Job Description As an information systems security officer (ISSO), your job will include managing all aspects of an organization's information security system, including researching, testing, training and implementing programs designed to safeguard sensitive information from any possible breaches. It is expected to manage all aspects of an organization's information security system, including researching, testing, training and implementing programs designed to safeguard sensitive information from any possible breaches.
Must understand the Risk Management Framework, and how risk management is executed, what risk means, and how to analyze it. The ISSO is expected to drive the Authority to Operate or Authority to Proceed effort and make recommendations along the way to the Government Lead independently.
Conducts risk analyses from vulnerability, compliance scans, pen testing results, or other audit activity; Writes including but not limited to Plan of Action and Milestones, System Security Plans, System Specific Policies and Procedures, Configuration Management Plans, Contingency Plans and Test Results, Business Impact Analyses, and Security Impact Analyses. Participates in Agile Planning Events to provide technical input.
Required Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience
Or 8 years related work experience, to include:
- Familiarity and experience executing the NIST Risk Management Framework
- Documenting System Security Plans
- Supporting the security assessment and authorization (or ATO) process
- Continuous Monitoring and maintaining the security posture of IT systems
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
- Cloud security highly desired
- Cyber program experience within federal customer space a plus!
- Certifications such as CISSP, CEH, CISA, CAP highly desired
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.
Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion:
At BAE Systems, we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where employees are valued and feel like they belong. We are conscious of the need for all employees to see themselves reflected at every level of the company and know that in order to unlock the full potential of our workforce, everyone must feel confident being their best, most sincere self and be equipped to thrive. We provide impactful professional development experiences to our employees and invest in social impact partnerships to uplift communities and drive purposeful change. Here you will find significant opportunities to do meaningful work in an environment intentionally designed to be one where you will learn, grow and belong.