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ISSO Systems Engineer (Level 5)

Fort George G Meade, MD · Information Technology

Job Description: This is a full-time position requiring 1880 hours of support per year; work is performed at customer site. As a ISSO SE on our team you will support TTO-7 security requirements under the guidance of a more senior ISSO.  You will be responsible for creating/implementing Information Security program; responsible for the Certification and Accreditation of 10-15 System Security Plans (SSPs); 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; and gain familiarity with NIST 800 series publications, DCID 6/3, CNNSI 1253.

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.
  • Knowledge of the ISSO functions required to support SSPs.
  • Position requires TS/SCI clearance with polygraph.
  • Security+ or other equivalent certification to attain ISSO status.


Individual Capabilities/Experience Desired:

  • Works well in a team environment.
  • Documents all plans and actions well.


Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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