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Information Systems Security Officer

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The Defense group supports the Department of Defense (DoD) mission to keep our homeland and its citizens safe. We provide solutions to improve the Nation's defense by providing software, systems engineering, IT, training and logistics and fleet management solutions.


We are currently seekingInformation Systems Security Officer based in Chantilly, VA.

Must have an active/currentTop Secret clearance to be considered. Prefer SCI, or obility to obtain.

Must be a US Citizen and be eligible for DHS Suitability


Provides technical and programmatic Information Assurance Services to external customers in support of network and information security systems. Recommends system enhancements to improve security deficiencies and secures system configurations in order to determine compliancy


  • 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 cecurity policies, through monitoring of vulnerability scanning devices.



  • At least 3-5 years of current experience in Information Assurance Analysis and ISSO experience
  • Utilization of Risk Management Framework (RMF) performing specific tasks/activities
  • 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
  • Strong technical experience in Azure or AWS cloud, web application interfaces and OS knowledge of windows and Linux.
  • At least 3 years of experience with reviewing/analyzing firewall rules


  • 3 - 5 years of related experience
  • Strong interperosonal skills
  • Self motivated and time management
  • Sec+ and or CISA preferred
  • CISSP preferred



About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sector—from investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nation’s most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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