Position Summary The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - IT IC Level II (Collateral) will provide information systems security support to as an integral member of several independent MIT Lincoln Laboratory programs. The successful candidate will work as a team member, must be a quick learner, self-motivated, reliable, and able to balance multiple tasks simultaneously. Candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to manage stress in a professional manner. Candidate is expected to develop knowledge in computer security principles and policies, to include the Risk Management Framework (RMF), Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), and Defense Security Service (DSS) Assessment and Authorization Manual (DAAPM). Candidate must have strong technical capacity to develop skills and be able to respond to off-hours emergencies. Position requires occasional local and overnight travel. Core Responsibilities Assist in the security configuration and management of collateral classified systems and networks in a variety of traditional and virtual environments including Linux, Unix, Sun, Mac, and WindowsAssist the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) in the development and maintenance of information required for System Security Plans (SSP) and associated artifacts such as the Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M), Risk Assessment Report, and Continuous Monitoring StrategyEnsure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with organization security policies and proceduresEnsure collection and storage, then analyze system audit records; implement continuous monitoringConduct network, system, and application vulnerability scanning, configuration assessment, and remediationPrepare for and participate in periodic organization compliance assessmentsEnsure account management documentation is complete and updatedMaintain configuration management documentation (change tracking, maintenance logs, etc.) Requirements The ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense (DoD) Top Secret security clearanceAS degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Information Systems, or related discipline is requiredA minimum of 1 year of IT security experience in DoD Industrial Security is preferredPossess a DoD 8570.01-M IAM I baseline certification (CompTIA Security+ preferred), or employment is contingent on obtaining certification within 6 months of hireMust be able to obtain and maintain government DoD clearanceTechnical experience, skills, and additional course work completed towards an undergraduate degree, or industry IT certifications may be considered in lieu of education or DoD security experience requirementsFamiliarity with DAAPM and NIST RMF is preferred, familiarity of information security risk management principles is requiredExperience and familiarity with multiple operating systems is preferred, such as Windows Server 2012 and 2016, Windows 7 and 10, Red Hat Enterprise Linux, Ubuntu, Mac, etc.Experience with virtualization technologies is preferredTechnical experience securing networks and systems utilizing DISA STIGs and/or SRGs is highly desiredDemonstrated experience with vulnerability scanning and auditing tools and processes is preferredExcellent written and verbal communication skills, soft skills are requiredCandidate must have current DoD Secret clearance. Preference will be given to candidate with an existing Top Secret clearance.Ability to obtain and maintain government DoD clearance. Preference will be given to candidates with an existing Top Secret clearance.The successful candidate will be subject to pre-employment investigation and must meet all eligibility requirements for access to classified information For Benefits Information, click Lincoln Laboratory is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability status, or genetic information; U.S. citizenship is required.Requisition ID: 26563
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