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Information System Security Officer (ISSO) On-site w/active clearance

Merrimack, NH 03054

Posted: 11/15/2023 Industry: IT Job Number: 23-00957

Job Description

We are actively seeking a highly motivated and skilled Information System Security Officer (ISSO) to join our client's team. As an ISSO, you will play a crucial role in supporting adherence to all aspects of a rigorous Risk Management Framework (RMF) compliance program as stipulated by NISPOM/DAAPM, JSIG, ICD 503, STIGs, and associated NIST publications. Collaborating closely with the Information System Security Manager (ISSM), you will be responsible for maintaining Authority to Operate (ATO) approvals for various systems through rigorous adherence to the RMF.

Must have an active security clearance to qualify.

  • Work in collaboration with the ISSM to maintain ATO approvals for assigned program(s) by following the RMF process.
  • Enforce System Security Plans and manage Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms).
  • Assess and audit systems security controls to ensure compliance with relevant standards and regulations.

Skills Required:

  • IAM Level I certification commensurate with DoD 8570.1M requirements (or ability to obtain certification within 6 months).
  • High level of personal motivation and initiative to learn and adapt to an ever-changing security environment.
  • Customer-focused, excellent communicator, and able to work with limited supervision.
  • Ability to interface with IA team members, other security disciplines, and program personnel.
  • Basic understanding of simple networks, operating systems, and computer functions.
  • Coursework in a technical discipline (e.g., programming/scripting, systems administration, cybersecurity/information assurance).

Experience Required:

  • IAM Level I certification commensurate with DoD 8570.1M requirements (or ability to obtain certification within 6 months).
  • Bachelor's Degree or 4 years of experience in lieu of a degree.
  • Active Secret clearance is a HARD requirement.


  • Health Insurance
  • 401k

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Meet Your Recruiter

Tom Lee
Vice President – Recruiting and IT Operations

Mr. Lee has over 25 years of experience in the service and retail industries with extensive backgrounds in management, sales, recruiting and training. He is currently a senior member of our recruiting staff serving multiple industries, with a specific focus on personnel with engineering backgrounds. He joined HEPCO in 1992.

As a recruiter he enjoys interacting with people from all walks of life and that every day is different. Outside of the office, Tom is an avid golfer and is skilled at repairing his golf clubs.  

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