Information Systems Security Officer

in Washington, DC

Information Systems Security Officer Job

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    Information Technology

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    Washington, DC 20041, US

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    9+ Month Contract

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Blackstone Technology Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Information Systems Security Officer to join our team at our client s site in Washington, DC.

The Information systems security officer (ISSO) will research, develop, implement, test and review the customers requirements for information security in order to protect information and prevent unauthorized access. Candidate will inform users about security measures, explain potential threats, install software, implement security measures and monitor networks.

Define, create and maintain the documentation for System Accreditation and Authorization (AKA C&A) of each information system in accordance with government requirements. Will also assess the impacts on system modifications and technological advances. Additionally, the ISSO will review systems in order to identify potential security weaknesses, recommend improvements to amend vulnerabilities, implement changes and document upgrades.

Required Skills and Experience

Minimum of a bachelor's degree in computer science, mathematics, engineering or five years of comparable work experience. 5 years of ISSO experience.

Required: Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Candidates must be highly analytical and effectively able to troubleshoot and prioritize needs, requirements and other issues. Aside from technical skills, prospective candidates should have excellent communications, teamwork, leadership and conflict management skills. Because of the constant developing nature of information systems and cyber-attacks, officers must be committed to continuous learning and system development.

Preferred skills:

Experience with the DOJ Cyber Security Asset Management tool

Experience guiding engineers in the remediation of vulnerabilities disclosed during system security scans form tools such as Nessus, Webinspect, and App Detective.

Blackstone is a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone was founded in 1998, and has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

Additional Information

Who We Are

<p><b>ABOUT US
<br></b>Founded in 1998, Blackstone Talent Group is one of three divisions of Blackstone Technology Group. The other two divisions are Blackstone Federal, a premier engineering + transformation agency that serves the federal government, and Trellis Energy, the largest transaction management software firm fully dedicated to serving the natural gas industry.

Blackstone Technology Group is a privately-held global IT services, solutions and resourcing firm. Headquartered in San Francisco, Blackstone now has more than 300+ employees across five offices nationwide. Blackstone Technology Group’s mission is to help clients adapt to the demands of a digital world, and has garnered an impressive track record of delivering successful results to a client list that includes Fortune 100 businesses and US federal, state and local government.

</p><p><b>WHAT WE DO
<br></b>We provide contract, permanent and managed resource services to our clients. We source for commercial businesses and non-profits, as well as government clients requiring security clearances from public trust through multiple levels of top secret. Some of our skill specialties are IT, IT Operations, Engineering, Accounting and Finance, and Executive Search.</p><p><b>HOW WE DO IT<br></b>Our team never stops building connections with talent. And our network of fully-vetted, ready-to-work professionals allows us to provide exceptional speed and accuracy in our resource delivery that is unmatched in the industry. With a relationship-first engagement approach, we most often become a trusted partner with our clients and operate as an extension of their organizations.</p>

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