Security System Specialist II #3995


  • US-DC-Washington, D.C.
  • Cyber Security & Intelligence
  • Top Secret w/ SCI
  • Hybrid schedule
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We are looking for a Security System Specialist II with an active TS/SCI clearance to work onsite in Washington, DC (hybrid schedule). 


  • Handle daily operational tasks for the IT Security Operations Team (Account requests, entry/exit requests, file transfers, decommissioning/sanitization guidance, and provide daily guidance as needed
  • Support the Government in the fulfillment of all IT security training requirements for all users
  • Provide programmatic and administrative support for personnel performing security training tasks including:
    • Security Awareness Training
    • Removable Media
    • Specialized Training
  • Assist the team with identifying, monitoring, and reporting IT security incidents and associated response and handling activities
  • Prepares milestone status reports and delivers presentations on daily IT Security activities to colleagues, subordinates, and end user representatives
  • Assist in maintaining a comprehensive record of all incidents and remediation activities in accordance with Government policies and procedures
  • Record IT security incident and handling information in a structured database or tool
  • Submit weekly and quarterly reports containing statistics and metrics concerning user training statuses
  • Update training materials each year
  • Review waivers, Rules of Behavior, and training certificates and provide guidance as needed to all customers
  • Submit an annual report containing statistics and metrics concerning training monitoring
  • Develop/update interactive training materials for specified online courses
  • Assist in the automation process of the Performance and Learning Management System (PALMS) training for all government personnel
  • Maintain a current Government-approved and owned database or tool to manage all relevant compliance records for the IT security training program
  • Develop/update classroom IT security training materials, subject to approval by the Government, and provide logistical and administrative support (e.g., registration, number of classes needed, printing certificates, printing materials) for Government personnel to provide on-site training for approximately 2-3 classes per year
  • Develop, track, and report training metrics
  • Perform annual Risk Management Assessments and Authorizations (A&A) and new site assessments in accordance with NIST 800-53 and maintain a government approved tracking system
  • Reviewing the environment and interviewing personnel on-site as part of the overall security posture determination process of the secure environment
  • Develop briefing materials to communicate complex technical issues with senior leadership and other nontechnical audiences that effectively highlight IT security policy and legal considerations for discussion, decision, etc
  • Produce/update IT security tips and disseminate them to users upon Government approval
  • Prepare and issue surveys to solicit user and stakeholder feedback on the utility and effectiveness of IT security capabilities and analyze survey results to recommend changes for Government approval


  • Bachelor's with 0-2 years of system security experience (or commensurate experience)
  • Clearance Required: Active TS/SCI clearance required

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: $61,850 - $85,000 Annually

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