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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) Systems Engineer (Level 5)

Fort George G Meade, MD · Information Technology
Job Description:
The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) will support security requirements under the guidance of a more senior ISSO.  Duties will include:
  • Responsible for creating/implementing Information Security program.
  • Responsible for the Certification and Accreditation of 10-15 System Security Plan (SSP).
  • Create/modify all C&A documentation (SSP, SECONOPs, diagrams, Continuous Monitoring Plans, etc).
  • Provide information system security guidance through the Risk Management Framework from initial start up to implementation.
  • Perform self-testing on information systems and completion of SRTMs.
Individual Capabilities/Experience Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree or advanced degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or other related discipline plus at least 15 years of systems engineering experience. A Master’s degree or PhD may be substituted for two years of experience. A high school diploma or GED plus 19 years of systems engineering experience would also be acceptable.
  • Minimum of CWIP IAT Level 1 certification
  • Knowledge of the ISSO functions required to support SSPs.
  • Familiarity with NIST 800 series publications, DCID 6/3, CNNSI 1253.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.
Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:
  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Documents all plans and actions well.
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