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Information Systems Security Officer - ISSO

Washington, DC 20004
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Civilian, State and Local

Perspectas Civilian, State and Local segment partners with the U.S. Federal Civilian State and Local governments to provide infrastructure services, business solutions, and digital transformation services that help them achieve policy objectives and integrate citizen-centric services.


Every day at Perspecta, we enable hundreds of thousands of people to take on our nation's most important work. Were a company founded on a diverse set of capabilities and skills, bound together by a single promise: we never stop solving our nation's most complex challenges. Our team of engineers, analysts, developers, investigators, integrators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We continually push ourselvesto respond, to adapt, to go further. To look ahead to the changing landscape and develop new and innovative ways to serve our customers. Perspecta works with U.S. government customers in defense, intelligence, civilian, health care, and state and local markets. Our high-caliber employees are rewarded in many waysnot only through competitive salaries and benefits packages, but the opportunity to create a meaningful impact in jobs and on projects that matter. Perspecta's talented and robust workforce14,000 strong'stands ready to welcome you to the team. Let's make an impact together.

Perspecta has an immediate need in our US Public Sector group for a Information Systems Security Officer in Washington, DC.

The Security ISSO responsibilities include the following:

  • Performs annual core control assessments; or on an on-going basis as required

  • Performs Security Assessment & Authorization (SA&A) documentation updates, as needed

  • Has extensive knowledge of CSAM;

  • Enters system documentation required in CSAM for assigned systems

  • Performs required vulnerability scan reviews or ad hoc scan reviews depending on vulnerabilities;

  • Reviews system audit logs;

  • Identifies and report Plan of Action and Milestone (POAMs) to system owners at a detail level; monitor for corrective action and submit on time a report for the monthly POAM meeting;

  • Monitors and submit monthly updates of assigned SDS System SPDR scores; work with system owner/manager to reduce the SPDR score

  • Provides advice, options and possible solutions to team members, system managers and system owners when addressing information assurance assessments challenges; raise concerns in a positive and professional manner

  • Ensures customer inquiries and responses are technically accurate and delivered in a professional manner

  • Completes required Security Awareness training as scheduled, in accordance with DOJ IT policy, to include Computer Security Awareness Training (CSAT) on an annual basis

  • Comply with DOJ (Department of Justice) policies and procedures

  • Attends the SDS Security/ Compliance Team meetings regularly and engage as an active contributor in information exchange, development of workshops and presentations for system owners and functional Points of Contact (POCs)



  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent work experience) required, preferably in computer science, engineering or related area of study

  • 10 - 12 years of experience

  • CISSP or DOD 8570-1 certifications

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)



  • Information Technology
Posted: 2020-05-21 Expires: 2020-06-20

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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