Information Systems Security Officer 3

Laurel, Maryland


Wyetech is a computer engineering services company that is dedicated to providing high quality talent to solve our nation’s toughest problems. At Wyetech, we offer years of experience providing software services and solutions specializing in...

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The Information System Security Officer (ISSO) is responsible for ensuring the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for an information system (IS). ISSO responsibilities support the Secure the Enterprise (STE) / Secure the Network (STN) effort by continuously monitoring all Agency networks to detect and correct areas of security non-compliance, unmitigated vulnerabilities, and other risks in order to prevent insider threats and adversary activity. ISSOs, across the cryptologic enterprise, follow consistent security processes and play a critical role in the Information Systems Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) Program to support the agency's need to continuously operate its information assets within an acceptable level of risk and coordinate a proactive response as the threat environment changes.


  • Ensure the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for an information system.
  • Support continuous monitoring of networks to detect and correct areas of security non-compliance, unmitigated vulnerabilities, and other risks.
  • Follow consistent security processes and play a role in the information systems continuous monitory program.
  • Perform regular audits of information systems.
  • Assist the information systems security manager in preparing the information system for periodic reaccreditation.
  • Create SOPs, and documents pertaining to cyber security of equipment and networks.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree plus 8-years of relevant experience or Master's degree plus 6-years of relevant experience.  An Associate's degree or 18 semesters hours of military coursework/training in a computer-related field plus 10-years of relevant experience or high school diploma/GED plus 12-years of relevant experience may be considered
  • Degree in Information Assurance, Information Security, Information Systems, Information Technology, Computer Networking, Information Science, Cyber Security, or related field
  • Information Assurance Manager (IAM) Tier 1 requirements met within 6-months of position assignment.
  • TS/SCI clearance with polygraph

Required Technical Skills

  • Experience applying the principles of the NIST 800-53 including the procedures in the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Understanding of STE/STN requirements

Desired Technical Skills

  • Experience as an ISSO with emphasis on Defense-in-Depth principles, network, and enterprise security architecture
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills ​
Wyetech, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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Tags: Audits Clearance Compliance IAM Monitoring NIST NIST 800-53 Polygraph Risk management RMF TS/SCI Vulnerabilities

Region: North America
Country: United States
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