Published date Posted on Indeed on Aug 03, 2022 (16 d ago)

Cybersecurity ISSO/ISSE
Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance

We are seeking an experienced ISSO/ISSE. The candidate will support the Deputy Cybersecurity Leads with all Risk Management Framework (RMF), Interim Authorization to Test (IATT) and Authority to Operate (ATO) functions.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support the Deputy Cybersecurity Leads with all Risk Management Framework (RMF) Interim Authorization to Test (IATT), and Authority to Operate (ATO) functions
  • Assist with the review of EHR architecture and technical artifacts from a cybersecurity perspective, develop and implement Cyber Information Assurance policies and procedures, and develop associated cybersecurity related documentation.
  • Serve as the alternate Point of Contact (POC) for all RMF activities with responsibility for coordinating the RMF, and ensuring the inputs satisfy the assessment and authorization of the RMF requirements process that will lead to an IATT and a full ATO from the AF Authorizing Official assigned to the system
  • Assist with the development of templates and recommendation of other tools to support risk management and ATO activities.
  • Assist the Deputy Cybersecurity Leads with reviewing authorizations, and providing pre-assessments for all Authorization and Assessments (A&A) systems in DHMSM and utilize DHA policy and eMASS as authoritative source for A&A.
  • Identify the requirements that are security critical and establish corresponding controls for these requirements
  • Periodically test and evaluate the effectiveness of information security controls and ensure operational security posture is maintained.
  • Input data and upload artifacts relevant to this project into classified eMASS
  • Develop and/or update the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) to document all known vulnerabilities to correct or mitigate risks. Track Plans of Actions and Milestones (POA&Ms) agency-wide to identify areas of risk as a result of unimplemented POA&Ms.
  • Track the A&A status for all divisions and programs that have information systems to validate they meet the requirements to protect the data and operations.
  • Support cybersecurity compliance assessment efforts by providing systems engineering and documentation support
  • Ensure all DoD cybersecurity-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.
  • Assist the Deputy Cybersecurity Leads in ensuring the project meets identified milestones
  • Support the development of cyber strategy and associated documentation and ensure all DoD cybersecurity-related documentation is current and accessible to properly authorized individuals.
  • Ensure all users have requisite security clearances and access authorization.
  • Provide Subject Matter Expertise for customer inquiries.


  • Bachelors degree and 9 years of relevant experience
  • US Citizen with ability to obtain ADP2/IT2 Public Trust. Federal Government requirement.
  • 5 or more years hands-on experience on Defense Health Agency projects in a cybersecurity role.
  • Experience with network and network security assessments and documenting the results using NIST SP 800-53A, completing security plans and recommending Security Controls for Federal Information Systems
  • Documenting recommendations to correct security weaknesses resulting from security assessments and tracking implementation of corrective actions
  • Developing network and network security policies and system security documentation and procedures
  • Prior experience with DOD Accreditation and tools such as ACAS, eMASS, CMRS and HBSS
  • Knowledge of networks, cyber defense toolsets and processes. Strong understanding of related technologies and significant knowledge of particular networking technologies, operating systems, and security tools, tactics, techniques, and procedures.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to effectively interact and work with internal team members, vendors and clients.
  • Experience with DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) Program
  • Proficiency in ACAS/NESSUS, SCAP, HBSS
  • eMASS and Continuous Monitoring Risk Scoring System (CMRS) experience
  • Scripting knowledge: PowerShell, Python, Shell Scripting

Preferred Qualifications

  • Security+ Certification
  • PMP Certification
  • Proficiency in ACAS/NESSUS, SCAP
  • Experience with the DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Management (IAVM) Program
  • Experience with DoD Military Health preferred

Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE). Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply, including minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Job Type: Full-time


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus


  • Bachelor's (Required)


  • Cybersecurity: 9 years (Required)
  • Python: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: Remote

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