Zenetex LLC

Contingent Information System Security Officer

3 months ago
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Job Location
Program Management


ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. Pending contract award, we will have an opportunity for an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to support our government customer, a major security agency. The ISSO will ensure management, operational, and technical controls for securing information systems are in place and followed and will function as a technical expert across multiple project assignments. 

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure appropriate steps are taken to implement full life-cycle information security requirements for IT systems, from requirements definition phase through to disposal
  • Conduct Security Authorization activities in accordance with NIST 800-37 standards
  • Respond to Information Security Vulnerability Management (ISVM) notifications and ensure all systems are in compliance
  • Ensure IT systems have the required security controls in place and are functioning properly in accordance with NIST 800-53A publication
  • Provide security authorization artifact maintenance, continuous monitoring, and POA&M management support which may include testing security authorization tools, analyzing requirements, attending mandatory trainings, and supporting risk management with vulnerability management
  • Assist in developing unified guidelines and procedures for conducting certifications and/or system-level evaluations of federal information systems and networks
  • Develop and present, both verbally and in writing, highly technical information and presentations to non-technical audiences at all levels of the organization
  • Conduct and evaluate/analyze vulnerability results utilizing tools such as NESSUS, AppDetective, Web Inspect and ISS
  • Support onsite external and internal audits for designated systems
  • This position will be based in our Washington, DC office but will require frequent travel to the customer site in Alexandria, VA 

Education and Experience Requirements

  •  Associate’s degree in computer science or technology related field
  • A minimum of five years of related experience is required
  • Current industry certifications (such as the CompTIA Security +) are desired but not required
  • Effective interpersonal and presentation skills with the ability to interact with all levels of staff
  • Demonstrated experience with vulnerability scanning, analysis and security control assessments, and NIST 800 publications standards is required 

Security Clearance

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a government security clearance, U.S. citizenship is required. 

ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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