Information Assurance Officer

Clearance Level
IT Quality Assurance
Eglin AFB, Florida
Onsite Workplace
REQ#: RQ140498
Requisition Type: Regular
Your Impact

Own your opportunity to work with the largest government agency in the nation. Make an impact by advancing the Department of Defense’s mission to keep our country safe and secure.

Job Description

GDIT is seeking a Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to help support the 513th Electronic Warfare Squadron (EWS).

Job Description:

We are seeking a highly motivated and experienced Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to join our team supporting the 513th Electronic Warfare Squadron at Elgin AFB FL. The ideal candidate will have a solid understanding of information security concepts and be responsible for the day-to-day security operations of 513th EWS information systems.

In this role, a typical day will include:

  • Obtain Authorization to Operate (ATO) for networks
  • Collaborate with ISOs, ISSOs/ISSMs, and SCAs on various network security requirements and activities
  • Develop and regularly update NIST RMF documentation, including System Security Plans (SSPs) and Security Assessment Reports (SARs)
  • Document and Audit using complex security solutions used for continuous monitoring capabilities (e.g. HBSS, ACAS, Solarwinds)
  • Redesign IA processes and procedures to improve security and user satisfaction
  • Train and monitor over 200 active users per network boundary
  • Oversee the Assured File Transfer (AFT) of over 1,000 manual data transfers per year
  • Collaborate with primary contractor Lockheed Martin (LM) and Joint Strike Fighter Program Office (JPO) in the development of the squadron’s Information Assurance Standard Operating Procedures (IASOP)
  • Ensure information systems’ users adhere to security policies and procedures
  • Perform media control by properly logging, storing, transferring, and/or destroying items as they enter/leave facilities
  • Ensure all users of information systems have the appropriate clearance, need-to-know, and proper training before granting access to the information system
  • Notify appropriate personnel when changes to the operating environment result in security-relevant changes
  • Monitor and ensure system restoration procedures are working properly; and execute the cyber security portion of the recovery procedures, if necessary.


  • CompTIA Security+ CE certificate or equivalent IAM I certification
  • Active DoD Secret Level Security Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret
  • 5+ years of experience in Information Assurance/Information Security
  • Strong understanding of security concepts and regulations (e.g. NIST, RMF, FISMA)
  • Experience with continuous monitoring tools (e.g. HBSS, ACAS, Solarwinds)
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and collaboration skills

Ability to work well in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

Travel Required: None
About Our Work

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.

COVID-19 Vaccination

GDIT does not have a vaccination mandate applicable to all employees. To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, however, GDIT may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

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.