CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. ISSO Analyst in Fairfax, Virginia

ISSO Analyst

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Category:Information Technology

City:Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID:J0616-3103

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI is seeking an ISSO to work with the EPA on a high impact program. The ISSO advisor will provide the EPA ISSO with ongoing assurance of adequate systems security and controls in the EPA environment. The candidate is responsible for planning, developing, and maintaining security documentation for EPA systems. The candidate also provides oversight and guidance on the implementation of the required security processes and compliance. Be on the cutting edge of technology and the management of robust security controls in a NIST 800-53 compliant environment.

You can work with a relatively new team of security experts, Security ISSO's and Security Engineers to grow the services and capabilities offered by the group. Mentoring of more junior members is a definite plus for this role.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

•Work with system owners and technical leads to develop and maintain security documentation required for Authority to Operate (ATO) approval. Be the security POC for multiple systems within the EPA Environment

•Coordinate monthly vulnerability scanning activities and analysis results to report to the ISSO.

• Help maintain the security management program for the EPA including its security policy, practices, standards, procedures and processes, coordinate and support regular security audits as part of the comprehensive System Security Policy, standards, practices and procedures, in order to maintain security authority to operate;

• Coordinate and support risk assessments and ensure corrective action on any identified security exposures;

• Provide advice and leadership in creating and maintaining contingency plans for any security emergencies;

• Training and/or facilitation in the areas of systems controls and security awareness issues;

• Close working relationships with other team leads and senior management;

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• A Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related field desired

• Knowledge of NIST Special Publications including 800-53 is required

• Comfortable briefing senior level customers on security issues

CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CAP and/or Sec+ certifications desired

FedRAMP Experience a plus

Xacta Experience a plus

Due to the nature of the government contract, US Citizenship is required

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

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All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.

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