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Information System Security Officer - ISSO

Poway, California

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  • Schedule: Full-Time Hourly

  • Job Level: Mid-Level (3-7 years)

  • Travel: 0 - 25

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Date posted 04/23/2024 Job ID 44454BR Company General Atomics Experience Level Mid-Level (3-7 years) Job Title Information System Security Officer - ISSO City Poway State California Workstyle Onsite Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time Hourly Salary Range $71,950 - $109,885

Job Summary General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We have an exciting opportunity for an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to join our Classified Systems team in San Diego (Poway), CA.

With general supervision, this position is responsible for participating in monitoring, evaluating and administering system compliance with information technology (IT) security requirements to ensure company, regulatory and customer requirements are met.

  • Interprets regulations as they apply to information systems, platforms, and IT operating processes, practices and procedures.
  • Participates in the development or modification of the computer environment information assurance security program plans and requirements.
  • Participates in the development, distribution, and maintenance of System Security Plans, instructions, guidance, and standard operating procedures.
  • Participates in audits of IT, platforms, and operating procedures; analyzes results.
  • Participates in identifying risks and makes recommendations for improvements; may participate in corrective measures when incidents or vulnerabilities are discovered.
  • Maintains knowledge of applicable policies, regulations, and compliance documents related to classified computing assets and environments.
  • May represent the organization as a primary contact with internal representatives.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:
  • Typically requires a bachelors degree in a related discipline and three or more years of progressive professional experience in information assurance or a related field. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • Must possess an active Secret clearance and have the ability to obtain and maintain a TS (with SAP & SCI eligibility).
  • Must maintain DoD 8570 IAM Level I (e.g. Security +) professional certification as required by customers or contractual obligations.
  • Security + certification required.
  • Experience with DoD policy such as Risk Management Framework and Joint SAP Implementation Guide.
  • Operational experience with installing, troubleshooting, and auditing Windows desktop & server operating systems.
  • Experience with DISA STIGs, SCAP tool, ACAS.
  • Experience installing and troubleshooting common x86-based computer hardware.
  • Must demonstrate a general understanding of information assurance principles, theories, concepts and techniques. Must have experience organizing, planning, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts quickly and apply them in an evolving environment while contributing to the development of new processes.
Must be customer focused and possess:
  • The ability to identify issues, analyze data and develop solutions to a variety of problems.
  • Good analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings.
  • Good interpersonal skills enabling an effective interface with other professionals; and good computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.
Salary:$71,950 - $109,885
Travel Percentage Required 0 - 25 Relocation Assistance Provided Not Provided US Citizenship Required? Yes Clearance Required? Yes Clearance Level Secret
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  • Healthcare

  • Pension, 401(k)/Retirement Plans

  • Competitive Pay

  • Multiple product lines means a variety of work

  • Paid Time Off

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