Senior Information System Security Officer

_Contingent Positions (Awaiting Contract Award) Washington, District Of Columbia


*This position is contingent upon contract award*

Job Title:
  Senior Information System Security Officer 

Job Location: Washington, DC

FLSA:  Exempt  

Job Description: 

The Information System Security Officer (Senior) is responsible for assisting the System Owner in selecting security controls for the information systems, security controls regarding their adequacy in protecting the information and information systems and serving as the principal advisor on all matters involving Security Authorization (SA), while performing all tasks necessary to attain Authority to Operate (ATOs) and to support Ongoing Authorizations of IT systems.


Job Requirements:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Cybersecurity, or IT related discipline.
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience with FISMA compliance.
  • Minimum of 8 years of ISSO and SS&SA experience in unclassified environments.
  • Must have direct or relative experience associated with below types of activities:

- Security Operations Center (SOC) services.

- Vulnerability scanning and assessments utilizing NESSUS and AppDetective.

- Applications hosted in a Data Center Environment.

- Securing applications hosted in a Cloud Environment.

- Leading tabletop exercises for disaster recovery planning as well as experience leading actual

failover and failback exercises in support of disaster recovery planning in both a classified

and unclassified environment.

- Manage change request to information systems and assess the security impact of those changes/modifications.

- Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF), NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-171, Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance Checker (SCC). Knowledge of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs).

- Prepare or assist in preparing System Security Plans (SSPs), POA&Ms, Risk Assessment Reports, A&A packages, and Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM).

- Review authorization and assurance documents to confirm the level of risk is within acceptable limits for each software application, system, and network.

- The Information Assurance Compliance System (IACS) software tool to maintain FISMA

inventory information.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
  • Must be able to successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and a comprehensive background check.
  • US Top Secret Security Clearance with SCI eligibility is required.


Company Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Company-paid Long-Term Disability
  • Company-paid Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Employee Referral Program
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Cell Phone Allowance
  • Tuition Reimbursement (after one year) 

Our Company:

Envistacom is a technology business that specializes in communication solutions, cyber and intelligence operations primarily with the U.S. Department of Defense. Our customers rely on us for technology and subject-matter expertise to identify and defeat global threats. We are a trusted partner in protecting military, civilians and critical infrastructure around the world, with an ultimate goal to make the world a safer place.

Envistacom is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity 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. Envistacom maintains a drug free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.