Senior Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Job Location
Active Security Clearance Required
Secret Clearance

About the Role

EGlobalTech’s Cyber Security Practice, a Cybersecurity Excellence Awardee, is searching for a Senior Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to join our team of Cyber Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) out of Tyson’s Corner, VA and at consulting locations all around the DC Metro Area. Qualified candidates should have exceptional communication skills and experience organizing and preparing security documentation and plans for Federal programs and the ability to maintain a secret clearance. This demanding role offers excellent compensation, outstanding career growth potential, and benefits packages including 20 days PTO, paid holidays and corporate events, continuing education reimbursements, and a generous 401K match.


Produce error free government IT system Assessment and Authorization (A&A) Packages.
• Perform independent compliance reviews, tracking, and continuous monitoring of newly submitted SA packages.
• Draft, submit and manage IT system Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M).
• Advise and assist the Government System Owner (SO) with the Lifecycle A&A process and develop a Systems Security Plan (SSP).
• Monitor and track projects in the SA test queue.
• Maintain and manage a document repository where A&A project documentation is stored (i.e. XACTA).
• Work closely and act as the system liaison with developers to identify the appropriate certification/approval processes and authorities.
• Record/register actions concerning project approvals to operate in the SA database.
• Read and analyze SSPs and develop understanding of systems and applications into security test plans.
• Coordinate and lead SA actions and system testing with appropriate security personnel.
• Prepare and Review error free Vulnerability Remediation Plans (RP).
• Take the lead in Assembling and submitting A&A packages to Principal Authorization Official (AO) that include, but are not limited to: SSP, RP, Contingency Plan (CP), Contingency Plan Test (CPT), Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA), Privacy Threshold Analysis (PTA), etc.
• Review IA Compliance Validation Tests and Reports.
• Act as A&A project register, managing the A&A registration process.
• Perform as a Security Consultant to the assigned Government Program/System.
• Establish and maintain positive working relationships with all government IT System Stakeholders.
• Act as a leader and mentor to junior ISSO team members.



Required Qualifications

15+ years of experience in Information Security, with a concentration on SA and ISSO responsibilities as it applies to the US Government, or 8+ years and a Master's degree in Cyber Security.
• Working knowledge of MS Office suite, O365 and associated tools and capabilities.
• Extensive experience developing A&A packages, FISMA and National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST).
• Active Secret level security clearance (no current/open/ongoing re-investigations).
• At least one Cyber Security Certification (e.g. Security +, CISSP, CISM, etc.).
• Must possess demonstrated experience in all phases of preparing and reviewing complete Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages for information technology systems and/or applications as defined by the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) and implemented by NIST guidance.
• Experience with Nessus, WebInspect, IP360 or similar scan tools.
• Be able to communicate effectively through written and verbal means to co-workers and government senior leadership.
• Be able to effectively manage multiple tasks simultaneously; coordinating and ensuring scheduled goals and milestones are met.
• Be prepared to take full responsibility for the performance of IA Compliance Validation Tests, reports, and tracking.
• Be prepared to offer security-related guidance on business processes, emerging technology and acquisitions, and vulnerability assessments/mitigation approaches.
• Be able to work well with collateral engineers, analysts and managers on related programs.
• Be able to conduct effective and error free vulnerability assessments of networked and stand-alone information systems to the extent of conclusively validating all technical controls found within NIST SP 800-53.
• Take full ownership of system security and meeting program/system deadlines.
• Be prepared to assume a leadership role and assist the onsite PM in the day-to-day management of the ISSO team.
• Ability to mentor junior staff.

Desired Qualifications

Possess an advanced Cyber Security Certification (CISSP, CISM, CASP).
• Possess a B.A. or B.S. degree in related field.
• Ability to act as a trusted consultant and offer security-related guidance on business processes, emerging technology and acquisitions, and vulnerability assessment/mitigation approaches.
• Extensive knowledge of DHS requirements security requirements (i.e. DHS 4300).
• Be a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the fields of NIST publications, FISMA requirements and reporting, privacy data identification and handling, security engineering, Assessment and Authorization (A&A) procedures, security architecture, vulnerability assessments, computer forensics, computer network defense, and policy development.
• Team eGT’s ideal candidate is a cyber leader who strives to be a part of the solution and will thrive in a fast paced environment that demands accountability from each team member.

About Us

Founded in 2004, eGlobalTech (eGT) is a leading management and IT consulting firm in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area. Our focus is to provide the public sector with innovative solutions, leveraging cutting-edge tools and methodologies to meet the Government’s most pressing business needs. To achieve this objective, our core practice areas – strategy, IT solutions development, cyber security, and cloud computing – are integrated to provide clients with comprehensive end-to-end results. This integration enables our highly motivated teams to thrive in a culture that encourages out-of-the-box thinking, collaboration and an environment where you can excel. For more information, please visit our website at


Equal Employment Opportunity:


eGlobalTech is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender, age, status as a protected veteran, sexual orientation, gender identity, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. EEO is the Law.



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