Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

210CH - 9800 Savage Rd, Columbia, MD

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Join a new and exciting opportunity to protect national security and provide premier mission focused IT services for a dynamic and growing program.  Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to join our team in Columbia, MD.  In this role, you will provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems and manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Ensure the day-to-day implementation, oversight, continuous monitoring, and maintenance of the security configuration, practices, and procedures for each IS

  • Provide liaison support between the system owner and other IS security personnel

  • Ensure that selected security controls are implemented and operating as intended during all phases of the IS lifecycle

  • Ensure that system security documentation is developed, maintained, reviewed, and updated on a continuous basis

  • Conduct required IS vulnerability scans according to risk assessment parameters.

  • Develop Plan of Action and Milestones (POAMs) in response to reported security vulnerabilities

  • Manage the risks to ISs and other  assets by coordinating appropriate correction or mitigation actions, and oversee and track the timely completion of (POAMs)

  • Coordinate system owner concurrence for correction or mitigation actions

Basic Qualifications: 

  • Ten (10) years' experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation, communication, protocols, and encryption techniques/tools.

  • DOD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Management (IAM) level 1 or higher.

Security Clearance Requirements: 

  • Current/Active TS/SCI with Polygraph

Physical Requirements: 

  • Sedentary work, speaking, standing, talking, walking, working with computers, working with data, working with numbers and figures, ability to handle stress & work under pressure, ability to use MS Office and a PC, analytical or critical thinking skills, leadership and listening skills, multi-tasking, ability, negotiating skills, oral & written communication skills, presentation skills, project management ability and skills, computer operating skills, and team building skills. 


For all positions requiring access to technology/software source code that is subject to export control laws, employment with the company is contingent on either verifying U.S.-person status or obtaining any necessary license. The applicant will be required to answer certain questions for export control purposes, and that information will be reviewed by compliance personnel to ensure compliance with federal law. ManTech may choose not to apply for a license for such individuals whose access to export-controlled technology or software source code may require authorization and may decline to proceed with an applicant on that basis alone.

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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Tags: Clearance Compliance Computer Science DoD DoDD 8570 Encryption IAM Monitoring POA&M Polygraph Risk assessment Security Clearance TS/SCI Vulnerabilities Vulnerability scans

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Country: United States
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