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  • Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) for Simulation Company - US Citizenship Required

    Job Locations US-WA-Camas
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/5/2018 2:30 PM)
    # of Openings
  • Overview

    PLEXSYS Interface Products, Inc., is a 100% employee owned small business, specializing in modeling and simulation systems and support services for 21st Century Air, Land, and Sea synthetic training.  PLEXSYS concentrations include the development of Live Virtual Constructive (LVC) environment generation technologies used throughout USAF Distributed Mission Operations and other joint and international high fidelity simulations.


    The Information System Security Officer (ISSO) is responsible for ensuring the appropriate operational security posture for information systems and as such, works in close collaboration with the ISSM, CPSO and FSO.  The ISSO must have detailed knowledge and expertise required to manage the security aspects of an information system and is assigned the day-to-day responsibility for assigned systems. Responsibilities include implementation of the requirements of Risk Management Framework, including the Joint Special Access Program (SAP) Implementation Guide (JSIG), NIST 800-53 or other security requirements as assigned.


    The ISSO is responsible for developing and updating the security authorization package, managing and controlling changes to the system, and assessing the security impact of those changes.

    Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the security authorization package.


    Report all security-related incidents to the ISSM.


    Conduct periodic review of information systems to ensure compliance with the security authorization package.


    Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored and functioning correctly.


    Ensure audit records are collected, reviewed and documented.


    Duties also include physical and environmental protection, personnel security, and incident handling.


    This position will report to the Facility Security Officer and work in close collaboration with the ISSM. The ISSO must have or obtain DoD 8570 compliant certifications including Security + or equivalent.


    • Lead the information system security program for his/her assigned location to include implementation and validation of automated informational security, ensuring security requirements as contracted are satisfied
    • Establish and implement security procedures and practices in support of Corporate goals and current DoD Regulations
    • Develop, implement and maintain security emergency action plans
    • Provide security education and training to local employees
    • Maintain administrative security records and documents for local employees
    • Conduct self-inspections to ensure current security measures and policies are effective
    • Conduct random security inspections to ensure regulations and procedures are being adhered to by local employees
    • Conduct system audits in accordance with security accreditation package requirements
    • Conduct vulnerability scans and analysis
    • Conduct maintenance on the networks, systems, and hardware
    • Perform software upgrades on networks, systems, and hardware
    • Perform security assignments in accordance with the Automated Information System requirements and local regulations
    • Understand and follow NISPOM/ODAA/RMF/JAFAN/ICD/NIST/JSIG classified system accreditation and certification requirements
    • Other duties as assigned



    • Bachelor Degree in related field or 2 years’ experience in related field
    • Extensive Training or experience with Windows based Information Systems standards with a working knowledge of Red Hat LINUX software
    • Specialized computer training in networking, port security and active directory
    • Experience with security audits for information systems
    • Strong communication and problem-solving skill.
    • Ability to work in both a Team environment as well as independently
    • Must be organized and detail oriented


    • DoD 8570 compliant and hold Security + or equivalent certification
    • Experience with centralized logging solutions, vulnerability scanning and anti-virus solutions
    • Have previous experience with DoD Security Regulations and Policies


    • Must have or be able to obtain a Top Secret clearance and approval for SAP/SCI access




    Besides a competitive salary and great work environment, here are some of our additional benefits and perks:


    Health insurance, Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), 401k, options, generous paid time off package, work/life balance, casual work attire, snacks and coffee, and great company events! 


    PLEXSYS Interface Products, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and hires are made without regard to any individual’s race, age, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, religion, marital status or domestic partnership; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions; other medical conditions or genetic characteristic; sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or transgender status; or any other basis protected by state, federal or local law, regulation or ordinance.


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