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Information Systems Security Officer

Germany, Ramstein Air Base,
Requires US Citizenship
Employment Term and Type: Regular, Full Time
Required Security Clearance: TS/SCI
Required Education: Bachelor’s Degree

Job Description:

*This position is located at Ramstein Air Base, Germany (Kaiserslautern, Germany)

Perform Information System Security Officer (ISSO) core functions within 693rd ISR Group, Ramstein AB, Germany

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Validate configuration changes of firewall, switch, and router modifications on a continuous basis
  • Generate, collect, store, and retain audit data
  • Monitor systems and their operational environments, to include developing and updating security plans, managing and controlling changes to the DPA, and assessing the security impact of those changes
  • Ensure physical and environmental protection measures are executed with appropriate security officials
  • Ensure hardware, software, and firmware on ISs are operated, maintained, and disposed of IAW security policies, configuration management policies, and procedures as outlined in the security authorization artifacts
  • Attend required technical and security training (e.g. operating system, networking, security management) relative to assigned duties
  • Ensure users have requisite security clearances, authorization, need-to-know, and are provided security awareness training before granting access to the IS
  • Report all security-related incidents to the ISSM
  • Notify ISSM of any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system that might affect system authorization
  • Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored and functioning correctly
  • Ensure IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals
  • Ensure audit records are collected and reviewed IAW ICS 500-27, Collection and Sharing of Audit Data
  • Ensure approved procedures are used by personnel for sanitizing and releasing system components and media
  • Maintain repository of all security authorizations for ISs applicable to the DPA
  • Coordinate IS security inspections, tests, and reviews
  • Ensures proper measures are taken IAW with governing directives when IS incident or vulnerability is discovered
  • Develop and implement IS security education, training, and awareness program for contractor personnel
  • Provide input to Government to develop and update System Security Authorization Agreement (SSAA), and include in DCGS SSAA or other applicable security accreditation documentation
  • Coordinate, review, and provide input to CCBs concerning system accreditations (i.e. network drawings, equipment lists, operational procedures, Trusted Facility Manuals, Software Version Description Documents, and security procedures)
  • Prepare all on-site information assurance documentation
  • Populate the XACTA database with bodies of evidence to support system accreditation actions
  • Create Plans-of-Action and Milestones (POA&M) based on Security Assessment Reports (SAR) developed during system accreditation actions
  • Participate in DCGS security planning sessions and working groups
  • Oversee account authorization, creation, and management
  • Be responsible for day-to-day security accreditation and certification of the systems
Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum of three years’ Information Assurance experience (for bachelor’s degree holders)
  • Possess DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification
  • Maintain working knowledge of system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures
Desired Qualifications:
  • IAM Level III certification
  • Working knowledge of XACTA 
  • Must have a bachelor’s degree with three years of recent relevant experience in Information Assurance, or
  • Associate degree with seven years of recent relevant experience, or
  • Major certification plus seven years of recent relevant experience, or
  • High School Diploma plus 11 years of recent relevant experience
Physical Requirements:
  •  Sitting 66%, Standing 15%, Walking 15%, Near Acuity 100%, Speaking 100%, Listening 100%, Sight 100%, Use of Hands/Fingers to Handle/Feel 100%
  • Travel <5%

This position description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with this job. This and all positions are eligible for organization-wide transfer. Management reserves the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities at any time.

Company Overview: FGS, LLC is an international, leading edge provider of technical services to include Secure Information Systems, Security and Engineering and Intelligence Analysis. Our turn-key solutions include the design, engineering, deployment operations, and sustainment of secure technology and critical infrastructure for the protection and safety of our customers' mission-critical information, processes and personnel. Demonstrating an unyielding commitment to our customers, superior trust and dedication with our partners, and leading edge technical expertise over the past seven years, FGS has experienced explosive growth providing superior services through the world, from North America and the Pacific Rim, to the Middle East and Europe.
FGS provides secure, leading edge technology and process management services to military, Government and commercial clients worldwide.

FGS offers a generous compensation package including health, dental, vision, 401(k), group life insurance, educational reimbursement, among other benefits.

We value our employees and strive to offer many opportunities for professional growth.


FGS, LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability

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