Information Security Systems Officer (ISSO) #2987


  • US-FL-Hurlburt Field
  • Cyber Security Services
  • Top Secret w/ SCI
  • On-site only
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GovCIO is currently hiring for an Information Security Systems Officer (ISSO) to provide Cyber Security support for the 39 IOS (US Air Force Cyber & IO schoolhouse). This position will be located at Hurlburt Field, Florida and will be an onsite position.


Provide extensive engineering, technical, and operational analytical support services. This includes performing in-depth technical assessments of vendor solutions, malware reverse engineering, network and cloud analytics, and emerging technology in support for Defensive Cyber Operations Training. The contractor shall support cybersecurity compliance, Information Assurance (IA) oversight & management, certification and accreditation, and the required security support services for current and future systems. The contractor shall support development of all Risk Management Framework (RMF) artifacts required in support of accreditation including the Security Plan (SP), Security Assessment Report (SAR), Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), and Plans of Action and Milestone (POA&M).


The ideal candidate's primary function is supporting Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, such as HQ Air Force, Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) and Military Compartments efforts.  The position will provide “day-to-day” support for Collateral and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).  Review, prepare, and update AIS authorization packages.  Notify customer when changes occur that might affect AIS authorization.  Perform AIS self-inspections, provide security coordination and review of all system test plans.  Identify AIS vulnerabilities and implement countermeasures. Represent the customer on various technical review and inspection teams. Conduct security surveys at subordinate facilities and gather pertinent security documentation for inclusion into system authorization packages.  Maintain AIS security records and prepare Co-Utilization Agreements for network nodes operating in government facilities.  Perform ISSO duties in support of in-house and external customers.  Additionally, the candidate will assist Department of Defense, National Agency and Contractor organizations with the development of assessment and authorization (A&A) efforts leading to Authority to Operate approval as required. The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers, which may involve delivering presentations. Must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.


Required Skills and Experience:

- Bachelor’s Degree with 3 to 5 years (or commensurate experience)

- Minimum Certification Requirement: Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II certification.

- Knowledge in the Cybersecurity Assessment and Authorization process to support DoD acquisition programs through the RMF process.

- Significant knowledge of Windows and Linux Operating Systems.

- Experience performing Security Operations in virtual environments.

- Analytical skills and problem-solving skills.

- Good organization, decision making, and verbal and written communication skills.

- Excellent self-initiative and self-motivation with the ability to work under minimal supervision.

- Ability to work effectively in small and large team settings to solve complex problems.

- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Products

- US Citizenship


- Clearance required TS/SCI


Preferred Skills and Experience:         

- Encryption and PKI

- Experience in cybersecurity testing and/or leading cyber test events

- Experience using tools like eMASS, DISA STIG Viewer, DISA STIGs, ACAS, NESSUS, NMap.

- Experience using Terraform infrastructure

- Dynamic Access Control / Identity Management

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $90,000 - $100,000 Annually

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