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Information Systems Security Officer Job in Beavercreek, Ohio US

Information Systems Security Officer

Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. - Beavercreek, OH

Posted: 10/19/2020 - Expires: 1/17/2021

Job ID: 221255910

Job Description

MTSI is a 100% employee owned by more than 1,300 engineers, analysts, and professionals dedicated to providing high caliber services to aerospace and defense and intelligence customers across the US. We are always looking for the best to join us as we grow.

Our first core value is that employees come first. We challenge our co-workers to provide the highest level of support and service, and reward them with some of the best benefits in the industry. Eligible new co-workers start at a rate of 20 days PTO/year, 10 holidays/year, 6% 401k match with immediate vesting, semi-annual bonuses, and eligibility to participate in our company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). We offer other employee focused benefits, including up to $10k in annual tuition reimbursement and an optional zero dollar deductible BCBS health insurance plan.

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Perform day-to-day maintenance of systems, including auditing and patch management
Perform technical security assessments of complex systems
Identify points of vulnerability, non-compliance with established Information Assurance (IA) standards and regulations, and recommend mitigation strategies
Apply knowledge of IA policy, procedures, and workforce structure to implement secure networking, computing, and enclave environments
Write authorization and accreditation (A&A) documentation and ensure the systems are operated and maintained in accordance with these security plans
Enforce the design and implementation of trusted relationships among external systems and architectures
Support security planning, assessment, risk analysis, and risk management for client systems and programs
Interact with technical team members from multiple organizations in a diversified, team environment
Identify overall security requirements for the proper handling of client data
Perform system or network designs that encompass multiple enclaves to include those with differing data protection/classification requirements
Recommend system-level solutions to resolve security requirements
Ensure all users have the requisite security clearances, authorizations, need-to-know, and are aware of their security responsibilities before granting access to client systems
Conduct periodic reviews of information systems to ensure compliance with the security authorization package
Perform key functions (above) and other security-related tasks as directed on multiple systems, at multiple sites, or for multiple clients

Required Education, Certifications and Experirence:

AS degree from an accredited university including classes in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security Systems Engineering, or related fields
Five (5) years of experience working in a cybersecurity or related field
Must meet position and certification requirements outlined in the DoDD 8570.01-M for Information Assurance Technician (IAT) level 2 and Information Assurance Manager (IAM) level 1

Desired Education, Certifications and Experience:

BS degree from an accredited university in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security Systems Engineering, or related field
Active Secret Clearance

Required Skills & Experience:

Certifications in one or more of the following: CompTIA Security+, GIAC Industrial Cyber Security Certification (GICSP), GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC), GIAC Cyber Security Leadership (GSLC), or ISC2 Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
Experience with both Windows- and Linux-based operating systems
Expert knowledge of federal security requirements and mandates (e.g., RMF, Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), National Standards of Information Technology (NIST))
Experience working on DISA Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) implementation across multiple operating systems and applications
Must be a team player and be able to work within all levels of a project team
Excellent time management, scheduling, and organizational skills
Ability to work well independently as well as follow detailed instructions for completing tasks
Demonstrated ability to complete tasks, drive projects to closure, assimilate and correlate project information in a fast-paced environment
Demonstrated ability to shift from one project to another in a dynamic, agile work environment
Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to clearly translate client technical needs into technical specifications
Ability to communicate technical approaches and details within small project teams, including team interactions and presentations
Familiarity with security procedures while working in a SCIF/SAPF environment


Desired Skills & Experience:

Experience with various Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) tools such as Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) (Nessus) and SCAP Compliance Checker (SCC)
Experience using the Splunk Security Incident and Event Management (SIEM) program
Apply system security engineering expertise to various client programs/processes (e.g., system security design process, engineering life cycle, information domain and cross domain solutions, identification / authentication / authorization of commercial off-the-shelf and government off-the-shelf software employment, system integration, risk management, intrusion detection, contingency planning, incident handling, configuration control, change management, auditing, certification and accreditation process, principles of IA (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, and access control), security testing)

Experience working on-site in a government client environment

Travel: 10% anticipated travel, but could vary

Security Clearance:  Only candidates who can be cleared to TS/SCI will be considered. Clearance must be at least 1 year away from 6 year periodic reinvestigation. 

We offer competitive compensation with comprehensive benefits, including attractive salaries, semi-annual bonuses, health insurance, fully paid long/short term disability, tuition reimbursement, immediate vesting in a matching 401(k) and participation in our company funded Employee Stock Ownership Plan.


MTSI is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
Associate's degree
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