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CDM Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in Reston, VA at ManTech

Date Posted: 12/2/2018

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    Reston, VA
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Job Description

Group: MCIS

Clearance Level Needed: None

Shift: Day

Category: Cyber

Become an integral part of a diverse team that leads the world in Mission, Cyber, and Intelligence Solutions. At ManTech International Corporation, you will help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement. ManTech is seeking an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to support multiple federal agencies through the CDM Program. The CDM Program is a high-profile, high-visibility, cybersecurity modernization and risk management program where you can contribute innovative solutions.


  • Ensure proper access controls are implemented for both system access and physical access to data processing facilities.
  • Create, update and assess compliance of system Authority to Operate (ATO) packages.
  • Provide information security expertise to system development teams throughout the System Engineering Lifecycle process.
  • Ensure Plan of Action & Milestone (POA&M) and other compliance and vulnerability issues are re-mediated in a timely fashion.
  • Ensure proper access controls are implemented for both system access and physical access to data processing facilities.
  • Experienced with creating Security Plan, Privacy Threshold Analysis, Privacy Impact Assessment, e-Authentication, FIPS-199, Business Impact Analysis.
  • Independently manages workload and provides guidance to less experienced staff.
  • At least five years of experience with FISMA Compliance and the NIST RMF.
  • Demonstrated expertise in SELC, Information Security processes, audits, tools, implementation, FISMA, NIST, IT security, activities related to Ongoing Authorization.
  • Experience with Xacta IA manager, Nessus Security Center, Splunk, FedRAMP, Data Centers, AWS, and prior DHS experience strongly preferred.

Position requirements:

• Candidates should have a minimum of 5 years of experience in information security.
• A degree in a related field is preferred.
• DoD 8570 approved baseline certification (s) (e.g. CISSP, CEH, CAP, CISM) preferred.
• Ability to research and address information security issues as required, being an authority on the subject
• Knowledge of information security engineering, design concepts andprinciples
• Extensive experience analyzing information technology and system risk in complex environments and articulating results (verbal/reports) to all levels of management
• Demonstratedexperience conducting information system security controls assessments (SCAs)and applying standard auditing techniques during system security controlsassessments, including the proper interpretation of the control requirements,determining if the artifacts provided are sufficient, and recommending remedialactions to the customer to ensure compliance
• Must be a team player with "can do" attitude. Must be able towork independently with initiative and innovation
• Proven ability to multi-task and deliver on-time with the highest quality
• Exceptionalinterpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills, with the ability tocollaborate well across teams and organizations, including interactions withsenior-level executives. Candidates must be fluent in the English language

Security Requirements:

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. Must pass background investigation, be able to obtain a DHS EOD, and clearable to Top Secret.

Job Requirements

5 years of experience and Bachelor's degree preferred.