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Paragon Technology Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in Arlington, Virginia

We are seeking an ISSO with the ability to identify, research, characterize, and document security weaknesses related to operating systems, software applications, firmware, network hardware components, as well as network architecture design and documented policies and procedures.

Candidate must also have the following qualifications:

Demonstrated ability to present briefings to senior level DOD officials in both prepared briefings and/or in ad hoc discussions.

Demonstrated ability to use MS Visio to work with detailed network diagrams.

Demonstrated ability to develop networks and alliances, and collaborate across boundaries with a wide range of stakeholders.

Demonstrated knowledge of network protocols, communications systems and architectures.

Recent management experience working Cyber Security/Information Assurance and IT Standards issues.

Recent executive experience developing strategic solutions to issues associated with integration of two or more networks.

Working knowledge of AFI 17-101 and the Risk Management Framework (RMF).

Working knowledge of the DoD CIO enterprise cloud infrastructure strategy and sustainment of cloud services.

Working knowledge of the operational practices of the Modeling &Simulation Community to support Training & Testing.

Working knowledge with DoD Requirements Process (JCIDS)/Acquisition/PPBE.


  • Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, or Engineering)

  • 10 years of relevant experience. May substitute degree with equivalent experience/combined education,

  • A current DoD 8570 IAM Level II certification (CAP, CASP CE, CISM, CISSP, GSLC) is required.

  • Active Secret clearance the ability to obtain TS/SCI eligibility - must be a US Citizen.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Functional knowledge of DoD and Air Force cyber policies and directives.

  • Use of MS Visio

  • Knowledge of US Government security regulations and methodologies, FISMA, FedRAMP, and NIST special publications.

  • Ability to meet, brief, and write reports for senior executives.

  • Experience with the Cross Domain Solution (CDS) authorization process.

About Us

Paragon is a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) with offices near Scott AFB, Illinois and Vienna, Virginia, providing client-centric, enterprise governance management, cybersecurity services, and comprehensive information technology services management solutions to our clients. Our tagline is “Innovation, Value, and Excellence.”

Paragon consistently delivers value-added, client-centric, enterprise governance management, cybersecurity services, and comprehensive information technology services management solutions to our clients. Our team of dedicated professionals provide superior services and support to you while fostering a climate of trust, innovation, efficiency, and customer return on investment with integrity, commitment, and excellence in all that we do. To help us carry out this mission, our people are trained professionals who boost our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, teamwork, and education.

We offer a comprehensive suite of benefits, which include medical, dental, and vision plans, Flexible Spending accounts, life insurance, short- and long-term disability, matching 401k, tuition reimbursement plans, and much more.

Paragon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of: race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by country, regional, or local law.

ID: 2021-1889

External Company Name: Paragon Tech Group

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