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Sr. Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - IT / Cyber Security

About the Sr. Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) Job Opening

The ISSO works as an integral member of a IT / Cyber Security team that supports security initiatives for the United States government.

  • Independently develop Assessment & Authorization (A&A) packages (Risk Assessment, SSP, IT Contingency Plans, etc.)
  • Conduct all steps of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Risk Management Framework
  • Provide expert advice to developers, administrators, and others during system development lifecycle
  • Assist in the Security Control Assessment (SCA) process
  • Set and maintain schedules and ISSO checklists
  • Improve security controls and enhance system security
  • Develop Security Impact Assessments
  • Manage Plans of Action & Milestomes (POA&M) and assist with remediation
  • Conduct and review vulnerability scans (Nessus, WebInspect, IP360), make recommendations to senior leadership
  • Act as the main POC expert for all security related matters for assigned systems
  • Proactively monitor CERT and similar organizations for potential vulnerabilities that could impact assigned systems and develop mitigation plans
Required Qualifications
  • At least 15 years of experience in information security or 8+ years and a Master's degree in a related field
  • Extensive experience developing A&A packages, FISMA and NIST
  • At least one active security-related certification (e.g. CISSP, CEH, CISA, CISM, CRISC, etc.)
  • Superior communication skills
  • Experience effectively managing multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating and ensuring scheduled goals are met
  • Ability to mentor and lead junior staff
  • Take ownership of system security and meeting deadlines
  • Guide engineers, analysts and managers on related programs
  • Experience with Nessus, WebInspect, IP360 or similar tools
  • Prior experience as an ISSO
  • Active Secret clearance
Desired Qualifications
  • CISSP preferred
  • Experience with DHS or DoD requirements
About Us

Founded in 2004, eGlobalTech (eGT) is a leading management and IT consulting firm in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Our focus is to provide the public sector with innovative solutions, leveraging cutting-edge tools and methodologies to meet the Government s most pressing business needs. To achieve this objective, our core practice areas strategy, IT solutions development, cyber security, and cloud computing are integrated to provide clients with comprehensive end-to-end results. This integration enables our highly motivated teams to thrive in a culture that encourages out-of-the-box thinking, collaboration and an environment where you can excel. For more information, please visit our website at

TypeRegular Full-TimeUS Citizen RequiredYes Job LocationUS-DC-WashingtonActive Security Clearance RequiredSecretStatusCurrentClearance StatusActive

Equal Employment Opportunity:

eGlobalTech is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. EEO is the Law

Associated topics: cybersecurity, forensic, identity, identity access management, information assurance, information technology security, leak, phish, security, threat

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