Contact Us Login Home

Founded by Veterans in Hampton Roads

Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
120000.00 Per Year
Washington, Dist. Columbia
United States
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 8 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree

Information Systems Security Officer

Avineon, Inc. is looking to add to our dynamic and varied team of security professionals. We are seeking a qualified Information System Security Officer (ISSO) with 10+ years of experience in information security, security assessment and authorization (SA&A), security policy and procedures, auditing, security compliance monitoring, and network engineering using best practices in an enterprise environment. The successful candidate will have specialized experience in such areas as IT security program management for the federal government including in-depth knowledge of applicable laws and regulations.

Job Requirements

  •  Analysis of security findings, issues, and plans.
  • Interpretation and clarification of security policy, guidance, and new or changing policy requirements.
  • Recommendation of action(s) to resolve or mitigate known weaknesses, or for preventive measures and safeguards for potential threats.
  • Status monitoring for Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&M), and other applicable action plans designed to resolve known weaknesses or prevent potential threats.
  • Guidance in resolving known system weaknesses according to available enterprise-level plans or solutions.
  • Situational awareness through notification of enterprise security issues, solutions, projects, and plans that may impact the assigned system(s).
  • Coordination of activities to facilitate confidentiality, integrity, and availability of assigned systems and applications.
  • Planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance, and enhancement of client cybersecurity information systems security programs, policies, procedures, and tools consistent with client, FISMA, and NIST guidelines.
  • Assisting the client in identifying, implementing, and assessing common security controls.
  • Actively supporting 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.
  • Performing and/or providing oversight and guidance for day-to-day security activities for assigned systems.
  • Develop or assist in development of system security policy.
  • Possess the detailed knowledge and expertise required to manage the security aspects of an information system.
  • Analyze network and system intrusions, breaches, and other information security incidents in support of IT security incident response.
  • Document business requirements, perform risk assessments, and support investigations and audits by utilizing IT review and IT forensics procedures.
  • Participate in business process reviews supporting business process engineering and re-engineering.
  • Conduct assessments on identified systems based on standards and guidelines; validate assessed data and conduct SA&A of IT systems.
  • Write comprehensive assessment, review, audit, and investigation reports outlining methodology, analysis, and recommendations.



  •  Knowledge of federal policies and guidelines such as ICD, FISMA, Homeland Security Policy Directives, and general Treasury ecurity guidelines.
  •  Knowledge of NIST and ICD documents, standards, and guidelines.
  • Understand the Security Assessment & Authorization (SA&A) process of information systems as per NIST 800-37 and related standards.
  • Understand/create Security Awareness Programs as per NIST 800-50.
  • Understand incident prevention and response as per NIST guidelines.
  • Understand HSPD-12 and the requisite NIST and FIPS standards (201).
  • Complete understanding of NIST SP 800-53 & SP 80-53A and CNSSI No. 1253

The ideal candidate will also have the following qualifications:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and teamwork skills.
  • Strong requirements gathering, analysis, and organization skills.
  • Strong technical writing skills.
  • Experience using system development life cycle methodology.
  • CISSP or other certification is a plus.
  • Program Management Professional (PM) is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, information systems, engineering, or other related discipline.
  • Must be a US citizen with a Top Secret security clearance with SCI ACCESS. All members of the candidate’s immediate family and household must be US citizens.

Avineon, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.



Apply Here: