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Information Systems Security Officer

at OBXtek

Posted: 9/13/2019
Job Reference #: 3177

Job Description

  • Job LocationsUS-CO-Denver
    # of Openings
    Cyber Services
    Job ID
  • Overview

    OBXtek Inc. is an established, award-winning, service disabled veteran owned business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. Our corporate growth has coincided with our investment in our employees as well as in outreach to our civilian and military community.


    Perform ISSO duties to ensure that the appropriate operational security posture (physical and environmental protection, personnel security, incident handling, and security training and awareness) is maintained for information systems or programs.


    • Participates in IS risk assessment during the A&A process.
    • Develops security requirements for hardware, software, and service acquisitions.
    • Ensures all IA inspections, tests, and reviews are coordinated.
    • Evaluates the adequacy of security measures.
    • Ensures systems, network, and data users are aware of and follow IA policies.
    • Evaluates IT enclave systems and assess risk posture and system security findings and recommends mitigation.
    • Reviews of security assessment and authorization (A&A) documentation in support of Risk Management Framework.
    • Coordinates activities that facilitate the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of assigned systems and applications
    • Provides planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of information systems security programs, policies, procedures, and tools.
    • Assists government officials in identifying, implementing, and assessing the common security controls.
    • Supports the development and maintenance of the system security plan, to include coordinating system changes with the information system owner and assessing the security impact of those changes.
    • Provides oversight and guidance for day-to-day security activities for assigned systems.
    • Develops or assists in development of system security policy.
    • Monitors compliance with system security policy and providing guidance and recommendations to correct deficiencies.


    Top Secret security clearance

    - 2 years experience performing Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) duties.

    - Associate Degree in computer science or related field and 2 years ISSO experience; or no degree and 5 years cybersecurity support

    - Security+ certification

    - Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) or Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification

    - Experience with DoD Space Program

    - Experience with Risk Management Framework (RMF)

    - Experience with analyzing vulnerabilities, assessing risks, and assessing security controls

    - Experience with one or more tools such as ArcSight, Palantir, LogRhythm, Manticore, HBSS

    Company Information

    Headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People…Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.

    We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.

    As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.

    OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.