Information System Security Officer

Job Locations US-MD
Job ID
# of Openings
IT Security
Public Trust
Work Authorization
US Citizens, preferred


VariQ is looking for a candidate to fill the following Information System Security Officer (ISSO) position for a contract with the Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration.


  • Available upon award, currently in proposal/bid stage
  • Location: Rockville, MD
  • Security Clearance: DHS Public Trust 
  • Salary: Dependent upon experience


Provides technical expertise determining enterprise information assurance and cyber security standards. Develops and implements information assurance/security standards and procedures. Coordinates, develops, and evaluates security programs. Recommends information assurance/security solutions to support customers’ requirements. Identifies, reports, and resolves cyber security violations. Establishes and satisfies information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands. . Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet security requirements. Provides integration and implementation of the computer system security solution. Analyzes general information assurance and cyber security-related technical problems and provides basic engineering and technical support in solving these problems. Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications during all phases of the system development life cycle. Experience in functional and systems analysis and requirements analysis in a specialized IT area preferred.


Seven (7) years of experience in a related role. Strong preference for prior experience with the TSA (or other DHS component) ATO process.



Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Computer Science, Management Information Systems, Systems Engineering, Electrical Engineering Technology, or Cyber-related program.



VariQ is an equal opportunity employer.


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