Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Clearance Level
Information Security
Washington, District of Columbia
Remote, Based in District of Columbia

REQ#: RQ92890

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Public Trust: BI Full 6C (T4)
Requisition Type: Regular

We are GDIT, one of the largest IT and mission services providers to the government. We offer our customers the power of choice through a vast cloud ecosystem. 

GDIT is your place. You make it your own by bringing your passion for accelerating the cloud. By owning your opportunity at GDIT, you are helping to ensure our mission is never interrupted. Our work depends on an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) joining our team to support federal customer activities in Washington, DC.

At GDIT, people are our differentiator. As an Information System Security Officer (ISSO), you will be trusted to design, develop, and recommend integrated security system solutions that will ensure proprietary and confidential data and systems are protected

In this role, you will:

  • Design, develop, and recommend integrated security system solutions that will ensure proprietary and confidential data and systems are protected.
  • Provide technical engineering services for the support of integrated security systems and solutions.
  • Interface with clients in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into technical designs.
  • Configure and validate secure complex systems, tests security products and systems to detect security weaknesses.

What you’ll need:

  • 10+ years of experience in managing complex regulatory and audit program, focusing on secured cloud capabilities, to include Authorization to Operate (ATO) in multi-tenant environment
  • Experience working with the National Institute of Standards National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) requirements and reporting
  • Experience in managing security Certification and Accreditation activities utilizing common control frameworks
  • Experience with risk mitigation and selecting or designing appropriate security controls for implementation
  • Experience applying cloud security concepts, requirements, design development, implementation, and integration for existing and new technology product offerings
  • Experience with overseeing compliance programs in Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, PCI DSS, and FedRamp cloud environments
  • Experience in coordinating, monitoring and tracking security activities across multiple organizations
  • Experience in managing security posture of cloud environment, and working with engineering teams to remediate, and communicating overall risk of environment while identifying areas of improvement
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with DevSecOps
  • BA or BS degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, or Mathematics
  • CISSP and/or CISA certification


●           401K with company match

●           Diverse, highly collaborative teams

●           Challenging work that makes a real impact on the world around you

●           Internal mobility team dedicated to helping you own your career

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.