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Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

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Job ID: 2210421
Location: HANSCOM AFB, MA, United States
Date Posted: Aug 16, 2022
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cybersecurity Spec
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description


SAIC is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Cyber Engineer/Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to be a part of our team at Hanscom AFB, MA. As a member of the team, you'll be providing cybersecurity and Risk Management Framework (RMF) support to a test and integration lab that supports automated deployment of secure environments for application development and testing.

The test and integration lab is part of a greater project to provide key design, installation, and research support to successfully implement a DevSecOps pipeline meant to allow greater collaboration with our customer community and application developers. This project is on the forefront of new technologies and concepts including zero trust architecture and multi-level security, and SAIC will design, build, and test systems meant to enable application development for our customer community. If you're looking to expand your career with high-value skillsets, please apply!

Key Duties/Responsibilities:

  • With a team, properly configure operating systems and devices according to DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs), Security Requirements Guides (SRGs), and vendor best practices on a hyperconverged infrastructure.
  • Scan systems using Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) scanning and remediate findings.
  • Provide software architecture, systems engineering, security verification and validation.
  • Develop evidence and artifacts in accordance with NIST SP 800-53 rev5 and JSIG standards to support a RMF authorization to operation (ATO) decision.
  • Assist with developing and maintaining interconnection security agreements with external networks.
  • Develop and implement continuous monitoring strategy to maintain a continuous ATO.
  • Analyze proposed system, network, and software designs for potential vulnerabilities, and recommend mitigations and/or countermeasures.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelors and nine (9) years or more experience; Masters and seven (7) years or more experience; PhD or JD and four (4) years or more experience.
  • 3 years experience achieving and/or maintaining system ATOs under the RMF
  • DoD 8570 IAM Level II certification
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Desired Skills/Qualifications:

  • Experience with RMF authorization for Special Access Programs (SAP).
  • Experience with cyber tabletop assessments and blue team events.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.


SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence, and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective, and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are more than 26,500 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a respectful work culture based on diversity, equity, and inclusion that values all contributors. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.1 billion. For more information, visit

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