LB61ISSO1 - Jr. Information System Security Officer - Cleared

Annapolis Junction, Maryland, United States

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Responsible for ensuring that the appropriate operational security posture is obtained, monitored, and maintained for multiple information systems throughout their lifecycle.

Must possess in-depth knowledge and understanding of the intent of the security controls required to obtain, manage, and monitor all security aspects of an information system from cradle-to-grave.

Candidate is required to coordinate the day-to-day security operations of the information systems with System Administrators, System Engineers, Software Distribution, Patch Management, and Sustainment Teams.

Position serves to interpret and develop security policies, provide mentorship and guidance to other security engineers, lead security meetings, gather and report program IT security metrics, and serve as the project ISSO/ISSE representative at key stakeholder meetings with customer representatives.

Responsible for providing system vulnerability testing using COTS based tools, and generate security finding reports.

Must be able to build security control test cases.

Responsibilities will include; but are not limited to, reviewing, analyzing and documenting the secure implementation of logical controls, physical controls, environmental controls, personnel security, incident handling, security relevant changes, continuous monitoring activities, audit log review, analysis and reporting.

Additionally, the candidate is responsible to develop SOPs and provide security training and awareness of the Information System to both privileged and non- privilege users.


TS/SCI with poly required

  • Five (5) years’ experience as an ISSO on projects of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.
  • Experience is to include at least one (1) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
  • Serve as a Security Engineer supporting software architecture development.
  • Possess knowledge or experience performing day-to-day ISSO responsibilities with knowledge and experience within the community managing and maintaining SSP’s within Xacta.
  • Apply current computer science technologies and IA requirements to the analysis, design, development, evaluation, and integration of computer/communication systems and networks to maintain an acceptable system security posture throughout the lifecycle of multiple systems.
  • Coordinate and work with various system stakeholders to determine the applicable security/IA requirements based on the intent of the security requirements.
  • Proven ability to manage and maintain System Security Plans (SSPs) from inception through decommissioning following the Risk Management Framework process within Xacta for systems.

One of these certifications:

  • CASP+ CE
  • CISSP (or Associate)
  • CCSP

One of these certifications:

  • A+CE
  • Network+ CE
  • SSCP


  • Familiarity coordinating with program management and other stakeholders to track and maintain risks associated with multiple Information Systems to ensure compliance with all IA requirements
  • Knowledge in Multi-level Security/Cross Domain systems and operations with special requirements.
  • Experience in the management and maintenance of systems required to satisfy the Certification and Accreditation requirements is highly desired.
  • Experience with analysis, disposition, and evaluation of both hardware and software


  • Health & Life Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • 401K Retirement Plan with Matching
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Vacation and Sick Leave
  • Hiring Bonuses
  • Referral Recruitment Program

Tags: CASP CCSP CISSP Compliance Computer Science Encryption Monitoring Risk management SSCP TS/SCI

Perks/benefits: 401(k) matching Health care Insurance

Regions: Asia/Pacific North America
Country: United States
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