Information System Security 3

Job Description:

  • Responsible for analyzing and/or administering security controls for information systems
  • Safeguards the network against unauthorized infiltration, modification, destruction or disclosure
  • Researches, evaluates, tests, recommends, communicates and implements new security software or devices
  • Implements, enforces, communicates and develops security policies or plans for data, software applications, hardware, and telecommunications
  • Develop Information System Security (ISS) Risk Management Framework (RMF) documentation (SSP, SAR, RAR, SCTM, POA&M, etc.) to support the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) of assigned systems
  • Performs ISS controls assessments as part of the systems’ Continuous Monitoring Plan
  • Oversees configuration management of assigned systems
  • Performs periodic hardware/software inventory assessments
  • Identifies system security controls shortcomings and develops POA&Ms, playing a leading role with remediating control deficiencies
  • Conducts, documents and reports annual ISS Self Assessments.


  • General Experience: 2-4 years with (Masters); 5+ years with BS/BA (Bachelors); 9+ years with 2 years Post-Secondary/AAAS Degree; 14+ years with No Degree
  • 5 years’ experience as an ISSO/Information Assurance Officer (IAO) supporting classified systems
  • Current Secret with ability to gain TS/SSBI with SCI eligibility
  • DoD 8570.01-M IAM Level II Certification (CISSP or equivalent)
  • 5 years of experience with computer hardware, software, networking, communications and their relationship to ISSO/IAO
  • 5 years’ experience with NISPOM Ch8, ICD 503, or NIST 800-53
  • At least 5 years’ experience maintaining NISPOM Chapter 8-based System Security Plans
  • 5+ years of experience with the DSS NISPOM Certification & Accreditation and associated ISSO tasks
  • Experience developing, managing, providing evidence to close POA&Ms associated with the A&A and project management processes


  • Ability to work at different classification levels throughout the day is preferred
  • Should have excellent oral and written communications skills and be able to work well with internal and external customers
  • Ability to communicate technical terms/concepts to non-technical audiences is preferred
  • Experience reviewing workstation, server, firewall, & IPS logs using a SIEM tool, preferably GFI Events Manager is a plus
  • Experience interpreting vulnerability scanning results (Nessus or Retina) is preferred
  • Should possess the ability to multitask in a challenging and ever changing environment
  • Strong experience with Windows 7/Server 2008 R2, DISA STIGS, and SCAP Compliance Checker is a plus
  • Ability to self-start projects and work without constant supervision is preferred
  • Formal government ISSO/IAO training is preferred
  • Should have DoD 8570.01-M IAM Level II Certification (CISSP or equivalent)

This position requires a security clearance.  Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens.  In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:
Expertise –Information
Education Bachelors (or equivalent work experience)
Job Type Full Time
Location USA – CO – Colorado Springs


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