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Information System Security Officer

Merrimack, NH 03054

Posted: 11/16/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Number: 41027 Pay Rate: 52.46

Job Description

The Panther Group has an immediate need for a Information System Security Officer in the Merrimack, NH area. 

  • Responsible for supporting adherence to all aspects of a rigorous Risk Management Framework (RMF) compliance program as stipulated by NISPOM/DAAPM, JSIG, ICD 503, STIGs and associated NIST publications.
  • This position will work with the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) to maintain Authority to Operate (ATO) approvals for various systems by adhering to the Risk Management Framework (RMF).
  • This position supports cybersecurity efforts throughout the RMF process for one or more assigned programs(s) to include the enforcement of System Security Plans, Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms), assessing and auditing systems security controls.
  • Because of the need for consistent, in-person collaboration and/or the requirement to perform all work onsite due to the nature of this role, it will be performed full-time on site.

Experience & Skills Required:
  • IAM Level I certification commensurate with DoD 8570.1M requirements (or ability to obtain certification within 6 months)
  • High level of personal motivation and initiative to learn and acquire new skills and adapt seamlessly to an ever-changing security environment.
  • Customer focused, excellent communicator and ability to work with limited supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to interface with other IA team members, other security disciplines (industrial security, physical security, special programs security, etc.), and program personnel.
  • Basic understanding of simple networks, operations systems, and computer functions.
  • Coursework in a technical discipline (i.e., programming/scripting, systems administration, cybersecurity/information assurance, etc.)
Experience & Skills Preferred:
  • Working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures.
  • Working knowledge of information security technology
  • Working knowledge of information security management and compliance
  • Experience with auditing and certifying compliance of various systems (Windows, Linux, Network Devices, and peripherals).
  • Experience with the preparation of Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documents and procedures
  • Experience with development and delivery of IA-related briefings and training material.
  • Experience with compliance and vulnerability scanning tools (Nessus, SCAP, ACAS, SCC).

Education Required:
  • 4+ years’ experience in cybersecurity OR Bachelor's degree in CS, IT, related field.

Active Secret Clearance Required

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Wendy Pearce

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