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Information Systems Security Officer

Primary Location Plano, Texas Additional Locations Date posted 02/05/2019
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Job Title: Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Work Location: Plano, Texas

Role Overview:

As an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), you will be part of the Information Security Governance and Assurance organization with the objective of ensuring McAfee’s products obtain and maintain FedRAMP authorization.

Company Overview:

With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers. As industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

About the role:

  • Work with the Information Security team and Product teams to ensure compliance with government requirements and regulations, including NIST 800-53 as part of FedRAMP
  • Build analysis of this requirements/regulations as well as updating and assembling required documentation needed such as System Security Plans (SSPs) in order to maintain and/or receive an Authorization to Operate
  • Provide technical expertise on the FedRAMP authorization and accreditation process
  • Advise on technical aspects of control implementation and high-level architecture requirements
  • Build and maintain relationships with government customers to keep open lines of communication as systems are built-out and accredited. Respond to requests for information in a thorough and timely manner
  • Lead continuous monitoring efforts and ensure the necessary activities are performed and are reported on
  • Work with various security teams to ensure streamlined processes and reporting is in place for vulnerability management, incident management, security operations, etc.
  • Report to internal business owners and executive sponsors on status and timelines – both periodically and as independently requested

About You: 

  • Experience with FedRAMP and/or FISMA compliance
  • Must be a self-starter capable of multitasking and efficiently managing your time in a dynamic environment while requiring minimal levels of supervision
  • The ability to translate technical language into business terms
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience with information security management frameworks (e.g., NIST CSF, ISO2700x, PCI, SANS Top 20 Critical Security Controls, SOX, COBIT), preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Business Information Systems, Cybersecurity, Computer Science, or a related field, or equivalent work experience
  • Security certifications such as CISSP, CISA or CISM, preferred
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have a Top Secret Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one by passing a background check

Company Benefits:

Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring your true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work. Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee.    Perks include:

  • Pension / Retirement Programs
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs
  • Support for Community Involvement and Programs

Join our Talent Community:  http://careers.mcafee.com/

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Shift:

Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

HQD1 - US - Plano TX

Posting Statement:

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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