layout, hardware configuration, software, type of information processed, user organizations and security clearances, operating mode, interconnections to other systems/networks of users, their security personnel, and associated responsibilities).
• Assist with coordination of hardware and software purchases, movement into and out of classified areas, and customer approvals.
• Safeguard the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction or disclosure.
• Conduct virus incident response and clean up.
• Perform system analysis and vulnerability studies.
• Develop, test, and operate firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools
• Provide expertise in classified and unclassified ratings to customers.
*Position may require travel between Annapolis Junction and Columbia, MD locations.
Required Experience:
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related technical discipline and 5 years relevant experience
Candidate must possess some of the following:
*JAFAN knowledge/experience
*NISPOM knowledge/experience
*DCID knowledge/experience
Candidates must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
US Citizenship is required. Active Top Secret Required. Ability to obtain TS/SCI with polygraph required
Clearance Level Required at Start Date
Top Secret
Percent of Travel Required
Less than 25%
Work Status