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Company Name:
C2 Essentials Inc
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Morrisville, North Carolina
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 8 years
Education level:
Bachelor's Degree
Eli Linthicum

Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

We are conducting a search for a Senior ISSO to support the Cyber Security program (Risk Management Office) at the United States Postal Service. The candidate will have expertise in system certification & accreditation (C&A) processes; information assurance (IA) processes; achieving system ATOs, and continuous monitoring. The successful candidate will experience an unparalleled large-scale enterprise environment with over 800 Information Technology systems, processing billions of dollars in annual revenue and supporting a diverse user base spread across the entire US.



  • The candidate will drive the review and certification of information technology systems following the USPS CISO policies and procedures (modeled based on NIST RMF).
  • The candidate will manage action items, work to resolve issues, and identify and document system risks and vulnerabilities.
  • Providing input to and develop, write, edit and submit documentation in support of the project deliverables.
  • Candidate must be able to clearly define tasking, communicate topics to leadership through concise and succinct presentations, to organize meeting preparation materials.
  • Work closely with the system teams and program/project managers as well as interfacing with CISO and CIO stakeholders as needed.
  • Oversee the information assurance (IA) program of an information system in or outside the network environment; may include recommendation and justification for procurement duties.
  • Establish audit policy and reporting mechanisms for ensuring compliance with IA/IS standards by keeping current with IA/IS requirements.
  • Lead the development of risk management by creating plans, procedures, protocols, and evaluation measures and ensuring there are desired levels of enterprise-wide IA/IS.
  • Oversee the presence and adequacy of security measures proposed or provided in response to requirements contained in acquisition documents.



  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or a relevant Cybersecurity field, and 7+ years of overall experience.
  • 5+ years of experience working as an ISSO or Information Assurance analyst.
  • Strong knowledge of the NIST Risk Management Framework (RMF) and security controls is required.
  • Hands on experience creating ATO packages, and continuous monitoring compliance in a large-scale enterprise environment is required.
  • Experience working with leading edge technologies and innovative risk compliance and mitigation processes (automated monitoring, automated ATOs, etc.).
  • Must have strong communication skills, both oral and written, with excellent interpersonal, team and organization skills.
  • Must have strong knowledge of MS Office products to include PowerPoint, Word, Excel, and Outlook.
  • A self-starter with proven abilities to collaborate and gather information from multiple teams.
  • Certification in one or more of; Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), CompTIA Security+, CPTE - Certified Penetration Testing Engineer, CEH - Certified Ethical Hacker, or Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Demonstrable experience with Security Operation tools inclusive of products from SPLUNK, FireEye, Looking Glass, Intel, Endgame, StealthWatch, RSA, and Tanium.


****Candidates must be able to obtain a Postal Sensitive Clearance (US Citizenship or Green Card required). Additionally, candidates must not have traveled outside of the USA for a combined period not to exceed 6 months within the last 5 years.***


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Cloud-based enterprise IT systems (AWS, Azure, GPC)
  • Mobile solutions
  • Cryptocurrency/blockchain based solutions
  • SCADA system architecture



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