Cybersecurity/Information Assurance

Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

SRC, Inc. is currently seeking an information system security officer (ISSO). This information system security role based is in Chantilly, VA.


  • Provide advice and assistance to the government regarding secure configuration and operation of the customer’s ITS assets
  • Apply knowledge and experience with standard information system security concepts, practices, and procedures

  • TS/SCI with CI polygraph security clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree, in a technical specialty such as computer engineering, information security, information management, and/or computer science, and 5+ years’ experience in information systems security project management or information systems security engineering or a master’s degree and 2 years’ experience.
  • Knowledge of and experience with ICD 503, NIST 800 series and the Government’s certification and accreditation process
  • Familiarity with conducting research and analysis
  • Familiarity with network and information system security principles and best practices
  • Familiarity with controlling, labeling, virus scanning, and appropriately transferring data (uploading/downloading) between information systems at varying classification levels
  • Ability to engender rapport with the military, civilians, and other contractors at all levels
  • Ability to prioritize tasks
  • Familiarity with applicable NRO, IC, DoD policies, procedures and operating instructions related to Information Technology, Information Assurance, Information Management (IT/IA/IM)
  • Security+ Certification

Preferred Qualifications
  • DoD Directive 8140.01 IAT/IAM Level 2 Certification
  • Thorough understanding and application of network security principles, practices, and implementations
  • Working knowledge of cross-functional integration of information systems into a physical security environment
  • Understanding of system methodologies including but not limited to client server, web hosting, web content servers, policy servers, directory servers, firewalls, WAN, LAN, switches, and routers
  • Familiarity with detecting and preventing computer security compromises in a networked environment
  • Working knowledge of configuration management; system maintenance; and integration testing
  • Proficient in the use of tools used to prevent and/or negate malicious code
  • Understanding of COTS tools that scan at the physical layer of all removable and fixed media types including but not limited to: (CDs, hard drives, thumb drives, Zip/Jazz, etc.)
  • Ability to decipher and explain in clear language Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503
  • Ability to support forensics and evidentiary preservation

Equal Opportunity

Individuals seeking employment are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identify, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability. You are being given the opportunity to provide the following information in order to help us comply with federal and state Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action record keeping, reporting, and other legal requirements.

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COVID-19 Policy:
President Biden’s Executive Order 14042, requires Federal contractors and subcontractors to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 by January 18, 2022. This requirement applies to all SRC, Inc. and SRCTec, LLC employees and its subcontractors.

  • Location Herndon, Virginia
  • Employment Type Full-Time Salaried
  • Experience Required 5+ Years
  • Education Required Bachelors Degree
  • Security Clearance Requirement TS/SCI with CI Polygraph
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