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IA/Security ISSO (Senior)

Diaconia LLC
Sterling, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Diaconia is looking for a talented IA/Security ISSO (Senior) to join our Amazing team!

If you're looking to join a company that truly appreciates you and your talents, look no further! At Diaconia, we are committed to serving and caring for our colleagues, our clients and our community. Our team is made up of talented individuals who appreciate having the opportunity to contribute their knowledge and experience to further the growth and development of our industry. Our ideal candidates embrace diverse thinking, enjoy partnering with others and are seeking to make a difference!

We are currently searching for a new, full-time member for our team for the position of:

IA/Security ISSO (Senior)

***Must have Active DoD Secret Clearance***

Job Responsibilities:

  • Plan and coordinate IT security programs and policies.
  • Manage and control changes to systems, assessing the security impact of related changes. Provide security testing for code changes/development, and prepare/review documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation (C&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs).
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise (SME) for disaster recovery (DR) contingency plans (ISCP).
  • Write expert IT Security evaluations of audits findings.
  • Assist with creating, updating, and closing all Plans of Action and Milestones (POAM's), and develop security guidelines and processes for new and existing DEA networks as needed.
  • Provide IT Security analysis by reviewing all System Change Requests (SCR), and review vulnerability scan reports and work with technical SMEs to develop and track plans to remediate findings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Active U.S. Government DoD Secret Clearance Required - No Exceptions
  • 8+ years of ISSO - Cybersecurity Experience Required
  • 8+ years of experience configuring and securing systems to achieve compliance with Security requirements (Controls, STIGS).
  • 8+ years of experience conducting Assessment and Authorization (A&A) using Risk Management Framework (RMF) activities; across all 6 steps.
  • Risk Management Framework expert - hands on experience with RMF and eMASS
  • Demonstrated knowledge as an IA/Cybersecurity Subject Matter Expert (SME) concerning C&A/A&A activities and all associated IA policies and procedures.
  • Experience with supporting Information Assurance (IA) or A&A efforts for DoD systems.
  • Experience using the RMF to support the A&A process, including analyzing the development of supporting policies, procedures, and plans, designing, and implementing security controls, testing, and validating security controls, and analyzing and tracking corrective action plans.
  • Experience with continuous monitoring and plans of action and milestones (POA&M) management.
  • Experience with leveraging tools, including ACAS, CMRS, and eMASS
  • Experience with assessing organizational risks and recommending mitigation strategies.
  • Analyze ACAS findings for determination of false positives, impact to the customer system, identification of risk level adjustment, and provision of recommendations and tracking to closure.
  • Knowledge of NIST 800 series publications.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned
  • Provide technical guidance in the development and revision of customer information security policies.
  • Have flexible working hours to be available to support team when needed
  • Possession of excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Active U.S. Government DoD Secret Clearance Required - No Exceptions

Diaconia is An Equal Opportunity Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Diaconia LLC


Sterling, VA
20163 USA