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Information Systems Security Officer

Company: Rincon Research Corporation
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Why Join Rincon Research Corporation (RRC)?

At Rincon Research Corporation, our primary business is innovating, developing, and fielding digital signal processing (DSP) products and services for the United States Defense and Intelligence Communities in support of national security.

Rincon Research Corporation seeks a self-starting individual for a full-time position providing Information System Security Officer (ISSO) Support for both networked and isolated systems. This position will report to and support the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) and interface with system administrators, security staff, program managers, and engineers. This position requires an individual with good communication skills and the ability to organize tasks and data in a logical manner.

Come join the team that is creating cutting edge signal processing, geolocation, and communication systems for the future!

What are the primary responsibilities in the Information Systems Security Officer position?

* Ensure accredited systems are operated, maintained, and updated according to security policies, controls, and documentation
* Create and Maintain information assurance documentation including System Security Plans and Body of Evidence (BoE)
* Perform Continuous Monitoring and reporting of identified security controls including audit log reviews, system compliance assessments, vulnerability scans, and account activity for privileged and general users.
* Review and approve proposed changes to system baseline configurations, enforce standard configuration management practices, and perform updates to the SSP documentation
* Work closely with the Information System Security Manager through regular briefings, meetings, and discussions concerning information security
* Recommend cybersecurity solutions to resolve system security requirements, program needs, mitigations, processes, and procedures
* Assist with security planning, awareness training, risk analysis, risk management, vulnerability management, investigations, incident response, and configuration management
* Perform Software & Hardware Evaluations
* Collaborate with the RRC Cyber Security team and System Admins to provide IA support to new and existing systems
* Assist in other areas of security and support the RRC security team when required

What required background will make you successful?

* Must be able to obtain and maintain government TS//SCI security clearance (US Citizenship Required).
* Must be able to successfully complete a CI polygraph
* Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD 8570 IAM Level 1 Certification or equivalent
* Ability to obtain and maintain TS/SCI security clearance
* US CITIZENSHIP REQUIRED

What background will make you successful?

* Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Risk Management Framework and ATO documentation
* Experience with Security tools such as Splunk, Nessus, McAfee ePO, and SCC
* Experience with NIST 800-53 and 800-171 security controls
* Experience with system hardening using DISA STIGs or CIS Benchmarks
* Organizational skills, writing skills, communication skills, and an attention to detail
* Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office products
* Knowledge and experience auditing, scanning, and assessing Windows and Linux Systems
* Familiarity with Linux commands
* Must work well both independently and in a team environment with the ability to multitask in fast paced environment while providing excellent customer service
* Desire to continue to learn and grow in the cybersecurity field
* Active DoD 8570 IAM Certification (Security + or equivalent)
* Current TS/SCI security clearance with current SSBI
* 1-3 years of ISSO or System Administrator experience
* BS Degree in related field of study or equivalent experience

Where is the position located?

This position can be filled in either our Tucson, AZ or Colorado Springs, CO offices.

What benefits does RRC offer?

* 100% employer-paid premiums for family medical and dental insurance, employee life insurance, short-term and long-term disability (STD & LTD)
* Flexible reimbursement spending accounts for medical expense and dependent care
* Immediate participation and vesting in the company's Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) and 401(k) Plan
* Employer contributions to RRC's ESOP
* Employer matching contributions to the company's 401( k) Plan
* Employer discretionary contributions to the company's 401(k) Plan

Rincon Research Corporation is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Compensation: Starts at $100k + benefits. Total compensation is based on qualifications and experience.

* Please note this range is specific to employees working in Colorado. Salary ranges for remote candidates working outside of Colorado can be subject to regionalized compensation based on their respective work location.

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