Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) w/Poly - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Information Technology (


  full-time   employee

College Park
United States

This position is for an Information Systems Security Officer to work a high-profile, large scale enterprise class application with users/customers across the Sponsor. This candidate will focus on the information security related tasks


•Prepare and review Assessment and Authorization (A&A) documentation in accordance with ICD 503
•Define, create and maintain the documentation for assessment and of each information system in accordance with government requirements.
•Perform risk assessment analysis to support A&A
•Provide information security support for receiving and/or renewing ATOs (Authority to Operate) and passing audits
•Provide documentation to Sponsor which describes all identified system risks, planned test procedures taken, and test results
•Assist with maintaining operational security posture for information systems
•Actively participate in technical exchange meetings and application review boards, documenting actions items/results of these events.
•Review and make recommendations on program-level documentation (e.g., requirements specification, system architecture, design documents, test plans, security plans, etc.).
•Coordinate with other program elements conducting security testing.
•Research, develop, implement, test and review the system’s information security in order to protect information and prevent unauthorized access.
•Inform the program about security measures, explain potential threats, install software, implement security measures and monitor networks.
•Assess the impacts on system modifications and technological advances.
•Review systems and logs in order to identify potential security weaknesses, verify security methods, and recommend improvements to amend vulnerabilities
•Implement and document findings and changes.



Required Skills:
•Candidates must be highly analytical and effectively able to troubleshoot and prioritize needs, requirements and other issues.
•Candidates must be able to work in partnership with Government and other contractor personnel within the Government work space.
•Candidates must have experience with customer’s certification/A&A process.
•Candidates must possess a broad knowledge of Information Security policies and guidance, as well as the ability to assist in researching, evaluating, and developing relevant security policies and guidance.
•Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

For more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology has served as a trusted provider of information technology, systems engineering, training and professional services to customers across federal, state, and local governments, and in the commercial sector. Over 40,000 GDIT professionals deliver enterprise solutions, manage mission-critical IT programs and provide mission support services worldwide. GDIT is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status, or any other protected class.