Senior Information Security Systems Officer in Falls Church, VA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 9/24/2019

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Job Description

Eliassen Group has partnered with a large government integrator to find a Senior Information Systems Security Officer in Falls Church. This is a long-term opportunity with a career-oriented client. If you are looking for a career home for years to come, please apply!

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance. We offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the Senior Information Security Systems Officer:

  • Works with Officers to ensure operational security measures are implemented
  • Assess and mitigate system security risks and determine requirements for implementation and testing
  • Monitor security controls and perform assessments
  • Perform risk analyses to recommend safeguards
  • Mitigate system vulnerabilities and recommend controls
  • Prepare security authorization packages aligned with client requirements
  • Develop core documents
  • Maintain client-specific Plan of Action and Milestones; and support remediation activities
  • Keep an inventory of hardware and software for the information system
  • Develop, test, and train Contingency and Incident Response planning
  • Conduct independent scans of application, network, and database

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree, PhD or JD in a technical specialty such as cyber security, computer science, management information systems or related IT field
  • Certified in CompTIA Security+, CPTE, or CEH
  • At least 10 years of experience working as an Information Assurance Analyst for an information technology, information assurance, or information management program
Requirements of the Senior Information Security Systems Officer:
  • Strong ability to influence stakeholders in the execution of security and compliance requirements
  • Knowledge of the security countermeasures
  • Experience as a Security consultant in Risk and Compliance
  • Understand Assurance Practices and Risk Management
  • Knowledge of security audit and accreditation processes
  • Ability to interpret requests for proposals and reply to requirements

Keywords: ISSO, CompTIA Security+, Assurance Practices, Risk Management, Senior Information Security Systems Officer

Job ID: 329629

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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