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Chenega Corporation Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in Springfield, Virginia


Kapsuun Group, LLC

Company Job Title: Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Clearance: TS/SCI

Location: Springfield, VA

Reports To: ISSO Team Lead

FLSA Status: Exempt, Full Time, Regular


The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) will support the customer through the Certification and Accreditation (C&A)/Assessment and Authorization (A&A) process, technical reviews, System Security Plans (SSPs), and review and correct plans of action and milestones (POAMs) to support the success of the different programs. The ISSO helps establish the guidelines that the C&A/A&A process will follow.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Draft and review all C&A documentation and providing security lifecycle support to ensure security is appraised in all phases from concept through decommissioning.

  • Provide advice and assistance in developing SSPs, CONOPS, and test plans according to C&A lifecycle best practices.

  • Assist in obtaining approvals and ensure federal, state and local information security and CI controls are implemented.

  • Develop, implement, review and evaluate System Security Plans, Interconnection Security Agreements, Risk Assessments, Plan of Actions and Milestones (POAM), System Requirements Traceability Matrix (SRTM), Security Assessment Reports, Contingency Plans as well as other required documentation to satisfy Certification and Accreditation (C&A)/Assessment and Authorization (A&A) requirements in accordance with government policies and procedures.

  • Achieve and maintain ATO (Authority to Operate), as required.

  • Perform IS security briefings, report all security incidents to the ISSM (Information Systems Security Manager), and investigate, document and report, as well as provide protective and corrective measures in response to such incidents

  • Communicate and enforce security policies, procedures based on NIST RMF standards

  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Associates degree with 10 years’ experience OR Bachelor's degree with 8 years’ experience in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, or closely related field

  • Years’ experience may be used in lieu of degree

  • 8 years of IA/IS experience

  • Experience supporting the development of accreditation packages through the RMF process

  • Active TS/SCI Clearance with the ability to pass a CI Poly

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to obtain CI Poly

  • Must be well organized, an effective communicator at multiple levels and able to grasp system concepts and communicate their applications

  • Must be capable of quickly learning new systems and associated software applications for proficient execution of tasks

  • Must be capable of managing multiple projects with time-related constraints in a fast-paced contract manufacturing environment

  • Must be able to speak effectively before groups of internal and/or external customers or employees

Physical Demands: (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Primary Location: United States-Virginia-Springfield

Organization: Kapsuun Group, LLC
Strategic Business Unit: Military Intelligence and Operations Support
Security Requirements: TS / SCI
Job Schedule: Full Time Exempt
Recruiter: Nicolas Otth
Req ID: 1900004081