Information System Security Officer (ISSO) at Joint Base Andrews, MD in Joint Base Andrews, Maryland

Posted in Information Technology 11 days ago.

Type: Full Time

Job Description:

Trace Systems

Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

US-MD-Joint Base Andrews

Job ID: 2022-4785
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Intelligence/Cyber
Joint Base Andrews, MD


Mission Essential Work - Trace is actively hiring!

Job Title: Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Job Location: Joint Base Andrews, MD

Security Clearance: Active, in-scope US Government issued Top Secret clearance the ability to obtain SCI eligibility

Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required.


Trace Systems is seeking an innovative and highly-driven individual to join our growing MPE Program as an Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to join our team on-site at Joint Base Andrews, MD.

Duties to include:

  • Responsible for ensuring appropriate operational security posture is maintained.
  • Implement and enforce all Air Force cybersecurity policies, procedures, and countermeasures.
  • Maintain all authorized user access control documentation IAW applicable AF Records Information Management System (AFRIMS).
  • Ensure software, hardware, and firmware complies with appropriate security configuration guidelines (e.g., Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs)/Security Requirement Guides (SRGs)).
  • Ensure proper configuration management procedures are followed prior to implementation and contingent upon necessary approval.
  • Coordinate changes or modifications with the Information System Security Manager (ISSM) and/or the Security Control Assessor (SCA).
  • Initiate exceptions, deviations, or waivers to cybersecurity requirements.
  • Assist the ISSM in meeting duties and responsibilities.
  • Implement and enforce all DoD cybersecurity policies and procedures, as defined by cybersecurity-related documentation.
  • Ensure all users have requisite security clearances and access authorization.
  • Initiate protective or corrective measures when a cybersecurity incident or vulnerability is discovered and ensure a process is in place for authorized users to report all cybersecurity-related events and potential threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Ensure all DoD cybersecurity-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.
  • Implement the Risk Management Framework (RMF) across multiple programs in accordance with National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Air Force policy and directives.
  • Develop artifacts and supporting evidence to satisfy all applicable RMF Controls and corresponding Control Correlation Identifiers (CCI’s).
  • Develop and/or update the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to document all known vulnerabilities to correct or mitigate risks.
  • Manage system accreditation packages and ATO’s using Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS).


  • Fifteen years direct experience in the last twenty years
  • A current DoD 8570 IAM Level II certification (CAP, CASP CE, CISM, CISSP, GSLC) is required.
  • Technical Certification is required
  • Active, in-scope US Government issued Top Secret clearance the ability to obtain SCI eligibility
  • Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required.

Desired Qualifications:

  • IAM Level III Certification (CISM, CISSP, GSLC).
  • Functional knowledge of DoD and Air Force cyber policies and directives.
  • Knowledge of US Government security regulations and methodologies, FISMA, FedRAMP, and NIST special publications.
  • Experience creating DOD RMF packages and associated work products and managing them through the program lifecycle.
  • Familiar with eMASS and associated workflows.
  • Familiarity with coalition and multi-national information sharing systems, policies, and environments.
  • Experience with the Cross Domain Solution (CDS) authorization process.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems,
    Math, Engineering). With at least fifteen years of general experience of which ten years is directly related
    experience, a degree is not required.

Trace Systems:

Trace Systems, headquartered in Vienna, Virginia, was founded to support and defend our nation's security interests at home and abroad – whenever and wherever. We provide cybersecurity, intelligence, communications, networking and information technology services, systems, and solutions to the United States Department of Defense, Intelligence Community and Department of Homeland Security.

To Apply:? We invite you to put your talents to work by joining a growing team of dynamic professionals here at Trace Systems! Be part of a culture at our leading-edge company where you can achieve great things while fostering a satisfying and rewarding career progression. To learn more about our current openings, text ‘tracejobs’ to 97211 or apply directly through our website at: #jointracesystems

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: To protect the health and safety of its employees and to comply with customer requirements, Trace Systems may require employees in certain positions to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Vaccination requirements will depend on the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements.

Trace Systems is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.




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