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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Company: Engility Corporation
Location: Reston
Posted on: June 9, 2021

Job Description:

SAIC is looking for an onsite senior-level Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to support a stand-alone closed environment. The ISSO assists the ISSM (Information Systems Security Manager) and technical support, on IT and information system security issues affecting the mission of the customer by implementing security controls on the information system. Supporting best security practices, policies and technologies in accordance to DoD/DISA/DCSA policy guidance. The ISSO is responsible for successful reviews, audits and vulnerability reports of the Information System.

Must have demonstrated ability as an ISSO:

  • Understanding security best practices in a DevOps environment.
  • Familiar with Windows and LINUX command-line level activities to configure, troubleshoot, and analyze.
  • Hands on experience with command line interface Windows/LINUX security audits.
  • Knowledge and experience of Enterprise network and cloud based system infrastructure.
  • Perform periodic reviews of technical security assessments, vulnerability management and remediation, familiarization with tools such as SCAP Tools, ACAS, STIGs, SRGs, Fortify, McAfee, Aqua, NexusIQ, and Splunk
  • Configure Fortify scans and interpret scan reports.
  • Experience working with DoD classified IT system security configuration and processes.
  • Execute data transfers between disconnected information systems.
  • Provide security design guidance and analysis to the project team throughout the RMF process.
  • Collaborate with the System Administrators in the design, build, and test of systems.
  • Work in coordination with SA to support software/firmware updates/version release/security patches and respond to security incidents.
  • Collaborate with the SAs to ensure CCB changes are implemented, tested, and validated.


  • Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in computer science, information systems, engineering or other related discipline, plus 5-8 years of security and system administration experience.
  • DoD8570 compliance with Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level 2 or higher is required with valid Security CE Certification.
  • Knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) processes and implementation of SOPs.
  • Ideal candidate will be self-motivated, quick learner, organized, critical thinking and detail oriented.
  • Must be a great communicator (written and verbal) with the ability to work independently and within a group
  • Active SECRET Clearance with ability to obtain TS

Keywords: Engility Corporation, Reston , Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO), Other , Reston, Virginia

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