Senior Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Job Location US-DC-Washington
Posted Date 1 week ago(7/28/2020 8:33 AM)
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Public Trust


Design. Disrupt. Repeat.

Be an agent of change and the first line of information security defense on a team committed to achieving client-focused, mission-driven excellence within the Department of Homeland Security. Steampunk is looking for an experienced Sr. Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) with an appetite for taking on new challenges.


Note- this role is remote/telework 2 days a week! Very cool huh?



  1. Perform continuous monitoring activities as part of the customer's Ongoing Authorization program.
  2. Provide audit support for assigned systems before, during, and after audits.
  3. Respond to emerging requirements or policies as set by new legislation and regulations.
  1. Communicate effectively with users and stakeholders about security measures and potential threats.
  2. Create and maintain compliance documentation for certification and accreditation in accordance with government requirements.
  3. Proactively create, monitor and update the status of POA&Ms to ensure weaknesses are resolved on time.




Education and Experience:

  • Five (5) years of cybersecurity experience is required, including three (3) years of FISMA-related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in an IT field, or
  • Bachelor’s Degree in a non-IT field with a total of seven (7) years of cybersecurity experience, including five (5) years of FISMA experience;
  • Master’s Degree in an IT field with a total of four (4) years of cybersecurity experience, including two (2) years of FISMA experience;
  • No degree with a total of nine (9) years of cybersecurity experience, including seven (7) years of FISMA experience.


One of the following certifications (may be obtained within six (6) months of hire):

  • Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP)
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP)
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  • Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
  • Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)
  • Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)




  • Knowledge of sensitive system cybersecurity requirements and Privacy Act requirements
  • Experience with NIST 800 publications, particularly those associated with the Risk Management Framework and FedRAMP.
  • Experience evaluating security controls against requirements such as FISMA, FIPS, and NIST guidelines.
  • Experience with three (3) of the following criteria:
  • Vulnerability scanning execution, assessment, and analysis
  • Operating system and network knowledge (i.e, LAN and WAN)
  • Information security and assurance principles and associated supporting technologies
  • Application security, database security, and network security

About steampunk


Steampunk is a Change Agent in the Federal contracting industry, bringing new thinking to clients in the Homeland, Federal Civilian, Health and DoD sectors.  Through our Human-Centered delivery methodology, we are fundamentally changing the expectations our Federal clients have for true shared accountability in solving their toughest mission challenges.  As an employee owned company, we focus on investing in our employees to enable them to do the greatest work of their careers – and rewarding them for outstanding contributions to our growth. If you want to learn more about our story, visit


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. SE Solutions participates in the E-Verify program. 


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