Information Systems Security Engineer #5218


  • US-TX-San Antonio
  • Cybersecurity & Intelligence
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Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers–people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. We believe in making a difference by developing digital strategies and delivering the technology-related innovation governmental operations that improve the citizen experience every day.

But we can’t do it alone. We welcome and nurture an inclusive and diversified work culture. Because different backgrounds, experiences, abilities, and perspectives make us better decision-makers, problem solvers, and creators. We’re changing the face of I.T. – from our diverse staff to the end-products we develop. And we’re excited to expand our team. Are you ready to be a transformer?


The ideal candidate primary function is:

  • Support the authorization of systems through the Risk Management Framework (RMF) to get an Interim Authority to Operate (IATO) or ATO
  • Support the categorization of Information System(s) (IS) to be accredited through the RMF process and support the development of the System Security Plan (SSP)
  • Support the determination and selection of the required and/or applicable security controls to include the development of Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) or Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for external systems and the development and implementation of an IS Continuous Monitoring (ISCM) plan
  • Support the implementation of selected security controls specified in the SSP to the IS and its environment of operation
  • Support the development, review, and approval of Security Assessment Plan (SAP) and System Assessment Report (SAR)
  • Perform periodic security scans and remediating findings based on the scan results
  • Support the development of the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) and the development and update of the Security Authorization Package (SAP)
  • Perform periodic assessment of the IS’ security controls and develop the periodic ISCM report


  • High School with 10+ years (or commensurate experience)
  • Active Top Secret/SCI eligible security clearance
  • VMware Certified Professional certification
  • Technical training related to Information Technology, Cyber Security, Computer Science, or related discipline
  • At a minimum, an up-to-date Information Assurance Technical (IAT) Level II baseline certification
  • 5 years’ knowledge and experience in installing, maintaining, and using ACAS, HBSS, SCAP and other cybersecurity related tools
  • At least HBSS or ACAS certification/training certificate or both (both courses are desired)
  • Cybersecurity and IT related knowledge and experience
  • RMF knowledge and experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel

Desired Qualifications

  • Kibana and Logstash
  • Evaluate-STIG
  • Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy Management
  • VMWare vSphere, vCenter, and Horizon View
  • Both HBSS & ACAS certification/training
  • Familiar with the evaluation/implementation processes for DISA STIGs to include Windows Server 2016, Server 2019, Windows 10 and VMWare ESxi hosts
  • 5+ years of experience with Microsoft Windows and Server configuration and administration
  • 5+ years of experience with implementing VMware, Linux, and Windows STIGs


GovCIO is a team of transformers — people who are passionate about transforming government I.T. 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 missoin. Are you ready to be transformer?

GovCIO is a team of professionals who want to make a difference. And that can only happen with a diverse, happy, and cared-for team. So, we prioritize your well-being, equity for all and look for ways to make work a better place for each of us every day.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.

All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religious affiliation, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, or disability status. EOE AA M/ F/Vet/Disabled

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