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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Falls Church, Virginia, Merrifield, Virginia

Overview

How do you protect against those with bad intentions? You create innovative technical processing solutions and collaborate with some of the finest talent in the IT field. Whether you’re an Information Systems Technologist or an Encryption Strategy Expert, at Raytheon you’ll grow a varied and rewarding career. And you’ll be supported with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package that promotes work/life balance. If you’re ready to take on today’s big challenges, discover a world of opportunity at Raytheon.

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Responsibilities

This contingent position is being considered & hired for all non-management levels (G08-G10) based upon selected candidate’s applicable experience

Raytheon Blackbird Technologies is looking to hire ISSO professionals who will join the security team of a major nationwide organization, with thousands of sites, to continually improve its complex multi-protocol nationwide network.

We are looking for individuals with any of the following specific skill sets:
  • An ISSO with cloud expertise, and preferably the ability to teach
  • An ISSO with mobile experience, and cryptocurrency / block chain experience
  • An ISSO with SCADA, infrastructure protection, and / or engineering experience

Job Responsibilities:
  • Serves as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) and as a member of the leadership team of a major nationwide networked operation.
  • Provide guidance and support for system security by performing complete assessments of the system portfolio, determine priority of systems that need to be accredited per policy, and ensure prompt compliance.
  • Reviews system security packages and Accreditation status
  • Provides continuous security monitoring of assigned systems
  • Provide advice and insight into the overall management and evaluation of the system security posture.
  • Audit and enforce security policies and standards for the Federal Agency customer.
  • Assist in documentation and accreditation of systems governed by NIST standards and FISMA regulations.
  • Liaison with the CISO and other leaders
  • Contribute to policy implementation as it relates to COOP and DR
  • Ensure organization preparedness considers factors and goals in Federal Preparedness Circular 65 (FPC-65)
  • Ensure that Emergency Response Leadership is informed of relevant training and exercise activities and metrics
  • Coordinate across organization to ensure that all team members participate as needed
  • Work with Security Training and Exercise Leadership to ensure team members are prepared with appropriate action plans for DR/COOP
  • Provide customer with an end-to-end training and awareness capability including the development, deployment and analysis of security training across the organization
  • Ensure policy application and regulatory compliance leadership in accordance with Federal guidance, including FIPS Publication 200, NIST SP 800-18, SP 800-37, SP 800-53, SP 800-53A and SP 800-60
  • Supports continuous monitoring of Privacy concerns
  • Supports the following program areas, as required:
    • Risk Management
    • Security operations
    • Emergency Response
    • Disaster Recovery and Continuity of Operations
    • IT investigations, digital forensics, eDiscovery
    • Quality and Compliance
    • Threat Intelligence
    • Security Training and Exercise Management

Required Skills:
  • Must have one of the three skills sets below:
    • Cloud expertise, and the ability to teach
    • Mobile experience, and cryptocurrency/block chain experience
    • SCADA, infrastructure protection, and/or engineering experience
  • Must be eligible to obtain a sensitive clearance – Position of Public Trust – and may be required to obtain a higher security clearance.
  • Extensive experience with application of standards and guidelines, such as NIST SP 800-34
  • Experience with large organization networks
  • Experience with regulatory compliance, policy development, and policy enforcement
  • Direct experience performing security engineering, system integration, network engineering
  • Experience in the roles identified above
  • 4+ years of experience applying FISMA, PCI, or similar Information Assurance standards
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Years of direct experience managing Information Systems Security
    • 4+ years related experience for G08 level
    • 6+ years related experience for G09 level
    • 8+ years related experience for G10 level


Desired Skills:
  • Experience with cyber security development projects and programs for U.S. Government and/or commercial clients
  • Experience with process development and deployment
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Experience with three or more of the following:
    • Security COTS integration
    • Security Incident Event Management
    • Insider Threat Monitoring
    • Operating System Hardening
    • Vulnerability Assessment testing
    • Identification and Authentication schemes
    • Public Key Infrastructure and Identity Management
    • Cross Domain Solutions
    • Security engineering

Required Education:
Bachelor’s Degree in related field. In lieu of degree, two years of related work experience may be substituted for each year of degree level education.

Desired Certifications:
DODI 8570.1-M Compliance at IAT Level II; CISSP preferred.
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Business Unit Profile
Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services delivers innovative technology to make the world a safer place. Our expertise in cyber, analytics and automation allow us to reach beyond what others think is possible to underpin national security and give our global customers unique solutions to solve the most pressing modern challenges -- from the cyber domain to automated operations, and from intelligent transportation and training solutions to creating clear insight from large volumes of data. IIS operates at nearly 550 sites in 80 countries, and is headquartered in Dulles, Virginia. The business area generated $6.2 billion in 2018 revenues. As a global business, our leaders must have the ability to understand, embrace and operate in a multicultural world -- in the marketplace and the workplace. We strive to hire people who reflect our communities and embrace diversity and inclusion to advance our culture, develop our employees, and grow our business.

Relocation Eligible
No

Clearance Type
Public Trust Current

Expertise
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer/Management Information Systems
Cyber Jobs
Hardware Engineering
Security
Systems Engineering

Type Of Job
Full Time

Work Location
VA - Falls Church
VA - Merrifield

Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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  • Work / Life Balance

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  • Career Development

    At Raytheon, we foster an inclusive culture of professional development. We support a variety of developmental opportunities including: Mentoring programs, Skills Development, Leadership Development, Rotational job assignments, and Continuous Improvement, all of which contribute to advancement of our employee’s capabilities.

  • Paid Time Off

    Accrue paid time off monthly. Receive 10-12 holidays per year with some locations shutting down the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day.

  • Relocation Assistance

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  • Parental Leave

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