• ISSO Cybersecurity Specialist

    Job Locations US-TX-Fort Hood
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Information Technology
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    We are looking for a Cybersecurity Specialist to join our growing team. They must have strong, firsthand technical expertise and the proven ability to fashion robust information assurance solutions for support of DoD Programs. They must also be at ease working in an agile development environment with little supervision. The selected candidate will work with the program team and government customers to determine and develop an approach to information system security solutions to meet contractual security requirements. This position requires strong critical thinking/analytical skills, attention to detail, creativity, and a sustained commitment to excellence and quality with a passion for continuous improvement and self-driven development.


    • Create RMF packages for new systems in eMASS
    • Maintain existing RMF system lifecycle for Authorizing Official (AO) approval in eMASS
    • Manage Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M)
    • Create System Security Plans (SSP)
    • Identify and document applicable NIST SP 800-37 RMF requirements
    • Provide cybersecurity subject matter expertise to Government system owners and authorizing officials
    • Capture security control information and generate documents for individual systems packages
    • Work closely with engineering and technical staff to consistently apply best practices in compliance with Risk Management Framework (RMF) guidelines
    • Responsible for notifying the project team of appropriate security measures, identifying potential security weaknesses, recommending improvements to address vulnerabilities, and monitoring system security


    • Bachelor’s degree in a technology related field and 7+ years of work related experience, advanced degree preferred
    • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a computing environment certification (Microsoft, RedHat, Linux+, etc) within 6 months of hire
    • Broad understanding of RMF practices and security program development including change management, access control and physical security
    • Experience assessing Federal Information Systems Compliance with Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA). Specifically, conducting independent security control assessments in accordance with NIST SP 800-53, 800-53A, CNSSI 1253 and RMF as described within NIST SP 800-37
    • Active DoD 8570 Information Assurance IAM-I level certification (Security+ CE) and actively working to obtain CISSP or other advanced certifications

    Required Skills

    • Experience applying DISA STIGS, conducting vulnerability audits, security configuration checks, and system configuration scans to meet Cyber Security requirements desired
    • Experience deploying and configuring HBSS components
    • Knowledge of information security and auditing
    • Knowledge of Federal and DoD Guidance DoD 8500.1, DoDI 8500.2, DoDI 8510.01, SP 800-53 and CNSSI 1253.

    Must have or be able to obtain a minimum of a DoD SECRET clearance and Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) with US Citizenship


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