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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - TS/SCI Clearance

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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) - TS/SCI Clearance
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Chantilly,  VA
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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Chantilly, VA

TS Clearance


Talent Orchard LLC, a boutique talent acquisition consulting firm, has been contracted by a large defense contractor in their search for an Information Systems Security Officer to join their team in Chantilly, Virginia. This ISSO provides technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to external customers in support of network and information security systems and make recommendations for system enhancements to improve security deficiencies and secures system configurations in order to determine compliancy.


In this role, your responsibilities will look like this:

  • Provides technical advice and solutions in support of network and Information Security systems
  • Provides Information assurance support for the development and implementation of Security architectures to meet new and evolving Security requirements - evaluates, develops and enhances Security requirements, policy and tools
  • Provides certification and accreditation support in the development of Security, contingency plans and vulnerability assessments - develops, tests and integrates Computer and network Security tools
  • Conducts Security program audits and develops solutions to lessen identified risks
  • Provides assistance in computer incident investigations – ensues the integrity and protection of networks, systems, and applications by technical enforcement of organizational security policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.


Background requirements for the role:

  • US Citizenship with Active TS/SCI Clearance
  • Must be eligible for DHS Suitability


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • At least 3-5 years of current experience in Information Assurance Analysis and ISSO experience
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience with the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
  • Strong knowledge and experience with analyzing Nessus vulnerability and compliance scan results and the ability to analyze and justify false positives and understand the system/environment risk associated with a verified vulnerability
  • Strong knowledge and experience to create, maintain, and close POA&Ms, Risk Acceptance Letter, and Waivers
  • At least 3 years of experience with reviewing/analyzing firewall rules 
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with strong time management skills
  • CISSP preferred
  • Sec+ and/or CISA preferred



Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors:

  • Human Capital
  • Professional Services
  • Accounting/Audit Readiness
  • Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development/Engineering


Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery.


To learn more about our exciting opportunities, please visit our jobs page at www.talentorchard.com.


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