Mar 12, 2024

389 – Information Systems Security Officer · Fairfax, Virginia

  • Azure Summit Technology
  • Fairfax, Virginia
Full-Time Defense Engineering Government Information Technology

Job Description

Azure Summit Technology is a mature, growing small business with locations in Melbourne, Florida, and Fairfax, Virginia. Azure develops and delivers high-performance RF hardware, firmware, and software products, and innovative, practical, multi-function RF systems solutions that address emerging missions of national importance for customers across the Department of Defense. We are a diverse team of highly qualified RF systems engineers and mission subject matter experts (SMEs) with backgrounds in electrical, mechanical, RF, hardware, software, firmware, and systems engineering, working together within a creative, innovative, and highly collaborative culture, to deliver cutting edge solutions for our customers.  To do this, we hire people with a passion to succeed. We look for problem solvers. People who have unique perspectives and diverse experience.

Are you in?

Do you work well in a team environment and on your own as an individual contributor? Do you know how to set the bar high and achieve goals for yourself and bring others along with you? Do you work hard and play hard? Do you want to help the company succeed and build your skill set and further your career at the same time? Azure Summit Technology just might be the place for you.

What do we do?

Azure Summit Technology provides a wide range of multi-channel, software-defined radio solutions for applications including surveillance, communications, radar, direction finding, emitter location, and interference cancellation. Systems can be tailored to meet a variety of requirements for bandwidth, dynamic range, number of channels, and computational resources. Supported platforms range from resource-constrained small UAVs and wearable devices to manned aircraft and submarines. Azure also offers innovative signal processing solutions to challenging problems in the realm of radio frequency spectrum awareness.

What will you do?

Azure Summit Technology is currently seeking an ambitious and energetic Information Systems Security Officer (ISSO). The selected candidate will be part of a dynamic, growing, cross-functional, and geographically distributed team. This position is located at our headquarters facility in Fairfax, Virginia. Your future team has worked together to produce the following job description:

The selected candidate will report to the corporate Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) and will be responsible for the information security posture for the company and will be responsible for the implementation of information systems at our Fairfax, VA, headquarters location. This position will be a key and valued member of our security team.

The ISSO will perform duties as defined within Department of Defense (DoD) Risk Management Framework (RMF) directives, Intelligence Community Directive (ICD) 503, National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM), DSS Assessment and Authorization Process Manual (DAAPM), and relevant National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Special Publications. Duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Weekly auditing of the information systems, certification and accreditation activities, continuous monitoring activities, and coordination and supporting secure systems operations and maintenance 
  • Assisting with the development and implementation of government-approved information security procedures and plans for the operation of networked and standalone classified computers and coordinated government agency approvals 
  • Providing guidance and support to system engineers and system administrators for securing information systems in accordance with DISA STIGs\SRGs and industry best practices
  • Performing compliance validation scans using DoD endorsed tools such as ACAS\Nessus, SCAP Compliance Checker, and STIG Viewer
  • Helping to conduct self-inspections and maintaining compliance with the RMF, NISPOM, DAAPM, corporate directives, pertinent DoD Information Assurance IA/Cyber instructions and other government contractual security requirements 
  • Helping to develop an information system security education program and providing training to all users of information systems supporting classified programs
  • Supporting and maintaining in-house computer workstations, desktops, and peripherals
  • Coordinating the install and upgrade to operating systems and layered software packages

Azure Summit Technology is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disabled Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.  Azure Summit Technology is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities.  To request accommodation, contact Julia Bergeman, 571-308-1408, [email protected].



Security Clearance

Active Top Secret

Job Requirements

Basic Requirements

  • US citizenship, due to the nature of the work and contract requirement 
  • Top Secret clearance, due to contract requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or equivalent experience
  • CISSP, CISM, Security+, or equivalent certification
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as ISSO for classified network/systems with knowledge of supporting information assurance activities

Preferred Qualifications

  • TS/SCI clearance
  • ISSO Required Training as outlined in the DSS Assessment and Authorization Process Manual (DAAPM): CS102.16, CS103.16, CS104.16, CS105.16, CS106.16, CS107.16, CS200.16
  • 5 years previous experience as an ISSO for classified networks/systems with knowledge of supporting information assurance activities, including risk management framework and assessment and authorization (formerly certification and accreditation)
  • Experience with the application and testing of Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) on Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Experience preparing System Security Plans and POA&Ms

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