Information Systems Security Officer

Austin, Texas, United States

The Role

The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) is responsible for researching, developing, implementing, testing, and reviewing the organization's information security in order to protect information and prevent unauthorized access. This position informs users and enforces policy on security measures, explains potential threats, installs software, implements security measures, and monitors networks and systems.

  • Work closely with the facility Security Officer (FSO) and corporate leadership to ensure cyber and physical security standards are met
  • Review and develop information system accreditation/certification support documentation
  • Respond to Information Security Incidents appropriately
  • Ensure the development, documentation, and presentation of security education, awareness, and training activities for users, and others as appropriate
  • Automate system audits and alerting
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of IA security procedures and safeguards on the network
  • Implement vulnerability countermeasures
  • Implement and maintain security systems including, but not limited to intrusion detection systems and firewalls

The Right Fit

We spend a lot of time during our hiring process talking about shared values. Why? We passionately believe that fostering an environment where people can self-actualize and pursue greatness is the best way to achieve our individual and collective goals. 

What does this mean for you? We want to provide you with the conditions to thrive in an environment where you can achieve your goals, where you know the team shares your goals, and where you make and accept decisions for the team with humility. At Striveworks, we want your say/do ratio to be 1. You know that being part of a top-tier team means that there is no smartest person in the room. If that makes sense, we’re already on the same page. 

Here’s what else we’re looking for:

  • Must currently possess, and continue to maintain, an active U.S. TS security clearance
  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience as an ISSO or ISSM
  • Experience with DoD/IC networks at various classification levels
  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in any Information Technology field
  • Experience creating or modifying information security documentation
  • Experience with COMSEC and TCP/IP networking
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or equivalent experience

The Wish List

We’re very interested in IT Security professionals who possess the above qualifications, and we heavily appreciate and consider the addition of:

  • Current and active TS/SCI
  • Two (2)+ years of experience as an ISSO or ISSM implementing NISPOM, DIACAP/NIST RMF, JAFAN6/3, DCID 6/3, ICD 503, and/or JSIG IS requirements
  • Possess a DoD Directive 8570.1-M (IA Workforce Improvement Program) IAM Level II or higher (CISSP, CISM, or GSLC, CISSO) recognized certification
  • Possess a DoD Directive 8570.1-M (IA Workforce Improvement Program) IAT Level II or higher (CASP, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP, GCED, GCIH, CCSP) recognized certification
  • Experience with an automated configuration management tool (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, Chef, etc.)
  • Experience deploying and managing resources in a commercial cloud (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP)
  • Experience with eMASS
  • Experience serving as Data Transfer Agent (DTA) following Assured File Transfer (AFT) policy and procedures.
  • Technical writing or documentation experience 
  • Experience with Linux Operating Systems
  • Professional associations and community engagements such as NCMS, ISSMC, CAISSWG

The Benefits

  • Top-of-market salary and total compensation
  • Generous equity plan
  • Health/vision/dental insurance
  • Free lunches and snacks
  • Flexible PTO plan

Stiveworks: Better Models, Faster

The world has looked to data analytics to bridge the gap between floods of data and the struggle to use that data effectively to make timely, impactful decisions.  Today, most organizations are awash in analytics that “aren’t quite right” – models that were developed too generally, or too slowly, to be effective in dynamic, fast-paced environments.  Striveworks is simplifying ModelOps with a powerful and extensible platform that instantiates the data analytic process as code.  

Striveworks is trusted by leading Fortune 500 firms as well as leaders in the public sector to be their primary solution for managing model development, monitoring, and governance – and ensuring those models solve the real challenges their organizations face.  

Striveworks’ Chariot Platform enables users to turn their own production data into models and turn models into production systems.  Uniquely, as you train, test, deploy, and use models, our lineage system enables you to track both the “upstream” provenance of model and data sources, but also the “downstream” usage of the resultant model inferences.  Combining this with a highly principled experience for data and model development, Chariot gives our customers in highly regulated industries an unmatched governance solution over the top of a performant ModelOps platform.  

Striveworks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity or expression), national origin, social or ethnic origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. Striveworks will not tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind.

If you require assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact Operations at

Striveworks is a participating employer in the E-Verify program.


Tags: Analytics Ansible Audits AWS Azure CASP+ CCNP CCSP CISA CISM CISSP Clearance Cloud Computer Science DIACAP DoD DoDD 8570 Firewalls GCED GCIH GCP Governance GSLC IAM ICD 503 Intrusion detection Linux Monitoring NISPOM NIST Puppet Security Clearance TCP/IP TS/SCI

Perks/benefits: Career development Equity Flex vacation Health care Insurance

Region: North America
Country: United States
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