Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) is looking for a Network Communications ISSO to join our team of more than 1,200 employee owners. MTSI is dedicated to providing high caliber services to defense, aerospace and intelligence customers across the US. We are always looking for the best to join our TEAM of highly skilled professionals.
MTSI’s core capabilities are Systems Engineering and Integration, Modeling and Simulation, Test and Evaluation, Acquisition and Program Support, and Mission Assurance services. Our expertise includes ballistic missile defense, air defense, air vehicle survivability, unmanned aircraft, flight test operations, intelligence support, and cyber/space/homeland defense.
Our first core value is that employees come first. We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. Eligible new co-workers start with 20 days PTO, 10 holidays, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.
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The selected candidate will serve as the ISSO in support of the USAFWC Project Management Team (PMT) for further development of the NTTR 5G – Next G effort at Nellis AFB, maintaining compliance with applicable security regulations, leading the Information Assurance program for various classified information systems, and performing site-level Information Technology support in a customer facility. Candidate must ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures; generate and maintain required IS security documentation including Systems Security Plans (SSP), Information Assurance Standard Operating Procedures (IA SOP), Continuous Monitoring Plans, Security Control Traceability Matrices, Risk Assessments, Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M), equipment specifications, practices and procedures; maintain customer-required Information Assurance (IA) certifications; maintain day-to-day security posture and continuous monitoring of classified ISs; schedule, perform and maintain records of required IS auditing, patching, maintenance, software/hardware changes, and scanning based on evolving threat/vulnerabilities and customer compliance requirements; develop and conduct test procedures for verification Assessment and Authorization (A&A), Risk Management Framework (RMF) safeguards to meet customer requirements based upon NISPOM, DAAPM and related NIST publications; employ customer-approved procedures for sanitizing and releasing system components and media; maintain a repository of security authorizations for ISs under the office’s purview; assess changes to an IS by performing periodic self-inspections, tests and reviews of the IS program to ensure that systems are operating as authorized/accredited and that conditions have not changed; ensure corrective actions are taken for identified findings and vulnerabilities; maintain a working knowledge of IS functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures Coordinate with Facility Security Officer (FSO) and Contractor Program Security Officers (CPSO) to define, implement and maintain information security policies, strategies, and procedures; implement policies and procedures for responding to security incidents, and for investigating and reporting security violations and incidents; and ensure the development, documentation, and presentation of classified IS security education, awareness, and training activities.
The candidate should possess Six (6) years of experience working in an IA-related field and/or five (5) to eight (8) years of experience in IT with a heavy emphasis on systems administration; in-depth knowledge of Microsoft Windows OS (client and server); familiarity with Linux; possess a Special Program Security Certification (SPSC), Security Fundamentals Professional Certification (SFPC), or Physical Security Certification; and possess a minimum of three years of Special Programs Security Officer experience.
The candidate should possess knowledge of federal security requirements and mandates (e.g., RMF, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), National Standards of Information Technology (NIST)); experience with security architectures, firewalls and network access; and experience with risk managed downloads, IS sanitization and destruction, PEDs, contaminations, incident response, virus scanning, privileged user access, and hardware/software configuration management.
Associates degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Security, or related field (Bachelor’s degree preferred).
Current Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility. Candidate must have ability to obtain access to Special Access Required (SAR) Programs and Special Technical Operations (STO).