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BAE Systems Mid/Sr Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in Annapolis Junction, Maryland

Job Description

The selected candidate will act as an ISSO for a large software development program which includes software maintenance and development, IT support (Network/Workstation/Server), systems integration and life cycle support, enterprise application development, network engineering, and information systems security (ISS). The candidate will work with other security professionals in developing and implementing strategies to detect and mitigate threats to information systems, protect critical data sets, and provide assessments of system and network vulnerabilities.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

  • Provide support for implementing and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies.

  • Assist in the evaluation of security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing multiple types of information.

  • Assist with the Configuration Management for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.

  • Analyze threats and develop and implement best practice methodologies for incident detection, reporting, and vulnerability remediation.

  • Maintain records on workstations, servers, routers, firewalls, intelligent hubs, network switches, etc. to include system upgrades.

  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing information.

  • Maintain operational security posture for information systems.

  • Provide support to the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for maintaining the appropriate operational IA posture for a system/program/enclave.

  • Develop and maintain documentation for Certification & Accreditation in accordance with specified policies.

  • Develop and update system security plans and other IA documentation.

  • Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware.

  • Develop system security policy and ensure compliance.

  • Administer the user identification and authentication mechanisms of the Information System.



Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with several of the following: current security tools; hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools.

  • Experience completing security evaluations of software systems or architectures to ensure they meet security requirements.

  • Experience preparing and maintaining SSPs and other security related documentation.

  • Experience proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies, preferably on a large software or IT program.

  • Demonstrated experience performing day-to-day security operations of large, complicated information and information processing systems.

  • Must be committed to developing and adhering to best practices.

  • Must be a solutions-oriented team player and must possess a high level of self-initiative.

  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills.


Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field and at least 12 years of relevant experience.

  • Extensive experience as an Information Systems Security Officer on large software development and integration programs.

  • DoD 8570 compliance with IAT Level I or higher.


Pay Information

Full-Time Salary Range: $112420 - $191070

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20 hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

Mid/Sr Information System Security Officer (ISSO)


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