Information System Security Officer - Annapolis

Technology and Innovation | Security
Same job available in 2 locations

Baltimore, Maryland, United States

Rosslyn, Virginia, United States

Position Summary

We’re looking for an autonomous self-starter with outstanding organizational skills. The Senior Security Analyst will be a member of the GPS Security team and will join a team of cyber security professionals in performing Systems Administration and Information System Security Officer responsibilities across numerous accredited locations. Primary responsibilities will include all aspects of classified systems accreditation, continuous monitoring, procedures, and security plans. The successful candidate will be self-motivated, reliable, able to balance multiple tasks, oversee, coach and mentor team personnel and support the configuration, control, maintenance and troubleshooting of all classified systems to assure compliance, identify and mitigate risks to the Firm. The ISSO must have in-depth knowledge of computer security principles, practices, and procedures to execute a comprehensive Information Security program to meet regulatory guidelines. The ISSO must be able to implement, test and maintain configuration management policies, procedures and assure security compliance with audits & vulnerability assessments.

Recruiting for this role ends on September 30th, 2024.

Work You’ll Do

  • Serve as the primary security business advisor to client account teams, GPS Contracts, Talent, other Enabling Areas as needed, and government clients.
  • Provide daily oversight of team members to ensure work is distributed appropriately, is completed on time, and meets quality standards.
  • Support development of team by delivering appropriate onboarding/ongoing training, providing regular, constructive feedback to support the development of the team, and ensuring personal development goals are being set and met for all team members.
  • Escalate issues and concerns to appropriate managers and senior leadership.
  • Responsible for developing, maintaining, and enforcing all Information Security policies, standards, and guidelines.
  • Reviews and updates SSPs as needed. Evaluates proposed changes to a system to ensure the change does not impact the system's security.
  • Assist with installation and setup of new hardware, including desktops, servers, and networking equipment.
  • Incident response: collaborates internally and externally to develop and support operational procedures to mitigate risks related to classified data spills, intrusions, and unauthorized accesses within Federal compliance guidelines relative to specific Federal agency clients to maintain system integrity and availability.
  • Strong verbal and written skills required providing management status reports and document system changes.
  • Implement baseline changes under tech lead oversight. Review audit logs.
  • Conduct vulnerability scans and check scan reports for compliance.
  • Check POA&M status.
  • Ensure all system users and people with security responsibilities receive their annual awareness training.
  • Assist with the CM for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.
  • Manages changes to systems 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).



  • Strong technical knowledge of security system functions, security policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures to include government security requirements with 32 CFR and ICD 503.
  • Must meet 8570 IAT II requirements to include one of the following certifications: CCNA Security, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP, CASP CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP.
  • Four years of minimal experience with Assessment and Authorization, Information Assurance and supporting a client within the Intelligence Community.
  • Information Assurance experience includes evaluating, testing, certifying and accrediting classified and sensitive but unclassified information systems as well as Commercial Off the Shelf (COTS) and Government Off the Shelf (GOTS) products.
  • Have technical knowledge of security system controls, policies, technical security safeguards, and operational security measures to include various government security requirements and working knowledge of NISPOM, NIST, and ICD 503.
  • Familiarization and understanding and/or training with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publication 800 Series.
  • Knowledge of the latest developments in current Information Systems Security strategies and be familiar with the services Information System Security policies.
  • Team player and can work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without the need for employer sponsorship, now or at any time in the future.
  • This ISSO role is a full-time, GPS Security Corporate position. (not a contract, dependent position)
  • The primary work site is in Annapolis Junction, MD with occasional travel in support of tactical requirements and strategic growth initiatives.
  • Bring executive presence, poise and a commitment to superior quality in all aspects of work
  • Proven ability to develop and secure relationships at all levels within a client organization


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