Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Washington, DC, United States

Company Description

AETOS LLC is a Minority Owned CVE Certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing information technology solutions focused on building a business that is customer-centered and performance-oriented. At Aetos, we specialize in developing IT solutions to optimize functionality and efficiencies for government and commercial clients to meet their business needs.

Job Description

Aetos LLC is looking for a qualified ISSO to join our team at the Department of Justice in Washington D.C. Candidate must be a US citizen and eligible to receive a TS/SCI clearance.  The candidate will work as part of the IT Security Support Team which manages and operates an information systems security program for a U.S. government customer. The successful candidate will:

  • Provide technical support in the areas of vulnerability assessment, risk assessment, network security, product evaluation, security implementation, and remediation.
  • Provide technical assistance in the designing and implementation of solutions for protecting the confidentiality, integrity and availability of sensitive information.
  • Provide technical support and analysis in the identification, evaluation, investigation, and remediation of cyber and insider threats.
  • Provide technical evaluations of Civil Division systems and assist with making security improvements.
  • Participate in design of information system contingency plans that maintain appropriate levels of protection and meet time requirements for minimizing operations impact to the Civil Division. 
  • Performs assessment of present levels of cyber security, offer recommendations on levels of risk, training personnel in proper cyber security protocols.     
  • Conduct security product evaluations, and recommend products, technologies and upgrades to improve the Civil Division systems security posture.
  • Conduct testing and audit log reviews to evaluate the effectiveness of current security measures.       
  • Participate in the management of accreditation of the Civil Division systems evaluating and certifying the implementation FISMA, the NIST security guidelines, and the Department’s plans, policies and guidelines.


  • Will be required to work onsite.
  • B.S. in Information Technology or a closely related field
  • 7+ years of progressive, technical (hands-on) experience in Information Assurance C&A.
  • Experience working as an ISSO supporting federal government information systems.
  • Experience with ISO, NIST and US Government standards and cybersecurity frameworks (e.g. FISMA, FIPS, HSPD), system administration.
  • IT security management, engineering, and analysis experience.
  • ISSO candidates must have at least one of the following security certifications Active:
    • CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional
    • ISSEP: Information Systems Security Engineer Professional

Additional Information

  • This is an onsite position.
  • Candidate must be authorized to work in US and must be able to pass a security background check. 
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Tags: C CISSP Clearance FISMA ISSE Network security NIST Risk assessment TS/SCI

Region: North America
Country: United States
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