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Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Space Dynamics Laboratory
Logan, UT
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description


Job ID: 6073A

At the Space Dynamics Laboratory, we take pride in and highly value our employees. We are seeking an experienced information systems security officer (ISSO) to join our information assurance team.

SDL offers competitive salaries and fantastic benefits, including:

  • Flexible work schedules that fit your style-every Friday off, every other Friday off, or simply traditional hours
  • Generous paid leisure and sick leave, ensuring you never miss a special event
  • A 14.2% employer retirement contribution into a 401(a) account—no matching required!
  • Favorable company locations with average commute times of less than 15 minutes
  • Utah State University undergraduate tuition discounts of 50%, full reimbursement for graduate tuition, and free course audits for employees and dependents meeting eligibility requirements
  • High-quality, low-cost health, dental, and life insurance
  • A great, highly educated team that works together to solve some of the most fascinating problems on (and off) our planet
  • We are a growing company that maintains both a family feel and high retention rate with over 90% job satisfaction
  • Relocation assistance available for most positions

Key Responsibilities:

  • Tracking Authority to Operate (ATO) documents
  • Identifying, responding to, and remediating any security related IT issues
  • Preparing and submitting Risk Management Framework (RMF) documents and plans for system accreditation, auditing and continuous monitoring, or system disestablishment
  • Providing direction for programs and continuous monitoring to maintain the security posture of resources
  • Auditing server and desktop operating systems and components

Required Qualifications:

  • 5 years’ of work experience and certifications
  • BS degree in information assurance, MIS, business, or related field preferred
  • Expertise with the Risk Management Framework (RMF) process and requirements
  • Strong understanding of information systems security best practices and use of security tools and practices
  • Strong organizational skills, quick learner, and demonstrated problem solving
  • Work well independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Security + CE, CISSP or DoD IAT/IAM Level II Certification
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a dynamic, demanding environment
  • Experience with Windows servers and an Active Directory environment
  • Able to apply knowledge to complex practical situations
  • Must be a U.S. citizen and have an active Top Secret U.S. Government Security Clearance

SDL supports a variety of missions, including NASA's vision to reveal the unknown for the benefit of humankind and the Department of Defense's aim to protect our Nation on the ground, in the air, and in space. Our sensors, satellites, software systems, and science and engineering play an essential role in some important missions you've heard of, and others that you haven't. Join our team in our seventh decade of delivering mission success.

For questions or assistance with the application process or the DoD SkillBridge program, please contact

EOE including Disability and Vet

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Space Dynamics Laboratory


Logan, UT
84341 USA



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