Senior Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO)

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Date: Apr 6, 2024

Location: Ashburn, VA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 269567 

NTT DATA Services strives to hire exceptional, innovative and passionate individuals who want to grow with us. If you want to be part of an inclusive, adaptable, and forward-thinking organization, apply now.

We are currently seeking a Senior Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) to join our team in Ashburn, Virginia (US-VA), United States (US).

Information System Security Officer (ISSO). The Contractor shall identify the ISSO position, as key personnel, to be the Designated Person(s) assigned to one or more existing FISMA Systems of Record as well as new IT Systems that are slated as new work products to develop an Authority to Operate (ATO) and follow-on Continuous Monitored system. As a Designated ISSO, they will sign a DHS sponsored Letter that lays out the roles and responsibilities of the ISSO function to maintain Compliance requirements on a daily basis. The ISSO will report to a Designated Information System Security Manager (ISSM) and the Director of Security. Due to the importance of keeping system(s) updated to meet FISMA guidelines, while supporting DHS/CISA directives around limiting vulnerabilities, the ISSO role is of upmost importance throughout its lifecycle. Certifications, such as Network+ and Security +, CISSP and Security auditing are recommended. 


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 10 years of experience implementing the NIST 800-53 Security Controls in an Assessment & Authorization (A&A) process.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience reviewing Nessus scans, managing vulnerability mitigation and information security process in an Enterprise environment.
  • Must be U.S. Citizen with ability to obtain DHS Public Trust security clearance.


Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Certifications, such as Network+ and Security +, CISSP and Security auditing.
  • Familiarity with network and information system security principles and best practices. ­
  • In-depth knowledge of the Risk Management Framework (RMF), the NIST publications, and the DHS 4300A. ­
  • Basic understanding of Enterprise networking concepts. ­
  • Ability to work well within a team environment and build rapport with government and customer organizations.



About NTT DATA Services

NTT DATA Services is a recognized leader in IT and business services, including cloud, data and applications, headquartered in Texas. As part of NTT DATA, a $30 billion trusted global innovator with a combined global reach of over 80 countries, we help clients transform through business and technology consulting, industry and digital solutions, applications development and management, managed edge-to-cloud infrastructure services, BPO, systems integration and global data centers. We are committed to our clients’ long-term success. Visit or LinkedIn to learn more.

NTT DATA Services is an equal opportunity employer and considers all applicants without regarding to race, color, religion, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment for all employees. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please inform your recruiter so that we may connect you with the appropriate team.

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