Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) #2021-12639

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  • Rockville, MD
  • Information Technology
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GovCIO is a team of transformers—people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation governmental operations that improve the citizen experience every day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer? 

Responsibilities

We are seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to participate in a team that will provide 24×7 mission-critical network operations services to the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in support of more than 45,000 users. As a member of our team, you will help to ensure the reliability and security of this FIPS security categorized “High” network. As a member of the Network Security Team, you will work alongside the Operations Team (responsible for 365x24x7 enterprise network operations) and Architecture Team (responsible for enterprise network architecture).

The group’s responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Firewall
  • Web Filtering
  • Intrusion Prevention Systems (IPS)
  • Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
  • Network Access Control (NAC)
  • Domain Name Systems (DNS)
  • Remote Access VPN (RA‐VPN)
  • Application Delivery/Load Balancing
  • Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) Certificate Management
  • Traffic Monitoring
  • Infrastructure Monitoring
  • System Accreditation and Authorization

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related discipline with 8+ years (or commensurate experience), at least 7 years of ISSO experience OR
    Certified Systems Security Professional (CISSP) with 10+ years (or commensurate experience), at least 7 years of ISSO experience
  • Lead a team of network security experts
  • Practical application of current/emergent technologies, agile IT, ITIL and continuous improvement practices and techniques
  • Outstanding written and oral communications skills, and the demonstrated ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical audiences.
  • Duties may require traveling, being on call periodically, and occasionally working outside normal working hours (evenings and weekends)
  • Must be able to gain a government Public Trust clearance

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience with and knowledge of the NIH operational environment and network infrastructure
  • ITIL Certification
  • Knowledge of and experience with technical tools such as Science Logic One, RedSeal, LiveNX, AlgoSec, Net LineDancer, Graphana, StealthWatch, ZEN (Government-Off-The-Shelf), PerSonar, Cisco ISE, Cisco APIC/ACI Cluster Management, Cisco AnyConnect, Cisco DNA, SecureCRT, Infoblox, Network Traffic Generator, Network Packet Capture, TACACS, Riverbed, Gigamon, VMWare VSphere, Struxerware, xMatters, NetScout Air Magnet, Cisco Sourcefire, Palo Alto Wildfire, F5 Big IP, RedHat, Radware DDOS, Tenable, Active Directory, and Splunk

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COVID Policy: New employees will be required to adhere to the Company’s and its clients’ COVID-19 safety procedures. In the event that the COVID-19 vaccination mandate for Federal Contractors is enforced, you must become fully vaccinated or request and be approved for an exemption. Employees working onsite at a client location must comply with our client’s COVID-19 requirements.

 

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status.
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