• Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Information Technology
    Business Unit
    Secret Required
  • Overview

    i3 is seeking an Information System Security Officer!

    The Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) will be responsible for implementing information security policies, operating procedures and settings within the classified environment as established by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM). In addition, the ISSO will collaborate with the ISSM during the design and development phase of System Security Plans (SSP) to translate security and business requirements into achievable processes and systems. This position’s work location will be at the i3 headquarters/other i3 locations and supports the Hypersonic Design and Systems Integration business unit.


    • Serve as site ISSO and ensure classified systems and controlled areas are maintained in accordance with established security documentation for system hardware and software, SSP’s, POA&M’s, equipment specifications, practices and procedures.
    • Manage/schedule mandatory Information System (IS) patching, updating, and scanning based on vulnerabilities and threats or regulatory compliance; maintain the day-to-day security posture and continuous monitoring for all systems.
    • Conduct risk assessment testing procedures for verification of Risk Management Framework (RMF) safeguards to meet various regulatory requirements based upon NISPOM & NIST guidelines.
    • Collaborate with the ISSM and internal customers during the design and development process to suggest best practices for implementing security requirements and controls.
    • Enforce configuration Management (CM) policies and procedures for authorizing the use of hardware/software on an IS.
    • Participate in the Configuration Control Board (CCB) to ensure changes are not detrimental to system security.
    • Support Facility Security Officer (FSO) and ISSM in company-wide initiatives.
    • Implement policies and procedures for responding to cyber security incidents across the corporation.
    • Assist ISSM in performing periodic self-inspections, tests and reviews of the IS program to ensure that systems are operating as authorized/accredited and that conditions have not changed.
    • Perform weekly audits on all lab systems.
    • Other duties as assigned.



    • BS degree and a minimum of two years of relevant experience is required. Equivalent work experience may be substituted for degree.
    • Strong working knowledge of Windows 10 Enterprise and Server 2016 operating systems and hardening experience of the same.
    • Experience with Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency (DCSA) RMF or Certification and Accreditation processes.
    • Proficiency with application of DISA STIGs to the Windows and Linux OSs.
    • Current DoD SECRET clearance is required.

    Desired Skills:

    • Prior experience interfacing with DCSA in the accomplishment and maintenance of DCSA ATOs.
    • Experience with Virtual Machine (VM) environments.
    • Possess CompTIA Security + CE


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