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ManTech Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) in Herndon, Virginia

Secure our Nation, Ignite your Future

Become an integral part of a diverse team while working at an Industry Leading Organization, where our employees come first. At ManTech International Corporation, you’ll help protect our national security while working on innovative projects that offer opportunities for advancement.

Currently, ManTech is seeking a motivated, career and customer-oriented Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to join our team in the Herndon/Chantilly, VA locations.

Maintain the operational security posture to ensure information systems (IS) security policies, standards, and procedures are established and followed, and will support the efforts to obtain systems approval and Authority to Operate for new, innovative systems that will be entirely new to the procuring government agencies.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Cyber security paperwork (compliance) and Information Assurance (IA) controls

  • Accreditation & Requirements

  • Review current security policies and propose new security policies

  • Assess/analyze improvements to security support systems

  • Risk assessment associated with change management

  • Perform continuous monitoring

  • Develop supporting documentation and apply standards, directives, guidance, policies, and security control to classified computing environments in support of Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503

  • Utilizing one or more Risk Management Framework implementation methods to include but not limited to; JSIG, CNSSI 1253, NIST SP 800-53, NIST SP 800-171, DoDM-5220-22 (NISPOM)

  • Ability to obtain and maintain customer system accreditations through the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

  • Assist in preparation and review documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Risk Assessment Reports (RAR), Security Controls Traceability Matrix (SCTM), and other Assessment & Authorization (A&A) artifacts

  • Support efforts for vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support Assessment & Authorization (A&A)

  • Learn and conduct Independent scans of the application, network and database with tools such as Nessus, DISA STIGS compliance check and SCAP (SCC)

  • Assist in the research and address information security issues as required, and develop and maintain the Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M) and support remediation activities

  • Provide continuous monitoring, security reviews, and technical inspections to enforce security policies, controls and procedures and mitigate identified vulnerabilities and weaknesses

  • Create processes and reports that will provide oversight into continuous monitoring and assessment activities for the system owner, Government ISSM and program management

  • Maintain inventory of system software, hardware, and firmware

  • Responsible for conducting system account management, training tracking and audit log reviews and recording and reporting results

  • Provide direction and guidance to other employees with regard to computer security issues via security education and awareness, conduct Information Systems Security briefings, participate in self-inspections and audits, and investigate security incidents

  • Ad hoc duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 12+ Years relevant work experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

  • Five (5) years of ISSO experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Advanced proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite, especially Microsoft Project, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • DoD Directive 8570-01-M – Cyberspace Workforce Management compliant certification: Information Assurance Management (IAM) Level I

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Must possess an active TS/SCI and polygraph

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%

  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine and computer printer

  • The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management and customers, which may involve delivering presentations

  • Must be willing to travel CONUS and OCONUS to client locations at least 10% of the time

  • Move about freely in a laboratory setting

  • Repetitive Motions

ManTech International Corporation, as well as its subsidiaries proactively fulfills its role as an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, national origin, marital status, physical or mental disability, status as a Disabled Veteran, Recently Separated Veteran, Active Duty Wartime or Campaign Badge Veteran, Armed Forces Services Medal, or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position with ManTech through its online applicant system, please contact ManTech's Corporate EEO Department at (703) 218-6000. ManTech is an affirmative action/equal opportunity employer - minorities, females, disabled and protected veterans are urged to apply. ManTech's utilization of any external recruitment or job placement agency is predicated upon its full compliance with our equal opportunity/affirmative action policies. ManTech does not accept resumes from unsolicited recruiting firms. We pay no fees for unsolicited services.

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