Information Systems Security Officer

McLean, Virginia

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Accenture Federal Services delivers a range of innovative, tech-enabled services for the U.S. Federal Government to address the complex, sensitive challenges of national security and intelligence missions.

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Job Description: 

Accenture Federal Services is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO).

Responsibilities include:

  • Work in close collaboration with a small team of ISSOs and ISSE to support the customers critical systems
  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the security authorization package
  • Conduct periodic reviews of Information Systems to ensure compliance with the security authorization package
  • Coordinate with systems administrators to perform system scans for A&A and continuous monitoring to include but not limited to network devices, servers, databases, and web services
  • Perform compliance audits, participate in incident handling, and lead or assist investigations into security anomalies
  • Perform review of audit logs and continuous monitoring tools for IT systems to identify anomalies, hacking or insider threats

Here's what you need:

  • Education: BA/BS (or equivalent experience)
  • 6+ years of security experience in the DoD
  • 2+ years of experience with one of the following:
    • ICD-503, FISMA, RMF, NIST, FIPS, CNSSI 1253, Nessus, A&A

Bonus points if you have:

  • Engineering Experience
  • Demonstrated on-the-job knowledge experience with reviewing security concepts of operations, systems security plans, security control assessments, contingency plans, configuration management plans, incident response plans, vulnerability scanning, and/or vulnerability management plans

Security Clearance:

  • An active TS/SCI clearance with Poly

Compensation for roles at Accenture Federal Services varies depending on a wide array of factors including but not limited to the specific office location, role, skill set and level of experience. As required by local law, Accenture Federal Services provides a reasonable range of compensation for roles that may be hired in California, Colorado, New York City or Washington as set forth below and information on benefits offered is here.    

Role Location: Range of Starting Pay for role  

California: $105,200 - $168,400 

Colorado: $105,200 - $145,500 

New York City: $121,700 - $168,400

Washington: $112,100 - $154,900

Eligibility Requirements

US Citizenship required.

Important information

Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture Federal Services

Accenture Federal Services is an EEO and Affirmative Action Employer of Females/Minorities/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role. Accenture Federal Services is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women. Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.

COVID-19 update:

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Tags: Audits C Clearance Compliance DoD FISMA Incident response ISSE Monitoring Nessus NIST Security Clearance TS/SCI Vulnerability management

Perks/benefits: Salary bonus

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Country: United States
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