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TekSynap Information Systems Security Officer - ISSO in Arlington, Virginia

We are seeking an ISSO to support the AFNCR IT Services program at the National Military Command Center (NMCC) in Arlington, VA.

The AFNCR IT Services program provides support services for information systems for Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Air Force District of Washington (AFDW), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other Air Force activities within the AFNCR missions to include the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), and other locations, leased spaces, and alternate sites.

TekSynap is a fast growing high-tech company that understands both the pace of technology today and the need to have a comprehensive well planned information management environment. “Technology moving at the speed of thought” embodies these principles – the need to nimbly utilize the best that information technology offers to meet the business needs of our Federal Government customers.

We offer our full-time employees a competitive benefits package to include health, dental, vision, 401K, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability plans, vacation time and holidays.

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  • Review system security Assessment and Authorization (AA) package submissions for consistency, completeness and traceability ensuring compliance with current AF AA guidance

  • Create cyber security strategies that ensures compliance to industry best practices and government regulations, performing compliance monitoring, providing remediation strategies, and maintaining the compliance of the organization.

  • Document residual risks and provide the cybersecurity risk analysis and mitigation determination results.

  • Perform Windows Domain and Network Auditing proficiently

  • Understand the regulations and processes associated with working with in a SIPRNet / The Secret Internet Protocol Router Network environment.

  • Utilize expert level of knowledge as it pertains to networking in a secure network environment.

  • Collaborate with technical teams as well as organizational stakeholders as it pertains to vulnerability management

  • Must be able to work in a constantly changing regulatory environment with short, mid, and long term timelines for remediating any non-compliance

  • Must be able to work well within a team environment and able to adapt quickly to change.

  • Background or understanding of System Security Plans (SSP) as well as other associated A&A documentation.


  • BS degree with 8+ years of relevant experience or Master's Degree with 6+ years of relevant experience. Additional years of related experience, training, and/or certifications accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Current DoD 8570 baseline certification for IAT II (one of the following: GSEC, Security+, SCNP and SSCP certifications

  • Current DoD TS/SCI security clearance.

  • Experience with Windows Domain and Network Auditing

  • Experience in Vulnerability Management, IAVM, Deficiency Mitigation's and General A&A (Assessment & Authorization) processes and procedures.


  • Past or current ISSM / ISSO experience.

  • DoD IS knowledge and experience.

  • Security hardening scripting/automation experience.

  • Knowledge of SIPRNet operations at the small enclave level.

  • Microsoft OS Certification (MCSE Win 7 or other).

  • Familiarity with Cisco network equipment, able to plan, deploy, troubleshoot and backup.


  • Establish Focus

  • Change Management

  • Develop Others

  • Oral Communication

  • Written Communication

  • Interpersonal Awareness

  • Build Relationships

  • Analytical Thinking

  • Conceptual Thinking

  • Strategic Thinking

  • Technical Expertise

  • Initiative

  • Foster Innovation

  • Results Oriented

  • Teamwork

  • Customer Service


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Location: Arlington, VA

  • Type of environment: Office

  • Noise level: Medium

  • Work schedule: Schedule is day shift Monday – Friday. May be requested to work evenings and weekends to meet program and contract needs.

  • Amount of Travel:<10%


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to handle, feel, touch; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is regularly required to lift up to 10 pounds. The employee is frequently required to lift up to 25 pounds; and up to 50 pounds. The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


Citizenship: United States Citizen

Clearance requirement: Top Secret / SCI


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities. TekSynap does not discriminate against any person because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law (referred to as “protected status”). This nondiscrimination policy extends to all terms, conditions, and privileges of employment as well as the use of all company facilities, participation in all company-sponsored activities, and all employment actions such as promotions, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment.

ID: 2021-1709

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