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Information System Security Officer, Mid

Booz Allen

May 20

Information System Security Officer, Mid

The Challenge:

Warnings about cyber threats are everywhere and the constantly evolving nature of these threats can make understanding them seem overwhelming to government agencies In all of this “cyber noise”, how can these organizations understand their risks and how to mitigate them? The answer is you – build your knowledge as an information security risk specialist who knows how to break down complex threats into manageable plans of action.

As an information security risk specialist on our team, you’ll work with government agencies to discover their cyber risks, understand applicable policies, and develop a mitigation plan. You’ll get technical, environmental, and personnel details from SMEs to assess the entire threat landscape. Then, you’ll help your team guide your client through a plan of action with presentations, white papers, and milestones. You’ll work on translating security concepts for your client so they can make the best decisions to secure their critical infrastructure. This is your opportunity to take an active role in information security while growing your skills in Information Security. Join us as we protect our nation’s cyber infrastructure.

Empower change with us.

You Have:

  • 2+ years of experience with executing the analysis, assessment, design, and implementation of enterprise Cybersecurity solutions 
  • Experience with the National Institute of Standards National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements and reporting 
  • Experience with risk mitigation and selecting or designing appropriate security controls for implementation 
  • Experience with maintaining vulnerability scanning tool compliance and patch management, including ensuring IT staff pushes patches to all systems, maintains compliance with directives, manages changes to the system, and assess the security impact of the changes 
  • Experience with engineering and implementing security-based solutions to further automate and improve the security posture of systems and their supporting infrastructure
  • Experience with applying security systems concepts, requirements, design development, implementation, and integration to information systems
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance 
  • Bachelor's degree 

Nice If You Have:

  • CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP or CISSP-ISSEP Certification

Clearance:

Applicants selected will be subject to a security investigation and may need to meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

Build Your Career:

Rewarding work, fun challenges, and a ton of investment in our people—that’s Booz Allen cyber. When you join Booz Allen, we’ll help you develop the career you want.

  • Competitions — From programming competitions at our PyNights (Python competition and learning events) to competing in CTFs, we’ve got plenty of chances for you to show off your skills.

  • Paid Research — Have an innovative idea to explore or hypothesis to test? You can participate in challenges via our crowdsourcing platform, the Garage, and other programs to be awarded dedicated time and/or funding to advance your skills.

  • Cyber University — CyberU has more than 5000 instructor-led and self-paced cyber courses, a free online library that you can access from just about anywhere—including your phone—and certification exam prep guides that include practical assessments to prepare you for your exam.

  • Academic Partnerships — In addition to our tuition reimbursement benefit, we’ve partnered with University of Maryland University College to offer two graduate certificate programs in cybersecurity—fully funded without a tuition cap.

  • Maker/Hackerspaces — Race drones, print 3D gadgets, drink coffee from our Wi-Fi coffee maker, and get hands-on training on tools and tech from in-house experts in our dedicated maker and hackerspaces.

We’re an EOE that empowers our people—no matter their race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other protected characteristic—to fearlessly drive change.