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Information System Security Officer (ISSO) - (TS/SCI Required)

Carlsbad, CA 92009

Posted: 11/21/2022 Employment Type: Direct Placement Category: Information Security Analysts Job Number: 95672

Job Description

Job Responsibilities


Keeping our systems, technology, and employees safe is a key priority for our company. As a member of the Information Assurance team, you will focus on the day-to-day information system security requirements, serve as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the Information Assurance realm, and provide innovative solutions to complex problems.
  • Work independently as well as with a team of Information Assurance Professionals.
  • Responsible for ensuring Information System Compliance with the potential to span multiple business areas or programs.
  • Maintain a thorough understanding of NIST 800-53 controls, and determine which controls are applicable to the application, as well as document implementation in Security Controls Tractability Matrix (SCTM).
  • Document compliance actions within the approved automated compliance tracking system or develop a Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M) to address non-compliance.
  • Participate in internal/external security audits/inspections; performs risk assessments and Continuous Monitoring.
  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with the governing authority approved authorization package and customer directives
  • Develop procedures and documentation to ensure compliance with Configuration Management (CM) for security-relevant IS software, hardware, and firmware.
  • Ensure proper protection and / or corrective measures have been taken when an incident or vulnerability has been discovered.
  • Deal courteously and effectively with a diverse group of individuals
  • Work well under pressure and use good problem-solving skills


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in a DoD, IC, or other industrial security program and in-depth understanding of ICD 503, Joint Special Access Program Implementation Guide (JSIG) and overall understanding of DoD Risk Manage Framework (RMF) process.
  • Experience working with vulnerability and compliance scanning tools. (Nessus, SCAP, ACAS)
  • Familiarity with network technologies (LAN & WAN) and best practices within a classified environment to include crypto and key management
  • Working knowledge with Microsoft Windows operating systems (workstation & server), Linux, and system virtualization in a secure network environment.
  • DoD 8570.1/DoD 8140.01 Certification – Security+ CE a minimum
  • Active Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility

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  • Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
  • Years of Experience: Other
  • Travel: None
  • Citizenship: US Citizenship required
  • Clearance: Active United States Top Secret / SCI Clearance
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