Harris Corporation Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in Palm Bay, Florida

Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) 5/3/18--InformationUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: CHQ20180305-24642


Job Title: Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

REQ ID: CHQ20180305-24642

Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

Performs ISSO duties under the guidance of the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) or a senior ISSO on assigned government-authorized systems. Knowledgeable in information technology and security. Responsibilities include: authoring and maintaining documentation supporting the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) of assigned systems in accordance with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) under the JSIG and NISPOM; performing security control assessments as part of the systems’ Continuous Monitoring Plan; overseeing configuration management of assigned systems; works with IT organization to develop device and system hardening guides following DISA and NIST guidelines; auditing systems to ensure security posture integrity; conducting periodic hardware/software inventory assessments; identifying system security controls shortcomings and developing POA&Ms; remediate control deficiencies; conducts, documents and reports annual self-assessments; maintaining operational information security posture for a system, program, or enclave; investigating security incidents such as data spills, data integrity and malicious events; authoring and delivering security education training to range of audience levels.


  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline

  • Minimum Security+CE required

  • Top Secret security clearance with the ability to get SCI

  • 3+ years’ experience as an ISSO overseeing or managing cybersecurity on classified systems under JSIG, NISPOM Ch8, ICD 503, and/or NIST 800-53

  • Experience developing, managing, providing evidence to close POA&Ms associated with the A&A and project management processes

  • Able to work individually as well as part of a team

  • Solid time management skills

  • Experience with Microsoft operating systems

  • Experience interpreting vulnerability scanning results (Nessus, Retina)

  • Exceptional verbal, written, interpersonal and presentation skills, customer relationship building skills, analytical skills and ability to lead/mentor teammates

  • High level of personal motivation and initiative to learn and acquire new skills


  • Linux is a plus

  • CISSP, CISA, CISM, or GSLC certification

  • Experience reviewing workstation, server, firewall, & IPS logs

  • Flexibility to adjust to changing requirements, schedules, and priorities

  • Experience working in a military environment

  • Able to socialize ideas, make recommendations, and gain team consensus

  • An Active CI polygraph

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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LocationUSA - FL - Palm Bay