CGI is actively seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to support a Federal customer’s inventory of on-premise, vendor, and cloud-based systems. The position will expose you to various system complexities in the moderate and low impact levels. You will assist federal staff in identifying and assessing new systems in accordance with NIST SP 800-37 Rev. 2, Risk Management Framework for Information Systems and Organizations: A System Life Cycle Approach for Security and Privacy and applicable customer policies.
Your future duties and responsibilities
• Ensure that the appropriate operational cybersecurity posture is maintained for customer systems to provide confidentiality, integrity, and availability of information systems.
• Support systems owners to develop, update and maintain the System Security Plan (SSP) for assigned systems.
• Advise system owners on all matters, technical and otherwise, involving the security of assigned IT systems.
• Develop standard operating procedures in accordance with security control requirements.
• Perform continuous monitoring of security controls to ensure that they are implemented correctly, operating as intended, and producing the desired outcome with respect to meeting the cybersecurity requirements for assigned IT systems.
• Work with technical teams to mitigate security control deficiencies and scan vulnerabilities for assigned IT systems.
• Assess the cybersecurity impact of changes to assigned IT systems.
• Conduct self-assessments of security controls, identify weaknesses, and track remediation activities in Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M).
• Manage the POA&M process for designated IT systems to provide timely detection, identification, and alerting of non-compliance issues.
• Provide the required system access, information, and documentation to security assessment and audit teams.
• Participate in security assessments and audits for assigned systems and facilitate obtaining evidence for data requests.
• Complete required A&A activities on assigned IT systems.
• Other duties as assigned.
Required qualifications to be successful in this role
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related technical discipline.
• Demonstrated experience (5+ years) performing systems security assessments, preparing system security documentation, and/or performing security upgrades for live networks, desktop systems, servers, and enterprise databases leading to successful certification and accreditation or security authorization of such systems.
• Strong working knowledge and familiarity with NIST publications.
• Demonstrated experience using a GRC tool executing A&A activities.
• Current and maintained certification in one or more of the following IT Security disciplines: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
• Due to the nature of this government project, US Citizenship is required.
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