Information Systems Security Officer

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Fort Meade, MD, USA
  • Aug 18, 2020

Job Description


JOB DESCRIPTION: SAIC, a leading provider of systems development & deployment, targeting & intelligence analysis, systems engineering & integration, and training capabilities and solutions for the Intelligence Community, is seeking creative and dedicated professionals to fulfill their career goals and objectives while delivering mission excellence on programs of national importance. Join our team today as we Redefine Ingenuity!


We are actively seeking Information Systems Security Officers (ISSO) to maintain operational security posture for an information system or program to ensure compliance with information systems security policies, standards, and procedures for a Mission customer. Your talents, perspectives, and efforts will contribute directly to the production of valuable intelligence to facilitate positive mission outcomes. 


Responsibilities Include:


  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support certification and accreditation.
  • Provide configuration management for information system security software, hardware, and firmware.

  • Manage changes to system and assesses the security impact of those changes

  • Prepare and review documentation to include System Security Plans, Risk Assessment Reports, Certification and Accreditation packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices

  • Supports security authorization activities in compliance with National Institute of Standards and Technology Risk Management Framework




  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance

  • Five (5) years of experience as an ISSO

    • Demonstrated experience in one (1) of the following areas: knowledge of current security tools, hardware/software security implementation; communication protocols; and encryption techniques/tools

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related discipline

    • Additional four (4) years of ISSO experience may be substituted for a Bachelor’s degree

  • DoD 8570 compliance with IA Technician (IAT) Level I or higher