Information System Security Officer (ISSO)-19346

Fort Meade, MD, Remote, United States

​Requisition Number: 19346 

Required Travel: 0 - 10% 

Employment Type: Full Time/Salaried/Exempt

Anticipated Salary Range: $119,468.00 - $180,000.00 

Security Clearance: Secret 

Level of Experience: Mid 


Meet HII’s Mission Technologies Division
Our team of more than 7,000 professionals worldwide delivers all-domain expertise and advanced technologies in service of mission partners across the globe. Mission Technologies is leading the next evolution of national defense – the data evolution - by accelerating a breadth of national security solutions for government and commercial customers. Our capabilities range from C5ISR, AI and Big Data, cyber operations and synthetic training environments to fleet sustainment, environmental remediation and the largest family of unmanned underwater vehicles in every class. Find the role that’s right for you. Apply today. We look forward to meeting you.


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Job Description

HII—Mission Technologies is currently seeking experienced Information System Security Officers (ISSO's) to work out of Fort Meade, MD, in support of a multi-national capability developed to connect respective existing national Secret networks and services to deliver improved information sharing capabilities between Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

***This position is remote supporting EST working hours***

Essential Job Responsibilities

Designs and implements information assurance and security engineering systems with requirements of business continuity, operations security, cryptography, forensics, regulatory compliance, internal counter-espionage (insider threat detection and mitigation), physical security analysis (including facilities analysis, and security management). Assesses and mitigates system security threats and risks throughout the program life cycle. Validates system security requirements definition and analysis. Establishes system security designs. Implements security designs in hardware, software, data, and procedures. Verifies security requirements; performs system certification and accreditation planning and testing and liaison activities. Supports secure systems operations and maintenance.

  • Review, prepare, and update AIS accreditation packages.
  • Notify customers when changes occur that might affect AIS accreditation/certification.
  • Perform AIS self-inspections, provide security coordination, and review of all system test plans.
  • Identify AIS vulnerabilities and implement countermeasures.
  • Represent the customer on various technical review and inspection teams.
  • Conduct security surveys at subordinate facilities and gather pertinent security documentation for inclusion into system accreditation packages.
  • Coordinate, prepare, and track AIS inspections, reports, and responses.
  • Maintain AIS security records
  • Prepare reports on the status of security safeguards applied to computer systems.
  • Ensure AIS and network nodes are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and practices.
  • Perform ISSO duties in support of in-house and external customers.

Minimum Qualifications

  • 9 years relevant experience with Bachelors in related field; 7 years relevant experience with Masters in related field; or High School Diploma or equivalent and 13 years relevant experience.
  • Possess and maintain an active Secret clearance
  • 5- 10 years’ experience in Network/Systems Engineering space supporting DoD and Federal clients
  • Understanding and practical experience with Authority to Operate (ATO) process, Risk Management Framework (RMF) ISSM/ISSO / Security Control Assessment (SCA) experience
  • Experience with eMASS (Project manager, and or contributor)
  • Experience with ACAS scanning and vulnerability remediation

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience shepherding development projects through ATO approval (Developing RMF review packages, guiding/coordinating Cybersecurity mitigations)
  • Experience working in or for the military
  • Expertise in Multi-national Combatant Command-level military exercises, coalition networking in support of military operations, and/or Mission Partner Environments, such as Pegasus.
  • 8570 Level I and II certifications

HII is more than a job - it’s an opportunity to build a new future. We offer competitive benefits such as best-in-class medical, dental and vision plan choices; wellness resources; employee assistance programs; Savings Plan Options (401(k)); financial planning tools, life insurance; employee discounts; paid holidays and paid time off; tuition reimbursement; as well as early childhood and post-secondary education scholarships.


We build the world’s most powerful, survivable naval ships and defense technology solutions that safeguard our seas, sky, land, space and cyber. Our diverse workforce includes skilled tradespeople; artificial intelligence, machine learning (AI/ML) experts; engineers; technologists; scientists; logistics experts; and business administration professionals.


Recognized as one of America’s top large company employers, we are a values and ethics driven organization that puts people’s safety and well-being first. Regardless of your role or where you serve, at HII, you’ll find a supportive and welcoming environment, competitive benefits, and valuable educational and training programs for continual career growth at every stage of your career.


Together we are working to ensure a future where everyone can be free and thrive.
Today’s challenges are bigger than ever, and the nation needs the best of us. It’s why we’re focused on hiring, developing and nurturing our diversity. We believe that diversity among our workforce strengthens the organization, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas and enriches the work lives of all our employees. 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, or veteran status or any other basis protected by federal, state, or local law.


Do You Need Assistance? 
If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Reasonable accommodations are considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this email address. Additionally, you may also call 1-844-849-8463 for assistance. Press #3 for HII Mission Technologies. 

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Tags: ACAS Artificial Intelligence Big Data Clearance Compliance Cryptography DoD DoDD 8570 eMASS Forensics Machine Learning Risk management RMF Security analysis Security Clearance Threat detection Vulnerabilities

Perks/benefits: Career development Competitive pay Health care Insurance Startup environment Wellness

Regions: Remote/Anywhere North America
Country: United States

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