The most security-conscious organizations trust Telos
Corporation to protect their vital IT assets. The reputation of our
company rests on the quality of our solution and the integrity of
our people. Explore what you can bring to our solutions in
information assurance, secure networks, secure enterprise
messaging, and identity management.
Be a part of the Telos culture and see what sets us apart! Telos
offers an excellent compensation package with benefits that include
generous paid time off, medical, dental, vision, tuition
reimbursement, and 401k. Our employees enjoy more than just a great
This position is to perform Risk Management
Framework/Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) A&A
activities in support of enterprise systems and applications. The
candidate will be responsible for supporting government clients in
application and system security deployment, security configuration
and troubleshooting. The candidate will be required to apply domain
knowledge and collaborate with team leads and clients to translate
functional needs into technical security solutions appropriately.
The candidate will have the opportunity to interface with Risk
Management Framework and other Cybersecurity practitioners
including the Authorizing Official, Information System Security
Officers, System Owners and Engineers to assist with the
development of the Security Authorization documentation
This position will be based in Bethesda, MD.
The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) will support
enterprise Risk Management Framework A&A activities and
document findings in an Xacta RMF project.
Learn and become familiar with the Xacta IA Manager Software
The candidate will produce Xacta application suite Body of
Evidence consistent local, NIST, FISMA and other higher-level
governance. e.g.: Security Assessment Report (SAR), Risk Assessment
Report (RAR), specific POA&M portions, vulnerability
The candidate will be required to conduct walkthroughs of the
Xacta application suite to collect required artifacts in support of
the initial NIST RMF A&A and subsequent continuous monitoring
The candidate will be responsible for the performance of
security control assessment planning and execution in compliance
with client policies and procedures with minimal supervision.
The candidate will document initial Xacta application suite
security baseline in a NIST RMF A&A project and maintain
technical security and RMF continuous monitoring requirements.
The successful candidate will have had prior experience working
with a wide variety of technologies, be well versed in the current
state of Information Security and be able to interpret requirements
of relevant governing bodies (NIST, OMB, GAO, etc.).
Interact daily in person, via email and in phone conversations
with an enterprise user base to provide support to government Xacta
IA Manager Software Users.
Perform other administrative and support functions as
Work cooperatively with other Telos Corporation and Telos
Identity Management employees, government agencies and other
Current TS Clearance with Sensitive Compartmented Information
(SCI) and Full Scope Polygraph.
Bachelors Degree in IT/Computer Science/Cyber Security, or the
equivalent combination of education, professional training or work
experience (6 years).
8 years of relevant experience.
Board certified in relevant security programs (e.g., CISSP,
CISM, CISA, CEH, NCSF, CAP, etc.).
Experience using a combination of IA and IT related skills, but
the emphasis for this ISSO role weights the position much higher on
the I/RMF side versus IT/Systems. Integration. Experience in a role
or implementer within the Risk Management Framework Assess and
Authorize (A&A) process is a must.
Applies experience with compliance and vulnerability scanning
tools (XACTA, RedSeal, Nessus, Splunk, McAfee ePO, and/or other
Applies experience with RMF, CNSSI 1253, NIST SP 800-53, and
Applies experience with Security Technical Implementation Guides
(STIGs) and Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP) Compliance
Applies knowledge of Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts
Research, develop, test and review an organizations information
security in order to protect information from unauthorized
Inform users about security measures, explain potential threats,
install software, implement security measures and monitor
Responsible for gathering information necessary to maintain and
establish functioning exterior barriers, such as firewalls and
other security measures.
Define, create, and maintain documentation for assessment and
authorization of each information system in accordance with
Assess impacts of system modifications and technological
Review systems in order to identify potential security
weaknesses, recommend improvements to amend vulnerabilities,
implement changes, and document upgrades.
Use analytical skills to troubleshoot and prioritize needs,
requirements, and other issues.
Establish and enforce security policies to protect the
organizations infrastructure, networks, and data.
Evaluate the effectiveness of existing security measures, such
as firewalls, password policies, and intrusion detection
Minimize risk of damage from security breaches by putting
business continuity or disaster recovery plans in place.
The successful candidate must meet eligibility requirements to
access sensitive information, which requires US citizenship.
Telos maintains a drug-free workplace and will conduct drug
testing on all applicants who have accepted an offer of
Telos Corporation participates in the E-Verify program.
Therefore, any employment with Telos will also be contingent upon
confirmation from the Social Security Administration (SSA) and/or
the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) of your authorization to
work in the United States.
Telos offers excellent compensation packages including salary
commensurate with experience and benefits to meet your needs for
today and the future.
Telos and its subsidiaries are an Affirmative Action/Equal
Opportunity Employer encouraging women, minorities, individuals
with disabilities, and veterans to apply.