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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

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Job ID: 2405441
Location: CHANTILLY, VA, United States
Date Posted: Apr 30, 2024
Category: Cyber
Subcategory: Cyber GRC
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: TS/SCI with Poly
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: None
Potential for Remote Work: No Remote
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Job Description


SAIC's Corporate Security Team is looking for an experienced Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) supporting our team in Chantilly, Virginia. You may be eligible for a $10,000 sign on bonus! Will consider relocation. 

SAIC is seeking a knowledgeable and self-driven candidate to join an outstanding Information Assurance / InfoSec team. Must be a result-oriented individual able to work on multiple systems. The candidate will have effective interpersonal skills, ability to work with customers, employees, and leaders within and outside the organization. The candidate will be looked to as an IA SME and will have various support teams to help manage the systems. 
 Responsibilities Include: 

  • Provide support for proposing, coordinating, implementing, and enforcing information systems security policies, standards, and methodologies
  • Maintain operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure information systems security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed
  • Understanding of the US Government system accreditation process under Risk Management Framework (RMF); including directives: Intelligence Community Directive 503 (ICD-503), Committee on National Security Systems Instruction (CNSSI) 1253, Defense Security Service Assessment and Authorization Process Manual (DAAPM), and the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM Chapter 8)
  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support assessment and accreditation
  • Consult on the design, development, integration, and configuration management for information system security software, hardware, and firmware
  • Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes
  • Evaluate security solutions to ensure they meet security requirements for processing classified information.
  • Prepare and review documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, ATO packages, and SRTMs
  • Coordinate government approvals, program needs, as well as corporate and customer compliance
  • Assist in conducting comprehensive investigation of computer security incidents
  • Utilize corporate and customer enterprise tools to manage, maintain, audit, track, and document systems (ADO, ServiceNow, MS Teams, etc.)


Required Education and Qualifications:

  • Active TS/SCI with FS Polygraph
  • US Citizenship Required
  • DoD 8570 IAT/IAM level II or III certificate
  • Bachelor's and ten (10) years overall experience, or Master's and eight (8) years overall experience
  • 5+ years' experience performing and providing security support to hardware, software, and applications
  • Self-starter with the ability to operate independently without supervision but also plays well with others and wants to help the team and mission succeed
  • Proficient and effective written and verbal communicator, able to initiate communication with SAIC management and Government agencies for support and compliance requirements

Desired Qualifications:

  • Desire to learn
  • Desire to be part of a team
  • Desire to support a mission

SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

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 focused on advancing the power of technology and innovation to serve and protect our world. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in mission IT, enterprise IT, engineering services and professional services. We integrate emerging technology, rapidly and securely, into mission critical operations that modernize and enable critical national imperatives.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $7.4 billion. For more information, visit For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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