ISSO with Secret

Clearance Level
Information Security
Chantilly, Virginia
Falls Church, Virginia

REQ#: RQ104265

Travel Required: Less than 10%
Requisition Type: Regular

We are seeking an experienced Information Systems Security Officer.  The individual assigned to this position will have various responsibilities that relate to the protection of Classified and Critical Unclassified Information (CUI) and other security interests which may include: special nuclear material; and various types of proprietary information.

  • Serve as Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)
  • Performs computer security functions as assigned, including preparation of System Security Plans (SSPs), computer security briefings, computer/network security audits and inventory
  • Supports security authorization activities in compliance with the Risk Management Framework process (RMF)
  • Provide guidance to other team members for implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information
  • Enforce information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program
  • Provide CM for security-relevant information system software, hardware, and firmware
  • Assist with the management of security aspects of the information system and perform day-to- day security operations of the system
  • Participate in the development or revision of security related policies and procedures
  • Manage and control changes to the system and assessing the security impact of those changes
  • Generate and maintain required IS security documentation including Systems Security Plans (SSP), Continuous Monitoring Plans, Security Control Traceability Matrices, Risk Assessments, Plan of Action & Milestones (POA&M), equipment specifications, practices and procedures.
  • Interact with customers, IT staff, and high-level corporate officers

Must have:

  • 9+ years security experience or Bachelor’s Degree with 3+ years of experience
  • Must possess active Secret clearance
  • Experience in supporting Information Technology (IT) within a classified environment
  • Must possess working knowledge of and experience with NISPOM, ICD 503, CNSS 1253, and/or NIST SP 800 series
  • Knowledge of technical standards relating to systems security; experience administering Windows operating systems, experience with large-scale server systems, system virtualization and other related peripherals
  • DoD 8570/8140 compliant with a minimum certification of Security +; CISSP, CAP, CISA, CEH, or CISM
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office Suite

Preferred Experience:

  • Experience bringing in and supporting a SIPR enclave
  • Well organized, able to multi-task and handle competing priorities and deadlines, detail oriented
  • Experience in using eMASS
  • Experience with security hardening, assessment and reporting tools such as: SCAP, STIG, ACAS, SPLUNK, and Nessus

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, 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.

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.