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BAE Systems

Sr Principal ISSO (ITEMS UDS)

Defense

All

Yearly

Full Time

No

Suitland, Maryland, United States

Job Description

Join BAE Systems' Intelligence and Security Sector and be part of an agile team that enables our employees to support our customers and their missions. As a Principal ISSO, you will work closely with TIER 2/3 in support of Unix/Windows workstations and servers, including Web servers, network attached storage devices, and stored data in support of business processing requirements.

As a Principal Information Systems Security Officer supporting our government client your typical day will include:

  • Review Nessus/ACAS scan results and provide direction where required
  • Recognizes potential, successful, and unsuccessful scan results for efficiency in reporting compromises thorough reviews and analyses of relevant event detail and summary information
  • Evaluate systems baseline security state (STE, Health & Status) verified through Xacta and LatteArt source of record systems
  • Review and mitigate liens (POAMS)- continuous assessment
  • Collaborate and develop Splunk use case dashboard reporting for security baseline
  • Weekly reporting of system health status
  • 100% Scan compliance validation for systems
  • Maintain 98% asset accountability for in scope systems
  • Communicates alerts to agencies regarding intrusions and compromises to their network infrastructure, applications and operating systems
  • Assists with implementation of counter-measures or mitigating controls
  • Conducts regular audits to ensure that systems are being operated securely, and information systems security policies and procedures are being implemented as defined in security plans
  • Develops, tests, and operates firewalls, intrusion detection systems, enterprise anti-virus systems and software deployment tools
  • Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction or disclosure
  • Responds to queries and requests for computer security information and reports
  • Conducts investigations of computer security violations and incidents, reporting as necessary to management
  • Researches, evaluates, tests, recommends, communicates and implements new security software or devices
  • Implements, enforces, communicates and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, and telecommunications
  • Develops materials for computer security education/awareness programs
  • Provides recommendations to clients on information assurance engineering standards, implementation dependencies, and changing information assurance related technologies
  • Performs periodic and on-demand system audits and vulnerability assessments, including user accounts, application access, file system and external Web integrity scans to determine compliance
  • Provides information to management regarding the negative impact on the business caused by theft, destruction, alteration or denial of access to information
  • Provides advanced guidance and leadership to less-experienced team members
  • May serve as a team or task leader. (Not a people manager)
  • Provides information assurance project management, technical security staff oversight, and development of mission-critical technical documents
  • Ensure compliance with regulations and privacy laws
The Principal ISSO is instrumental in providing comprehensive system security in all aspects of system development, from analysis of mission needs to the verification of system performance. You will have the opportunity to perform evaluations of systems, assessing the risks and security implications to solve some of the world's most complex IT challenges.

Note: Must be able to obtain and maintain an active TS/SCI with CI Polygraph clearance.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we believe in supporting our employees in all aspects of their life including health, financial, and well-being. Employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance, health savings accounts, 401(k), disability coverage, life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program and other perks that offer discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance, as well as a legal plan. Our leave programs include paid time off, holidays, as well as other types of leave including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.
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Required Education, Experience, & Skills Requirements:
  • BS + 8 years / Associates + 10 years related experience OR equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Active TS/SCI with current polygraph
  • DoD 8570 Level II Certification (Security+ or similar)
  • CWIP - IAT level II Compliance:
    Persons provide network environment (NE) and advance level compute environment (CE) support. Responsible for finding and fixing unprotected vulnerabilities and ensuring that remote access points are well secured. Focuses on threats and vulnerabilities and improving the security of systems. Demonstrates a mastery of the functions of the IAT Level I position. Monitors, tests and troubleshoots hardware and software IA problems pertaining to the network environment. Recommends and schedules IA related repairs to include performing IA related customer support functions such as installation, configuration, troubleshooting, customer assistance, in response to customer requirements for the network environment (NE). Analyzes patterns of non-compliance and identifies vulnerabilities resulting from a departure from the implementation plan or that were not apparent during testing. Provides leadership and direction to IA operations personnel. Implement applicable patches including IAVAs, and IAVBs for their environment. (Reference: Policy 6-34) for Cyber Workforce Improvement Plan (CWIP).
Clearance Requirement:
  • TS/SCI Clearance required and eligibility to obtain CI Poly
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Desired Skills:
  • Experience in the imagery intelligence domain a plus
  • Ability to create and modify scripts in multiple disciplines on Windows, Linux, and Solaris systems
  • Knowledge of the Customer's processes and procedures and of the Customer's production systems a plus
  • Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to function as a team member and independently
  • General knowledge of database administration, network administration and possess network configuration management skills.
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.