Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Location: FEMA Disaster Emergency Communications (DEC)- Washington, DC (hybrid position with on-site work required)

Job Type: Full Time, government contract position.

Full Benefits Package Available

  • Salary: $100,000 – $115,000

Clearance: In accordance with Federal Government Contract, candidates must be able to obtain FEMA/DHS Suitability clearance.

Education: B.A. or B.S. degree in a related discipline Computer Science, Computer

Information Systems, Math, Engineering) strongly preferred


Certifications: Current CompTIA Security+ certification is required or (able to obtain within six

months of position assignment) & IAM Level II certification (CAP, CASP CE, CISM, CISSP, GSLC) preferred.


Required Experience: Ten years of general IT experience of which five years is directly related to Cybersecurity

The ISSO serves as the principal advisor to the information system owner and the CISO/ISSM on all matters involving the security of the information system and should have the detailed knowledge and expertise required to manage the security aspects of the information system. The responsibility may include, but is not limited to, physical security, personal security, incident handling, and security awareness and training. The ISSO may be called upon to assist in the development of the system security policy and to ensure compliance with the policy on a routine basis. In close coordination with the information system owner, the ISSO often plays an active role in developing and updating the Security Plan as well as managing and controlling changes to the system and assessing the security impact of

those changes. The ISSO also coordinates with external agencies and assists in the preparation

of the ISA to ensure all external connections meet protection requirements and are documented

in the Security Plan, Risk Assessment, and security operating procedures.

ISSO is required to work on-site 3 days/weekly.

GCI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or national origin. GCI gives preferential treatment to veterans.



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