Senior Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

    • Peraton
  • Fort Huachuca, AZ
  • Posted 50 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
USD 146,000.00 - 234,000.00 per year
Full Time


Information system security
Continuous monitoring
Security controls
System security
Risk assessment
Information assurance
Adobe AIR
Regulatory Compliance
Business analytics
Mergers and acquisitions

Job Details

About Peraton
Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world's leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can't be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we're keeping people around the world safe and secure.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Ensure the day-to-day implementation, oversight, continuous monitoring, and maintenance of the security configuration, practices, and procedures for each IS
Provide liaison support between the system owner and other IS security personnel
Ensure that selected security controls are implemented and operating as intended during all phases of the IS lifecycle
Ensure that system security documentation is developed, maintained, reviewed, and updated on a continuous basis
Conduct required IS vulnerability scans according to risk assessment parameters.
Develop Plan of Action and Milestones (POAMs) in response to reported security vulnerabilities
Manage the risks to ISs and other assets by coordinating appropriate correction or mitigation actions, and oversee and track the timely completion of (POAMs)
Coordinate system owner concurrence for correction or mitigation actions
Monitor security controls for ISs to maintain security Authorized to Operate (ATO)
Upload all security control evidence to the Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) application to support security control implementation during the monitoring phase
Ensure that changes to an IS, its environment, and/or operational needs that may affect the authorization status are reported to the system owner and IS Security Manager (ISSM)
Ensure the removal and retirement of ISs being decommissioned in coordination with the system owner, ISSM, and ISSR



Basic Qualifications:

Active Top-Secret/SCI
Minimum of 8 years with BS/BA; Minimum of 6 years with MS/MA; Minimum of 3 years with PhD
Possess DoD 8570.01-M Information Assurance Technician (IAT) Level III Baseline Certification
Certified Authorization Professional (CAP) certification
Must posses an active, OR have the ability to obtain within 90 days of hire date, an ITIL Foundations Certification

Target Salary Range

$146,000 - $234,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.

SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range

An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values

At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We're fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

Paid Time-Off and Holidays
Life & Disability Insurance
Career Development
Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
Paid Parental Leave
Additional Benefits
Medical, Dental, & Vision Care