Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)


The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) will lead and manage the Certification and Accreditation (C&A) process, technical reviews, System Security Plans (SSPs), and review and correct plans of action and milestones (POAMs). The ISSO helps establish the guidelines that the C&A process will follow and assures compliance with National Industrial Security Program (NISP) operating requirements.

  • Draft and review all C&A documentation and provide security lifecycle support to ensure security is appraised in all phases from concept through decommissioning.
  • Provide advice and assistance in developing SSPs, CONOPS, and test plans according to C&A lifecycle best practices.
  • Develop, implement, review, and evaluate System Security Plans, Interconnection Security Agreements, Risk Assessments, Plan of Actions and Milestones (POAM), System Requirements Traceability Matrix (SRTM), Security Assessment Reports, Contingency Plans and other required documentation to satisfy C&A/Assessment and Authorization (A&A) requirements in accordance with DoD policies and procedures.
  • Develop Risk Management Framework (RMF) to achieve an Authority-to-Operate (ATO).
  • Perform IS security briefings and properly maintain all required security reports and logs, report all security incidents to the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM), and investigate, document, and report protective and corrective measures in response to self-inspection and incidents.
  • Support all aspects of access control, incident notification, and continuous improvement.
  • Other duties as assigned

  • High school diploma or GED required
  • 4+ years of related experience
  • Experience supporting the development of accreditation packages through the RMF process
  • CompTia Security + or government approved equivalent
  • Secret clearance is required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Well-organized and communicates effectively at multiple levels regarding system concepts and applications.
  • Able to quickly learn new systems and associated applications for proficient execution of tasks.
  • Manage multiple tasks and activities within a fast-paced operating environment to ensure compliance and deliver customer support services.
  • Deliver high quality technical support services and effectively manage incident resolution and Customer Success.
  • Must have the ability to work evenings, weekends, or holidays as required, to meet business needs.
  • Speak effectively before groups of internal and/or external customers or employees and maintain a high-level of integrity and accountability.

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