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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Information Technology
Location : Location
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain
Minimum Clearance Required
Top Secret
Travel Requirement
Less than 10%


Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)(SLMR-2023-18672)


Bowhead seeks a Spectrum Manager in the Quantico, VA area familiar with Land and Mobile Radio systems



  •  Ensure FBI Information Systems (ISs) are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with
    OCIO approved security policies and practices.
  •  Ensure that all users have the requisite security clearances, authorization, and need-to-know before
    granting access to the IS, and administering/witnessing signing of user agreements and/or Rules of
    Behavior document.
  • Ensure a secure process for disseminating, controlling, and managing the issuance of user
    identifications and passwords for assigned ISs, and providing authorized lists to appropriate system
  • Work closely with the Network Architect and System Administrators to ensure security practices are
    followed according to FISMA standards.
  •  Ensure a secure process for managing changes in user access to ISs (as required access and need-toknow
    change) and terminating user access when it is no longer required or authorized, according to
    established policy requirements.
  • Ensure system security requirements are addressed during all phases of the IS lifecycle
     Ensure implementation of a configuration management plan for software, hardware, and firmware is
    documented and maintained, and serving as a member of the Configuration Management Board, with
    ISSM and System Owner concurrence.
  • Manage, review, and release of media and/or memory components.
     Ensure the system audit log is configured to capture required audit elements; reviewing audit logs
    weekly; investigating anomalies and notifying the system owner, ISSM, and ESOC, and submitting
    security incident reports when appropriate.
  • Serve as a resource for recognizing and reporting IT security incidents.
     Conduct an immediate preliminary assessment when there is suspicion or evidence of a possible IS
    security incident to determine the sensitivity of the information potentially compromised, whether the
    information was subjected to loss, and whether unauthorized disclosure occurred.
     Ensure all IT security incidents or violations are reported to the CSO, ISSM, and ESOC via phone or
    Secret Enclave email, depending on urgency, and then submit a report through Security Incident
    Reporting System (SIRS).
  • Perform a risk assessment on behalf of the SO, in the event of an information spillage, to determine
    mitigation procedures, in consultation with the Intelligence and Risk Analysis Unit (IRAU), ESOC,
    and the ISSM
  • Determine, in consultation with IRAU and ESOC, when sanitizing and declassifying procedures
    detailed in PD 0506D, Destruction of Classified and Sensitive Material, must be implemented
     Support the CSO in reinforce all employees (or to users of assigned systems) the IS Security Incident
    Response Program (Incident Response for FBI ISs Policy Guide (0924 PG)), and the responsibility
    for timely reporting of security incidents in accordance with the Security Compliance Program Policy
  • Coordinate with IT and security personnel in IS recovery and in the correction or mitigation of causes
    of security incidents.
  • Utilize Tennable Security System products in particular NESSUS and SecurityCenter.
  • Perform annual review, training, and testing of IRP of assigned information systems.


  • Requires at minimum 3 years serving as an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) at a cleared facility. A minimum of 5 years work experience in a computer science or Information Assurance related field. At least one of the following certifications: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Global Information Security Professional (GISP), or theCompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) or other certifications exemplifying skill sets such as
    those described in DoD Instruction 8570.1 IAM Level III proficiency.

  • Familiarity with the use and operation of security tools including Tenable, Nessus and/or SecurityCenter, IBM Guardium, HP Weblnspect, or like applications and Network Mapper (NMAP).

  • Must be able produce well written products that are reviewed by Executive management. 

  • Education – Preferred a bachelor's or advanced degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, or
    other cyber discipline.i.

  • TS Clearance



Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to stand and walk for prolonged amounts of time
  • Must be able to twist, bend and squat periodically

SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Top Secret level.  US Citizenship is a requirement for Top Secret clearance at this location.






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