Job Location: VA - Chantilly
Regional Description: Southeast
Job Number: 00545489 00545489_en
Organization: Accenture Federal Services
Location: Washington, D.C.
Accenture Federal Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of Accenture LLP, is a U.S. company that helps clients transform bold ideas into breakthrough outcomes. We serve every cabinet-level department and 30 of the largest federal organizations. Our 9,000 dedicated colleagues and change makers work with clients at the heart of the nation's priorities in defense, intelligence, public safety, civilian and health to make a difference for the people they employ, serve, and protect.
Successful Information System Security Officer (ISSO) candidates will deliver high-quality client solutions to support the design, development, implementation, testing and continual monitoring of our IC, DoD, and Federal Government Client’s systems security controls. Review Information Systems (IS) in order to identify potential security weaknesses, recommend improvements to mitigate vulnerabilities, implement security controls and document changes. Responsibilities also include physical and environmental protection, personnel security, incident handling, and security training and awareness.
Develop Information Assurance (IA)/Cybersecurity strategies. Communicate and enforce IC, DoD and Federal IA and Information Security policies, standards and guidelines. Develop and administer an effective industrial security protocol that assures compliance with National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual requirements, Special Security Agreement and other applicable security requirements.
Read, interpret, implement, test and monitor to National Institute of Technology (NIST) Information Security guidelines. Interpret and evaluate the implementations of NIST 800-53 security controls. Define, create, and maintain the documentation for Certification and Accreditation (C&A) of each Information System (IS) IAW government requirements. Preparation of system security Assessment and Authorization (A&A) artifacts for new and reaccreditation of client based systems. Develop and promulgate System Security Plans (SSPs). Perform compliance monitoring, analysis, tracking and reporting. Analyze and advise on the risk and remediation of security issues based on reports from vulnerability assessment scanners, patch management tools, and emerging threat information. Initiate, coordinate and track the patching and remediation of security weaknesses as they are discovered, via a "Plan of Actions and Milestones" (POA&M). Review monthly vulnerability scan reports and track and address weaknesses in POAMs as needed.
Responsibilities of the ISSO include, but are not limited to:
An active security clearance or the ability to obtain one may be required for this role.
Candidates who are currently employed by a client of Accenture or an affiliated Accenture business may not be eligible for consideration.
Applicants for employment in the US must have work authorization that does not now or in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the United States and with Accenture (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status).
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