Job Category: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Northern Virginia

Candidates must already possess a current and active TS/SCI with FSP clearance to be considered for this position


The candidate would be responsible for working across the division to support various scrum teams and critical systems that contain very sensitive data.

The successful candidate will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Perform system scan to include but not limited to network devices (e.g. routers, switches, firewalls), servers (e.g. Windows, Linux), databases (e.g. Oracle, MySQL, SQL Server, etc.), and web services (e.g. IIS, Apache, Tomcat, Phusion Passenger, etc.), and document the findings within a system Plan of Actions and Milestones (POA&M).
  • Be responsible for ensuring the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for an information system (IS) and as such, works in close collaboration with the Information System Security Manager.
  • Have the detailed knowledge and expertise required to manage the security aspects of an IS and is assigned responsibility for the day-to-day security operations of a system.
  • Actively works closely with the IGO, Information System Security Manager, Data Owner, System Owner and plays an active role in monitoring a system and its environment of operation to include developing and updating the System Security Plan (SSP), managing and controlling changes to the system, and assessing the security impact of those changes.
  • Ensure systems are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and procedures as outlined in the security authorization package;
  • Attend technical and security training (e.g., operating system, networking, security management) relative to assigned duties;
  • Report all security-related incidents to the Information System Security Manager;
    Conduct periodic reviews of ISs to ensure compliance with the security authorization package;
  • Coordinate any changes or modifications to hardware, software, or firmware of a system with the Information System Security Manager prior to the change;
  • Monitor system recovery processes to ensure security features and procedures are properly restored and functioning correctly;
  • Ensure all IS security-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals;
  • Ensure audit records are collected and reviewed;
  • Review of audit logs and continuous monitoring tools for IT systems to identify anomalies, hacking, or insider threats;
  • Work with peers in related Security disciplines to develop, coordinate, publish, and maintain a common body of security training materials, standards, directives, policies and procedures to enhance the security program in protecting sensitive information;
  • Build strong relationships within the Security organization and IT staff to hone best practices and drive consistency, and also coordinate with program management;
  • Train and consult with fellow ISSOs and others, who accomplish day-to-day tasks

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