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Leonardo DRS, Inc. Senior Information System Security Officer in Dallas, Texas

Job ID: 104700

The Electro Optical Infrared Systems (EOIS) line of business within DRS has locations in Dallas and Austin, TX, Melbourne, FL, and Cypress, CA. EOIS develops, manufactures, and supports infrared and electro-optical solutions for soldiers, ground vehicles and airborne platforms. We offer an exciting and challenging work environment, a competitive salary and benefits package, and a business culture that rewards performance.

Employing the world’s brightest. Supporting the world’s bravest.

Location: Dallas

Position Summary

As an Information System Security Officer (ISSO), you will be challenged to stay current with the latest technological developments in information security. You will be exposed to advanced technologies, and will play a major role in identifying potential threats and intrusions on Information Technology (IT) systems by our adversaries. Together, we'll address evolving threats to national security, thus keeping our nation and our warfighter safe.

Successful candidates for this role will support the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) with obtaining and maintaining certifications and accreditations under the new Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA) and Intelligence Community (IC) Risk Management Framework. If you are interested in information system security, competitive pay, and the opportunity to obtain industry professional certifications on the job, please apply now!

Basic Qualifications and Required Skills

• 2-4 years of experience managing Microsoft Operating systems to include Win10 and Microsoft Server

• 2-4 years of experience in IT Helpdesk, IT Security, IT Risk/Compliance, or Cybersecurity performing system maintenance & managing a server and Active Directory policies (GPOs)

• Strong knowledge of information systems security components and best practices including: firewalls, intrusion detection systems, anti-virus software, data encryption, and other industry-standard techniques and practices

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

• A team-based mentality

• Exceptional attention to detail

• Be a self-starter, able to work under pressure and with limited supervision, and work well with others in a large and diverse environment

• Ability to successfully prioritize and manage to completion multiple complex tasks and deliverables, and demonstrate the highest degree of integrity and accountability in all actions

• SECRET security clearance needed before hire.

Desired Skills and Qualifications

• Associate degree in Information System Security, Cybersecurity, IT, Computer Science, or a related field (additional years of experience may substitute for a related degree)

• A strong knowledge and understanding of DCSA ODAA Manual & DAAPM, NIST Special Publication 800-53, ISO27001, DoD 8510.01, NISPOM, & ICDs

• Professional Security Certification of Security+ needed or to be aquired within 6 months fo hire.

• Experience with Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA) accredited information systems

• Experience with the SCAP Compliance Checker and the DISA STIG Viewer

• Completion of the DCSA ISSM STEPP/CDSE Training Curriculum

• Strong leadership, presentation, and training skills

• Previous COMSEC & FOCI experience are a plus

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Serve as an information systems security professional applying knowledge of information security services

• analysis concepts, practices and procedures and executes security procedures for classified computer systems based on the Department of Defense (DoD), Department of Energy (DoE) and other U.S. Government agency security requirements

• Apply current computer science technologies to the development, evaluation, and integration of computer systems and networks to maintain system security for classified information systems

• Work with the Site Facility Security Officer (FSO) and if applicable the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) on all classified information systems security matters and liaison to the local Defense Security Service (DSS) Information Systems Security Professional (ISSP) on all matters pertaining to classified information systems

• Execute local policies, processes, and procedures to comply with all National Industrial Security Program

• (NISP) and Office of Designated Approval Authority (ODAA) requirements

• Serve as an advisor to the site ISSM and if applicable the FSO on all classified information systems security matters; partner with appropriate site functional representatives (e.g., Trade, Human Resources, Information Technology, etc) as appropriate

• Execute all DoD requirements, including the Defense Security Service ODAA standards to ensure compliance with the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual

• Monitor and enforce access requirements to cleared information systems in support of classified contracts Assist in the development and implementation of policies and operating procedures supporting government agency requirements

• May assist in conducting periodic self-inspections on local processes and practices to ensure NISP and

• ODAA compliance; accurately report security posture to site, group and corporate leadership

• Deliver site information systems security education program requirements to all users of the classified information system(s) supporting classified programs

• Identify and document unique local threats and vulnerabilities to classified information systems security Ensure periodic self-assessments of the facility’s classified information systems are conducted as part of the overall facility self-inspection program and that all corrective actions are taken

• Assist with investigations into security violations related to cleared information systems; ensure corrective actions are implemented

• Support, communicate, reinforce and defend the mission, values and culture of the organization Perform independently, or with a group, on-site, group- or enterprise-level security projects designed to enhance the security posture of DRS

• Other duties as assigned

The health and safety of our employees and their families remains a top priority at Leonardo DRS, and we continue to take action to address the risk and uncertainty COVID variants pose in the workplace. Subject to state-specific exemptions, newly hired employees are required to provide proof they are fully vaccinated prior to their start date, unless a medical or religious accommodation or an exemption pursuant to applicable state law is formally approved by Leonardo DRS prior to commencing employment.

Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. #EOIS