Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in Suitland-Silver Hill, MD at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 1/7/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

We have an excellent opportunity for an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) with our industry-leading security client in Suitland.

This is a contract to hire position. Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen with an active Secret clearance. CISSP certification also required.

Responsibilities of the Information Systems Security Officer:

  • Coordinate, document, and manage annual system assessment and authorization activities
  • Draw on extensive experience and knowledge of federal security guidelines and PM techniques to accomplish goals
  • Ensure all networks, devices, and equipment are compliant with FISMA and related federal security IT requirements

Requirements of the Information Systems Security Officer:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or relevant technical field and CISSP certification
  • At least 8 years of experience in a related field, including IT project management
  • Knowledge of federal information system security guidelines
  • Experience with security monitoring systems and solid networking knowledge
  • Passion for problem solving and making data-driven decisions
  • Ability to drive projects forward to completion
  • Ability to work on multiple projects concurrently
  • Strong attention to detail and the ability to deliver to deadlines
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills

Keywords: Information Systems Security Officer, ISSO, FISMA, NIST, CISSP, Cyber Security, Clearance Job, Secret Clearance

Job ID: 347812

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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