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Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

Maxar Technologies

Maxar Technologies

Reston, VA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2023

Please review the job details below.

Life with Us:

Project: We're supporting a well-established customer that works on a critical and high-visibility mission. The team is tremendously talented and we need to add a seasoned ISSO with a strong foundation in US Government IT experience to work on the growing number of customer requirements. Previous experience working on-site to support the DoD and the intelligence community is highly desirable.

Career: We’re very serious about professional development and continuing education. We offer everyone the opportunity to define their own career trajectory. Our group has some amazing resources at its disposal specifically for this purpose. You will work with your direct supervisor and/or a mentor to set appropriate goals and design a plan to help you make consistent progress.

Day-to-Day with your Colleagues:

  • Coordinate with team’s ISSEs and/or Tech Leads to implement technical solutions during development

  • Coordinate and lead office ATO processes acting as primary point of contact for customer and stakeholder engagements

  • Prepare and maintain information systems Accreditation and Authorization (A&A) packages (BoE - ConOps/Customer Test Plan, SSPs SCTM)

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must have active TS/SCI security clearance and be willing and able to obtain CI Polygraph

  • Bachelor’s degree (4 additional years of relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree)

  • Ability to communicate highly technical analyses at a level comprehensible to laymen and senior-level government representatives

  • Expert knowledge and use of Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Experience with utilizing compliance tools to track assessment and authorization activities (e.g. Xacta 360, Risk Vision, RSA Archer)

  • Experience with Linux (Red Hat)

  • Working knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and associative standards and guidelines

Desired Requirements:

  • Experience working within various system networks and classification levels

  • Advanced degree in a technical discipline

  • Experience working on-site at a government customer location

  • Experience working in DOD/IC

  • Experience with developing and maintaining configuration control documentation

  • Experience implementing services to intelligence community standards like ICD 503, NIST Risk Management Framework, and cloud technologies

  • Comptia Security + and/or CISSP Certification

  • DoD 8570 certification

Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:

$113,000.00 - $188,000.00 annually.

Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.