Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

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Job Description
Join BAE Systems' Intelligence and Security Sector and be a part of a technical team that enables our employees to make a difference supporting our customers and their missions. We are looking for an experienced Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to work in a rapid development environment as part of an Agile team. As an ISSO, you will provide security expertise to support the success of our solutions and program.

As an ISSO, you may:
  • Research, develop, implement, test, and review the program's information security in order to protect information and prevent unauthorized access
  • Inform team members about security measures and explain potential threats
  • Install software, implement security measures, and monitor networks
  • Define, create, and maintain the documentation for certification and accreditation for the program's solution(s)
  • Assess the impacts on system modifications and technological advances
  • Review systems in order to identify potential security weaknesses, recommend improvements to amend vulnerabilities, implement changes, and document upgrades

Required Education, Experience, & Skills
  • TS/SCI with fully polygraph test
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, computer engineering, systems engineering or any related field OR a total of 13 years of relevant experience
  • 8+ years of experience as an ISSO
  • Knowledge of risk management, security management, security models, access controls, network protocols, VPN, security architecture, and database security

Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
  • Current CISSP certification

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.