Information Systems Security Officer 2

    • CDW
  • Washington, DC
  • Posted 28 days ago | Updated 5 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Certification and accreditation
Information system security
Information systems
Information assurance
Security operations
Risk assessment
Configuration Management
System security
System requirements
Traceability matrix
IT security
Software security
Computer science
Computer hardware
Regulatory Compliance
Cascading style sheets

Job Details

The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) Skill Level 2 provides support for a program. organization, system. or enclave's information assurance program. Provides support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies. Maintains operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed. Assists with the management of security aspects of the information system and performs day-to-day security operations of the system. Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information. Performs vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation. Provides configuration management for information system security software, hardware, and firmware. Manages changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes. Prepares and reviews documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs). Supports security authorization activities in compliance with NSA/CSS Information System Certification and Accreditation Process (NISCAP) and DoD Information Assurance Certification and Accreditation Process (DIACAP).

The Skill Level 2 Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) shall possess the following capabilities:
  • Plan and coordinate the IT security programs and policies
  • Manage and control changes to the system and assess the security impact of those changes
  • Obtain C&A for ISs under their purview
  • Provide support for a program, organization, system, or enclave's information assurance program
  • Serve as the Approval Authority for ISs under their control

  • Ten (10) years of experience as an ISSO on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity are required.
  • Experience is to include at least two (2) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools and hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; encryption techniques/tools.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required.
  • DoD 8570 compliance with Information Assurance Management (JAM) Level I or higher is required.
  • Four (4) years of additional experience as an ISSO may be substituted for a Bachelor's degree.