The KeyW Corporation Information System Security Officer (ISSO) in Washington, District Of Columbia


KeyW Corporation is currently seeking an Information Systems Security Officer with a current Top Secret clearance located in Washington, D.C.


  • The ISSO will be responsible for ensuring that the appropriate operational security posture is maintained for each assigned information system or product.

  • The ISSO is responsible for the day-to-day implementation, oversight, and maintenance of the security configuration, practices, and procedures for each product under the ISSO's purview in accordance with the customerand federal policies and guidelines.

  • ISSO duties and responsibilities fall into five main areas: security operations and management (including access control and other policy implementation), security planning/documentation (i.e. RiskVision, SSP, ATO, etc.), security monitoring and evaluation (including audit, assessment and risk management), security awareness and training, and security incident reporting and response management (i.e. POA&Ms, etc).

  • Will work with Security Division, ESOC, OGC, product managers and system owners to ensure complete security of the product.


Minimum requirements include:

  • At a minimum, five (5) years work experience in a computer science- or cyber security-related field.

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Top Secret clearance

Familiar with the use and operation of security tools such as, but not limited to: Tenable’s Nessus and/or SecurityCenter, IBM Guardium, HP WebInspect, or like applications and Network Mapper (NMAP).

Additionally, the ISSOs will be certified in at least one of the following during the life of the contract: International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium (ISC²) Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), the Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) [SANS] Information Security Professional (GISP), or the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP) or other certifications exemplifying skill sets such as those described in DoD Instruction 8570.1 IAM Level III proficiency. A bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science, Cyber Security, Mathematics, or Engineering is highly desirable

About the Organization

KeyW is a pure-play national security solutions provider for the Intelligence, Cyber and Counterterrorism Communities' toughest challenges. We support the collection, processing, analysis and dissemination of information across the full spectrum of their missions. We employ and challenge more than 2,000 of the most talented professionals in the industry with solving such complex problems as preventing cyber threats, transforming data into intelligence and combating global terrorism.

KeyW, together with its direct and indirect subsidiaries, encourages and actively supports a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and commits to provide equal opportunity to each individual, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, marital status, veteran status, disability or any other classifications protected by Federal, State or local law. In fact, we foster an environment that promotes diversity, balance and fun—because we believe in the importance of having a workplace as unique as the challenges we solve.

ID 2018-17821

# of Openings 1

Posted Date Information Systems/Networks Security

Default: Location : Location US-DC-Washington

Job Locations US-DC-Washington