Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

Full Time
Washington, D.C., DC
Areas of Interest: Information Systems Security Operations/Officer
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At CGI Federal, we provide capabilities that empower our clients to stay ahead of evolving threats and technological advances. Speed and agility are critical to stay current in the cyber security landscape. The DHS Performance and Learning Management System is responsible for facilitating the performance management process and consolidate the existing component learning environments. The PALMS program requires a senior level IA consultant. In this role you will perform ISSO duties with primary focus on FedRAMP and DHS security controls assessments for systems/applications in support of ETMS and FISMA moderate systems. 

We are the team accountable for developing the security control remediation plan by coordinating with the System Owners, Application and System Developers, Engineers and Administrators to ensure that all required FISMA, A-123, annual IT Security Self-Assessment documentation, Ongoing Authorization and reporting deadlines are achieved.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

  • Serves as an Information System Security Officer for a supporting major enterprise application solution operating in a FedRAMP Accredited Federal Cloud. 
  • Develop system/application C&A documentation and conduct annual reviews. 
  • Perform audit log reviews, vulnerability scan reviews and reporting, POAM management and other continuous monitoring activities. 
  • Develop security control language and updates to the SSP and translate information from the lead Architect and other support staff in charge of the system.
  • Demonstrate leadership ability as a senior resource.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

  • Due to the nature of the government contract requirements and/or clearance requirements, US citizenship is required.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in an information assurance role supporting federal IT systems.
  • Experience developing system/application C&A documentation (SSP, CP, CMP, SCA reports, etc.).
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, recommend and apply technology solutions which meet the security control requirements specified by OMB Circular A-123, FISMA and NIST guidance.


  • Current Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).
  • Risk assessment experience, especially with NIST 800-30 (Rev 3 and Rev 4) threat identification, system security categorization, gap analysis and compliance reporting.
  • Experience interpreting IT vulnerability scanning results.

What you can expect from us:

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