Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Annapolis Junction, MD, US

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The Interclypse difference is our emphasis on employee growth and development through continuous learning, mentorship, and empowerment. Interclypse employees grow in a positive cultivating work environment with endless career opportunities. Let Interclypse empower you by putting you in the driver's seat of your career. Ideal candidates have the ability and desire to learn the skills listed below. On-site only (no remote work available).


  • Maintain the appropriate operational security posture for assigned systems, programs, and/or enclaves.
  • Provide guidance and technical expertise on all matters that impact or effect the security of the information system.
  • Assist in the development and execution of an enterprise-level continuous monitoring program to minimize security risks and ensure routine compliance with that program.
  • Developing, updating, and submitting the System Security Plan and other required documentation that make up the Security Authorization Package.
  • Conduct configuration management for security-relevant changes to software, hardware, and firmware.
  • Perform and deliver security impact analyses of changes to the system or its environment of operation.
  • Assess the effectiveness of system security controls on an ongoing basis to determine system security status.
  • Maintain and enforce IT security policies and implementation guidelines for customer systems in diverse operational environments.
  • Provides configuration management for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware.
  • DoD 8570.1 compliant IAM Level I certification, such as the CompTIA Security+ certification. A higher-level certification, such as GSLC, CAP, CASP, CISM and/or CISSP will also be accepted.
  • A working knowledge of the security authorization processes and procedures as defined in the RMF in NIST SP800-37 and familiarity with the ICD503, CNSSI1253, SP800-53, etc.
  • Knowledge of commercial security tools and their uses.
  • Experience with hardware/software security implementations.
  • Knowledge of different communication protocols, encryption techniques/tools, and PKI and authorization services.
  • Familiarity with security incident management, experience collaborating with Incident Response Teams, and able to provide viable recommendations for the resolution or computer security incidents and vulnerability compliance.
  • Experience creating and presenting documentation and management reports.


  • Experience working with the XACTA IA Manager.
  • Should be highly analytical and effectively able to troubleshoot and prioritize needs, requirements, and other issues.
  • Should be committed to continuous learning and system development because of the constantly developing nature of cyber-attacks.
  • Should have the ability to quickly learn new concepts, data formats, and software.
  • Should be a self-motivated, independent, detail-oriented, responsible team player and exhibit exceptional relationship management skills.

Why You Might Like This Job:

  • You’re tired of working for a massive organization.
  • You want to work for an established company that values your stable career.
  • You want to work with a team that loves their job and making cool stuff.
  • You want to be part of a team focused on making a positive impact.
  • You want to grow your skills in management or work toward becoming an expert.
  • You want to have the option for career mentorship, both in technology and in business.
  • You value a company with a strong culture of growth and support


  • Employee Impact Program. Every employee has the opportunity to define and get rewarded for their contributions they can make toward the long-term health of the company, customer, and employee. This program in combination with our comprehensive time off and leave programs allow you to design a career and compensation program that enables near infinite flexibility while ensuring both company, customer, and individual health and prosperity.
  • Comprehensive time off and leave programs:
    • 31 Days (248 hours) of Paid Personal Time Off (PTO) for any vacation, holidays, illnesses, and birthdays
    • Parental Leave: 40 Hours
    • Bereavement Leave: 24 hours.
    • Military Reserve Leave (up to 80 hours, see employee handbook for details).
    • Jury Duty Leave 16 hours.
  • Retirement: Unlimited 401K match up to 8% of your salary up to the federal maximum
  • Health Insurance (Medical, Dental, Vision): Premium is 100% company paid (contact us for specific plan details).
  • Health Savings Account (HSA): Interclypse contributes $750 for individuals and $1500 for families
  • Vision Insurance
  • Dental Insurance includes orthodontics coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance
  • Disability: Short-term and long-term disability coverage
  • Educational support: reimbursement up to the federal max of $5,250
  • Company apparel: $200 for company apparel each year
  • Social events: Holiday Party, Spring Picnic, Fall Picnic, happy hours and more

Interclypse isn’t your typical company. We strive to have a positive & transformational impact on our community, our industry, and individuals. We keep this focus through our motto: "Doing What is Right". Apply today to see how you can join our winning team and start down the career path that’s right for you!

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability:

Interclypse is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

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Tags: CASP+ CISM CISSP Compliance CompTIA DoD DoDD 8570 Encryption GSLC IAM Incident response Monitoring NIST PKI RMF Security Impact Analysis System Security Plan

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Career development Health care Insurance Medical leave Parental leave Startup environment Team events Unlimited paid time off

Region: North America
Country: United States

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