Senior Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 7/2/2020

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Job Description

Do you possess expertise in information security practices with a focus on information systems security?

Are you interested in applying your skills in a high impact long-term contract role with a growing organization?

If so, we may have the ideal opportunity for you with our client in DC.

This is a contract to hire opportunity. Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a United States Citizen or Permanent Resident with an active Secret clearance.

Responsibilities of the Senior ISSO:
  • Track and monitor security authorization packages
  • Collaborate with developers as systems expert to ensure proper certification/approval processes
  • Review information assurance compliance validation tests and reports; create risk assessment reports
  • Manage and maintain project documentation repository
  • Lead and mentor junior staff
Requirements of the Senior ISSO:
  • At least 15 years of IS experience with a focus on ISSO; or,
  • Master's degree in Cyber Security and 8 years of experience
  • At least one advanced security certification - CISSP, Security+, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in end to end preparation and review
  • Ability to provide expertise and guidance on security practices and vulnerability assessment
  • Familiarity with FISMA NIST standards for security authorization packages
  • Experience with monitoring tools: Nessus, WebInspect, etc.
  • Clear and effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to collaborate across technical teams and managers
Keywords: Senior ISSO, Information Systems Security Officer, Secret Clearance, Cyber Security, FISMA, NIST

Job ID: 337379

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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