Information Security System Professional (ISSO) - US Citizenship required

Clearance Level
Information Security
Alexandria, Virginia

REQ#: RQ53151

Travel Required: None
Public Trust: Other
Requisition Type: Regular

Provide information security support to the CSPD Security Office, ISSM, and ISSO regarding receiving and/or renewing ATOs (Authority to Operate) and passing audits.


  • Research, develop, implement, test and review CSPD’s information security in order to protect information and prevent unauthorized access.
  • ISSOs shall inform users about security measures, explain potential threats, install software, implement security measures and monitor networks.
  • Gather information necessary to maintain security and establish functioning external barriers such as firewalls and other security measures.
  • Define, create and maintain the documentation for certification and accreditation of each information system in accordance with government requirements.
  • Assess the impacts on system modifications and technological advances.
  • Review systems and logs in order to identify potential security weaknesses, verify security methods, and recommend improvements to amend vulnerabilities
  • Implement and document findings and changes.
  • Assist in managing and maintaining and closing vulnerabilities
  • Assist in managing and maintaining a plan of action and milestones (POA&M)
  • Inspecting computer hardware prior to disposal
  • Assist with assessing and responding to security-related requests within various ticketing systems
  • Assist with maintaining operational security posture for information systems
  • Assist with performing risk assessment analysis to support Assessment and Authorization (A&A)
  • Assist with preparing and reviewing A&A documentation in accordance with ICD 503

Required Skills:

  • Candidates must be highly analytical and effectively able to troubleshoot and prioritize needs, requirements and other issues.
  • Candidates must be able to work in partnership with Government and other contractor personnel within the Government work space. 
  • Candidates need excellent communications, teamwork, leadership and conflict management skills.

Contract requires:

  • US Citizenship
  • Ability  to maintain Customs and Border Protection Public Trust Suitability (required to start)

Education: DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS: BA/BS, 8+ years experience

  • Five years of IT security experience for Federal customer

We are GDIT. The people supporting some of the most complex government, defense, and intelligence projects across the country. We deliver. Bringing the expertise needed to understand and advance critical missions. We transform. Shifting the ways clients invest in, integrate, and innovate technology solutions. We ensure today is safe and tomorrow is smarter. We are there. On the ground, beside our clients, in the lab, and everywhere in between. Offering the technology transformations, strategy, and mission services needed to get the job done.

GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.