ISSE/ISSO, TS/SCI & Poly Required

  • SAIC, Inc
  • Chantilly, VA, USA
  • May 07, 2021

Job Description


SAIC has an immediate opening for an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) / Information System Security Engineer (ISSE) to work on an exciting, fast-paced program. In this role you will work hand-in-hand with the customer team as well as external teammates across all program security functions. 

Job duties/responsibilities:

  • Conduct technical evaluation of information systems design, and information security aspects and accreditation
  • Perform vulnerability assessments using Nessus Security Scanner, Web Inspect and App Detective
  • Review requests for software installation and conduct technical risk assessments on software implementation
  • Coordinate and track security action requests and report status to senior managers
  • Assist customer staff in resolving operational security issues involving vendors who support the program
  • Analyze, modify when necessary and maintain the program’s operational security posture
  • Conduct and analyze auditing requirements weekly


  • Must currently hold a TS/SCI & Polygraph
  • Minimum of ten (10) years of experience in IT security and information assurance. A Bachelor's Degree in an IT field is highly desired, but not required and can be substituted for experience.
  • Working knowledge of customer Information Assurance policies and regulations and how they relate to the certification and accreditation process
  • Experience authoring and maintaining systems security documentation
  • Knowledge and demonstrated experience with ICD 503 accreditation requirements
  • Demonstrated experience navigating the customer's security and accreditation process to include certification and accreditation of an IT system to Authority to Operate (ATO)
  • Experience in generating appropriate security documentation to receive proper accreditation from customer security personnel, and correcting security shortfalls as they are identified through customer sponsored reviews
  • Knowledge of threat understanding of cyber environments and threats of our cyber adversaries
  • Understand how to architect and implement the system developments form a security perspective
  • Possesses strong technical skills and analytic ability
  • Previous experience as an ISSO/ISSE/ISSM desired