• Location: Tysons Corner, Virginia
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #2440
Information Security Officer – ISSO
Clearance: TS/SCI with Full Scope Polygraph
Tysons, VA

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 ISSO (Level 4) – Understands the work and can lead

We are looking for a team-members with creative talent who are ready to take on the challenge of Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) who works with collaborative teams to provide support at a sponsor facility to ensure information systems securely function in accordance with documented controls, please keep reading…

Core responsibilities of the position include:
The Information System Security Officer (ISSO), in coordination with the Program Security Officer (PSO) and the Information System Security Managers (ISSM), shall provide comprehensive Information Security (INFOSEC) assistance and oversite daily. ISSO is to perform and deliver: 

  • Support review and analyze systems architecture diagrams and networks. 
  • Assess security system needs and recommend corrective actions into coherent security strategy. 
  • Support Assessment and Authorization (A&A) requirements and process and apply ICD 503, NISPOM, and other federal guidelines in support of systems used at contractor facilities.  
  • Advise on development, maintenance, and security review of Automated Information Systems (AIS) security plans for computers, networks and information systems deployed and used at contractor facilities. 
  • Conduct technical exchanges meetings to facilitate AIS security solutions for both industrial contractors and government systems; and produce comprehensive solutions to technically complex systems and challenges.   
  • Advise and answer questions regarding program AIS, information security, and cyber defense policies.  
  • Ensure discovered cyber incidents, including misuse, virus/malware, penetrations, and data spills are reported per standard operating procedures (SOP); support investigations and remediation/clean up as necessary.   
  • Support investigations and analysis of all data sources, to include Internet, Intelligence Community reporting, security events, firewall logs, unauthorized activity or other cyber security related concerns.    
  • Assess the technical and performance characteristics of new technologies, as they relate to sponsors’ policies and regulations.  

Required experience: 

  • Minimum 8 years’ experience performing full range of ISSO functions 
  • Relevant industry certifications 
  • Preferred – Proficient in Microsoft office suite of products 
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with minimal guidance and in small dynamic teams often under time-constraints 
  • US government issued Top Secret security clearance with full scope polygraph required at time of application
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