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Information System Security Officer

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: Research Staff
Department: Software Architecture - 250368
Pay Grade: R3 - Exempt
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Position Summary:

UDRI is a national leader in scientific and engineering research, serving government, industry and nonprofit customers. UDRI contributes to the fulfillment of the University’s commitments to education, research and public service through the involvement of students, faculty and external partners. Established as the research arm of the University of Dayton in 1956, UDRI achieved $2.75 billion in cumulative sponsored research in 2020. Sponsored research for 2022 alone exceeded $220 million.

This position is supporting the Air Force Rapid Sustainment Office (RSO). The RSO increases mission readiness by rapidly identifying, applying and scaling technology essential to the operation and sustainment of the U.S. Air Force. Success comes from our teamwork and mutual respect for each other’s talents and unique perspectives.
This role supports the government cyber lead and provides cybersecurity support for advanced software-intensive technologies to include agile manufacturing, conditioned-based maintenance, augmented reality/virtual reality, learning neural networks, cloud-based infrastructure and services, and robotics.
Responsibilities include:
• Assisting small business with system security package submission
• Assessing systems for vulnerabilities and providing corrective recommendations
• Supporting government Cyber lead in performing RMF activities leading to system RMF acceptance IAW DoDI 8510.01, NIST 800-series special publications, USAF policy and instructions, and guidance as applicable on RSO IT systems in networked, standalone, and cloud configurations
• Developing, reviewing, and updating necessary documentation associated with achieving RMF accreditation of each system
• Applying currently accepted methods for documenting the RMF status of each RSO system within the DoD environment
• Managing projects in compliance with DoD and AF RMF policies including, but not limited to,the following:
• DoDI 8500.01 - Cybersecurity
• DoDI 8510.01 - Risk Management Framework for DoD Information Technology
• DoD 8570.01 M - Information Assurance Training, Certification, and Workforce
• Management
• CNSSI 1253 - Security Categorization and Control Selection for National Security
• Systems
• NIST 800-series Special Publications (SP)
• Computer Security, including SP 800-53 - Security Controls and Assessment Procedures for Federal Information Systems and Organizations and Air Force Instruction Series 17
Accomplishing system categorization, security control selection, security control implementation, security control assessment, and security control monitoring, including, but not limited to, accomplishing the RMF steps as outlined in DoDI 8510.01 on a system-by-system basis
• Providing system performance reporting
• Acting as System Administrator for multiple cloud projects and implementations
• Supporting Interim Authority to Test (IATT)/ Authority to Operate (ATO) planning and execution.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Associates Degree in Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or related field
• 8+ years relevant cybersecurity experience
• Security+ certification
• Familiarity with the DOD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management program
• Experience with DevSecOps, as either a user, developer, or system administrator
• Effective verbal communication with clients at all levels
• Experience with approved government cloud services such as Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud
• Consistent, professional dress and manner
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to obtain a Secret level security clearance
• Experience with the NIST RMF process
• US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

• 5+ years’ DoD cybersecurity experience
• Additive Manufacturing experience
• Active Secret level security clearance
• Familiarity with Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS)
• Past experience with submission of system security package to DoD for ATO, IATO, etc.
• Experience with the Rapid Sustainment Office
• Relevant cloud infrastructure and security certifications (i.e. Office365, SharePoint, Amazon AWS)
• Experience managing various project activities ensuring accurate task completion
• Demonstrated successful collaboration within a multi-disciplinary team

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and any applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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