Position Description

A² Systems Engineering is seeking an Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO) who will generally be responsible for assessments of Space Force systems and networks and who will determine where those systems depart from Space Force dictated policy and acceptable configurations in support of the Portfolio Architect’s Office at the Space and Missile Systems Center in El Segundo.

The successful candidate will possess the aptitude and skillset to adeptly perform any of the
following tasks as they arise:

1. Develop cybersecurity requirements as well as architecture and design artifacts. Develop
strategy, plans, and policies. Support execution of all steps necessary for obtaining
Interim Authority to Operate (IATO) or Authority to Operate (ATO)
2. ISSO for three (3) Decision Support Lab (DSL) networks (UDSL, SDSL, TS-DSL)
a. Process Data Transfer paperwork and archive
b. Process Change Management paperwork and archive
3. Risk Management Framework (RMF) or System Security Authorization Agreement
(SSAA) for classified and unclassified DSL Networks as required (a key skill sought by
Government customer)
a. Execute RMF Packages for four assigned systems ensuring compliance through
vulnerability assessments using Nessus scanners, STIGs, SCAP, and other tools
b. Implement RMF security controls and develop and maintain associated
c. Use Enterprise Mission Assurance Support Service (eMASS) system on SIPRNet to
create RMF package for the government’s Distributed Interactive Simulation
Network (DISNet)
4. Administer HBSS and ACAS on three standalone networks
a. Conduct scans and assessments and coordinate connection approval process with
Cybersecurity Service Provider
5. Maintain documentation and conduct inventory as Secure Voice Responsible Officer,
configure STE and vIPer devices & support staff assistance visits
6. Maintenance and design VTC, certification and accreditation for NIPR, SIPR, and SAP
VTC architecture
7. Maintain software licensing for systems and assist system administrators and CISCO
network equipment configurations
8. Provide guidance on security requirements and design solutions related to security

Required Qualifications

– 3-10+ years in Information Security functions including but not limited to the
classification, declassification, and protection of classified national defense and other
sensitive information originated or controlled by the DoD
– Experience developing, implementing, and monitoring policies, instructions, procedures,
control systems, and methods for such functions and activities as: physical storage and
control; security education; and transmitting, transferring, reproducing, downgrading, and
destroying information.
– Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
In lieu of Bachelor’s degree, 6 years of work experience may be substituted
Or, Associate degree with 4 years of work experience