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The KeyW Corporation ISSO/ISSE in Washington, District Of Columbia


KeyW company, is currently seeking a motivated, career and customer oriented ISSO to join our team.

The chosen candidate:

  • Independently develops Assessment & Authorization (A&A) packages (Risk Assessment, SSP, IT Contingency Plans, etc.)

  • Performs continuous monitoring activities

  • Performs technical risk assessments for planned system changes or when security vulnerabilities are uncovered or suspected

  • Assists in the Security Control Assessment (SCA) process

  • Provides expert advice on a wide range of technologies and platforms

  • Conducts and reviews vulnerability scans (Nessus, Web Inspect, Qualys and Splunk), ensuring recommendations to senior leadership are provided and followed up on

  • Pro-actively monitors CERT and similar organizations for potential vulnerabilities that could impact assigned systems and develop mitigation plans

  • Manages Plans of Action & Milestones (POA&M) and assists with remediation

  • Works closely with cross-functional teams to help resolve system issues


  • Eight (8) years of experience, in which at least six (6) years must be specialized.

  • At least 5-10 years of experience in information security or 8+ years and a Master's degree in a related field

  • Extensive experience developing A&A packages, FISMA, FedRAMP and NIST

  • Superior written and oralcommunication skills

  • Ability to mentor and lead staff

  • Take ownership of system security and meeting deadlines

  • Guide engineers, analysts and managers on related programs

  • Experience with Nessus, WebInspect, Qualys and Splunk

  • Strong technical background with the following:Windows systems

  • Cloud systems

  • Linux systems


Degree: Bachelor's degree and minimum of 10 years of experience.

Clearance Requirement: Top Secret security clearance preferred but not required.

How to Apply?

Please click Submit your resume, on the right.


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KeyW EEO Statement

KeyW is an EEO employer. We are committed to providing fair and equal employment consideration, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.

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.

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ID 2019-19830

# of Openings 1

Posted Date Information Assurance

Job Locations US-DC-Washington