Senior Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in Durham, NC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 9/25/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contract to Hire
  • Location:
    Durham, NC
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  • Experience:
    Not Specified
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Job Description

Do you possess cyber security expertise, coupled with knowledge of NIST standards and compliance? Would you like to work for a key government integrator on issues of national importance? If so, we might have just the role for you with our leading client in Morrisville! 

Due to client requirement, applicants must be willing and able to work on a w2 basis. For our w2 consultants, 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 System Security Officer (ISSO):

  • Collaborate with security officers to ensure appropriate security measures are executed
  • Review and continuously monitor implemented security controls
  • Create and maintain security checklists, templates, and tools
  • Leverage NIST 800-53A knowledge to perform security control assessment
  • Evaluate and mitigate system security risks

Requirements of the Senior Information System Security Officer (ISSO):

  • Bachelor's or Master's in a technical discipline
  • At least 10 years of experience as an Information Assurance Analyst for IT programs
  • At least one of the following certifications: CompTIA Security+, CPTE, CEH
  • Knowledge of security countermeasures and overall RMF and NIST compliance
  • Experience as a security consultant in risk and compliance
  • Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills

Keywords: Senior Information System Security Officer, ISSO, Information Assurance Analyst, CompTIA Security+, RMF, NIST, RIsk and Compliance

Job ID: 329625

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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