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ISSO - Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly
Title:ISSO - Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly
Job ID:19-075-015
Location:Herndon, VA
Keywords:DoD, Information Assurance, Information Security, Information Technology, SCIF
Clearance Req'd:TS/SCI Poly

ISSO - Top Secret/SCI with CI Poly - Direct hire with our client, a premier satellite communications (SATCOM) and solutions provider.


In the ISSO role you will establish and enforce security policies to protect the company’s infrastructure, networks and data. You will further designs, integrate and promote security features, products, and procedures to ensure operational system certification and accreditation. Additionally, you will manage the Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (SCIF) and Communications Security (COMSEC) programs for the company's secure facilities including the Network Operations Center (NOC). Further, you will support the Facility Security Officer (FSO) in security responsibilities.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or computer science
  • Five (5) years experience as an Information Systems Security Officer or ISSO
  • Experience with using XACTA or other risk management tools
  • Ability to develop policies & procedures to meet security requirements
  • Ability to troubleshoot IT related and network problems
  • Ability to certify & manage a Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF)
  • Possess knowledge of ICD-503, NISPOM, NIST SP800-53 and NIST Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) Publication 199/200
  • Knowledge of processes for receipt, safeguard, disposition,accounting of, and troubleshooting Communication Security (COMSEC) equipment
  • Knowledge and experience in NIST 800 series guidance for network security
  • Review, prepare, and update ATO packages in accordance with NIST Risk Management Framework and customer policy, procedures and guidelines

Essential Job Functions:

  • Researches, develops, implements, tests and reviews the company's information security in order to protect information and prevent unauthorized access
  • Assesses the impacts on system modifications and technological advances
  • Manages all aspects of Information Assurance (IA) requirements in support of Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) requirements
  • Serves as the technical expert responsible for administering local area networks and stand-alone information systems
  • Responsible for router, switch and firewall configurations and auditing
  • Initiates corrective measures when a cybersecurity incident is discovered
  • Assists in the development and submission of Risk Management Framework (RMF) accreditation documentation, including applicable policies and procedures
  • Performs system security lock-down and configurations of all assigned hardware/software IAW DCSA guidance and DISA STIG requirements
  • Performs Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) scans and mitigates discovered vulnerabilities
  • Maintains SCI applications for IPA certifications
  • Maintains SCI logs for all incoming outgoing equipment and materials
  • Serves as the COMSEC/CRYPTO account/equipment manager
  • Manages Access Control System (ACS) / Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS)
  • 10% travel, available for after-hours assistance


Reston Technology Center and the hiring entity are both Equal Opportunity Employers

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