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ASRC Federal Holding Company Information Systems Security Officer in Welcome, Maryland

Position : Information Systems Security Officer

Location : Welcome, MD

ASRC Federal Space and Defense brings a 15-year history of delivering high-performance space systems engineering, integration and satellite operations services to civil and defense agencies. ASRC Federal Space and Defense provides these services throughout all phases of the program life cycle and across the entire space systems architecture, including space and ground assets. We are seeking a Principal Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to join our team at Blossom Point Tracking Facility (BPTF) in Welcome, MD.


  • The ISSO shall be a part of the Information Assurance team that will upgrade and maintain the security posture of all standalone and networked environments at Blossom Point

  • Maintain operational security posture for programs and information systems

  • Support information security accreditation activities in compliance with all federal government policy and procedures

  • Perform vulnerability/risk assessment analysis to support continuous monitoring and security control testing.

  • Prepare and review relevant documentation to include System Security Plans (SSPs), Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Risk Assessment Reports, Remediation Plans, Plan of Actions and Milestone (POAM), Configuration Management Plan, Incident Response Plan, etc

  • Assessment and Authorization (A&A) packages, and System Requirements Traceability Matrices (SRTMs).


  • Direct experience reviewing and developing accreditation/certification packages

  • Knowledge of risk assessment tools, disaster recovery, technologies, and methods

  • Experience planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures

  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to communicate information assurance issues to peers and management

  • Ability to instruct and train site personnel on cyber security awareness

  • Demonstrated ability to independently analyze and identify solutions with fast-paced

  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervisory direction and oversight

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, gender, color, age, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, religion, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law


  • Requires Bachelor's degree or equivalent in the fields of mathematics, telecommunications, electrical engineering, computer engineering, or computer science and 7-9 years related experience; or Master's degree with 5-6 years of experience

  • Requires expert technical knowledge in security policy, information assurance, and IT systems engineering

  • Must possess excellent analytical skills and be capable of quantifying risk to enterprise systems and level of compliance with security policy

  • Strong IT system and application engineering background with experience in Windows, Linux, and virtual environments, active directory, and networking

  • Experience with certification testing, Risk Management Framework (RMF), information assurance tools, DoD STIG, and vulnerability assessment

  • CISSP, CISM, or DoD 8140 / 8570.1 certification (IAM level 3) desired

  • Network Security tools -- GFI LanGuard, Nessus, Gigamon, FireEye, Suricata, or Palo Alto knowledge highly desired

  • Security Information and Event Management tools - LogRhythm, ArcSight, NetWitness, Splunk Enterprise Security, AlienVault, or SolarWinds Log and Event Manager experience highly desired

Security Clearance

  • Current Active Secret clearance mandatory. Must have the capability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI clearance.

ASRC Federal and its Subsidiaries are Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.