ISSO/ISSM - Military veterans preferred

ManTech (


  full-time   employee   contract

United States

ISSO’s primary function is working within Programs supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies executing and leading efforts to ensure system compliance within the Risk Management Framework and associated policy, procedures and guidelines. Maintains the availability and integrity of the enviornment. Designs, integrates and promotes security features, products, and procedures to ensure operational system certification and accreditation. Assesses and mitigates system vulnerabilities.

The ISSO/ISSM will be an integral member of a multi-functional 10 person Help Desk team, responsible for supporting the customer's network requirements and mission needs. This position will support 8 hours/day, 5 days a week. There is an on call requirement to support the customer's mission needs when required.

General Responsibilities:

• Reviewing, preparing, and updating ATO packages in accordance with NIST Risk Management Framework and customer policy, procedures and guidelines
• Identify and communicate changes that might affect information system (IS) security authorization status
• Perform self-inspections, provide security coordination and review of system test plans
• Identify vulnerabilities and work with technical subject matter experts to identify and implement countermeasures
• Contribute to various technical review and inspection teams
• Assist with security surveys at subordinate facilities and gather pertinent security documentation for inclusion into system authorization packages
• Coordinate, prepare, and track IS inspections, reports, and responses
• Conduct IS vulnerability scanning (familiarity with Tenable Nessus and HP Fortify is a plus)
• Deploy and configure security scanning tools in support of continuous monitoring processes
• Conduct manual SRG/STIG checklists and remediation
• Maintain IS security records and support the development of Interconnection Security Agreements (ISA) / Memorandums of Understanding (MOU) for network nodes operating in government facilities
• Prepare reports on the status of security safeguards applied to computer systems.
• Ensure IS and network nodes are operated, maintained, and disposed of in accordance with security policies and practices
• Assist with Department of Defense, National Agency and Contractor organizations with the development of RMF security authorization efforts
• Develop, deliver, and monitor compliance with IS security trainings as necessary
• Provide leadership, mentoring, and quality assurance for team members as a security expert

Mandatory Skills Requirements:

• Must be familiar with security policy/manuals and the appropriate DCIDs/JAFANs and other guiding policy documents
• Must have the ability to work in a dynamic environment and effectively interact with numerous DOD, military/civilian personnel and industry partners
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel) Strong written and verbal communications skills
• Responds to management requests for information

Other Skills Preferred:

• Experience supporting military personnel
• Experience with Red Hat
• Experience with Linux system administration
• Familiarity with virtualization, including the VMWare suite of products
• DoD 8570 IAT Level II Compliant
• Experience working as part of Help Desk Team