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Amentum Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in Whiteman AFB, Missouri

Job Summary

Amentum is looking for an Information System Security Officer. The ISSO’s primary function is working within Special Access Programs (SAPs) supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartments efforts.

Amentum is a premier global government and private-sector partner whose experience, passion, and purpose drive mission success. Amentum’s culture of safety, operational excellence, and ethics was formed throughout our 116-year heritage and sharpened by our unrelenting dedication to the customer’s mission.

This position has multiple locations. If a location of your choosing is filled, you will be notified. Locations include:

  • Scott Air Force Base, Illinois

  • Barksdale Air Force Base, Louisiana

  • Edward Air Force Base, California

  • Grand Forks Air Force Base, North Dakota

  • Whiteman Air Force Base, Missouri

  • Francis E. Warren Air Force Base, Wyoming

  • Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho

Daily duties of this role include:

  • Assist in drafting “Authorization to Operate” (ATO) packages for new and existing systems.

  • Provide subject matter expertise in all cyber security initiatives and help in explaining new guidance.

  • Draft documentation needed to announce new cyber security initiatives and participate building and implementing processes surrounding cyber security.

  • Provide cyber security reports to DHA leadership, conduct scans and participate in the process to obtain ATO status for systems determined by DHA and/or MTF leadership.

  • Comply with MTF cyber security program implementation plan, and ensures compliance with DHA management policies.

  • Ensure compliance with data security policies and relevant legal and regulatory requirements in accordance with DHA directives and applicable Risk Management Framework (RMF) requirements.

  • Ensure appropriate changes and improvement actions are implemented as required. Maintain current knowledge of authenticator management for unclassified systems.

  • Ensure compliance with protection requirements, control procedures, incident management reporting, remote access requirements, and system management for all systems under scope.

Relocation Assistance is offered on a case by case basis. Please discuss with your recruiter.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree and at least 7 years experience is required. In lieu of degree, 14 years of experience is required.

  • Must have at least 1 year experience working as an ISSO.

  • Must have experience with DoD Risk Management Framework (RMF).

  • Must be a United States citizen.

  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain favorably security clearance completed or open Tier 5 (Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)).

  • Must have at least one of the following IAT Level II certifications:

  • CySA

    • CCNA Security

  • GSEC

  • Security+ CE

  • SSCP

  • CASP+ CE

  • CCNP Security

  • CISA

  • CISSP (or Associate)

  • GCED

  • GCIH

Preferred Qualifications

  • Top Secret Clearance

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