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Harris Corporation.

Information Systems Security Officer - (ISSO)

Harris Corporation. - Palm Bay, FL

Palm Bay, FL 32905


Job Title: Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Job Code: CHQ20172108-20476

Location: Palm Bay, FL

Job Description:

Performs senior level ISSO duties under the guidance of the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) on assigned government-authorized systems. Leads and reviews the monitoring of systems and operations to include developing and maintaining the System Security Plan (SSP) and Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), manages and controls changes to the system/enclave, and generates artifacts that support the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process.

Additional responsibilities include: authoring and maintaining documentation supporting the Assessment & Authorization (A&A) of assigned systems in accordance with the 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; continuously review and evaluate best practices for implementing a comprehensive audit program; 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; ensures all systems and information is disposed of in accordance with internal security policies and practices; authoring and delivering security education training to range of audience levels; responsible for security monitoring and auditing using COTS product (i.e. Nessus, SPLUNK, Purfile, etc.) and industry best practices; and conduct continuous monitoring and periodic self-inspections of facility and computer systems to ensure compliance with accreditation/certification of approved systems.


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

Minimum Security CE required

Must have a Top Secret security clearance with the ability to get SCI

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

Extensive experience with RMF

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, UNIX, Solaris and Windows experience

CISSP, CISA, CISM, CEH or GSLC certification

Microsoft's Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), with security focus

Adoption of JIRA, Agile and SCRUM processes

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 and/or Full Scope Poly

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.

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.

9 days 18 hours ago

Harris Corporation.


Information Systems Security Officer - (ISSO) Harris Corporation. - Palm Bay, FL, United States


Location: Palm Bay, FL

Company Profile:
Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 125 countries. Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and about 14,000 employees — including 6,000 engineers and scientists. Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured.The Government Communications Systems segment develops, produces, integrates, and supports advanced communications and information systems that solve the mission-critical challenges of civilian, intelligence, and defense government customers. The company is headquartered in Melbourne, Florida.