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1292- Cloud Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Crystal City, Virginia
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The client is currently seeking talented and motivated Cloud Information Systems Security Officers (ISSOs) to support development teams in the implementation and accreditation of secure cloud-based digital platforms. As an integral member of the Monitoring and Compliance Team, you will help lead IA efforts to secure and protect mission critical agency systems and sensitive data.


  • Conducting security assessments, security authorizations, and evaluations of applications and systems processing sensitive or classified information
  • Developing and maintaining security documentation, including system security plans, risk assessments, Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M), contingency plans, incident response plans, IT security policies and procedures, etc.
  • Providing continuous monitoring to enforce client security policies/procedures.
  • Creating processes and reports/scorecards/dashboards that provide increased visibility to system owners and other stakeholders.
  • Monitoring configuration management changes and assessing the vulnerability impacts of modifications for each system.
  • Ensuring that system security requirements are addressed/implemented throughout the system lifecycle.
  • Ensuring implementation of controls and processes to maintain an overall strong system security posture
  • Performing vulnerability and risk assessment analysis
  • Developing, maintaining, and facilitating closure of POA&Ms


  • 10 years of experience in software engineering, program design and implementation, configuration management, or maintenance, integration or testing, and information system engineering
  • 5 years of experience in system security analysis and implementation; cybersecurity/IA engineering; and strong understanding of protocols and interface standards
  • 1 year of experience with a major cloud provider


  • AWS (or other similar CSPs) core services and security controls
  • Developing Authorization to Operate (ATO) packages for cloud-based applications/systems
  • Strong demonstrated experience prioritizing needs, requirements and other issues
  • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) -OR- Security+ and extensive demonstrated IA experience


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